Thursday , October 21 2021

Diseases & treatment methods

Knowing Your Risk at kidney cancer

Kidney cancer isn’t as common as breast or lung cancer. For most people, the chance of getting kidney cancer in their lifetime is less than two percent, according to the American Cancer Society. Your risk increases if you smoke, are obese, or have been exposed to chemicals such as asbestos …

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Signs of dyslexia in adult

Dyslexia adversely affects many children and teenagers during their school years and, if it is not addressed, it will continue to affect them throughout adulthood too. The stress associated with tests and exams may lead dyslexics to avoid further education and also some types of jobs. They are usually very …

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muscular dystrophy and muscle weakness

The muscular dystrophies (MD) are a group of genetic diseases characterized by progressive weakness and degeneration of the skeletal or voluntary muscles which control movement. The muscles of the heart and some other involuntary muscles are also affected in some forms of muscular dystrophy, and a few forms involve other …

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concerning the association between diabetes and cancer

American Cancer Society Experts explore emerging evidence linking diabetes and cancer ATLANTA—June 16, 2010—A new consensus statement of experts assembled by the American Diabetes Association and the American Cancer Society reviews emerging evidence that suggests cancer incidence is associated with diabetes as well as certain diabetes risk factors and treatments. …

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Male fertility problems

Male fertility problems What are fertility problems? Infertility can be defined as the failure to achieve pregnancy after regular unprotected sex (without the use of any contraception) for at least a year. ‘Primary’ infertility means failure to achieve a first pregnancy, ‘secondary’ infertility means failure to achieve a subsequent pregnancy. …

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ms the disease

What is multiple sclerosis? Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis. The progress, severity, and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot yet be predicted, but advances in research and treatment are …

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Tight Glucose Control

Tight Glucose Control The most important goal of diabetes treatment is tight glucose control. The American Diabetes Association recommends that most adults with diabetes keep their blood glucose levels between 90 and 130 mg/dL before meals (preprandial) and less than 180 mg/dL after meals (postprandial). Your doctor may recommend a …

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