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Hair Loss Fiction And Truths

Fiction #1 Baldness is genetically determined from your father’s side of the family. Truth: Hereditary hair loss can be inherited from either your mother’s or your father’s side of the family. Generally speaking, the more relatives that you have who are either bald or have experienced hair loss, the odds …

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HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE-HYPERTENSION

High blood pressure is a mainly termed as HYPER TENISON theses days.In measuring a person’s blood pressure,the doctor takes two readings ,the high and the low.The highest which the heart produces as it pumps blood into the arteries is called systolic pressure.And the lower reading (diastolic) is a measure of …

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BREAST SELF EXAMINATION

HOW TO EXAMINE BREAST AT HOME Breast self examination at home is necessary.Read the following steps and examine accordingly.   1-Examinationsof breast before a mirror for symmtery in size and shape.Note any retraction on nipple or any puckering on the skin.   2-Arms raised over the head.Again study the breast infront of …

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BREAST CANCER

Cancer of the breast is treacherous disease because it tends to spread early in the course of the disease to distant parts of the body.In early cancer detection,the treatment of surgery is implemented on the cancer cells  and its turns out to be successful. In later stages,the cancer cells are …

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CHEMOTHERAPY

Chemotherapy consists of administering powerful chemical substances to the patient suffering from cancer.The chemical substances used are toxic to the abnormal cancer cells.The therapy may damage the normal cells .The intensity and duration of treatment is carefully regulated by the physician.The most effective treatment is selecting smaller doses of the powerful chemicals …

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CANCER & CLASSIFICATION

A cancer is a kind of tumor that threatens a person’s life.To understand its full concept ,one must know about the tumor.A tumor is an abnormal en;agreement of some parts of a body.Tumor is also refereed to as mass of tissue which is composed of creation unusual cells that have …

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ACUTE ARTHRITIS

Acute arthritis a joint disease which  usually begins rather abruptly.The fever rises quickly and at the same time,one or more joints become swollen and painful.Intially it localizes in one joint.The swollen joint is tender ,hot to touchand maybe red in appearance.If not promptly  treated may lead to permanent stiffness and deformity of the joint.   SYMPTOMS OF ARTHRITIS: …

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ANEMIA

Anemia is a disorder characterized by an abnormally low number of healthy red blood cells in the blood. Red blood cells carry oxygen throughout the body, and an insufficient number of red blood cells can have serious consequences.Normal blood is 40 to 45 percent red blood cell and 55 to …

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WHAT IS HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS(HIV)?

HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus, is a type of virus that can cause a deadly disease called AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome).It progressively weakens the immune system, that is to say, the body’s natural defenses against disease. If it is not treated, serious diseases may occur. Normally harmless infections like flu …

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HEPATITIS A(HAV)-TRANSMISSION,SYMPTOMS,DIAGNOSIS,TREATMENT

Hepatitis A is a liver disease that is caused by an RNA virus of the picornavirus family, a family of viruses that also includes poliovirus and rhinovirus.There would be 10 to 30 000 new cases per year in France. Transmission Of Hepatitis    A : By the digestive tract (faecal-oral) …

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