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Type 2 Diabetes Drug Actos and Liver Failure

Type 2 Diabetes Drug Actos and Liver Failure

Friday, July 20, 2012 7:06

While Actos (pioglitazone) is almost notorious for its bladder cancer link, it is also associated with another debilitating health condition: liver failure. [caption id="attachment_1952" align="alignright" width="414"] ...

Dengue Fever

Dengue Fever

Thursday, September 15, 2011 6:08

Dengue: Dengue is an acute, febrile infectious disease caused by a virus of Flaviridae family and is transmitted through the mosquito Aedes aegypti. Currently, dengue fever is considered a major public health problems world wide. [caption id="attachment_1897" align="alignright" width="388" caption="Dengue Fever"]...

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Types of Disease

Types of Disease

Tuesday, August 2, 2011 0:27

What is this disease? Anorexia is an emotional disorder that focuses on food, but it is actually an attempt to deal with perfectionism and a desire to control things by strictly regulating food and weight. People with anorexia often feel that their self-esteem is tied to how ...

Diabetes Insipidus

Diabetes Insipidus

Monday, March 28, 2011 3:57

Diabetes Insipidus DIABETES Diabetes mellitus is a    clinical     syndrome characterized by hyperglycemia    caused    by absolute or relative deficiency of insulin. Hyperglycemia    has man causes but is    most ...

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Dust Allergy

Dust Allergy

Saturday, March 26, 2011 6:26

Dust allergy is quite common. Common-sense approaches to allergies usually involve avoidance of allergens; dust, however, is impossible to avoid. The presence of dust in our living environments can be reduced through good cleaning habits, air filters, removing one's shoes at the door to the outside, and other ...

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Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome

Saturday, March 12, 2011 6:13

What is Down Syndrome? Down syndrome is set of mental and physical symptoms that result from having an extra copy of Chromosome 21. Normally, a fertilized egg has 23 pairs of chromosomes.  In most people with Down syndrome, there is an extra copy of Chromosome 21 ...

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Deep Vein Thrombosis Symptoms

Deep Vein Thrombosis Symptoms

Monday, February 14, 2011 5:34

A thrombosis is a blood clot. The clot may block a blood vessel, causing potentially serious health effects. A deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot that forms in the deep veins of the leg. A deep vein thrombosis in the thigh carries a risk ...

Vomiting and Diarrhea

Vomiting and Diarrhea

Friday, February 4, 2011 5:51

Vomiting and Diarrhea Vomiting and diarrhea are common in children; sometimes this is called the stomach flu. Usually vomiting and diarrhea are caused by a viral ...

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Diarrhea During Pregnancy

Diarrhea During Pregnancy

Friday, February 4, 2011 5:16

Diarrhea is one thing a mother does not want to deal with during pregnancy but it cann affect her health when not addressed promptly.Diarrhea is one thing a mother does not want to deal with during pregnancy. ...

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Diaper Rash Home Remedies

Diaper Rash Home Remedies

Friday, February 4, 2011 5:10

One of those things is going to be diaper rash. Pretty much, diaper rash is an area of bright red skin that appears on your baby's butt. If you see this, do not worry. This is a very common type of inflamed skin. In fact, most babies are ...