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Enlarged Prostate

Enlarged Prostate

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 3:32

The prostate gland is located just below the bladder and surrounds the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside. The main function of the prostate is to secrete fluids that nurture the sperm that come out with ejaculation....

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Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 2:50

Gonorrhea is caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Anyone who has any type of sex can catch gonorrhea. The infection can be spread by contact with the mouth, vagina, penis, or anus. The bacteria grow in warm, moist areas of the body, including the tube that carries ...

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UTI During Pregnancy

UTI During Pregnancy

Tuesday, March 8, 2011 6:21

UTI During Pregnancy UTI During Pregnancy UTI during pregnancy is one of the general troubles faced by many pregnant ladies. UTI is an acronym for ...

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Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer

Monday, March 7, 2011 5:33

Cancer occurs when cells undergo a transformation and begin to grow and multiply without normal controls. As the cells grow and multiply, they form masses called tumors. Cancer is dangerous because it overwhelms healthy cells by taking their space and the oxygen and nutrients they need to survive ...

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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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Genital Warts in Women

Genital Warts in Women

Thursday, March 3, 2011 7:04

Several scientific reports have confirmed the high prevalence of genital warts while acknowledging the probability that a significant number of cases remain unreported. This common sexually transmitted disease or STD is attributed to a pathogenic microorganism known as human papilloma virus. Genital warts in women affect the genitalia ...

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Joint Pain After Pregnancy

Joint Pain After Pregnancy

Thursday, March 3, 2011 6:35

Naturally the pain we are talking about here is because of the tough time a woman’s body goes through during pregnancy. Consequently, some of the quota of after effects does not get over even until after the baby is delivered! For all mothers-to-be therefore, you might want to ...

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Genital Warts

Genital Warts

Thursday, March 3, 2011 5:52

Genital warts or condyloma is a condition, which is characterized by skin growths in and around the genital area of both men and women. Genital warts are caused by some strains of human papillomavirus (HPV), which spread through direct skin to skin contact, during oral, genital or anal ...

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Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa

Thursday, February 24, 2011 4:33

Anorexia nervosa, commonly referred to simply as anorexia, is one type of eating disorder. More importantly, it is also a psychological disorder. Anorexia is a condition that goes beyond concern about obesity or out-of-control dieting. A person with anorexia often initially begins dieting to lose weight. Over time, ...

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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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