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    03 2012 October

    Men’s Health

    Preventive practices for men’s health emphasise diet, exercise and stress management, as well as the elimination of risky behaviors such as smoking and excessive drinking. Four of the leading causes of death for American men...

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    02 2012 October

    Cardiovascular (Heart)

    Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels. Common CVDs include: ischemic heart disease (IHD), stroke, hypertensive heart disease, rheumatic heart disease (RHD), aortic aneurysms, cardiomyopathy, atrial fibrillation,...

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    02 2012 September

    Respiratory

    The respiratory system (called also respiratory apparatus, ventilatory system) is a biological system consisting of specific organs and structures used for the process of respiration in an organism. The respiratory system is involved in the...

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Men’s Health

October 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Preventive practices for men’s health emphasise diet, exercise and stress management, as well as the elimination of risky behaviors such as smoking and excessive drinking. Four of the leading causes of death for American men are related to diet—heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes. In addition men are more likely than women to suffer from...

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Cardiovascular (Heart)

October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels. Common CVDs include: ischemic heart disease (IHD), stroke, hypertensive heart disease, rheumatic heart disease (RHD), aortic aneurysms, cardiomyopathy, atrial fibrillation, congenital heart disease, endocarditis, and peripheral artery disease (PAD), among others....

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Respiratory

September 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

The respiratory system (called also respiratory apparatus, ventilatory system) is a biological system consisting of specific organs and structures used for the process of respiration in an organism. The respiratory system is involved in the intake and exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between an organism and the environment. In air-breathing vertebrates like human beings,...

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Skin

September 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

A skin infection is an infection of the skin. Infection of the skin is distinguished from dermatitis, which is inflammation of the skin, but a skin infection can result in skin inflammation. Skin inflammation due to skin infection is called infective dermatitis....

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Doctor’s Advice

September 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Health Tips Eat four walnuts a day. An Italian study found that eating just a few walnuts a day may significantly increase your blood levels of essential fatty acids and reduce your risk of stroke. Increasing your intake of walnuts can improve the function of your blood vessels, reduce your LDL (“bad” cholesterol) levels, and...

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Cryotherapy

September 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Cryotherapy is the local or general use of low temperatures in medical therapy. Cryotherapy is used to treat a variety of benign and malignant tissue damage, medically called lesions. The term “cryotherapy” comes from the Greek cryo (κρύο) meaning cold, and therapy (θεραπεία) meaning cure. Cryotherapy has been used as early as the seventeenth century....

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Joint Injections

September 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

In medicine, a joint injection (intra-articular injection) is a procedure used in the treatment of inflammatory joint conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, tendinitis, bursitis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, and occasionally osteoarthritis. A hypodermic needle is injected into the affected joint where it delivers a dose of any one of many anti-inflammatory agents, the...

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Women’s Health

September 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Womens Health screening includes breast check, cervical screening, pre-pregnancy advice, breastfeeding, antenatal care, STI screening and all forms of contraception, including mirena and implanon. Women’s health refers to health issues specific to female anatomy. These often relate to structures such as female genitalia and breasts or to conditions caused by hormones specific to, or most...

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