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Contraceptive pills
Side Effects of Contraceptive Pills The contraceptive pill, also called the oral contraceptive is a very reliable method of contraception, with a success rate of around 99%. In addition to preventing pregnancy, contraceptives are also beneficial in other situations, such as in the treatment of hyperandrogenism (excess male hormone), dysmenorrhoea (menstrual pain), menorrhagia (excessive bleeding) and premenstrual tension.
Sexual Health   Article saved: 17 February 2017
Symptoms of AIDS
Signs and Symptoms of AIDS/HIV Contrary to what many people think, being HIV positive is not the same as having AIDS (AIDS). For the diagnosis of AIDS, besides the presence of HIV, the existence of at least one frame of disease caused by the virus that causes immunosuppression is needed.
Viral diseases   Article saved: 12 July 2013
Sjogren syndrome symptoms
Sjögren Syndrome - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Sjögren syndrome is a disease of autoimmune origin, which attacks the glands and organs of our body. This disease affects women, every 10 patients affected, 9 are female.
Autoimmune diseases   Article saved: 04 June 2017
Allergy on skin
Skin Allergy - Main Causes The skin is one of the most frequently affected organs by allergic processes. There are several causes for skin allergy, but they all usually present with two characteristics: rash (spots or reddish patches on the skin) and severe itching.
Allergies   Article saved: 12 July 2016
Skin Cancer - Melanoma Skin cancer is the most common human malignancy. It accounts for about 25% of all malignancies. There are basically three types of skin cancer:
Cancer   Article saved: 04 June 2012
Smoking Cigarettes - Costs, Dangers and Diseases Currently about 1 billion people worldwide are smokers, making the cigarette the leading cause of preventable death.
Lungs diseases   Article saved: 05 January 2013
Spotted Fever
Spotted Fever - Tick-Borne Disease Spotted fever is a disease that arises when a person is bitten by a tick infected by the bacterium Rickettsia rickettsii.
Bacterial infections   Article saved: 24 February 2015
Statins medications
Statins - High Cholesterol Lowering Pills Statins are currently the most commonly used drugs to treat high cholesterol. Statins on the market are: Simvastatin, Atorvastatin, Pravastatin, Rosuvastatin, Lovastatin, Fluvastatin and Pitavastatin.
Cholesterol   Article saved: 06 December 2017
Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis (also known as Lyell's syndrome) are two similar diseases that occur due to a serious immune reaction, usually after the use of certain medications. Both are a kind of severe allergic reaction.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 22 November 2017
Abdominal pain
Stomach Pain and Abdominal Pain - Main Causes The abdominal region is one that has more organs in our body than any other, therefore, is subject to ache due to a multitude of different causes and diseases.
Pain   Article saved: 29 July 2012
Streptococcal pharyngitis
Streptococcal Pharyngitis - Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment Neck pain is a very bothersome symptom, which usually occur in both adults and children. Overall, the sore throat is caused by an inflammation of the tonsils or pharynx, frames called tonsillitis and pharyngitis, respectively. When both are inflamed, very common situation, we say that the patient has a tonsillitis.
Otolaryngology   Article saved: 17 February 2016
Stretch marks
Stretch Marks - Causes and Treatment Stretch marks are skin lesions in the form of lines that occur due to hormonal factors and a rapid growth or weight gain. These scars are very common and do not cause any significant medical problems, but can be cause for aesthetic concern for some people.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 06 March 2018

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