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Menorrhagia (Heavy Menstrual Bleeding)

Menorrhagia (Heavy Menstrual Bleeding)

Every woman has probably experienced heavy bleeding during her menstrual period at some time in her reproductive life. Typically, every period a woman has causes enough blood loss and cramping that she can't maintain her usual daily activities. Menorrhagia is the medical term for periods like these – excessive or prolonged or both.   Few women experience blood loss severe enough to be defined as menorrhagia, although ... more

Separated Shoulder

Separated Shoulder

The top of the shoulder blade meets the end of the collarbone at what is called the acromioclavicular joint. A separated shoulder occurs when a stretch or tear occurs in one or more of the ligaments of this joint. Usually, to relieve the pain of a separated shoulder, conservative treatment, such as ice, rest and pain relievers are enough. In most cases, a separated shoulder doesn't require surgery. Within a few weeks of experiencing ... more

Fibrocystic breasts

Fibrocystic breasts

Fibrocystic breasts are composed of “nodular” or “glandular” breast tissue, which is tissue that feels ropy, lumpy or bumpy in texture.   Having fibrocystic breasts is quite common. In some point in their lives, more than half women experience fibrocystic breast changes. Because having fibrocystic breasts isn’t really a disease at all, medical professionals have stopped using the term ... more

E. coli (Escherichia coli)

E. coli (Escherichia coli)

The E. coli (Escherichia coli) are a group of bacteria that include numerous strains. Although most types of E. coli are harmless bacteria that live in the intestines of healthy people and animals, however, a few nasty strains, such as E. coli O157:H7 can cause food poisoning, which is a serious food-borne illness.   Although most healthy adults recover from this illness within a week, however, young children and older adults ... more

Dengue fever

Dengue fever

Ranging from mild to severe, 4 related viruses distributed by a certain mosquito is the cause of dengue fever. High fever, rash, and muscle and joint pain are the results of mild dengue fever.  Severe bleeding, a sudden drop in blood pressure (shock) and death are the results of severe forms of the disease like dengue hemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome.   Although most people recover from dengue fever, but this ... more

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B

The hepatitis B virus (HBV) causes the hepatitis B disease, which is a serious liver infection. Hepatitis B infection, also known as serum hepatitis, could become chronic in some people leading to cirrhosis, which is a condition that causes permanent scarring of the liver, liver failure and liver cancer. Even when the signs and symptoms are severe, most people infected with hepatitis B as adults recover fully. A chronic hepatitis B ... 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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