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Gastritis

Gastritis

Gastritis is a group of conditions that have one thing in common, which is the inflammation of the lining of the stomach. Usually, the bacterium that causes most stomach ulcers also causes most of the cases of the inflammation of gastritis. Some of the other factors that can also contribute to gastritis include drinking too much alcohol, traumatic injury and regular use of certain pain relievers.   Someone may have either acute ... more

Wilson's Disease

Wilson's Disease

Wilson’s disease is a genetic disorder that causes much copper to accumulate in a person’s liver, brain and other important organs. The disease can appear in different ways and forms. Still, it could be silent for a long time. Copper is an important element in the development of healthy nerves, bones, collagen and the skin pigment melanin. Copper is absorbed normally from food and any extra amount is eliminated through bile; a ... more

Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular Dystrophy

The group of inherited muscle diseases in which muscle fibers are unusually susceptible to damage is called muscular dystrophy (MD). Progressively, muscles, mainly voluntary ones, become weaker. Muscle fibers are often replaced by fat and connective tissue in the late stages of muscular dystrophy. Some types of muscular dystrophy affect heart muscles, other organs and other involuntary muscles. Genetic deficiency of the muscle protein ... more

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal dryness

Though inadequate vaginal lubrication could occur at any age, but this problem is a common one for women during and after menopause. Vaginal dryness makes intercourse uncomfortable. Itching and stinging around the vaginal opening and in the lower third of the vagina are included in symptoms of vaginal dryness. The vaginal walls are always coated with a thin layer of moisture. The amount and consistency of this moisture is affected by hormonal ... more

Mittelschmerz

Mittelschmerz

The pain that occurs with ovulation is mittelschmerz, a German word that means "middle pain". When a woman experiences pain on one side of her lower abdomen and she doesn't know what it is, she should keep track of its timing by observing and recording several menstrual cycles. She's most likely experiencing a condition called mittelschmerz if this pain occurs midway through her menstrual cycle — about 14 days before ... more

Baby acne

Baby acne

Although baby acne isn’t pretty, but it’s common and temporary. Many newborns develop acne on their forehead, cheeks and chin. Because there isn’t much someone can do to prevent baby acne, not doing anything at all is the best ... 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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