Common Health

Huntington's Disease - Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Huntington's Disease - Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Huntington's disease (HD) is a genetic disorder that causes neurons (nerve cells) in particular...
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Viral hepatitis - Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Viral hepatitis - Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Hepatitis can be caused by various things. Some substances (like excessive alcohol and certain...
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A to Z of melanoma

A to Z of melanoma

Melanoma is a potentially serious type of skin cancer that develops from normal skin cells called...
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Smoking and heart disease

Smoking and heart disease

Smoking, whether directly or passively inhaled, is one of the major risk factors for heart disease...
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Fever in adults

Fever in adults

Fever, quite simply, is an increase in body temperature that’s usually a protective response to...
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Shingles - Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Shingles - Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Shingles (herpes zoster) is a painful rash caused by the reactivation of the chickenpox...
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Why your brain needs omega-3

Why your brain needs omega-3

Without this essential fatty acid, human life is...
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Metabolic Syndrome - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Metabolic Syndrome - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

It is estimated that up to 34% of American adults suffer from metabolic syndrome and it is...
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Thyroid disorders

Thyroid disorders

The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located in the base of the neck just below the...
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Plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the fascia on the sole of the...
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Ear canal infection

Ear canal infection

Ear canal infection (otitis externa) is an inflammation or infection of the outer ear canal - the...
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Acute Bronchitis | Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Acute Bronchitis | Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Acute bronchitis is one of the most common infections of the upper/large airways (trachea and...
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