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DENGUE FEVER: CAUSES, SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENTS

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What is Dengue? Every year, millions of people become infected with dengue. Southeast Asia, the western Pacific islands, Latin America, and Africa are the most affected by dengue fever. However, the disease has spread to new areas, including local outbreaks…

Acute Bronchitis: Causes and Symptoms

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What is Acute Bronchitis? Acute bronchitis characterizes by inflammation of the bronchial mucosa (lining of the lungs). Emergency departments, urgent care centers, and primary care offices frequently see patients with this condition. It is among the ten most common illnesses…

Bronchiectasis: What You Need To Know

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What is Bronchiectasis? Bronchiectasis (pronounce as brong-kee-ek-tuh-sis) is a lung disease that causes mucus to be cough up. The bronchi are the airways in the lungs that allow air to enter. The interior surfaces of the bronchi thicken over time…

Ventricular Aneurysm: What you need to know

What is Ventricular Aneurysm A ventricular aneurysm is a blood-filled protrusion that develops in the heart wall as a result of weakening tissue. Ventricular aneurysms are most commonly cause by damage from a previous heart attack, however, they can also…

Giant Cell Arteritis

Giant Cell Arteritis Giant Cell Arteritis is an inflammatory condition that affects the lining of your arteries. It usually affects the arteries in your head, particularly those in your temples. As a result, it is also known as temporal arteritis.…

Cerebral Aneurysm

What is Cerebral Aneurysm? Cerebral Aneurysm or also known as brain aneurysm, is a weak or thin spot on an artery in the brain that balloons or bulges out and fills with blood. It often looks like a berry hanging…

All About Aortic Aneurysm

What is Aortic Aneurysm? Aortic Aneurysm is a bump which is like a balloon-size shape, located in the aorta. Aorta is the large artery in the human body. Its main purpose is to carry blood away from your heart to…

Uterine Cancer

Uterine cancers can be of two types: endometrial cancer (common) and uterine sarcoma (rare). Endometrial cancer can often be cured. Uterine sarcoma is often more aggressive and harder to treat. Also, it typically develops after menopause. Obese women are more…

Colorectal Cancer: An Introduction

What is a Colorectal Cancer? A Colorectal Cancer is a cancer that affect either your colon or rectum. These cancers can also be called colon cancer or rectal cancer, depending on where they start. Majority of colorectal cancers generally develop…

Skin and Skin Disorders

Importance of Skin Before tackling about Skin and Skin Disorders, let us know how important our skin is. Our skin plays a vital role in protecting our body from any harm. It is our first layer of defense against the…

Childhood Obesity

What is Childhood Obesity? Childhood Obesity is a complex medical condition. It occurs when the child exceeds its normal or healthy weight based on his or her age and height. Children who are obese have surpassed simply being overweight and…