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Collagenous Colitis, Lymphocytic Colitis

Collagenous Colitis, Lymphocytic Colitis

Collagenous colitis and lymphocytic colitis are inflammatory conditions of the colon that result in chronic, non-bloody, watery diarrhea. Some researchers consider collagenous colitis and lymphocytic colitis are different phases of the same condition rather than separate conditions. Since the diagnosis of this condition is confirmed by microscopic examination, both collagenous colitis and lymphocytic colitis are occasionally referred to ... more

Enlarged Liver

Enlarged Liver

An enlarged liver is referred to as hepatomegaly. Normally, the liver of an adult is about the size of a small football, however, in some cases, it could become enlarged.   An enlarged liver is a sign of an underlying problem, including cancer, congestive heart failure or hepatitis. However, an enlarged liver itself is not a disease. Treatment for this condition will be based on its underlying cause. ... more

Interstitial Cystitis

Interstitial Cystitis

Interstitial cystitis — also called painful bladder syndrome — is a chronic condition characterized by a combination of uncomfortable bladder pressure, bladder pain and sometimes pain in your pelvis, which can range from mild burning or discomfort to severe pain. While Interstitial cystitis can affect children and men, most of those affected are women. Interstitial cystitis can have a long-lasting adverse impact on the ... more

Colon Cancer

Colon Cancer

Colon cancer is cancer of the large intestine (colon), the lower portion of the digestive system. Rectal cancer is cancer of the last several inches of the colon. Together, they’re usually referred to as colorectal cancers. In most cases, colon cancer starts as small, noncancerous (benign) clumps of cells known as adenomatous polyps. Some of these polyps become colon cancers with time. Polyps might be small and produce few or no ... more

Salivary gland cancer

Salivary gland cancer

The cancer that occurs in one of the salivary glands in the mouth, throat or neck is called salivary gland cancer. This type of cancer is rare.   A family history of salivary gland cancer, exposure to radiation and tobacco use could increase someone’s risk of this cancer. However, its exact cause is still not known.   People should pay attention to possible signs and symptoms, such as a painless lump, because ... more

Porphyria

Porphyria

Porphyria, often results from an inherited mutation, refers to a group of disorders causing chemicals known as porphyrins to buildup in the body. It isn’t a normal condition for porphyrins to buildup, even though they are normal body chemicals. This condition typically affects the nervous system or skin or both. Porphyria has particular signs and symptoms depending on which of the genes turns out to be abnormal, and according to ... 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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