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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.
Measles (rubeola)
MeaslesNovember 11, 2009 ET
Measles, also called rubeola, is a childhood respiratory disease caused by a virus. The disease is often confused with roseola (roseola infantum) and rubella (German measles). In many countries measles is almost gone but it still kills nearly 200,000 people each year around the world.
Alcoholism - How much is too much?
AlcoholismNovember 4, 2009 ET
Alcoholic drinks are with us for thousands of years - and problems related to it too. As with many other problems, the key word here is "moderately".
Do you mind if I don't smoke?
SmokingOctober 28, 2009 ET
Every doctor will tell you that you should quit smoking. While it's true that smoking is the cause of many health problems, let's see what smoking actually is and why out there exists old smokers with no problems at all.
Anorexia nervosa
Ana Carolina Reston Macan (1985 – 2006)October 21, 2009 ET
Overweight is well-known problem in the world, but unfortunately there is an opposite side: Anorexia nervosa. People with anorexia are obsessed with food, their weight, body shape and they attempt to maintain a weight that's far below normal.
Acid reflux
acid refluxOctober 14, 2009 ET
Acid reflux is a disorder that affects a large number of people regardless of their age, health status or gender. In fact, we all experienced that sensation at least once in life.
Parkinson's disease
Parkinson's diseaseOctober 7, 2009 ET
Parkinson's is a brain disorder which affects walking, talking, and writing. After Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson's disease is the most common neurodegenerative disease.
The flu
fluSeptember 30, 2009 ET
The flu or influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. The flu causes mild to severe illness, and in some cases it can end with death.
AIDS - the final stage of HIV infection
AIDS ribbonSeptember 23, 2009 ET
AIDS is a global disease that causes fear for the last 30 years. Since it is a very serious conditions, the disease itself if surrounded with many myths and false information.
Dubowitz Syndrome
Dubowitz SyndromeSeptember 16, 2009 ET
Dubowitz Syndrome is a very rare syndrome, one kind of genetic disorder which can be found in just few hundreds people in the world. Until today the gene mutation responsible for Dubowitz syndrome had not been identified.
An allergy cured with gold
Nickel allergySeptember 9, 2009 ET
Nickel is a silvery-white metal that is usually mixed with other metals to produce alloys, and nickel allergy is one of the most common causes of contact allergic dermatitis.
There's no man like me
Narcissistic personality disorderSeptember 2, 2009 ET
We all may encounter difficult people while working and to be honest sometimes we are difficult ourselves. But when a grandiose sense of self-importance is present all day every day, then we are talking about narcissistic personality disorder.