Thursday , October 21 2021

Diseases & treatment methods

Why Exercise?

Why Exercise? Like muscle, bone is living tissue that responds to exercise by becoming stronger. Young women and men who exercise regularly generally achieve greater peak bone mass (maximum bone density and strength) than those who do not. For most people, bone mass peaks during the third decade of life. …

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The Bone Bank Account…do you know what is it?

What Is Bone? To understand osteoporosis, it is important to learn about bone. Made mostly of collagen, bone is living, growing tissue. Collagen is a protein that provides a soft framework, and calcium phosphate is a mineral that adds strength and hardens the framework. This combination of collagen and calcium …

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Bone tumors

Bone tumors Bone tumors are an abnormal growth of cells within the bone that may be benign or malignant (cancerous). The cause of bone tumors is unknown. They often arise in areas of rapid growth. Possible causes include inherited mutations, trauma and radiation, but in most cases no specific cause …

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Oral Health and Bone Health

Oral Health and Bone Health Oral Health and Bone Disease Osteoporosis and tooth loss are health concerns that affect many older men and women. Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become less dense and more likely to fracture. This disease can affect any bone in the body, although …

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What is a Multiple Orgasm?

Multiple Orgasms “All women are [physiologically] capable of having multiple orgasms,” says Barbara Bartlik, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York, NY. So why aren’t more women keeping their neighbors awake at night with their moans of pleasure? “Women, and their …

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Athlete’s Foot (Tinea Pedis)

Athlete’s Foot (Tinea Pedis) What Is It? Athlete’s foot, also known as tinea pedis, is a common foot infection caused by fungi called dermatophytes. Found in many different places indoors and outdoors, dermatophytes are especially common in the warm, moist environments of pools, showers, locker rooms and other sports facilities, …

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Broken Jaw

Broken Jaw What Is It? When a bone breaks or cracks, the injury is called a fracture. Jaw fractures are the third most common type of facial fractures, after fractures of the nose and cheekbone. They can be caused by many different types of impacts to the lower face, including: …

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heart murmur(Diagnosis)

Diagnosis Typically, heart murmurs are discovered when a physician listens to the heart with a stethoscope during a routine physical examination. If the physician detects any unusual heart sounds, he or she will ask about the patient’s medical and family history and about the presence of any symptoms (e.g., chest …

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Like Mother Like Child

Taste: Like Mother Like Child Ever wonder why you and mom like the same foods? Here’s how you adopt your mother’s cravings. Got a taste for spicy Mexican food? Chances are that your mother does, too. A study from Philadelphia’s Monell Chemical Senses Center (MCSC) suggests that children can adopt …

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Acupuncture and pregnancy

 Acupuncture and pregnancy Acupuncture that’s specific for depression may benefit some pregnant women with the mood disorder, suggests a new study published in Obstetrics & Gynecology. In the 8-week study, depression-specific acupuncture—based on traditional Chinese medicine—outperformed traditional acupuncture and Swedish massage in reducing the severity of depression symptoms. The special …

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