Monthly Archives: August 2007

A Simple Guide to Breast Cancer

A Simple Guide to Breast Cancer————————————– What is Breast Cancer?————————— Breast cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the breast. It is the most common type of cancer among women. How does Breast … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Psoriasis

A Simple Guide to Psoriasis——————————— What is Psoriasis?———————Psoriasis is a disorder of the skin which typically consists of red patches covered by silvery-white scales especially around the trunk, elbows, knees and scalp.What are the types of Psoriasis?————————————–There are five types, … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Eczema

A Simple Guide to Eczema——————————- What is Eczema?——————–Eczema is a general term meaning inflammation of the skin with signs of redness, itch and swelling.One of the most common forms of eczema is atopic eczema which affects 10-20% of the world … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Vasomotor rhinitis

A Simple Guide to Vasomotor rhinitis————————————– What is Vasomotor Rhinitis?—————————– Vasomotor Rhinitis is a condition which consists of a group of symptoms that include a runny nose, itchiness and sneezing, that are caused by irritation and congestion in the nose. … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Anaemia

A Simple Guide to Anaemia——————————– What is Anaemia?———————- Anaemia is a blood condition in which the haemoglobin is lower than the average value of a normal person. The Haemoglobin is the red chemical in red blood cell which carries oxygen … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Uveitis

A Simple Guide to Uveitis——————————-What is Uveitis?—————— Uveitis is inflammation of the eye’s uvea. The uvea is the eye’s middle layer that consists of the iris, ciliary body and choroid. What are different types of Uveitis?———————————- Uveitis is classified by … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Parkinson’s Disease

A Simple Guide to Parkinson’s Disease———————————-What is Parkinson’s Disease?———————————-Parkinson’s Disease is a disorder of old age characterised by slow movement , rest tremors , rigidity and poor coordination. Who gets Parkinson’s Disease?———————————— Parkinson’s Disease usually after the age of 50 … Continue reading

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