Diabetes

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  • Kantipur
  • Jan 5th 2018
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What is diabetes? Diabetes is a serious complex condition which can affect the entire body. Diabetes requires daily self care and if complications develop, diabetes can have a significant impact…

Pregnancy and Childbirth

Pregnancy and Childbirth

I knew I was ovulating the night of Dec. 16. Later …

  • Nagrik
  • Jan 5th 2018

Chickenpox

Chickenpox

Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness, but can also…

  • Nagrik
  • Jan 5th 2018

Heart Disease

Heart Disease

Overview Heart disease describes a range of conditions that affect your…

  • Jan 5th 2018

Depression

Depression

Overview Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling…

  • Jan 5th 2018

Schizophrenia

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  • Dec 27th 2017
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Schizophrenia

Overview Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder in which people interpret reality abnormally. Schizophrenia may result in some combination of hallucinations, delusions, and extremely disordered thinking and behavior that impairs daily functioning, and can be disabling. Schizophrenia is a chronic condition, requiring lifelong treatment. Symptoms Schizophrenia involves a range of problems with thinking (cognition), behavior or emotions.…

Blood and Immune Diseases

  • Dec 27th 2017
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Blood and Immune Diseases

In a 2010 CDC report, anemia was named the leading reason for more than 200,000 emergency room visits and nearly 400,000 hospitalizations. In 2002, the National Institutes of Health noted that about 5 to 8 percent of Americans are affected by an autoimmune disease. Among the most prevalent are type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. Immune…

Inherited Diseases

  • Dec 27th 2017
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Inherited Diseases

Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus) is a chronic, systemic autoimmune disease which can damage any part of the body, including the heart, joints, skin, lungs, blood vessels, liver, kidneys and nervous system.

Allergies & Asthma

  • Dec 26th 2017
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Allergies & Asthma

Allergies and asthma are immune mediated diseases that occur when the body's immune system overreacts to a foreign substance (an allergen), such as pollen or animal dander, that in most people is generally harmless.   People react to the proteins in these allergens with an antibody made by specialized immune cells that release chemicals which cause sneezing,…

Infectious Diseases

  • Dec 26th 2017
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Infectious Diseases

Overview Infectious diseases are disorders caused by organisms — such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites. Many organisms live in and on our bodies. They're normally harmless or even helpful, but under certain conditions, some organisms may cause disease. Some infectious diseases can be passed from person to person. Some are transmitted by bites from insects or…

Liver Disease

  • Dec 26th 2017
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Liver Disease

There are many diseases and disorders that can cause the liver to stop functioning properly. Some of the different causes of liver disease include viral infection, alcohol or other environmental toxins, autoimmune disease and genetics.

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