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Schizoid personality disorder

Schizoid personality disorder

People with schizoid personality disorder are usually loners with a profound inability to connect with others and form personal relationships because they avoid social activities and consistently shy away from interaction with others.   People with this disorder are usually ignored in social settings, and they may appear withdrawn, humorless or dull to others. They may appear indifferent to what's going on around them, and ... more

Water on the Knee

Water on the Knee

The generally used term to describe the excess fluid that accumulates in or around the knee joint is water on the knee, which could be the result of overuse injuries, trauma or an underlying disease or condition. The water on the knee can also be referred to as “effusion”.   A person’s mobility doesn’t have to be limited because of the pain and swelling associated with water on the knee. To help keep ... more

Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia Gravis

Weakness and fatigue of any of the muscles under one's voluntary control characterize myasthenia gravis. A breakdown in the normal communication between nerves and muscles is the cause of myasthenia gravis. Signs and symptoms such as drooping eyelids, double vision, weakness of arm or leg muscles, and difficulties with breathing, swallowing, chewing and speech may be relieved by treatment, though there is no cure for ... more

Neck pain

Neck pain

Almost everybody will have neck pain at some point in their lives, and it can be chronic or short-lasting. It is considered chronic if it lasts a few weeks or longer, whereas the acute pain lasts a few hours to a few weeks.   Most causes of neck pain are not serious, and the common ones are defective poses at work like leaning into the computer, and during hobbies, like bending over the work desk.   However, neck ... more

Testicular Torsion

Testicular Torsion

The spermatic cord provides blood flow to the testicle. When a testicle rotates on this cord, a condition called testicular torsion occurs, causing intense pain and swelling. Although males at all ages, even infants and newborns, are susceptible to testicular torsion, but its risks are higher in those below the age of 25.   Emergency treatment is needed in the case of testicular torsion, because early treatment might save the ... more

Broken Nose

Broken Nose

A break or crack in a bone of the nose is known as a nasal fracture or a broken nose. It usually occurs in the bone over the bridge of the nose. Motor vehicle accidents that result in facial trauma, physical fights, falls and contact sports are the most common causes of a broken nose. Pain, swelling and bruising around the nose and under the eyes are some of the signs and symptoms of this condition. Additionally, breathing may become ... more

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Effect of physical inactivity on major non-communicable diseases worldwide: an analysis of burden of disease and life expectancy

Effect of physical inactivity on major non-communicable diseases worldwide: an analysis of burden of disease and life expectancy

The Lancet, 380/9838 Published: 2012-07-21

Strong evidence shows that physical inactivity increases the risk of many adverse health conditions, including major non-communicable diseases such as coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and breast and colon cancers, and shortens life expectancy. Because much of the world's population is inactive, this link presents a major public health issue
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Global trends in antiretroviral resistance in treatment-naive individuals with HIV after rollout of antiretroviral treatment in resource

Global trends in antiretroviral resistance in treatment-naive individuals with HIV after rollout of antiretroviral treatment in resource

The Lancet, doi:10.1016 Published: 2012-07-23

The emergence and spread of high levels of HIV-1 drug resistance in resource-limited settings where combination antiretroviral treatment has been scaled up could compromise the effectiveness of national HIV treatment programmes. We aimed to estimate changes in the prevalence of HIV-1 drug resistance in treatment-naive individuals with HIV since initiation of rollout in resource-limited settings.
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Radical Prostatectomy versus Observation for Localized Prostate Cancer

Radical Prostatectomy versus Observation for Localized Prostate Cancer

NEJM, 367:203-213 Published: 2012-07-19

The effectiveness of surgery versus observation for men with localized prostate cancer detected by means of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing is not known.
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