Home
My Account
About Us
Forum
Contact us
الواجهة العربية

Carbon monoxide poisoning

Carbon monoxide poisoning

The danger that carbon monoxide, which is a tasteless, colorless and odorless gas, poses is real, because this gas replaces oxygen in the blood, and the consequences can be fatal.   Appliances and other devices that burn gas, wood, petroleum products and other fuels produce carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide can accumulate to dangerous levels sometimes in the car, home or other areas that are poorly ventilated. ... more

Paget's Disease of the Breast

Paget's Disease of the Breast

This is a rare form of breast cancer which makes 5% of all breast cancer cases. In Paget's disease of the breast, the condition starts with affecting the breast ducts and extends to the skin of the nipple and to areola. Paget's disease of the breast has nothing to do with Paget's disease of the bone, which is a disease affecting the metabolism of the bones.   Women over the age of 50 are statistically more prone to ... more

Male hypogonadism

Male hypogonadism

The condition in which the body doesn't produce enough of the hormone testosterone, which is the hormone that plays a key role in masculine growth and development during puberty, is called male hypogonadism.   Someone may be born with male hypogonadism, or it may develop later in life from injury or infection. The cause of male hypogonadism and at what point in one's life it occurs are the things that the effects and ... more

Golfer's Elbow

Golfer's Elbow

When pain and inflammation occur on the inner side of the elbow where the tendons of the forearm muscles attach to the bony bump on the inside of the elbow, it means that the person has a condition known as golfer's elbow, also called medial epicondylitis. The pain may spread into the wrist and forearm.   Golfer's elbow is similar to tennis elbow. The difference is that golfer's elbow occurs on the inside of the elbow ... more

Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum Contagiosum

The relatively common viral infection of the skin that most often affects children is called molluscum contagiosum. This condition results in firm bumps (papules) that are painless and usually disappear without treatment within a year. The infection can spread to surrounding skin if the papules are injured or scratched. Molluscum may also affect adults, though this condition is more common in children. Molluscum contagiosum that involves ... more

ACL injury

ACL injury

The tearing of the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee is called an ACL injury. The knee of a person with ACL injury may feel unstable or loose. If a person returns to sport too quickly, their knee may become too weak to function well. The anterior cruciate ligament is especially susceptible to the demands of certain sports, such as basketball, football, gymnastics, soccer and volleyball. Despite the fact that an active lifestyle is ... more

epharmaweb.com
Medical News Medical News
Aricles Articles
Events Events
Guidelines Guidelines
Videos Library Videos Library
Diseases Diseases
Follow us : facebook twitter Digg Linkedin Boxiz
Newsletter

Please select the categories you are intersted in:
News Articles Guidelines Events Videos Journals' abstracts

Latest Subscribers
Advanced Search »



... more
Journal's Abstract

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
Read more

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.
Read more

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.
Read more
Poll
Which of the following you are mostly interested in?

Cancer Research
Mental Health
Heart Disease & Diabetes
Sexual Health
Obesity and Healthy Diets
Mother & Child Health

Forgot your password


sign up

Consultants Corner

Dr. Faisal Dibsi

Dr. Faisal Dibsi Specialist of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Dr. Samer Al-Jneidy

Dr. Samer Al-Jneidy Pediatrician

Dr. Tahsin Martini

Dr. Tahsin Martini Degree status: M.D. in Ophthalmology

Dr. Talal Sabouni

Dr. Talal Sabouni UROLOGY AND KIDNEY TRANSPLANT

Samir Moussa M.D.

Samir Moussa M.D. ENT Specialist

Yaser Habrawi , F.R.C.S.Ed

Yaser Habrawi , F.R.C.S.Ed Consultant Ophthalmologist

Dr. Hani Najjar

Dr. Hani Najjar Pediatrics, Neurology

Dr . Dirar Abboud

Dr . Dirar Abboud Hepatologist – Gastroenterologist

Disclaimer : This site does not endorse or recommend any medical treatment, pharmaceuticals or brand names. More Details