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Dermatomyositis

Dermatomyositis

The type of inflammatory disease that develops over weeks or months and causes muscle weakness and a distinctive rash is called dermatomyositis. Even though this disease most commonly affects adults in their late forties to early sixties and children between the ages of five and 15, but it can occur at any age. The skin, as well as the muscle strength and function can improve with treatments. Periods of remission may occur in this disease, at ... more

Vulvodynia

Vulvodynia

Pain in the area around the opening of the vagina (vulva) is a condition called vulvodynia. Sitting still for a long time or even having sex may become impossible due to the pain, burning or irritation that is related with vulvodynia. The condition could linger for months or even years. There are many reasons explaining why experts believe vulvodynia is underreported. It may be either because of the reluctance of many women to talk about ... more

Morton's Neuroma

Morton's Neuroma

The noncancerous (benign) growth of nerve tissue that can develop in various parts of the body is called a neuroma. When it occurs in a nerve in the foot, often between the third and fourth toes, it is called Morton’s neuroma, plantar neuroma or intermatatarsal neuroma. A thickening of the tissue around one of the nerves leading to the toes is involved in this condition. It causes a sharp, burning pain in the ball of the foot. The toes ... more

Diabetes

Diabetes

The group of diseases that affect the way a person’s body uses blood glucose (blood sugar) is called “diabetes mellitus”. Being the main source of energy for the cells that make up the muscles and tissues, glucose is vital to a person’s health. It is considered the body’s main source of fuel.   Having diabetes, no matter what type, means having too much glucose in the blood, though the causes may ... more

Gilbert Syndrome

Gilbert Syndrome

When someone’s liver doesn't properly process a substance called bilirubin, it means that they have a condition called Gilbert syndrome, also known as familial nonhemolytic jaundice and uconjugated benign bilirubinemia, which is a common and mild liver disorder. The breakdown of red blood cells produces billirubin. Most of the time, Gilbert syndrome does not pose serious complications and doesn't need ... more

Lichen Planus

Lichen Planus

Lichen planus, which is an inflammatory skin condition, appears as rows of itchy, flat-topped bumps (lesions) on the arms and legs. In some cases, this condition could cause pain, soreness or a burning sensation when it affects the mucous membranes, particularly in the mouth and genitals. Lichen planus isn't an infectious disease and isn't contagious. But it can be persistent, lasting months or even years and it may reappear ... more

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Effect of physical inactivity on major non-communicable diseases worldwide: an analysis of burden of disease and life expectancy

Effect of physical inactivity on major non-communicable diseases worldwide: an analysis of burden of disease and life expectancy

The Lancet, 380/9838 Published: 2012-07-21

Strong evidence shows that physical inactivity increases the risk of many adverse health conditions, including major non-communicable diseases such as coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and breast and colon cancers, and shortens life expectancy. Because much of the world's population is inactive, this link presents a major public health issue
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Global trends in antiretroviral resistance in treatment-naive individuals with HIV after rollout of antiretroviral treatment in resource

Global trends in antiretroviral resistance in treatment-naive individuals with HIV after rollout of antiretroviral treatment in resource

The Lancet, doi:10.1016 Published: 2012-07-23

The emergence and spread of high levels of HIV-1 drug resistance in resource-limited settings where combination antiretroviral treatment has been scaled up could compromise the effectiveness of national HIV treatment programmes. We aimed to estimate changes in the prevalence of HIV-1 drug resistance in treatment-naive individuals with HIV since initiation of rollout in resource-limited settings.
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Radical Prostatectomy versus Observation for Localized Prostate Cancer

Radical Prostatectomy versus Observation for Localized Prostate Cancer

NEJM, 367:203-213 Published: 2012-07-19

The effectiveness of surgery versus observation for men with localized prostate cancer detected by means of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing is not known.
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