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Symptoms of Uterine Fibroid

22 March, 2017
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Uterine fibroid are abnormal growth that happens in a woman’s uterus and thought here is no reason as to why they form, most of the researchers attribute their growth to hormones and family history. In most cases their growth continues and may cause severe abdominal pain and heavy periods. Most of the fibroid are non-cancerous …

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Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: Symptoms and Treatment

27 February, 2017
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Menorrhagia or heavy menstrual bleeding is defined as heavy and prolonged menstrual bleeding, which leads to soaking a pad and/or tampon every hour and disrupts a woman’s normal activities. For women suffering from heavy menstrual periods, their whole routine is scheduled to account for these days, when their ability to carry out routine chores is …

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Foods that help prevent blood cancer

31 October, 2016
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Although it’s not established that there are certain food or diet that can prevent or cure blood cancer or any other cancers, You can check blood cancer types adopt healthy lifestyle and diet which can help in reducing the risk of getting cancer or any other diseases. We can’t control each and every risk factors of …

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Blood Cancer Types, Symptoms and Treatment

18 October, 2016
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Blood cancer is a broader term related to cancers that directly attack the blood, bone marrow and lymphatic system. There are three blood cancer types, namely, leukemia, which happens due to uncontrolled production of abnormal white blood cells, lymphoma affects the lymphatic system, and myeloma, which is a cancer of the plasma cells, which help …

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Treating Worm Infection in Children

26 June, 2016
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Worm infection is a common occurrence in children. It is the condition wherein worms are present in the child’s intestine. It may have occurred due to the child consuming unhygienic food, contaminated water or by playing barefoot in soil. The worms within the body lay eggs that give birth to more worms in the intestine. As …

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Insights on Nutrition for Expecting Mother

30 March, 2016
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I am a mother of three lovely kids and working as a HR/Finance Head in my own company. I am blessed with 10 year old daughter and 3 and a half year old twins (A boy and a girl). Today, I want to share a few insights on nutrition for expecting mother via Credihealth Blog. When …

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Gastritis: Causes and Prevention

3 August, 2015
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One of the trickiest diseases to detect, gastritis is the most common problem faced by many individuals in this day and age when rather than home remedies people immediately opt for antibiotics for minor ups and downs in their health. Before going into the details regarding its symptoms and solutions, people needs to understand the true …

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Crohn’s disease: Signs and treatment

3 August, 2015
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Crohn’s disease is an inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract in humans. It can affect anyone irrespective of his/her age. Both men and women are prone to being affected by Crohn’s disease especially between the ages of 12-32. The gastrointestinal tract starts from the mouth and includes oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon), rectum, and …

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Gastrointestinal Infection and Bleeding: 8 Major Symptoms

3 August, 2015
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Gastrointestinal infection and bleeding is a painful condition in which the patient experiences extreme pain and disorder in the gastrointestinal tract because of infection or accidental tissue damage. The condition can take serious shape if the extent of damage is critical and will need to be addressed immediately by a doctor. In many cases, surgery …

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Repressing G6PD Deficiency in Infants

17 March, 2015
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The full form of G6PD is Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, and it is a hereditary deficiency. People having this deficiency show an abnormally low count of red blood cells, which can cause haemolytic anaemia, but only after they have been exposed to certain food items, medicines or germs. This deficiency has no visible symptoms, but once exposed …

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Role of Prenatal Screening: Blood Work, Level-2 Ultrasound

13 March, 2015
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What is prenatal screening? Though most pregnancies progress normally to deliver healthy babies, there exists a small chance that a baby might have a genetic disorder or a physical anomaly like a neural tube defect. Prenatal tests assess whether a developing foetus has any such abnormality. However, prenatal screening tests are not 100 per cent …

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Forceps Delivery – A Risk?

2 March, 2015
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In a few cases of vaginal delivery when the labor is not progressing smoothly, doctors may recommend use of forceps to help the baby come out. Not exactly a surgical procedure but it’s a kind of assisted delivery. It is not a 100% risk-free delivery and is suggested in certain situations of labor. What is …

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Stem Cell Preservation: No or Yes?

27 February, 2015
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It is natural for expecting parents to prepare their home and environment for the arrival of their baby. This includes childproofing home gadgets and furniture to purchasing new ones to ensure safety. Another procedure that allows parents to safeguard against future medical emergencies is stem cell preservation of their newborn’s umbilical cord blood. Why is …

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Pre Pregnancy Therapy For Couples

27 February, 2015
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Who is a genetic counsellor? A genetic counsellor can guide a couple planning pregnancy through genetic information that can identify any genetic concerns in a pregnancy. With a the help of a counsellor, a couple can find out if there is a need for specific genetic tests or screenings, and also make important decisions in case …

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How serious is Thalassemia in children?

26 February, 2015
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Thalassemia is a term given to a group of blood disorders which affect the way a person’s body produces haemoglobin, (a protein found in red blood cells) that is responsible for carrying oxygen throughout the entire body. The human body contains more red blood cells (RBCs) than any other type of cell, and each cell …

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Chronic Leukaemias: CML, CLL, VTE

26 February, 2015
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Any blood forming cells or lymphoid cells inside our body can turn into a leukaemia cell. Once this change has taken place, the leukaemia cells are not able to go through their normal process of maturing. They might reproduce too quickly, but in a majority of cases the issue is that they don’t mature die …

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Childhood Lymphoma Risk

26 February, 2015
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Hodgkin’s Lymphoma This lymphoma is defined by the presence of specific malignant cells termed as Reed-Sternberg cells which are present in the lymph nodes or in other lymphatic tissues. The most common symptom of Hodgkin’s lymphoma is an enlargement of the lymph nodes (known as swollen glands) which is painless and located in the neck …

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Leukaemia in Children

26 February, 2015
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Leukaemia refers to cancers of the white blood cells (also called WBCs). When someone suffers from leukaemia, a large numbers of abnormal white blood cells are produced in their bone marrow, which over crowd the marrow and spread into the bloodstream. They are unable to perform their proper role of protecting the body against diseases because …

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Radiation Therapy FAQ

14 February, 2015
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What is Radiation Therapy? Radiation therapy is a common treatment for cancer that uses radiations like x-rays, gamma rays, protons or electron beams to destroy or control malignant cancer cells. The other names for it are radiotherapy, irradiation, x-ray therapy, or radiation oncology. How does it act? Cancer cells multiply and divide faster than normal …

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Bone Marrow Transplantation

5 January, 2015
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A bone marrow transplant may be defined as a process in which unhealthy and damaged bone marrow stem cells are replaced with healthy and functioning cells, through the process of surgery. Generally, bone marrow transplants are performed on patients that are suffering from diseases like leukemia, aplastic anaemia, Hodgkin’s lymphoma, thalassaemia, etc. Types of Transplants …

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