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The flavor of Marseille
MarseilleSeptember 14, 2010 ET
No matter are you film lover or not, you certainly saw titles like Count Monte Cristo, Taxi or Mr. Bean. And watching them you could see streets of Marseille, one of the most picturesque cities in France.
An effusion - one jump too much
Water on the kneeAugust 18, 2010 ET
You went to that basketball game, you jumped very elegantly up to the sky, but you fell down not so elegantly - on your knee. The next day you couldn't tell the difference between your knee and the ball. And it hurts like hell - that's because you have water on the knee.
Castleman's disease
Lymph nodeJuly 28, 2010 ET
Castleman's disease is a rare disease that can cause seriously damage of lymph nodes. Unfortunately, the cause of the disease is still unknown.
The kiss of the dangerous bug
Kissing bugJuly 21, 2010 ET
Chagas disease is a rare disease according to US and European standards. However, it is a real treat to people in Latin America: 18 million infected persons confirm that statement.
Encephalitis
EncephalitisMarch 31, 2010 ET
Viral encephalitis is a viral disease which attacks mostly children under one year and adults older than 55 years. Although relatively rare, encephalitis can cause life-threatening complications.
Abnormal heart rhythm - arrhythmia
ArrhythmiaMarch 24, 2010 ET
A normal heart beat rhythm is different for every person but it should stay between 60 and 80 beats per minutes or we have a problem. When your doctor diagnoses arrhythmia that means that you have abnormal heart rhythm.
The second medical opinion
The second opinionMarch 3, 2010 ET
The second medical opinion is a professional unbiased second opinion given if the patient is not for some reason satisfied with his diagnosis or the way he was treated before.
When the tushy is red
Diaper rashFebruary 3, 2010 ET
Diaper rash is very common in newborn babies, there's almost no baby who didn't get it even when the parents are the most hygienic people around. Although it raises many concerns, especially in parents with their first baby, in the most cases it will disappear after a few days.
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndromeDecember 9, 2009 ET
These days more and more people suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome. That's a very painful sensation in wrist and in the most cases the cause is - a computer mouse.
Scoliosis
ScoliosisDecember 2, 2009 ET
Some 2400 years ago famous doctor Hippocrates was writing about abnormal curvature of the spine. He derived the name for that disorder from the Greek word for curvature and named it scoliosis.
Wilson's disease - collecting copper
Wilson's diseaseNovember 25, 2009 ET
Metabolism is a set of chemical processes inside our body that allows its normal functioning. Without proper function of metabolism the life itself wouldn't be possible. Unfortunately, since our body is a complex mechanism, a genetic change can complicate our life in numerous ways.
Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
Wolff-Parkinson-White syndromeNovember 18, 2009 ET
Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome occurs when an abnormal electrical pathway in the heart causes abnormally fast heart beating.