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Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Originating in the soft tissue of the body, soft tissue sarcomas are cancerous (malignant) tumors. Other structures of the body are connected, supported and surrounded by soft tissues. The nerves, muscle, lining of the joints (synovial tissues), fat and tendons are included in the soft tissues. In these areas, different types of soft tissue sarcomas may occur. However, soft tissue sarcomas are not common. All soft tissue sarcomas cause ... more

Hodgkin's Lymphoma (Hodgkin's Disease)

Hodgkin's Lymphoma (Hodgkin's Disease)

Cancer of the lymphatic system, which is part of the immune system, is called Hodgkin's lymphoma and was formerly known as Hodgkin's disease. The cells in the lymphatic system grow abnormally in Hodgkin's lymphoma and may spread beyond the lymphatic system. As this disease progresses, it will compromise the body's ability to fight infection. One of the two common types of cancers of the lymphatic system is ... more

Hip Fracture

Hip Fracture

Hip fractures are quite common in people older than 65. However, they could occur at any age. Bones slowly lose their minerals and become less dense as a person ages. The hip will be more susceptible to fracture due to gradual loss of density which weakens the bones. Because women lose bone density as they age at a greater rate than men do, they are more likely to experience a hip fracture. A hip fracture could be a serious injury ... more

Seborrheic Dermatitis

Seborrheic Dermatitis

Seborrheic dermatitis is a common skin disorder. It usually affects the scalp and causes scaly, itchy, red skin and stubborn dandruff. The face, upper chest, back and other oily areas of the body could also be affected by seborrheic dermatitis. When this condition affects infants, it's known as cradle cap. Although seborrheic dermatitis could be uncomfortable with an unpleasant sight, it's harmless. If someone recognizes the ... more

Lichen Planus

Lichen Planus

Lichen planus, which is an inflammatory skin condition, appears as rows of itchy, flat-topped bumps (lesions) on the arms and legs. In some cases, this condition could cause pain, soreness or a burning sensation when it affects the mucous membranes, particularly in the mouth and genitals. Lichen planus isn't an infectious disease and isn't contagious. But it can be persistent, lasting months or even years and it may reappear ... more

Ectropion

Ectropion

When one of the eyelids, usually the lower one, turns out and leaves the inner eyelid surface exposed and prone to irritation, a condition called ectropion results.   Usually, this condition occurs in older people, and it affects men more than women. In some severe cases, the entire length of the eyelid could be turned out. However, when the condition is not so severe, only one segment of the eyelid sags away from the ... 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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