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Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma

The rare cancer that occurs in the thin layer of tissue that covers the majority of the internal organs (mesothelium) is called malignant mesothelioma. Based on what part of the mesothelium is affected, mesothelioma is divided into different types that include the following: Mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis: This type occurs in the lining around the testicles. Peritoneal mesothelioma: This type occurs in the tissue in ... more

Female sexual dysfunction

Female sexual dysfunction

About 4 in 10 women, at some point in their lives feel that their body is unresponsive during intercourse or they’re just not interested.   A woman probably has female sexual dysfunction in case she has persistent or recurrent problems with sexual response and these problems are making her distressed or straining her relationship with her partner.   There are many possible symptoms and causes of female sexual ... more

Nightmares

Nightmares

Nightmares are frightening dreams linked with fear, terror, or anxiety and they seem real, often becoming more frightening as the dream reveals. Nightmares are usually nothing to worry about, but they might become a problem if people experience them frequently, causing them to fear going to sleep or keeping them from sleeping well.   Nightmares are common and they start in childhood then decrease after the age of ten; however, ... more

Mosquito Bites

Mosquito Bites

Mosquito bites can sometimes transmit serious diseases, such as malaria, dengue fever and West Nile virus. The risk of being bothered by mosquito bites is high, although the risk of getting diseases from mosquito bites is low. Mosquitoes are most prevalent at dawn and dusk. However, no matter what time of day it is, people can take steps to keep pesky mosquitoes at bay. There are treatments to ease the itch in the case of getting ... more

Nonulcer Stomach Pain

Nonulcer Stomach Pain

The signs and symptoms of indigestion that occur without a clear cause are called nonulcer stomach pain, nonulcer dyspepsia or functional dyspepsia. Pain or discomfort in the upper abdomen, usually occurring along with belching, nausea and bloating are some of the signs and symptoms of nonulcer stomach pain that resemble those of an ulcer. Nonulcer stomach pain is a common condition that can last for a long ... more

Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid cancer indicates the presence of a cancerous tumor in the thyroid gland, which is located just below the Adam's apple and is in charge of the regulation of blood pressure, heartbeat rate, temperature and weight, through the hormones that it produces. Thyroid cancer is a less common type of cancer. However, its rate is increasing due to the improvement of technology that allows physicians to detect small cancers that were not ... 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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