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Miscarriage (Spontaneous Abortion)

Miscarriage (Spontaneous Abortion)

The spontaneous loss of a pregnancy before the 20th week is called miscarriage. Most miscarriages occur because the fetus isn't developing normally. About 10 to 20% of known pregnancies end in miscarriage. However, because many miscarriages occur so early in pregnancy that the woman doesn’t even know that she’s pregnant, the actual number may be much higher. That miscarriage is a relatively common experience doesn't ... more

Acromegaly

Acromegaly

When the pituitary gland produces too much growth hormone during adulthood, the hormonal disorder acromegaly occurs, which usually affects middle-aged adults and increases the size of the bones, including the hands, feet and face. Too much growth hormone in children who are still growing can cause a condition called gigantism, in which they have exaggerated bone growth and an abnormal increase in height. Available treatments for ... more

Thyroid Nodules

Thyroid Nodules

Thyroid nodules are formations of either solid or fluid lumps in the thyroid gland, which is a small gland located just above the Adam's apple on the neck. A small percentage of thyroid nodules are cancerous, but the rest are not and the patients do not experience any symptoms. A person may not be aware of thyroid nodules until a physician discovers them during a periodic checkup, although in some cases the lumps significantly ... more

Intestinal Obstruction

Intestinal Obstruction

Intestinal obstruction is a blockage of the small intestine or colon that prevents food and fluid from passing through. This obstruction can result from several condition, but it’s most frequently the outcome of fibrous bands of tissue in the intestine (adhesions), hernias or tumors. Intestinal obstruction can cause an array of uncomfortable signs and symptoms, such as swelling, vomiting, nausea and abdominal pain. Intestinal ... more

Social Anxiety Disorder (Social Phobia)

Social Anxiety Disorder (Social Phobia)

Feeling nervous in certain social situations is quite normal. For example, someone may have butterflies in their stomach while giving a presentation. This isn't considered social anxiety disorder. When someone has social anxiety disorder, they will feel extreme fear and self-consciousness during everyday interactions, such as eating with acquaintances, writing a check in public or going to a party with lots of strangers. Having social ... more

Brucellosis

Brucellosis

Also called undulant fever or Mediterranean fever, brucellosis is a serious bacterial disease that causes fever, joint pain and fatigue. The bacteria called brucella cause brucellosis, which spread from animals to people, usually through unpasteurized milk, cheese and other dairy products. This disease affects hundreds of thousands of people and animals each year in Mediterranean countries and other areas. The bacteria can spread ... 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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