Diseases

Chlamydia - the Most Common Sexually Transmitted Disease

As recent statistics indicate, chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the US. The disease is caused by bacteria known as chlamydia trachomatis. According to research by the US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, the rate of chlamydia infections has recently reached unprecedented…

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All You Need to Know about Hepatitis B Infection

Hepatitis B is an infection of the liver that causes scarring and may lead to cancer and even liver failure if the condition is left untreated. In fact, it may result in death in severe cases. Today, hepatitis B infection is one of the leading global health issues, affecting close to 240 million people…

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7 Interesting Facts about Malaria

Malaria is a pretty common disease in certain parts of the world. It infects hundreds of millions every year and kills half a million of these. It is therefore a very important health issue that you should have knowledge about. Here are some interesting…

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4 Basic Measures to Control Asthma Attacks

Coping with asthma can be very challenging not only for the sufferer but for his close ones as well. The sad thing about asthma is that there is no cure for it. You just have to find ways to manage the disease and prevent it from occurring too often. You also need to be aware of the things that you…

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Understanding Gout

Gout is characterized by a severe and sudden pain in the joints. This often affects the joint at the base of the big toe. It's a very complex form of arthritis and can affect any person, but men are more likely to get gout than women. The attack can occur suddenly and a person is having a feeling…

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OCD - Compelling Spectacles, Distressing Reality

Even if you have never heard of the term OCD, the odds are you have seen it represented on TV or on the big screen. There is a particular fascination filmmakers have with Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, using it as a representation of oddity to create memorable characters like the one played by Nicholas…

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Chronic Pain is a Problem of Millions

Chronic pain is a global issue with no easy answers. Millions of people around the world struggle with the sorts of aches and pains most individuals just do not understand.

What sets chronic pain apart is its long-lasting nature. The term ‘chronic pain’ specifically refers to pain that lasts…

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Further Connection between Autism and Epilepsy Revealed

For years, medical experts have worked to determine the connection many theorized exists between autism and epilepsy. And while many research teams have indeed produced evidence to justify these theories, this most recent study, published by Doctor Helene E.K Sundelin in Neurology, is bound to elicit…

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