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Tapeworm Infection

Tapeworm Infection

This infection occurs when a person ingests food or water containing the eggs or larvae of tapeworm. There are two common types of tapeworm infection; invasive tapeworm infection, in which eggs can penetrate the intestines and migrate to other parts of the body forming cysts, and intestinal tapeworm infection, which occurs in case of larvae ingestion that develop in the intestines to form adult tapeworms.   An adult tapeworm has ... more

Compulsive Sexual Behavior

Compulsive Sexual Behavior

Though sexual expression is a natural part of a well-rounded life, compulsive sexual behavior occurs when a person becomes obsessed with sexual thoughts, feelings or behaviors affecting their health, job, relationships or other parts of their life. Compulsive sexual behavior, sometimes called hypersexuality, nymphomania or sexual addiction, might involve a naturally enjoyable sexual experience that becomes an obsession. This condition ... more

Canker sore

Canker sore

The small, shallow lesions that develop on the soft tissues in the mouth at the base of the gums, inside the cheeks or lips, and under the tongue are referred to as canker sores or aphthous ulcers. Canker sores are not contagious, and they don't occur on the surface of the lips, unlike cold sores. However, they can make talking and even eating difficult because they can be very painful.   In a week or two, most canker sores ... more

Osteomyelitis

Osteomyelitis

Infection in a bone is called osteomyelitis. By traveling through the bloodstream or spreading from nearby tissue, infections can reach a bone. Additionally, when trauma exposes the bone to germs infections could start in the bone itself. The long bones of the body, such as the leg bones and upper arm bone in addition to the spine and pelvis are the most commonly affected bones with infections. While osteomyelitis occurs as either the acute ... 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

Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Respiratory Syncytial Virus

The virus that causes infections of the lungs and respiratory tract is called respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). This virus is very common to the extent that most children are infected with it by the age of 2. Adults can also be infected by respairatory syncytial virus. The symptoms of respiratory syncytial virus are mild and typically mimic the common cold in adults and older, healthy children. Usually, all that's needed to relieve ... 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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