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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
PTSDWednesday January 20, 2010 5:01PM ET
Events that are threatening to life produce traumatic stress in the victim. For some people the effects of the stressful event and their reactions will be short, and to other the trauma will continue to disturb them for years.
Ascariasis - roundworm infection
Salad AscariasisWednesday January 13, 2010 5:01PM ET
As a businessman you are bound to travel to different parts of the world. However, on your voyages you may encounter different dangers and one of them may be very unpleasant worm infection.
Coronary artery bypass
SurgeryWednesday January 6, 2010 5:01PM ET
Thanks to bad lifestyle our blood vessels suffer from the build-up of fatty plaque. Fortunately, the problem of clogged arteries can be solved with bypass surgery, the most common and well-established type of heart surgery.
Meditation in motion
Tai ChiWednesday December 23, 2009 5:01PM ET
The first thought when someone mentions words Tai Chi recalls the image of Chinese people moving slowly in a park. Tai Chi, an ancient "meditation in motion", is an easy form of exercising which helps in many health conditions and greatly reduces stress.
Sport injuries at amateurs
GolfWednesday December 16, 2009 5:01PM ET
There are many injuries that amateurs are prone to get on the sport field, but fortunately many of them we can prevent and they are not as hard as it may seem at the first look. Let us see some of them.
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndromeWednesday December 9, 2009 5:01PM 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
ScoliosisWednesday December 2, 2009 5:01PM 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 diseaseWednesday November 25, 2009 5:01PM 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 syndromeWednesday November 18, 2009 5:01PM ET
Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome occurs when an abnormal electrical pathway in the heart causes abnormally fast heart beating.
Measles (rubeola)
MeaslesWednesday November 11, 2009 5:01PM 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?
AlcoholismWednesday November 4, 2009 5:01PM 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?
SmokingWednesday October 28, 2009 6:01PM 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.
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