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Anhidrosis

Anhidrosis

Anhidrosis, also called hypohidrosis, is the inability to sweat normally, which can be a life-threatening condition. The body can’t cool itself when a person doesn't perspire, leading to overheating and sometimes to a potentially fatal condition known as a heatstroke. Mild anhidrosis often goes unrecognized, because anhidrosis is a condition that is difficult to diagnose. Skin trauma and certain diseases and medications, as ... more

Amyloidosis

Amyloidosis

Amyloid protein is an abnormal protein produced by cells in the bone marrow that can be deposited in any tissue or organ. When this amyloid protein builds up in the organs, amyloidosis occurs, which is a rare and potentially fatal disease. The exact cause of amyloidosis is still unknown, and even though it has no cure, there are therapies that help a person manage their symptoms and limit the production of amyloid protein. There are ... more

Schizotypal personality disorder

Schizotypal personality disorder

The condition in which a person has few or no intimate relationships is called schizotypal personality disorder. These people experience extreme anxiety in social situations, and they turn inward rather than interact with others.   Usually, people with this disorder appear emotionally distinct and have trouble engaging with others. They may respond inappropriately to social cues, hold peculiar beliefs and exhibit odd behaviors. ... more

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

This disease occurs when the blood vessels or the nerves passing through the thoracic outlet, which is the space between the collarbone (clavicle) and the first rib, become compressed, resulting in a group of disorders characterized by numbness of fingers and pain in the shoulders and neck.   Sometimes it is not possible to identify the exact cause of thoracic outlet syndrome, but it can by repetitive injuries as result of ... more

MRSA Infection (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infection)

MRSA Infection (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infection)

The Staphylococcus aureus bacteria that are usually called "staph" cause the condition called methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, which can be fatal. The bacteria mentioned above is a strain of staph that's resistant to the broad-spectrum antibiotics commonly used to treat it. In hospitals or other health care settings such as dialysis centers and nursing homes, most MRSA infections occur. It is known as HA-MRSA, ... more

Hearing loss

Hearing loss

The gradual hearing loss that occurs as a person ages (presbycusis) is quite common. Heredity and chronic exposure to loud noises are believed to be the main factors that contribute to hearing loss over time. Earwax blockage or other factors could prevent a person's ears from conducting sounds as well as they should. Although hearing loss cannot be reversed, however, a person can with a doctor or hearing specialist to improve their ... 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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