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Heat rash

Heat rash

Also known as miliaria and prickly heat, heat rash is not confined to babies. Heat rash affects up to a third of adults that live in tropical climates and can plague anyone during hot and humid weather, despite the fact that it is most common in infants. When the sweat ducts become blocked and perspiration is trapped under the skin, heat rash develops. The symptoms of heat rash could range from superficial blisters to deep, red bumps. ... more

Munchausen Syndrome

Munchausen Syndrome

The serious mental disorder in which someone with a deep need for attention pretends to be sick or gets sick or injured on purpose is called Munchausen syndrome. In their effort to win sympathy and concern, people with Munchausen syndrome may try to rig laboratory test results, make up symptoms or push for risky operations. A member of a group of conditions called factitious disorders, which are either made up or self-inflicted, is ... more

Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Sudden Cardiac Arrest

The sudden and unexpected loss of breathing, consciousness and heart function is known as sudden cardiac arrest. Usually, when an electrical disturbance in the heart disrupts its pumping action, stopping the flow of blood to the rest of the body, sudden cardiac arrest occurs. When a portion of the heart becomes blocked, and the heart muscle becomes deprived of its necessary oxygen, a heart attack occurs, which is quite different from a ... more

Ebstein's anomaly

Ebstein's anomaly

Ebstein’s anomaly is a congenital and rare heart defect, in which the tricuspid valve, which is the valve between the chambers on the right side of the heart, doesn’t work properly. In this case, blood leaks back through the valve and makes the heart work less efficiently. This disease could also cause heart failure or enlargement of the heart.   Careful monitoring of the heart could be the only necessary thing in ... more

Indigestion

Indigestion

Discomfort in the upper abdomen is known as dyspepsia, an upset stomach, or indigestion. Indigestion is a collection of symptoms a person goes through such as nausea, belching and bloating. This condition isn’t a disease and it varies from one person to another, although it is common. Sometimes, indigestion might end up in symptoms being felt as frequently as daily, or in other cases only occasionally. Symptoms of indigestion may ... more

Broken Ribs

Broken Ribs

One of the common injuries that occur when one of the bones in the rib cage breaks or cracks is a broken rib or a fractured rib. Trauma to the chest, such as from a fall, impact during contact sports or motor vehicle accident is the most common cause of broken ribs. Broken ribs usually turn out to be only cracked. Ribs that have been broken into two or more pieces are much more dangerous than cracked ones, despite the fact that both of ... 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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