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Acute kidney failure

Acute kidney failure

When a kidney suddenly loses the ability of performing its main function, filtering and eliminating excess fluid and electrolytes as well as waste material from the blood, acute kidney failure occurs. In this case, dangerous levels of fluid, electrolytes and waste compile in the body.   This failure is most common in people who are already hospitalized, particularly people who need intensive care. This condition usually occurs ... more

Gingivitis

Gingivitis

A very common and mild form of gum (periodontal) disease is called gingivitis, which causes swelling and inflammation of the gums. Someone may not be aware that they have gingivitis if their condition is mild. However, because this condition could lead to much more serious gum diseases, they should take gingivitis seriously and get it treated.   It is possible that someone may have gingivitis in case their gums are swollen and ... more

Ebstein's anomaly

Ebstein's anomaly

Ebstein’s anomaly is a congenital and rare heart defect, in which the tricuspid valve, which is the valve between the chambers on the right side of the heart, doesn’t work properly. In this case, blood leaks back through the valve and makes the heart work less efficiently. This disease could also cause heart failure or enlargement of the heart.   Careful monitoring of the heart could be the only necessary thing in ... more

Myoclonus

Myoclonus

A quick, involuntary muscle jerk is referred to as myoclonus. For instance, the sudden jerks, or "sleep starts," that one may experience just before falling asleep are a form of myoclonus and so are hiccups. These forms of myoclonus rarely present a problem and they occur in healthy people. An underlying medical condition such as a reaction to a medication or a head injury can trigger more severe types of myoclonus. A ... more

Angina

Angina

Angina, also called angina pectoris, is a symptom of coronary artery disease. It is usually described as squeezing, pressure, heaviness, tightness or pain in the chest, as if someone is standing on it. Angina is caused by reduced blood flow to the heart muscle. When the heart muscle (myocardium) doesn’t get enough blood rich with oxygen, a person may have chest pain. Angina could be stable or unstable:   Stable ... more

Mitral Valve Stenosis

Mitral Valve Stenosis

The condition in which the heart's mitral valve is narrowed (stenotic) is called mitral valve stenosis or mitral stenosis. Obstructing blood flow through the heart and from the heart to the rest of the body, this narrowing blocks the valve from opening properly. Mitral valve stenosis can make a person short of breath and tired in addition to other problems. A childhood infection called rheumatic fever, which is related to strep ... 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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