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Body lice

Body lice

The very small, wingless, parasitic insects that may be found on someone's body and in the lines and folds of their clothing are known as body lice. Though all lice are similar, body lice are different from head and pubic lice. Body lice feed mainly on blood, causing symptoms like itching. In places where people live in unhygienic and crowded conditions, body lice are very common. Lice are easily spread among people by close contact ... more

Psoriasis

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a common skin disease that affects the life cycle of skin cells. Psoriasis causes cells to build up rapidly on the surface of the skin, forming thick silvery scales and itchy, dry, red patches that are sometimes painful. One might either have periods when their psoriasis symptoms get better or go into remission alternating with times the psoriasis gets worse. While psoriasis for certain people might be quite annoying, for ... more

Sunburn

Sunburn

Within a few hours after sun exposure, a person may notice having red and painful skin that feels hot to the touch. This means that they have a condition known as sunburn, which may take from several days to weeks in order to fade. The risk of developing skin related diseases and complications will increase due to intense sun exposure. Some of those complications may be skin cancer (including melanoma), liver spots, dry and wrinkled skin ... more

Mesenteric Lymphadenitis

Mesenteric Lymphadenitis

The collections of cells that play a key role in the body's ability to fight off illness are the lymph nodes. When the lymph nodes found in a membrane that attaches the intestine to the abdominal wall (mesentery) become inflamed, usually as a result of an intestinal infection, mesenteric lymphadenitis occurs. Mesenteric lymphadenitis occurs mainly in children and teens, and it often mimics the signs and symptoms of appendicitis. ... more

Gastritis

Gastritis

Gastritis is a group of conditions that have one thing in common, which is the inflammation of the lining of the stomach. Usually, the bacterium that causes most stomach ulcers also causes most of the cases of the inflammation of gastritis. Some of the other factors that can also contribute to gastritis include drinking too much alcohol, traumatic injury and regular use of certain pain relievers.   Someone may have either acute ... more

Hammertoe and mallet toe

Hammertoe and mallet toe

When a toe is curled due to a bend in the middle joint of the toe, it is called a hammertoe. Although similar, but mallet toe affects the upper joint of a toe. Other than this, almost all of the differences between mallet toe and hammertoe are subtle.   Shoes that are too short or high heels could end up causing both hammertoe and mallet toe. Under these two conditions, the toe could be forced against the front of the shoe, ... 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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