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The Extravagances of ‘The Royal Disease’ Hemophilia

The Extravagances of ‘The Royal Disease’ Hemophilia

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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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Keeping It Together with Marfan Syndrome – A Connective Tissue Disease

Keeping It Together with Marfan Syndrome – A Connective Tissue Disease

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Rarely do we think of the consequences that might result were our bodies not held together as well as they are. For some people with connective tissue disorders such as Marfan Syndrome, the most severe implications of a body that does not resist the forces and strains of everyday can be fatal.

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Do I Have Cancer Or Not? And The Precancerous Cop Out

Do I Have Cancer Or Not? And The Precancerous Cop Out

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Somewhere between benign and malignant tumors, there exists the poorly named precancerous tumor, a confusing concept to many a patient. However, the concept would not be as confusing as it is if a better name was chosen for these sorts of potentially dangerous growths.

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The Half-Truths of Self Reliance in Maintaining Personal Health – Part 1

The Half-Truths of Self Reliance in Maintaining Personal Health – Part 1

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Because of the much publicized health reform efforts in the US, health care and personal health are receiving attention in many areas of the world highlighting how different countries cope with delivering care as effectively as possible. Unfortunately extreme conservative and liberal views are cloud

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The Effects Of Sleep Apnea – Sleep Interrupted

The Effects Of Sleep Apnea – Sleep Interrupted

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While not getting a good night’s sleep will make most of us a little less focused and potentially a little cranky, some problems associated with poor sleep are actually dangerous. Sleep apnea is one such condition that increases the risks of other health disorders.

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Keeping the Good In and the Bad Out with Better Bandages

Keeping the Good In and the Bad Out with Better Bandages

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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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