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How to protect your heart – are women and men different? GenCAD

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Being a woman or a man and having a heart disease Does it make a difference if you are a woman or a man when it comes to coronary artery disease and heart attack? Doctors say it does, and it’s

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Muscular Dystrophy

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What is Muscular Dystrophy? Muscular dystrophy is a group of genetic diseases in which muscle fibers are unusually susceptible to damage. These damaged muscles become progressively weaker. Most people who have muscular dystrophy will eventually need to use a wheelchair.

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Facts about Hematoma

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What is a hematoma? Hematoma is generally defined as a collection of blood outside of blood vessels. Most commonly, hematomas are caused by an injury to the wall of a blood vessel, prompting blood to seep out of the blood

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SWOLLEN UTERUS ITS SYMPTOMS, TYPES AND TREATMENTS

SWOLLEN UTERUS ITS SYMPTOMS, TYPES AND TREATMENTS There are many symptoms of a swollen uterus. The type of symptoms a woman experiences will depend on what causes the enlarged uterus. General symptoms include swelling of the abdomen, irregular bleeding, and

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Common Flu Myths

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If you’ve ever had the flu, you know how sick you can be. Chances are good that some of the advice friends and family gave you about avoiding or dealing with the flu was wrong. There seems to be no

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Drug Induced Liver Toxicity

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 DRUG INDUCED LIVER TOXICITY What is Liver toxicity? Livertoxicity or Hepatotoxicity (from hepatic toxicity) implies chemical-driven liver damage. The liver plays a central role in transforming and clearing chemicals and is susceptible to the toxicity from these agents. Certain medicinal agents, when taken

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Blood pressure and its effects

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Blood Pressure Blood pressure is the force of blood against your artery walls as it circulates through your body. Blood pressure normally rises and falls throughout the day, but it can cause health problems if it stays high for a

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Benefits of Green Leafy Vegetables

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The Importance of eating Green Leafy Vegetables Dark green leafy vegetables are perhaps the most potent super food on the planet. They are also the most ignored and avoided foods as well. These vegetables are packed with vitamins A, C,

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Benefits of smoking cessation

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Smoking cessation improves longevity. Data obtained from the U.S. National Health Interview Survey and U.S. death records found increases in life expectancy among those who quit smoking, even those who quit later in life. The study found: Although life expectancy

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HEADACHES

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Headaches:  Facts, Types and Treatment According to the National Headache Foundation, over 45 million Americans suffer from chronic, recurring headaches and of these, 28 million suffer from migraines. About 20% of children and adolescents also experience significant headaches. Types of

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