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Mild Cognitive Impairment

Mild Cognitive Impairment

The transition stage between the cognitive decline of normal aging and the more serious problems caused by Alzheimer's disease is called mild cognitive impairment. Many areas of thought and action can be affected by the disorder, such as judgment, reading, writing, reasoning, attention and language. However, memory problems can be caused by the most common variety of mild cognitive impairment. Although some people with mild ... more

Frontal Lobe Seizures

Frontal Lobe Seizures

Depending on where the seizures originate in the brain, the signs and symptoms of epliepsy could vary. In the case of frontal lobe seizures which are the seizures that begin in the front part of the brain, they could produce unusual symptoms that could appear to be related to a sleep disorder or a psychiatric problem.   Mostly, this type of seizures occurs during sleep and could feature pelvic thrusting and bicycle pedaling ... more

Airplane Ear

Airplane Ear

When the airplane is climbing at the beginning of a flight or when it is descending at the end of the flight a person may experience airplane ear (also called barotitis media, barotrauma or aerotitis media), due to the fast changes in altitude and the stress exerted on the tympanic membrane (eardrum) and other middle ear tissues when the air pressure in the middle ear becomes different from the air pressure in the environment. ... more

Breast Pain

Breast Pain

Affecting as many as 7 in 10 women at some point in their lives, breast pain (mastalgia) is a common type of discomfort among women. Almost 10% of these women have moderate to severe breast pain more than five days a month, but sometimes, severe breast pain lasts throughout the menstrual cycles. Although the symptoms occur more frequently in younger, premenopausal and perimenopausal women, but postmenopausal women could also experience ... more

Meralgia Paresthetica

Meralgia Paresthetica

The condition that is characterized by tingling, numbness and burning pain in the outer part of the thigh is called meralgia paresthetica. The compression of the nerve that supplies sensation to the skin surface of the upper leg is the cause of meralgia paresthetica. The common causes of meralgia paresthetica are pregnancy, obesity or weight gain, and tight clothing. However, meralgia paresthetica may also be caused by a local trauma or ... more

Brugada Syndrome

Brugada Syndrome

Brugada syndrome, a potentially life-threatening heart rhythm disorder, is usually an inherited condition. This disease is characterized by a specific abnormal heartbeat, which is detected by an electrocardiogram test, called a Brugada sign. In some people, Brugada syndrome causes dangerous irregular heart rhythms, which can cause sudden cardiac arrest or fainting. However, in others, it doesn’t cause any signs or symptoms, so that ... 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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