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Small or Large for Dates

Small or Large for Dates

Friday, April 1, 2011 6:36

As part of your antenatal care your doctor or midwife will regularly monitor your baby's size to check that they're developing and growing healthily. This is usually done by measuring your fundal height, the distance in centimeters between the top of your pubic bone and the top of ...

Lung Diseases

Lung Diseases

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 6:24

Lung diseases are conditions in which some function of the lung is adversely affected. In some cases, the problem is in the gas exchange process at the membrane between the alveoli and blood - impeding efficient uptake of oxygen and removal of carbon dioxide. In other cases, the ...

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Leg Ulcer

Leg Ulcer

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 5:00

What is a leg ulcer? A leg ulcer is a breakdown of an area of skin on the leg which extends into the lower layers and may produce discharge....

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Life Threatening Diseases

Life Threatening Diseases

Saturday, March 26, 2011 5:05

It is safe to say that nobody ever wants to get sick, much more so to be struck with a disease that may put one's life in extreme risk. Which is why adopting a healthy lifestyle and clean living are frequently suggested to prevent life threatening diseases. If ...

Lump on Back of Neck

Lump on Back of Neck

Saturday, March 26, 2011 4:06

The word 'lump' basically means an elevated structure that may occur in any part of the body. It is a type of localized enlargement, or an abnormal protrusion of the skin. Lump on back of neck is certainly an unwelcome change as it interferes with the normal movement ...

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Liver Tumor

Liver Tumor

Friday, March 18, 2011 5:40

In a typical aspect of disease leading symptoms are noted such ones as progressive weakness, adynamia, appetite loss, cachexia, often nausea and vomiting. There is a carebaria and the constant pain in the right subcostal area, anemia develops. Liver quite rapidly increases in size, with its lower edge ...

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Liver Cancer

Liver Cancer

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 6:16

Liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma) is the cancer of the liver, also known as hepatoma or primary liver cancer.The liver is composed of a variety of cells such as blood vessels, bile ducts and fat-storing cells. Liver cells or hepatocytes construct the 80 per cent of liver tissues and ...

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Leukemia

Leukemia

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 6:08

The tissues which are responsible for the manufacturing of blood in the body may develop cancer and so do other parts such as the bone marrow and the lymphatic system. This type of cancer is referred to as 'leukemia'. This disease occurs in more than one form. Some ...

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Lipid Panel Fasting

Lipid Panel Fasting

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 2:45

A lipid panel is ultimately a cholesterol test. It's used to determine the level of not just total cholesterol, but also low-density lipoprotein (LDL), high-density lipoprotein (HDL) and triglycerides in your bloodstream. Often referred to as a lipid profile, this blood test is really the first line of ...

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Leaky Gut Syndrome Symptoms

Leaky Gut Syndrome Symptoms

Thursday, January 27, 2011 5:06

Leaky Gut Syndrome (intestinal permeability) is not a disease but rather an intestinal dysfunction that underlies many different illnesses and symptoms. However, Leaky gut syndrome is actually poorly recognized but yet an extremely common problem. There are several digestive functions that are affected simultaneously. Here are Product ...

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