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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 due to the hepatocellular carcinoma. The mortality in the U.S. is 14 000 per year. Causes The major risk for developing […]


March 22, 2014, Liver
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 men but also women and is genetically determined. The characteristic is the progressive loss of hair front-temporal and vertex. The appearance […]


March 21, 2014, Hair
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: Beneficial effects upon the body – moderate coffee consumption; risks – overdrink (more that 2 cups). Reduces the sensation of fatigue […]


March 21, 2014, Diets
Joint Pain – causes, prevention and treatment

Called osteoarthritis, today affects over 21 million people in the U.S. , in general women before age 50 and men before 45 years. Joint pain called ‘I can not get out of bed’ affects mostly limb joints in women, hip, spine and the fist in men. Causes and triggers of joint pain – age – […]


November 19, 2013, Joint
Increased Uric Acid, Hyperuricemia – Causes, Symptoms

If you have persistent increased uric acid, not occasionally, then you should know that it is a hyperuricemia. Hyperuricemia: a syndrome characterized by increased blood levels of monosodium urate (uric acid salt) due to increased production or reduced excretion. Gout is a clinical form of persistent increased uric acid. Gout is a disease resulting from […]


November 13, 2013, Causes Symptoms
Tinnitus – causes, treatments

Tinnitus is represented by ringing, crackling, buzzing noises, which actually do not exist in reality but are heard only by the patient. It is believed that the destruction of microscopic components of the cells from the ear that help us hear is the cause of tinnitus. The causes of these injuries: listening to music at very high […]


November 12, 2013, Ear
Breastfeeding – useful tips

Breastfeeding. If you did not know, we tell you that breast milk is the only natural food that is close to perfection. Between mother and child will be created a strong link. The composition of breast milk provides all the nutrients a baby needs for proper and healthy development. Another advantage is the power of milk to protect […]


November 11, 2013, Pregnancy
Allergic Conjunctivitis – Symptoms, Treatment

Allergic conjunctivitis is a very common condition and is often confused with infectious conjunctivitis. There are 3 forms of allergic conjunctivitis with symptoms quite similar: Conjunctivitis of the hay fever. It is a seasonal conjunctivitis and is caused by the release of allergens in the air by plants. At the contact with allergens the organism through […]


November 6, 2013, Eye
Treatments for Swimmer’s Ear

Swimmer’s ear occurs due to the sensitivity of the ear epithelium in a wet medium. At humidity the skin pores open and the ear skin changes like the skin of the washing hands. Swimmer’s ear is the ear long-held under water (bath, shower). Cleaned up it removes the protective layer of the skin and weakens […]


November 5, 2013, Ear
Exophthalmos – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Exophthalmos is an abnormal anterior protrusion of the eyeball. It is measured with an instrument called: Hertel, that records the position of the surface of the cornea to the lateral edge of the orbit. Exophthalmos appearance implies the existence of a lesion that replaces the orbit space. Any patient with exophthalmos should do a CT or […]


November 4, 2013, Eye