Archive for January, 2010

Preventing The Aneurysm – A Silent Killer

[ 0 ] January 29, 2010 |
Preventing The Aneurysm – A Silent Killer

With few symptoms in most cases, aneurysms are a form of “silent killer” that can sneak up on victims causing death or severe disability. However, when successfully diagnosed, such conditions can be treated with considerable success.

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The Risks Of Ignoring Hepatitis Infection

[ 0 ] January 24, 2010 |
The Risks Of Ignoring Hepatitis Infection

When it comes to Hepatitis C, we have been fortunate to see a decrease in infection rates of the disease for quite a number of years. Unfortunately, a lack of focus on managing the disease now threatens to increase the health costs for the condition.

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Keeping the Good In and the Bad Out with Better Bandages

[ 0 ] January 19, 2010 |
Keeping the Good In and the Bad Out with Better Bandages

As far as medical technologies go, the bandages is not something that most of us would consider when thinking about advanced medicine. However, with much research being directed at creating a better bandage, we will soon be looking at bandages in a whole new light.

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A Timeline of Health Risks for Haitian Earthquake Survivors

[ 0 ] January 14, 2010 |
A Timeline of Health Risks for Haitian Earthquake Survivors

As the death toll in Haiti continues to climb, the media will focus considerable attention on the number of dead. While the deaths are a tragedy, it is important to remember the plight of the survivors and the health risks that they will face over the upcoming days and months.

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Atrial Fibrillation’s Small Heart Flutter Causes Big Costs

[ 0 ] January 10, 2010 |
Atrial Fibrillation’s Small Heart Flutter Causes Big Costs

Though having an irregular heartbeat from Atrial Fibrillation is not a direct threat to one’s health, the secondary conditions that can result are dangerous. In fact, secondary factors make this small fluttering of the heart very expensive to health systems worldwide.

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The Surging Tide of Dengue Fever – Dengue Fevere Is Spreading

[ 0 ] January 5, 2010 |
The Surging Tide of Dengue Fever – Dengue Fevere Is Spreading

While Dengue Fever is frequently associated with tropical destinations, in recent decades its range has spread and the number of infections increased by orders of magnitude. Estimates suggest that 50-100 million people are infected annually with rates increasing.

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