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Oral thrush

Oral thrush

When the fungus Candida albicans accumulates on the lining of someone’s mouth, oral thrush occurs. It results in creamy white lesions, often on the tongue or inner cheeks. Scraping the lesions could be painful and might bleed slightly. In some cases, oral thrush might spread to the roof of the mouth, gums, the back of the throat and tonsils.   Although oral thrush is more likely to occur in babies and people wearing ... more

Nicotine dependence

Nicotine dependence

Nicotine dependence is an addiction to tobacco products caused by the drug nicotine. It means that people cannot stop using the substance which is nicotine even though it is harming them. Smoke from cigarettes, cigars and pipes contain thousands of chemicals including nicotine which is also contained in smokeless tobacco.   Nicotine produces physical and mood changing effects in the brain that are temporarily pleasing, and these ... more

Atrial septal defect (ASD)

Atrial septal defect (ASD)

An atrial septal defect (ASD), which is a congenital disease, is the presence of a hole in the wall between the two upper chambers of a person's heart. During infancy or early stage of childhood, smaller atrial septal defects may close on their own. The patient’s heart and lungs can be damaged by large and long-standing atrial septal defects. In case an adult has an undetected atrial septal defect for decades, they may have a ... more

Dengue fever

Dengue fever

Ranging from mild to severe, 4 related viruses distributed by a certain mosquito is the cause of dengue fever. High fever, rash, and muscle and joint pain are the results of mild dengue fever.  Severe bleeding, a sudden drop in blood pressure (shock) and death are the results of severe forms of the disease like dengue hemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome.   Although most people recover from dengue fever, but this ... more

Body lice

Body lice

The very small, wingless, parasitic insects that may be found on someone's body and in the lines and folds of their clothing are known as body lice. Though all lice are similar, body lice are different from head and pubic lice. Body lice feed mainly on blood, causing symptoms like itching. In places where people live in unhygienic and crowded conditions, body lice are very common. Lice are easily spread among people by close contact ... more

Basal cell carcinoma

Basal cell carcinoma

The most common form of nonmelanoma skin cancer is called basal cell carcinoma, which is the most easily treated and the least likely to spread. Even though this kind of cancer is rarely fatal, but if not removed, it can cause extensive damage to surrounding tissue and bone. In case someone has had one basal cell carcinoma, they’re likely to develop another within five years, because this cancer has a high rate 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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