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Brain AVM (Arteriovenous Malformation)

Brain AVM (Arteriovenous Malformation)

When someone has brain AVM (arteriovenous malformation), the normal flow of blood between the arteries and veins is interrupted due to an abnormal connection between them. Although a congenital AVM usually develops in the brain or spine, but it could occur anywhere in the body. A brain AVM can occur in any part of the brain and it looks like tangles of normal and dilated blood vessels. The cause of brain AVM is not clear, and the only ... more

Burning Mouth Syndrome

Burning Mouth Syndrome

Also called burning tongue syndrome, scalded mouth syndrome, burning lips syndrome, stomapodynia and glossodynia, burning mouth syndrome is the chronic burning pain in the mouth, which could affect the gums, tongue, roof of the mouth, inside of the cheeks, lips or widespread areas of the whole mouth. Most of the time, the cause of this syndrome is not known, which makes treatment more difficult. The pain could be severe, as if the person ... more

Stretch Marks

Stretch Marks

The reddish, purplish or pink indented streaks that usually appear on the abdomen, upper arms, thighs, breasts and buttocks are known as stretch marks or striae. In pregnant women, especially during the last half of pregnancy, stretch marks are quite common. Stretch marks are not serious and go away over time, despite the fact that they may make a person feel concerned. However, in some cases, if these stretch marks are widespread, they ... more

Growing Pains

Growing Pains

Growing pains is when a child experiences occasional nighttime leg pains without an apparent cause. Growing pains aren't really a disease, and because there's no evidence that growth hurts, "growing pains" may not be an appropriate name for it. However, a child still feels these pains, which should be taken seriously, because in some cases, an underlying condition that could be treated may be the cause of these pains. Some ... more

Esophageal Spasms

Esophageal Spasms

One form of esophageal spasm occurs when someone takes a huge gulp of a cold, carbonated beverage and they suddenly experience a severe pain in their mid-chest, which lets up after a couple of seconds. In some cases, esophageal spasms could cause chronic swallowing problems and pain.   Esophageal spasms, which could be quite painful, are an uncoordinated series of muscle contractions that prevent food from traveling properly ... more

Ischemic Colitis

Ischemic Colitis

The condition in which part of the colon (large intestine) becomes inflamed and injured is known as ischemic colitis. The problem results from impaired flow to the colon. This can contribute to areas of colon inflammation and, in certain cases, irreversible colon damage. Any part of the colon can be affected by ischemic colitis, although most affected people develop pain on the left side of the abdomen. Urgent bowel movements and bloody ... 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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