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Posted on April 22, 2017
So, the yellow disease has taken a toll on your health!! If you have been diagnosed with any of the liver disease, the most conspicuous symptom is yellowing of the skin- the reason why liver diseases are referred to as yellow disease in vernacular languages. While jaundice is the most common liver disease that most of us know, there are other diseases affecting the liver. Liver disease like liver cirrhosis, hepatitis A, B, C, D and E, hemochromatosis (iron overload), alcoholic abuse, non... Continue Reading
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Posted on December 21, 2016
Your hip is the most important part in retaining balance and its primary function is to support the weight of the body in both static (e.g. standing) and dynamic (e.g. walking or running) postures. A broken hip is a fracture in the upper portion of your thighbone, or femur. It is a serious condition and mostly requires a surgery to heal. In addition, complications associated with a broken hip can be life-threatening. The common causal factors are: Lack of dietary calcium leading to... Continue Reading
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Posted on December 06, 2016
Often referred to as the “invisible cancer”, lung cancer claims more lives than colon, breast and prostate cancers combined. In lung cancer, the patient has unrestricted cell growth in the lung tissues mostly caused by smoking. It is mostly detected in the advanced state. But if detected at an early stage, following ways could be helpful in treating the disease: Surgery It involves removal of the cancerous cells and a marginal amount of healthy tissue. The procedure can be risky and... Continue Reading
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Posted on December 06, 2016
Home care as the name suggests refers to care giving at home. It is suggested for the elderly, convalescing and the sick that are in constant need of medical attention or are incapacitated. It is essentially of two types. The first kind is a more generalized care that includes help with cleaning, mopping, cooking and keeping company. The second kind is medical care at home and this involves nursing care and around the clock nursing attendants at home to help with the daily activities,... Continue Reading
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Posted on December 01, 2016
The number of people living with HIV/AIDS has been gradually increasing across the world. But, what is more alarming is the phenomenal ignorance and social stigma that prevails around this disease. HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. No effective cure for HIV currently exists, but with proper treatment and medical care, HIV can be controlled. If left untreated, HIV can lead to AIDS that is Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. It is to be noted that not everyone who has HIV advances to... Continue Reading
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