Tag: genetics

Polycystic Kidney Disease And Uncontrolled Healing

Polycystic Kidney Disease And Uncontrolled Healing

[ 0 ] 2011-06-23 | |

As the purification system for our bodies, our kidneys are responsible for the removal of waste materials that accumulate in our blood as a normal part of everyday functioning. The wastes from the operation of our cells and the ongoing breakdown of body tissues must all be cleansed from our blood in order to prevent […]

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Understanding And Preventing One Of The Causes Of Swelling – Lymphedema

Understanding And Preventing One Of The Causes Of Swelling – Lymphedema

[ 0 ] 2011-03-23 | |

Like a city’s storm sewer system, the human lymphatic system is responsible for collecting excess fluids that build up in our tissues. When the system fails to work properly, painful swelling called Lymphedema results, but new approaches are reducing the risk.

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Our Improving Understanding of the Genetic Causes of Autism

Our Improving Understanding of the Genetic Causes of Autism

[ 0 ] 2011-01-27 | |

Although pseudo-science and unproven theories have long been the predominant source of information for those wondering about the causes of Autism, medical research is finally pushing such theories aside and replacing them with knowledge gained from genetics.

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Understanding The Risks And Pain Of Gout, The “Rich Man’s Disease”

Understanding The Risks And Pain Of Gout, The “Rich Man’s Disease”

[ 0 ] 2010-06-08 | |

Known to human kind for more than 4000 years, Gout has brought excruciating episodes of joint pain to many affluent individuals. In modern society, however, an increasing number of individuals are alsosharing in the pain associated with the condition.

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Revolting Against Hemophilia, ‘The Royal Disease’ – Researching Better Treatments

Revolting Against Hemophilia, ‘The Royal Disease’ – Researching Better Treatments

[ 0 ] 2010-04-25 | |

Although hemophilia is a rare disease, this blood clotting disorder is famous because of its effects on a number of historic royal families. Today, however, research is finding ways to better treat the disease and eliminate both the costs to the health care system and individual lives.

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The Extravagances of ‘The Royal Disease’ Hemophilia

The Extravagances of ‘The Royal Disease’ Hemophilia

[ 0 ] 2010-04-19 | |

Although hemophilia is a rare disease, this blood clotting disorder has gained considerable attention because of its implications to a number of royal families of old. Today, however, the high costs to individuals and society in treating the disease are what give it notoriety.

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