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Small Vessel Disease

Small Vessel Disease

The condition in which the small arteries in the heart become narrowed is called small vessel disease, which is also known as small vessel heart disease or coronary microvascular disease. The signs and symptoms of small vessel disease are the same as those of heart disease, such as angina (chest pain). If the main arteries of the heart that cause coronary artery disease are checked, but little or no narrowing has been found, despite the ... more

Anal Itching

Anal Itching

Also  called pruritus ani, anal itching is itching around the anus, which is the canal that’s the outlet for the rectum. The itch in the anus or on the skin just around the anus is often intense, with a strong urge to scratch, which could be embarrassing and uncomfortable. Anal itching has many causes and many reasons that may make it even more intense, such as abrasion caused by clothing, moisture and the pressure of ... more

Invasive Lobular Carcinoma

Invasive Lobular Carcinoma

The cancer that starts in the milk-producing glands (lobules) of the breast is known as invasive lobular carcinoma. Invasive lobular carcinoma is invasive cancer that indicates the breaking out of the cancer cells out of the lobule where they start and have the potential to spread to other areas of the body. Invasive lobular carcinoma makes up a small portion of all breast cancers. The most common type of breast cancer starting in the ... more

Carcinoid syndrome

Carcinoid syndrome

When a rare cancerous tumor called a carcinoid tumor secretes certain chemicals into the bloodstream causing a variety of symptoms, carcinoid syndrome occurs. In the lungs, gastrointestinal tract or, rarely, in the ovaries, are the places where carcinoid tumors occur most commonly.   A person usually won’t experience symptoms until carcinoid tumors are quite advanced because they generally grow slowly. Through a test for ... more

Folliculitis

Folliculitis

When someone's hair follicles become infected, usually with Staphylococcus aureus or other types of bacteria, folliculitis occurs. Hot tub folliculitis and barber's itch are some of the types of folliculitis. Mild folliculitis could be uncomfortable and embarrassing, and when the infection is severe, it could cause permanent hair loss and scarring.   Generally, the infection appears as small and white-headed pimples ... more

Broken Arm

Broken Arm

In both adults and children a broken arm is a common injury. In adults, it occurs during a sports activity or car accident, while in children it occurs as a result of falling onto an outstretched hand while hopping, skipping, running and jumping around. It is quite important to treat a broken arm as soon as possible in order for it to heal properly, and for that reason, a person should seek prompt medical attention in case they or their child ... 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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