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Parkinson’s Disease Meaning, Causes and Symptoms

10 April, 2019
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Parkinson’s diseases meaning is described as both a chronic and a progressive movement disorder, meaning that once it occurs the symptoms continue and worsen over time. It is named after Dr. James Parkinson, the doctor that first identified the condition. A whopping 4 million people (approximately) worldwide suffer from Parkinson’s disease and, around 1 in …

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Atrial Septal Defect / Hole in Heart – Things You Should Know

15 February, 2018
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Atrial Septal Defect (ASD), commonly known as Hole in Heart, is a congenital disorder of the heart that involves a hole in the wall (septum) that divides the two upper chambers of the heart. The defect causes freshly oxygenated blood in the upper left chamber of the heart (or left atrium) to flow into the …

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Understanding Crohn’s Disease

12 February, 2018
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Are you experiencing frequent bowels, diarrhea, fatigue, or blood in the stools? There could be possibilities that these are early signals of what might be a case of inflammatory bowel disease known as Crohn’s disease. Life with Crohn’s disease can be very difficult and tiresome! Before we discuss Crohn’s disease symptoms and treatment, let us …

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Alzheimer’s Disease Causes, Stages and Treatment

16 August, 2017
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Alzheimer’s disease causes the slow progressive neurological disorder which impacts the memory and other cognitive mental functions like thinking and reasoning skills. It is the most common form of neurodegenerative dementia which starts very slowly and steadily gets worse in a progressive manner. This memory-loss causing brain disease increases after the age of 70 and …

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Colon Cancer Causes and Symptoms

24 July, 2017
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Colon cancer causes and forms when the uncontrolled cell growth happens in the cells of the large intestine which results in colon cancer causes. It is not necessarily the same as rectal cancer, but they often occur together in what is called colorectal cancer. Rectal cancer originates in the rectum, which is the last several …

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Breast Cancer in Men

7 June, 2017
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Breast cancer is not limited to just women, men also suffer from this disease, although one in every one thousand men have been diagnosed positive for it. Both men and women are born with breast tissues, and the development of cancer cells in these tissues causes breast cancer. It is a rare occurrence for men …

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Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse

15 April, 2017
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Ethyl Alcohol or Ethanol is the intoxicating ingredient in wine, beer, and liquor which affects the human body adversely. Excessive alcohol consumption causes deformation of the brain, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, impaired judgment, slow reflexes, lack of coordination, flushed appearance, and blurred vision. Alcohol Abuse is the condition whereby the drinker can set limits on the consumption. …

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Child birth after 40?

23 March, 2017
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The number of women who have shifted their child birth cycle from the early thirties to early forties has been exponential is the past few years. Most of this can be attributed to changing lifestyle preferences aligned at pursuing high-string careers and achieving financial stability.   It can also be attributed to the fact that …

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Pre-Conception Checklist for Women

15 March, 2017
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If you have been considering child birth for long, you need to have the right physical, medical and emotional framework in place to increase your chances of having a healthy baby. Pre-conception checklist is a ready reckoner to take of the things that are very essential to have a healthy and safe pregnancy and of …

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How to Choose the Right IVF Doctor & Hospital

10 March, 2017
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Infertility has been on the rise in urban India. 15 out of every 100 couples in urban India are opting for Alternative Reproductive Procedure(ARP). However choosing the right IVF doctor can be a daunting task. Couples often reach out to popular Gynaecologist or they go by word of mouth. Also choosing the right IVF Doctor saves …