Home
My Account
About Us
Forum
Contact us
الواجهة العربية

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   People with this disorder are usually ignored in social settings, and they may appear withdrawn, humorless or dull to others.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

Seborrheic Keratosis

Seborrheic Keratosis

A seborrheic keratosis appears as a brown, black or pale growth on the face, chest, shoulders or back, with a waxy, scaly, slightly elevated appearance. Multiple growths are quite common, but in some cases, it may appear singly. One of the most common types of noncancerous skin growths in older adults is seborrheic keratosis. As a matter of fact, at some point in their lives, most people develop at least one seborrheic keratosis. Even ... more

Rabies

Rabies

The saliva of infected animals can spread a deadly virus to people called rabies that is usually transmitted through a bite.   Foxes, skunks, bats, rats, coyotes and raccoons are the animals that are most likely to transmit rabies. Rabies is most likely to be spread to people by stray dogs in developing countries of Southeast Asia and Africa.   Vaccines are given to any person who may have a risk of contracting ... more

Zollinger-Ellison syndrome

Zollinger-Ellison syndrome

Zollinger-Ellison syndrome is a complex state in which one or more tumors form in the patient’s pancreas or in the upper part of the patient’s small intestine (duodenum). These tumors secrete large amounts of a hormone which causes huge production of acid by the patient’s stomach. The development of peptic ulcers is the eventual result of the excess acid.   Even though the average age at diagnosis is 50, but the ... more

Bundle Branch Block

Bundle Branch Block

When there’s a delay or obstruction along the pathway that electrical impulses travel to make the heart beat, bundle branch block occurs, which is usually a sign of another underlying heart problem and develops in people who appear healthy. The electrical impulses that make the heart beat could be slowed or blocked due to injury or damage to the heart muscle or blockage of a blood vessel in the heart. This interference could cause ... more

Uterine fibroids

Uterine fibroids

Also called leiomyomas, fibromyomas or myomas, uterine fibroids are noncancerous, don't increase a person's chances of developing uterine cancer and almost never turn cancerous. They usually appear during the childbearing years of a woman. Women usually aren't aware that they have uterine fibroids because this condition usually doesn't cause any signs or symptoms. Almost three out of four women will have uterine fibroids at ... more

epharmaweb.com
Medical News Medical News
Aricles Articles
Events Events
Guidelines Guidelines
Videos Library Videos Library
Diseases Diseases
Follow us : facebook twitter Digg Linkedin Boxiz
Newsletter

Please select the categories you are intersted in:
News Articles Guidelines Events Videos Journals' abstracts

Latest Subscribers
Advanced Search »
... more
Journal's Abstract

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
Read more

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.
Read more

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.
Read more
Poll
Which of the following you are mostly interested in?

Cancer Research
Mental Health
Heart Disease & Diabetes
Sexual Health
Obesity and Healthy Diets
Mother & Child Health

Forgot your password


sign up

Consultants Corner

Dr . Dirar Abboud

Dr . Dirar Abboud Hepatologist – Gastroenterologist

Yaser Habrawi , F.R.C.S.Ed

Yaser Habrawi , F.R.C.S.Ed Consultant Ophthalmologist

Dr. Tahsin Martini

Dr. Tahsin Martini Degree status: M.D. in Ophthalmology

Dr. Samer Al-Jneidy

Dr. Samer Al-Jneidy Pediatrician

Dr. Talal Sabouni

Dr. Talal Sabouni UROLOGY AND KIDNEY TRANSPLANT

Dr. Faisal Dibsi

Dr. Faisal Dibsi Specialist of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Samir Moussa M.D.

Samir Moussa M.D. ENT Specialist

Dr. Hani Najjar

Dr. Hani Najjar Pediatrics, Neurology

Disclaimer : This site does not endorse or recommend any medical treatment, pharmaceuticals or brand names. More Details