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Health : Page 196

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.
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.
Wilson's disease - collecting copper
Wilson's diseaseNovember 25, 2009 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 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.
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