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Encephalitis
EncephalitisMarch 31, 2010 ET
Viral encephalitis is a viral disease which attacks mostly children under one year and adults older than 55 years. Although relatively rare, encephalitis can cause life-threatening complications.
Abnormal heart rhythm - arrhythmia
ArrhythmiaMarch 24, 2010 ET
A normal heart beat rhythm is different for every person but it should stay between 60 and 80 beats per minutes or we have a problem. When your doctor diagnoses arrhythmia that means that you have abnormal heart rhythm.
Driving under the influence of drugs, Part II
Drugs driving interactionMarch 17, 2010 ET
There are group of drugs that affect peripheral and central nervous system reducing the safety management of vehicles and machinery.
Driving under the influence of drugs, Part I
Drugs driving interactionMarch 10, 2010 ET
Some prescribed drugs or those that can be bought without a prescription can affect the human mind and behaviour and therefore they have a certain impact on our ability to drive.
The second medical opinion
The second opinionMarch 3, 2010 ET
The second medical opinion is a professional unbiased second opinion given if the patient is not for some reason satisfied with his diagnosis or the way he was treated before.
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.

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