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10 Things You Should Know About Parkinson’s Disease

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10 Things You Should Know About Parkinson’s Disease

10 Things You Should Know About Parkinson’s Disease by Juan Osorio Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a disease of the basal ganglia characterized by slowness in the initiation and execution of movement, increase muscle tone, tremor at rest, and impaired postural reflexes. It is named after James Parkinson, who, in 1817, wrote a classic essay on “shaking palsy” a more...

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10 Things You Should Know About MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus)

By at April 22, 2011 | 12:28 pm | 1 Comments

10 Things You Should Know About MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus)

10 Things You Should Know About MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus) by Analy Gonzalez The increased overuse of antibiotics in medicine and even in the food industry has given rise to many strains of antibiotic resistant bacteria. Many of these ‘superbugs ‘ have become problematic, one of them being Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus or more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

By at April 19, 2011 | 12:29 am | 1 Comments

10 Things You Should Know About Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

10 Things You Should Know About Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) by Sarah Tremain For most people once food enters the mouth, is chewed up and swallowed, as far as they know it’s history. However, that’s not the story for everyone. Individuals that experience a backup of stomach acid into the esophagus, heartburn, more than twice a week are typically more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Edema (Swelling)

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10 Things You Should Know About Edema (Swelling)

10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT EDEMA by Dominique Scott Edema (swelling) is an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the interstitium(4). What happens with Edema is that there is a very high amount of fluid that moves from the blood vessel to the interstitium (tissues) at the arterial end of the capillary, or there was not enough fluid that went back into the capillary at more...

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10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ASTHMA

By at April 16, 2011 | 4:09 pm | 1 Comments

10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ASTHMA

10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ASTHMA By Paige Bartholic Asthma is one of the most common lung diseases that affect not only children but adults too.  You always have Asthma but when your lungs get irritated by something is when you have an asthma attack.  Some signs and symptoms of Asthma are breathlessness, wheezing, chest stiffness, and coughing.  Here are 10 more...

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