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Shingles

Shingles

The viral infection that causes a painful rash is known as shingles. It usually appears as a band of blisters that wraps from the middle of the back around one side of the chest to the breastbone, but in some cases, the shingles rash may develop around one eye or on one side of the neck or face. However, it could occur anywhere on the body. The same virus that causes chickenpox, which is the varicella-zoster virus, also causes shingles. ... more

Lipoma

Lipoma

A slow-growing, fatty tumor that is situated between the skin and the underlying muscle layer is called a lipoma. A lipoma moves readily with slight finger pressure, because of this, it is easy to identify. It is doughy to touch and usually not tender. A person may have several that persist for years. Although lipomas are usually detected in middle age, they could occur at any age. Usually, a lipoma is harmless and it isn't cancer. ... more

Yips

Yips

Yips are involuntary wrist spasms. Although yips can affect people who play darts, cricket and baseball, but they usually occur when golfers are trying to putt.   Although it was once believed that the yips were associated with performance anxiety, but it appears now that some people have yips caused by a focal dystonia, a neurological dysfunction that affects specific muscles.   By changing the way they perform an ... more

Spinal Stenosis

Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a condition in which one or more areas in the spine become narrowed. This condition usually occurs in the upper or lower back. The spinal cord or the nerves that branch out from the compressed areas may be pressurized due to this narrowing. Problems with bladder or bowel function, a loss of sensation in the extremities, or cramping, pain or numbness in the neck, shoulders, back, arms or legs may be caused by spinal ... more

Kleptomania

Kleptomania

Kleptomania, which is a very real and serious mental health disorder that could tear a person’s life apart if not treated, is the irresistible urge to steal things that are not needed and that are of little value.   People that suffer from kleptomania are aware that their actions are harmful; however, the urge to steal is so powerful that they can't resist it. Kleptomania is a type of impulse control disorder in which ... more

Vesicoureteral reflux

Vesicoureteral reflux

In normal cases, urine flows only down from the kidneys to the bladder. The abnormal flow of urine from the bladder back up the tubes to the kidneys is called vesicoureteral reflux. Vesicoureteral reflux increases the risk of urinary tract infections, leading to kidney damage when left untreated. This condition usually occurs in infancy and childhood. Vesicoureteral reflux could be either primary or secondary. Children with primary ... 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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