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Health: Page 191

PancreasThursday July 17, 2008 2:00AM ET
Pancreas is a gland that plays an important role in digestion because it produces more than ten enzymes, water, bicarbonates and different proteins and synthesizes insulin.
HaemorrhoidsThursday July 10, 2008 2:00AM ET
Haemorrhoids are swollen and inflamed veins in anus and rectum. They appears very often, equally in men and in women, and around half population above 50 year of old have them.
Sideropenic anaemia
Sideropenic anaemiaThursday July 3, 2008 2:00AM ET
Anaemia is deficiency of haemoglobin in blood. Regarding to the mechanism of appearing, anaemias are divided to anaemias caused by bleeding, decreased creation or increased deterioration of erythrocytes.
Down's merry men
Downs syndromeThursday June 26, 2008 2:32AM ET
Approximately one of 650 of all new born babies has Down's syndrome, the chromosomal disorder caused by the presence of all or part of an extra 21st chromosome.
Ticks - the harpoon-like family
Ticks blood suckerThursday June 19, 2008 3:50AM ET
Ticks are not active parasites for they don't hunt a victim. They had small radius of moving, they do not jump or fly like mosquitoes - a victim must come to them.
Escherichia coli - an opportunistic bacteria
Escherichia coliThursday June 12, 2008 4:50AM ET
Most of Escherichia coli types are harmless for humans but some of them may cause life dangerous complication like a severely kidney damage function or even sepsis.
Almost a step to the Holy Grail
french cuisineThursday June 5, 2008 3:50AM ET
The term French Paradox describes French habit to eat fat, to eat cheese frequently, drink wine and at the same time they don't suffer from heart and blood vessels illnesses.
Hepatitis C - silent killer
Hepatitis CThursday May 29, 2008 3:50AM ET
Our liver does a remarkable job every day to keep us alive and healthy. Along with brain and heart, our liver is one of the biggest and most important organs in our body.
From A to G - Hepatitis
HepatitisThursday May 22, 2008 4:50AM ET
\r\nThe cause of hepatitis is sometimes hard to explain which refers to the fact that some viruses are not yet discovered.
Inflammatory bowel disease
garden tubeThursday May 15, 2008 4:50AM ET
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is general term for ulcerative colitis and Crohn\'s disease, disorder of unknown cause which result with large or small intestine inflammation.
Conjunctivitis or "crying games"
ConjunctivitisThursday May 8, 2008 3:57AM ET
It is estimated that about 20 percent of people have some type of eye hypersensitivity reaction. Conjunctivitis is the most frequent eye inflammation (or infection) in developed countries.
Impotency on its knees
ImpotencyThursday May 1, 2008 3:50AM ET
During last few decades professional opinion about reasons for impotency has been changed. Researchers today allow that there are medical reasons for 70 to 80 percent cases of impotency.