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Thyroid Disorders

                                         Thyroid Disorders   Thyroid gland is an endocrine gland which produces an important metabolic hormone called Thyroid hormone. The levels of this hormone are maintained in the body by body’s regulatory systems within very narrow range. Any slight  Full Article…

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Hypertension

                       Hypertension   In our body blood circulation is maintained at certain pressure to keep up with the normal circulation of blood to our body tissue. If the blood circulatory pressure is more than normal it is called hypertension. Hypertension is diagnosed with different criteria  Full Article…

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Tuberculosis

What is TB? TB is a contagious and often severe airborne disease caused by infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). TB typically affects the lungs, but it also can affect any other organ of the body. It is usually treated with a regimen of drugs taken for 6 months to 2 years depending on the type of infection. For someone to develop  Full Article…

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Post-partum Depression

According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) Postpartum depression is depression that occurs after having a baby and occurs in up to one-fifth of the women in the United States. The symptoms  of postpartum depression are similar to symptoms for depression, but they also include— Trouble sleeping when your baby sleeps (more than the  Full Article…

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Domestic Violence

According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) Domestic violence is a type of abuse. It usually involves a spouse or partner, but it can also be a child, elderly relative, or other family member. Domestic violence may include Physical violence that can lead to injuries such as bruises or broken bones Sexual violence Threats of  Full Article…

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Osteoporosis

What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis means “porous Bone”. It is a progressive disease of the bones that occurs often in older women and is characterized by a decrease in bone mass and density which makes bones more prone to fractures. Who are at risk? Women after menopause are at the highest risk for getting Osteoporosis. Even  Full Article…

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Introduction To Academic Research Section

First things firstEdit 1.  Identify yourself.  Please ‘login.– see top right hand corner”  Create your username and password.  Why?  Two reasons: -  Others can identify and attribute the work/comments you have made. -   You can have personal preferences such as “watchlist” which allows you to track any changes that may have been made to the  Full Article…

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Breast Cancer

Introduction: Cancer originating from the breast tissues is called breast cancer. It is one of the most common cancer in women. Even though breast cancer is by far common in women, it can be developed in men also. Most commonly it effects middle aged and older women. Epidemiology: 1 The number of new cases of  Full Article…

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Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world. It is a leading cause of cancer death in men and women in the United States. Cigarette smoking causes most lung cancers. The more cigarettes you smoke per day and the earlier you started smoking, the greater your risk of lung cancer. High levels of  Full Article…

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Heart Disease

Heart Disease/Cardiovascular disease- Heart disease is a broad term used to describe a range of diseases that affect your heart. Heart disease, such as coronary heart disease, heart attack, congestive heart failure, and congenital heart disease, is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S. .Heart disease and stroke remain two  Full Article…

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