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Varicocele

Varicocele

A varicocele resembles a varicose vein that could occur in the leg. A varicocele is an enlargement of the veins within the scrotum, the loose bag holding the testicles. Even though not all varicoceles affect sperm production, still they are a common cause of decreased sperm quality and low sperm production. Shrinking of the testicles may also result from varicoceles. Luckily, most varicoceles can be easily diagnosed and can be surgically ... more

Bundle Branch Block

Bundle Branch Block

When there’s a delay or obstruction along the pathway that electrical impulses travel to make the heart beat, bundle branch block occurs, which is usually a sign of another underlying heart problem and develops in people who appear healthy. The electrical impulses that make the heart beat could be slowed or blocked due to injury or damage to the heart muscle or blockage of a blood vessel in the heart. This interference could cause ... more

Back pain

Back pain

Back pain is a very common complaint, and it’s one of the most common reasons people miss work or go to the doctor. Surgery is rarely needed to treat back pain and most back pain can be prevented. However, in case of the failure of prevention, simple home treatment and some proper body mechanics can heal the back within a few weeks and keep it functional for the long ... more

Snoring

Snoring

Snoring is quite common. Occasionally, almost half of adults snore. When air flows past relaxed tissue in the throat, it causes the tissues to vibrate as a person breathes, creating harsh sounds, known as snoring. Avoiding alcohol close to bedtime, sleeping on the side and losing weight are some of the lifestyle changes that can help prevent snoring. Disruptive snoring may be treated with surgery. However, not everyone who snores should ... more

Rotavirus

Rotavirus

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the most common cause of severe diarrhea in infants and children worldwide is Rotavirus. By the age of 2 or 3, most children have at least one bout with rotavirus. Most of rotavirus infections can be treated at home with extra fluids to prevent dehydration, despite the fact that they're unpleasant. Intravenous fluids are sometimes required in the hospital in severe cases of ... more

Bedsores (pressure sores)

Bedsores (pressure sores)

Pressure sores, also called pressure ulcers or bedsores, are areas of damaged skin and tissue that develop when circulation is cut off by sustained pressure to vulnerable parts of the body, such as the skin on the heels, hips and buttocks. The affected tissue will die without adequate blood flow. Bedsores can develop especially in people living with paralysis, in addition to people who use wheelchair, are bedridden or are unable to ... 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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