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‘Brain’ Diseases

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Sleeping Sickness

Sleeping Sickness

Thursday, December 23, 2010 4:21

Sleeping sickness is infection with organisms carried by certain flies. It results in swelling of the brain. Causes Sleeping sickness is caused by two organisms, Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense and Trypanosomoa brucei gambiense. The more severe form of the illness is caused by rhodesiense....

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Intolerance

Intolerance

Monday, November 29, 2010 7:12

What is lactose intolerance? Lactose intolerance* means you have trouble digesting lactose. Lactose is the sugar found in milk and foods made with milk. The small intestine needs lactase enzyme to break down lactose. With lactose intolerance, you may not feel well when you eat or drink ...

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Brain Eating Amoeba invades Pakistan

Brain Eating Amoeba invades Pakistan

Thursday, October 28, 2010 3:50

It is with a very heavy heart that I share this medical alert, my Father-in-Law Mr. Ghulam Mustafa Khalid passed away on Friday 22nd October 2010 after having been infected with a very rare form of fungal meningitis known as Naegleria Fowleri. He was admitted into the hospital ...

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Brain Tumer

Brain Tumer

Monday, October 18, 2010 4:50

Symptoms Just as you are a unique individual, each brain tumor is unique. In this article, we hope to help you understand some of the more common symptoms of a brain tumor. Think of the brain as the computer center for your body; each part ...

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Cold And Flu

Cold And Flu

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 2:47

How can I tell if I have a cold or the flu? A cold and the flu have many of the same symptoms. But a cold is generally mild, while the flu tends to be more severe. A cold often starts with feeling tired, ...

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Motion Sickness

Motion Sickness

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 2:32

What is motion sickness? Motion sickness is a very common disturbance of the inner ear that is caused by repeated motion such as from the swell of the sea, the movement of a car, the motion of a plane in turbulent air, etc. In ...

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High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 0:53

Definition: High blood pressure is a common condition in which the force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that it may eventually cause health problems, such as heart disease....

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Drug Abuse and Addiction

Drug Abuse and Addiction

Monday, September 27, 2010 1:19

What is drug addiction? Addiction is a chronic, often relapsing brain disease that causes compulsive drug seeking and use despite harmful consequences to the individual that is addicted and to those around them. Drug addiction is a brain disease because the abuse of ...

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Depression

Depression

Saturday, September 25, 2010 4:28

Definition Depression is a medical illness that involves the mind and body. Also called major depression, major depressive disorder and clinical depression, it affects how you feel, think and behave. Depression can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems. ...

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Cholesterol Levels for Women

Cholesterol Levels for Women

Thursday, September 23, 2010 3:51

Good Cholesterol Levels for Women I want to do this! What's This? Cholesterol is a soft and waxy substance found in all cells of the human body. Two types of cholesterol course through our bloodstreams: low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and high-density lipoprotein ...