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Heart Diseases

Heart Diseases

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 5:38

What is Heart disease? There are many types of heart disease. About 25% of all Americans have one or more types of cardiovascular disease. The major types of heart disease are atherosclerosis, coronary, rheumatic, congenital, myocarditis, angina and arrhythmia.  Heart disease can arise from congenital defects, infection, ...

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Heart Anatomy

Heart Anatomy

Thursday, January 13, 2011 4:34

The Cardiovascular System Your heart and circulatory system make up your cardiovascular system. Your heart works as a pump that pushes blood to the organs, tissues, and cells of your body. Blood delivers oxygen and nutrients to every cell and removes the carbon dioxide and waste ...

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Hearing Loss in Children

Hearing Loss in Children

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 7:04

Hearing loss can affect a child’s ability to develop communication, language, and social skills.  The earlier children with hearing loss start getting services, the more likely they are to reach their full potential.  If you are a parent and you suspect your child has hearing loss, ...

Brittle Bone Sufferers at Risk from Heart Disease

Brittle Bone Sufferers at Risk from Heart Disease

Saturday, December 4, 2010 5:50

Patients with brittle bone disease are more likely to suffer heart disease as well, a study has found. Scientists say that both conditions have the same biological cause, meaning contracting one makes an individual more susceptible to the other....

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Hypothalamic Dysfunction

Hypothalamic Dysfunction

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 5:13

Definition Hypothalamic dysfunction is a problem with the region of the brain called the hypothalamus, which helps control the pituitary gland and regulate many body functions. Causes, incidence, and risk factors ...

Genital Herpes

Genital Herpes

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 6:27

What are sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)? Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections that can be transferred from one person to another through any type of sexual contact. STDs are sometimes referred to as sexually transmitted infections (STIs) since they involve the transmission of a disease-causing organism from ...

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Female Herpes

Female Herpes

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 6:06

The female anatomy is the probable cause of female symptoms of herpes to be more detrimental and harder to control than that of men. There are more women in the U.S. that have contracted the herpes virus as statistics show that 1 in 4 women are infected ...

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Pain in Head

Pain in Head

Saturday, October 2, 2010 1:33

Head Pain If one should search for the human ill which has manifested itself most widely during all times and among all peoples, there can be but little doubt that headache would attain this unenviable distinction," wrote Columbia University's Professor Henry Alsop Riley last week.* ...

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Home Remedies for Scalp Psoriasis

Home Remedies for Scalp Psoriasis

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:11

Home Remedies for Scalp Psoriasis Length of Treatment It is not uncommon for scalp treatments to take eight or more weeks to get scalp psoriasis under control. After it's under control, using a medicated shampoo on a regular basis may keep the problem ...

Scalp Psoriasis Symptoms

Scalp Psoriasis Symptoms

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 0:56

Scalp Psoriasis Symptoms Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition, mostly affecting the scalp, elbows, knees and groin areas. It is characterized by the presence of red skin patches and dry scales. Approximately 2 percent of the global population have this ...

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