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Heart disease

Heart disease

A range of diseases that affect the heart, and in some cases the blood vessels, is described by the broad term heart disease. Diseases of the blood vessels, such as coronary artery disease; heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias); and congenital heart defects, which are heart defects that a person is born with, are some of the various diseases that fall under the umbrella of heart disease. "Cardiovascular disease" is a term that ... more

Enterocele

Enterocele

The muscles and ligaments (pelvic floor) that support the bladder, uterus, colon and small intestine could be weakened due to childbirth and aging, causing one or more of these organs to drop or prolapse. One of the conditions that results from this is an enterocele.   When the small intestine, also called small bowel, drops into the lower pelvic cavity and protrudes into the vagina creating a bulge, an enterocele occurs, which ... more

Genital herpes

Genital herpes

Affecting both men and women, genital herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease. Pain, itching and sores in the genital area are some of the features of genital herpes.   A type of herpes simplex virus (HSV) causes genital herpes, which enters the body through small breaks in the skin or mucous membranes. The primary way that the virus spreads is sexual contact.   Genital herpes, which is a recurrent ... more

Celiac disease

Celiac disease

The digestive condition that is triggered by consumption of the protein gluten, which is found in pizza crust, cookies, bread, pasta and many other foods containing wheat, rye or barley, is referred to as celiac disease. Causing damage to the surface of the small intestine and inability to absorb certain nutrients, an immune reaction occurs in the small intestine when having celiac disease and the patient eats foods containing ... more

Encopresis

Encopresis

When a child resists having bowel movements causing impacted stool to collect in the colon and rectum, encopresis occurs, which is also called stool holding. When the child’s colon is full of impacted stool, liquid stool can leak around the impacted stool and out of the anus, staining the child’s underwear.   In some rare cases encopresis could be the result of developmental and emotional issues; however, it is ... more

Frontotemporal Dementia

Frontotemporal Dementia

Also called frontotemporal lobar degeneration, fontotemporal dementia is a general term for a diverse group of uncommon disorders that primarily affect the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain. These are the areas that are generally associated with language, behavior and personality.   Portions of these lobes waste away (atrophy) or shrink in frontotemporal dementia. Depending on the portion of the brain that is affected, the ... 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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