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Health: Page 191

Visible veins
Varicose veinsFebruary 24, 2010 ET
Since 20 to 30 percent of adults will develop varicose veins later in life, new techniques are developed continuously and one very promising just hit the hospitals around the world.
Washing hands - a good investment in your health
Washing handsFebruary 17, 2010 ET
In the mid-19th century Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis, a doctor at Vienna obstetric clinic, connected high mortality of women after giving birth with microbes. The cause was simple: dirty hands.
Dyslexia - a state of mind
DyslexiaFebruary 10, 2010 ET
What Orlando Bloom, Salma Hayek, Erin Brockovich and King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden have in common? Two things: they are planetary popular and they all are dyslexic.
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.
Yellow fever
Yellow fever mosquitoJanuary 27, 2010 ET
Mosquitoes are known as carriers of several types of viruses. One of them is yellow fever. Its natural home are tropical regions of Africa and South America, thus making the travel to those parts of the world dangerous.
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
PTSDJanuary 20, 2010 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 AscariasisJanuary 13, 2010 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
SurgeryJanuary 6, 2010 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 ChiDecember 23, 2009 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
GolfDecember 16, 2009 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 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.
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