Home
My Account
About Us
Forum
Contact us
الواجهة العربية

Mammary duct ectasia

Mammary duct ectasia

When a milk duct beneath the nipple becomes blocked or clogged, mammary duct ectasia occurs. Mammary duct ectasia is not a sign of or a risk factor for breast cancer, though it's normal to worry about changes in the breasts.   In women in their 40s and 50s, mammary duct ectasia affects as many as one in four women during or after menopause. Some women may have nipple discharge and tenderness or inflammation near the nipple ... more

Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome

Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome

The existence of extra abnormal electrical pathway in the heart is called Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, or WPW syndrome. This leads to periods of a very fast heartbeat (tachycardia). The extra electrical pathway is present as early as birth. Even though the disease could affect all people even children, but fast heartbeat episodes mostly appear in people in their teens or early 20s.   Yet, these fast heartbeats are not as ... more

Carbon monoxide poisoning

Carbon monoxide poisoning

The danger that carbon monoxide, which is a tasteless, colorless and odorless gas, poses is real, because this gas replaces oxygen in the blood, and the consequences can be fatal.   Appliances and other devices that burn gas, wood, petroleum products and other fuels produce carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide can accumulate to dangerous levels sometimes in the car, home or other areas that are poorly ventilated. ... more

Occupational asthma

Occupational asthma

Occupational asthma is defined as asthma that results from breathing in a workplace irritant, such as chemical fumes, dust or gases. Chest tightness, shortness of breath and wheezing are some of the symptoms that occupational asthma causes, just like other kinds of asthma.   Occupational asthma might be reversible when diagnosed and treated early. Lifetime Asthma and a worsening of symptoms could result from long-term exposure ... more

Cervical Dystonia

Cervical Dystonia

The painful condition in which the neck muscles contract involuntarily causing the head to twist to one side is called cervical dystonia. It is also known as spasmodic torticollis. The head may also uncontrollably tilt forward or backward because of cervical dystonia. Middle-aged women are most commonly affected by cervical dystonia, despite the fact that it is a rare disorder that can occur at any age, even infancy. In general, symptoms ... more

Mitral Valve Stenosis

Mitral Valve Stenosis

The condition in which the heart's mitral valve is narrowed (stenotic) is called mitral valve stenosis or mitral stenosis. Obstructing blood flow through the heart and from the heart to the rest of the body, this narrowing blocks the valve from opening properly. Mitral valve stenosis can make a person short of breath and tired in addition to other problems. A childhood infection called rheumatic fever, which is related to strep ... more

epharmaweb.com
Medical News Medical News
Aricles Articles
Events Events
Guidelines Guidelines
Videos Library Videos Library
Diseases Diseases
Follow us : facebook twitter Digg Linkedin Boxiz
Newsletter

Please select the categories you are intersted in:
News Articles Guidelines Events Videos Journals' abstracts

Latest Subscribers
Advanced Search »



... more
Journal's Abstract

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
Read more

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.
Read more

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.
Read more
Poll
Which of the following you are mostly interested in?

Cancer Research
Mental Health
Heart Disease & Diabetes
Sexual Health
Obesity and Healthy Diets
Mother & Child Health

Forgot your password


sign up

Consultants Corner

Yaser Habrawi , F.R.C.S.Ed

Yaser Habrawi , F.R.C.S.Ed Consultant Ophthalmologist

Dr. Tahsin Martini

Dr. Tahsin Martini Degree status: M.D. in Ophthalmology

Dr. Hani Najjar

Dr. Hani Najjar Pediatrics, Neurology

Dr. Talal Sabouni

Dr. Talal Sabouni UROLOGY AND KIDNEY TRANSPLANT

Dr. Faisal Dibsi

Dr. Faisal Dibsi Specialist of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Dr . Dirar Abboud

Dr . Dirar Abboud Hepatologist – Gastroenterologist

Samir Moussa M.D.

Samir Moussa M.D. ENT Specialist

Dr. Samer Al-Jneidy

Dr. Samer Al-Jneidy Pediatrician

Disclaimer : This site does not endorse or recommend any medical treatment, pharmaceuticals or brand names. More Details