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Did My Son Inherited Wilson’s Disease From Me?

Wilson’s disease is a genetic disorder characterized by a buildup of copper in either the liver, the brain, or both. Individuals with this condition are unable to excrete excess copper, a vital process in healthy individuals. When too much copper accumulates in either of these organs, it causes copper poisoning, which can be fatal if […]

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Living and Flourishing With Autism

Approximately 700,000 people in the United Kingdom live with autism every day. Of that number, approximately 100,000 are children, many of whom attend mainstream schools, where they may or may not be getting the help they need to succeed. Every year, students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) prepare to face life after school as well. […]

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Chlamydia Symptoms and Treatment

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease that may or may not have any symptoms. It is easily treated, and we are going to show you what to watch out for and what you can do about it. Symptoms Chlamydia is only spread through sexual fluids, so you won’t be able to get it by touching […]

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7 Top Tips for Relieving Constipation

Most of us at one time or another have suffered from constipation. It’s not very comfortable and in some cases it can be long-lasting. What we eat and drink is often the main reason for the problem, which means addressing your diet is usually the best way forward. Constipation can also occur if we don’t […]

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A Few Things To Help You Out With Adult Acne

When you’re going through your teens and dealing with acne you looking forward to reaching adulthood and being done with such issues. Then when you reach adulthood you quickly find out that acne isn’t just something that affects teenagers. There are actually many reasons for adults to get acne. Hormones, like those relating to a […]

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A Mesothelioma Survivor’s Story

When Heather Von St. James was 36 year old she went through two enormous life changes. After seven years of marriage, Heather and her husband Cameron decided they wanted to have a baby. In August of 2005 their beautiful baby girl Lily was born. They were ecstatic! The two could not wait to grow old […]

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A guide to the UK’s most common STIs

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are health conditions that nobody particularly wants to talk about because of embarrassment at their intimate nature, but it is a truism that knowledge is power. Understanding how an individual can become infected with a STI is a sure step on the road to preventing infection occurring. What are STIs? A […]

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Should You Worry About That Tingly Feeling?

  We’ve all felt it: that numb, tingly feeling in the fingers, hands, toes, feet, nose, ears — sometimes gnawing in one particular place, other times tormenting the body in global fashion. It doesn’t hurt, exactly. But it doesn’t feel quite right, either.   What’s to blame? “Where to start?” says Dr. John Gorecki MD, […]

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Follow this Regime to Prevent Heart Disease

  For many people, heart disease is a debilitating condition. According to statistics from Center of Disease Control and Prevention, it is the leading cause of mortality in the United States.Individuals who are exposed to certain risks factors have a high possibility of having heart disease. These risk factors can be categorized into two: Modified […]

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Chagas Disease Treatment

The Chagas disease is an infectious disease which is spread by parasites found in the feces of the reduviid bug, also known as the triatomine bug.  This disease is common in the South and Central parts of the American continent, and in Mexico, which is considered by many the primary home of the reduviid bug. […]

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