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Pakistan polio campaign faces Taliban hurdle

Nearly quarter of million children may miss out, after Taliban bans immunisations in troubled northwestern region.

Computer Health Risks !!!

Eye strains, neck strains, back related problems. Let's face it, if you are behind the keys more than a few hours a week you will suffer one or more of the above problems.

9 Surprising Facts About Your Stomach

When it comes to the tummy, experts say myths abound. How much do you really know about your stomach?

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Insomnia

Insomnia is most often defined by an individual's report of sleeping difficulties. While the term is sometimes used in sleep literature to describe a disorderdemonstrated by polysomnographic...

Blood Pressure

Your heart is an amazing pump. It works reliably for decades, and it safely pumps blood - one of the trickiest liquids around. In the same way, your blood vessels are pipes. They take the output from the pump and distribute it throughout the body.

HEAT STROKE

With summer temperatures reaching 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius) in many cities, heat stroke is becoming a big problem. Heat stroke can be...

Artificial Heart

Your heart is the engine inside your body that keeps everything running. Basically, the heart is a muscular pump that maintains oxygen and blood...

What causes the noise when you crack a joint?

Escaping gases, movement and rough surfaces. Your joints can make a variety of sounds: popping, cracking, grinding, and snapping. The joints that "crack" are the...

BLOOD GROUPS / TYPES

A blood group or blood type is based on the presence or absence of two proteins (A, B) on the surface of red blood...

Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)/HIV

AIDS (Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome) is one of the worst pandemics the world has ever known. HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), the virus that causes AIDS, was first discovered in 1981 in a remote area of central Africa.

Anthrax

The threat of anthrax as a biological weapon has become a real concern for everyone. Anthrax is a disease caused not by a virus, but rather by bacteria. There aren't any known cases of anthrax passing from one person to another, so it is considered to be noncontagious. It is still a large threat, however, because if it isn't recognized and treated quickly enough it can be deadly.

Yaws, the disease & its treatment

The Disease Yaws is a contagious, nonvenereal, treponemal infection in humans that presents mainly in children younger than 15 years. Infection with Treponema pertenue, a...

Eczema and Treatments

The meaning of the word “eczema” can cause confusion. Many people use this word to refer to a common skin condition called atopic dermatitis....

What is Diabetes

Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism--the way our bodies use digested food for growth and energy. Most of the food we eat is broken down into glucose, the form of sugar in the blood. Glucose is the main source of fuel for the body.

What is Cataract

Cataracts typically progress slowly to cause vision loss and are potentially blinding if untreated. The condition usually affects both the eyes, but almost always one eye is affected earlier than the other.

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