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Oedema – definition, causes, diagnosis, treatment

Swelling of some parts of the body, usually through local retention of fluids, and other causes (infections, inflammation, trauma, blockage of some blood vessels, etc.) is called oedema. Where can oedema be localized? Oedema...

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Parkinson’s disease Treatment

Physical and speech therapy can help patients with moderate to severe Parkinson’s disease. In advanced cases, the quality of life can be enhanced by some aids such as extra handrails in home, table cutlery...

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Swollen Glands – Causes

Swollen glands. Spleen and lymph nodes are a part of the peripheral immune system. Swollen glands can meet in various infectious diseases, auto immune diseases, endocrine and metabolic diseases, neoplasia and most hematological diseases....

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Cirrhotic ascites

Ascites is an accumulation of fluid in the abdomen that occurs as a complication of liver cirrhosis during evolution. The occurrence of ascites is due to decreased hepatic production of proteins (hypoalbuminemia), increased pressure...

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Liver cancer – hepatocellular carcinoma

Hepatocellular carcinoma is the name for primary liver cancer. It appears mainly at the patients with cirrhosis (80 – 90 of cases). It is estimated a mortality of 33% among the people with cirrhosis...

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Male hair loss – causes and treatment

Also called as androgenic alopecia, is the most common form of alopecia affecting over 50% of men that are over 50 years old. You should know that this type of alopecia affects not only...

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Coffee and your health – risk and benefit

Coffee is one of the most daily consumed beverages; it has been deeply studied to determine the risks and the benefits that bring to our health. Here is what you should know about coffee:...