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More Than a Headache(Migraine)

More Than a Headache(Migraine)

Monday, April 4, 2011 6:31

Not your run-of-the-mill headache by any means, a migraine can be downright debilitating. Characterized by intense throbbing pain on one side of the head that gets worse with movement, migraines may also cause nausea and extreme sensitivity to light and noise. Migraines can last from a few hours ...

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Itchy Mole

Itchy Mole

Friday, March 18, 2011 5:18

If you have developed itching in one of the moles on your body, without waiting any further, the first thing to do is to get it checked by a dermatologist. The reason being that itchy moles have high probability to turn out to be cancerous. Malignant Melanoma, a ...

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Mononucleosis

Mononucleosis

Friday, March 18, 2011 5:08

What is Infectious Mononucleosis Infectious Mononucleosis is a viral disease caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). The virus is spread through saliva (reason it is sometimes known as the kissing disease), and in rare instances through blood transfusion. Infectious Mononucleosis is mostly diagnosed in adolescents and young adults, mostly ...

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Fertility Problems in Men

Fertility Problems in Men

Friday, March 18, 2011 4:23

Fifty percent of fertility problems that couples experience are cause by a problem with male fertility. There are several things that can cause fertility problems in men. Some of the most common can include low sperm motility, low sperm count, abnormal sperm, sperm allergies, and varicocele. If ...

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Mucus in Urine

Mucus in Urine

Saturday, March 12, 2011 6:31

Complications of Urinary Diversions A urinary diversion is an alternative way for urine to be released from the body when urinary tract system no longer works, according to the National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse. It is usually created when the bladder is removed due to ...

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Mononucleosis

Mononucleosis

Saturday, March 12, 2011 4:34

Infectious mononucleosis (mono) is often called the kissing disease. The virus that causes mono is transmitted through saliva, so you can get it through kissing, but you can also be exposed through a cough or sneeze, or by sharing a glass or food utensil with someone who has ...

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Melena - Blood in Stool

Melena – Blood in Stool

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 3:07

Black tarry (sticky and smelly) feces that are associated with gastrointestinal hemorrhage is known as Melena. The stool turns black in color because of the oxidation of the iron that is present in hemoglobin (producing hematin that is black in color) when blood passes through the colon....

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Cerebral Malaria

Cerebral Malaria

Monday, March 7, 2011 5:17

Cerebral malaria is a rapidly developing encephalopathy, but much pathology of is not clearly understood.  Malaria occurs in millions of people, but only 20-50 % of the cases develop into cerebral malaria.  It is unclear why some people develop it and others do not....

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Causes of Miscarriages

Causes of Miscarriages

Saturday, March 5, 2011 6:03

A miscarriage is the spontaneous abortion of an unborn child prior to the 20th week of pregnancy. Causes for a miscarriage are numerous. Frequently, miscarriages occur before the 12th week of pregnancy, and about 20-30% of pregnancies end in miscarriage. Some miscarriages occur so early that the pregnant ...

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Memory Loss

Memory Loss

Saturday, March 5, 2011 5:57

Forgetting something while buying groceries or forgetting the names and faces, misplacing the keys is perfectly normal. But forgetting the events in the short or long term can be a symptom of memory loss. 'Amnesia' is the medical term used to describe memory loss. Memory loss may worsen ...

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