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Thyroid cancer – symptoms, treatment

Thyroid cancer. The thyroid is located on the front of the neck, between the sternal fork and thyroid cartilage. It consists of two lobes united by an isthmus. Thyroid cancer detection pose serious challenges to early diagnosis because the clinical manifestations appear only in advanced stages of disease. Thyroid cancer occurs more frequently in males, and young […]


December 4, 2011, Thyroid
External hordeolum – symptoms, treatment

External hordeolum – symptoms, treatment. The eyelids are musculo-cutaneous formations (have in their structure a muscular and skin layer), mobile, which close the anterior part of orbital cavity and protect the front of the eyeball. In the structure of the eyelids are present a numerous sebaceous glands (Meibomian glands, located at the free edge of the eyelids […]


December 3, 2011, Eye
Joints pain – causes, prevention, treatment

Also called osteoarthritis, affects nowadays over 21 millions people in USA, especially women under 50 years old, and men under 45 years old. Also called the ”I can’t get up of bed” disease, it affects mainly women’s member articulations, and men’s hip, spinal column and fist. Causes and factors that produce the articulation pain: the […]


December 2, 2011, Joint
How to lose weight

The first step you have to do when you want to lose weight is to adopt healthy methods of feeding yourself. The most recommended aliments are vegetables that have a decreased level of calories. When you cook meat, cut out the fat on it.If it’s chicken meat cut out the chicken skin in order to […]


December 2, 2011, Diets
Hyperthyroidism – symptoms, causes, treatment

Hyperthyroidism is a very common syndrome, with multisystem manifestations (affects the cardiovascular, digestive, reproductive, nervous systems). This syndrome is induced by an excess secretion of thyroid hormones (thyroxine, triiodothyronine). Causes of hyperthyroidism Predisposing factors of this disease include gender (hyperthyroidism meets with predilection in women), age (hyperthyroidism interests all ages but is more frequently in adulthood), […]


December 2, 2011, Thyroid
Liver hydatid cyst – symptoms, tests, treatment

Hydatid cysts – symptoms, tests, treatment. Hydatid cyst is a cystic tumor that occurs in the liver (it can be located in lungs, kidneys, spleen, brain, bone, muscle, eye but with a much lower frequency) after infestation with the parasite called Taenia echinoccocus . This condition occurs with a frequency approximately equal in both sexes and interests […]


December 1, 2011, Liver
Cushing Syndrome – causes, symptoms, treatment

Adrenals are two glands located at the upper pole of the kidney. The corticoadrenal gland is the peripheral one and consists of three areas: glomerular area – at this level mineralocorticoid hormones are secreted (aldosterone, dezoxicorticosteron); fasciculated zone – the area which produces glucocorticoid hormones (corticosterone, cortisol, cortisone); reticulated area – produces androgens (testosterone, androstenlion, […]


November 30, 2011, Adrenal Gland
About Menstrual Cycle

Menstrual cycle. Menstruation is a woman’s monthly bleeding. When you have your period, damaged tissue from the uterus is removed. Menstrual blood flows from the uterus through a small opening of the  cervix and gets out in the body through the vagina. Most menstrual periods are 3-5 days. When menstrual periods are regular is called a cycle. Having a […]


November 30, 2011, Female Genital
Corneal burns – forms, treatment

Eyeball consists of three tunics (layers). External tunic is made of the cornea (anterior), and sclera (posteriorly). The second tunic of the eyeball is the uveal (vascular, nutritional membrane of eye) which consists of the iris (anterior), ciliary body and choroid (posterior). The retina is the third tunic of the eyeball and is the nervous tunic. Cornea in addition […]


November 29, 2011, Eye
Acromegaly – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment

Acromegaly is a condition that occurs as a result of somatotrope (growth hormone) hormone hypersecretion (increased secretion) in the anterior pituitary gland. Acromegaly develops in adults, after growth period. Occurs in both sexes, with a slight predominance in females, affecting the people aged 20 to 40 years. Causes In terms of etiology, the hypersecretion of somatotrope hormone (GH) […]


November 29, 2011, Pituitary