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If I remember well, the prognosis is positive
Transient global amnesiaWednesday September 15, 2010 7:01PM ET
If you are healthy and experience sudden but temporary memory loss, don\'t worry. You just experienced transient global amnesia, a condition that as a rule of thumb is not dangerous.
Learn to love your wrinkles
WrinklesWednesday September 8, 2010 7:01PM ET
As the years are passing by, our skin becomes drier and as a consequence it is less elastic. It also loses the ability to protect us and itself from damage, and one of the most visible results of those processes are wrinkles.
Vitiligo - the pigment killer
VitiligoWednesday September 1, 2010 6:01PM ET
The task of our immune system is to detect and kill all bacteria, viruses, tumour cells or anything else that could invade our body. But it can make a mistake identifying harmless pollen as the worst enemy causing allergy reactions or killing pigment-producing cells that give colour to our skin.
Gallstones - the reason to leave fat food
Wednesday August 25, 2010 6:01PM ET
If you feel strong pain in the upper abdomen between the shoulder blades and under the right shoulder, most probably you have gallstones. Gallstones can block the normal flow of liquid and if the block exists for a longer period it can cause serious, even fatal, condition.
An effusion - one jump too much
Water on the kneeWednesday August 18, 2010 6:01PM 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 nodeWednesday July 28, 2010 6:01PM 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 bugWednesday July 21, 2010 6:01PM 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.
When a limb is broken
Ancle fractureWednesday July 14, 2010 6:01PM ET
Broken bones are among the most common orthopaedic problems, tens of millions of patients come to the doctor each year. If you live in a developed country you can expect two fractures in your lifetime.
Swollen red gums that bleed when pressured
Trench mouthWednesday July 7, 2010 6:01PM ET
Trench mouth is a painful type of gum swelling. It occurs when there are too many mouth bacteria in which case they cause gum infection.
Lung inflammation
PneumoniaWednesday June 23, 2010 7:01PM ET
Pneumonia is a lung inflammation usually caused by infection when the air sacs in the lungs fill with liquid or pus which interferes with the lungs' ability to transfer oxygen to the blood.
MeningitisWednesday June 16, 2010 7:01PM ET
Knowing whether meningitis is caused by a virus or bacteria is important because the severity of the disease and the treatment differs depending on the cause.
Deadly brain disorder
Creutzfeldt-Jakob left, healthy brain rightWednesday June 9, 2010 6:01PM ET
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare but unfortunately deadly brain disorder which usually appears after 60 years of age and progresses rapidly.
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