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Strep Throat

Strep Throat

The bacterial throat infection that can make someone’s throat feel sore and scratchy is known as strep throat. Strep throat makes up only a small portion of sore throats, because in most cases, viruses are the cause of sore throats that usually go away on their own. The diagnosis of strep throat is quite important. Rheumatic fever and kidney inflammation are some of the complications that an untreated strep throat may cause. ... more

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C

A virus that attacks the liver and leads to inflammation causes hepatitis C. most infected people don't show any signs or symptoms. As a matter of fact, until liver damage shows up decades later during routine medical tests, most people won't even know that they have hepatitis C infection. This disease is passed through contact with contaminated blood, usually through needles shared during illegal drug use. Hepatitis C is one ... more

Food Allergy

Food Allergy

When an immune system reaction occurs soon after eating a certain food, it means that the person has a food allergy. Digestive problems, hives or swollen airways are some of the signs and symptoms that could be triggered after eating only a tiny amount of the allergy-causing food. In some cases, severe problems, or even a life-threatening reaction known as anaphylaxis could be caused by food allergy.   An estimated 6 to 8% of ... more

Heart palpitations

Heart palpitations

The feelings of having rapid, fluttering or pounding heartbeats are described as heart palpitations. Medications, stress, exercise, or in some rare cases, an underlying medical condition could trigger heart palpitations. Heart palpitations are usually harmless because the heart is still pumping effectively, despite the fact that they may be worrisome. By avoiding the triggers that cause heart palpitations, this condition can be ... more

Kawasaki disease

Kawasaki disease

Named after the first physician that identified the disease, Kawasaki disease is a condition that causes inflammation in the walls of small- and medium-sized arteries all around the body, including the coronary arteries. When a child has a high fever for four or more days, the doctor may think that he/she has Kawasaki disease.   Because Kawasaki disease also affects the lymph nodes, the mucous membranes inside the mouth, nose ... more

Cataracts

Cataracts

The clouding of the normally clear lens of the eye is referred to as a cataract. Looking through a cloudy lens is similar to trying to see through a frosty or fogged-up window. It may become more difficult to see the expression on a friend's face, drive a car – especially at night – or read, because of clouded vision. Cataracts cause problems with glare and affect distance vision in general; however, they usually don't ... 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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