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Adhesive capsulitis
Adhesive Capsulitis - Frozen Shoulder The adhesive capsulitis, popularly known as "frozen shoulder," is a picture which is characterized by limitation of movement and intense shoulder pain, which can last from several months to years. The adhesive capsulitis is caused by an inflammation of the capsule that covers the shoulder joint.
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Arthritis & rheumatism   Article saved: 15 January 2016
 
Alcohol
Alcohol - Effects of Alcohol and Alcoholism Treatment Alcohol is the drug used in the whole world, between 60-70% of people consume alcoholic beverages to some degree. In the U.S. the costs of health care and loss of productivity due to alcohol-related diseases exceed $180 billion per year.
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General Health   Article saved: 21 July 2013
 
Alcohol vs antibiotics
Alcoholic Drinks and Antibiotics - What Are the Risks? Everyone has heard that we should not drink alcohol if you're taking any antibiotic. Among propagated reasons why this combination is avoided is the loss of effectiveness of the antibiotic, the increased alcohol toxicity, the occurrence of side effects and even an increased risk of liver damage.
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Nutrition   Article saved: 17 August 2015
 
Allergic rhinitis
Allergic Rhinitis - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Allergic rhinitis is a picture of inflammation of the mucous membranes of the nasal cavity caused by an exaggerated reaction of the immune system to allergenic air particles.
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Allergies   Article saved: 19 January 2018
 
Food allergy
Allergy to Food   (6 comments) Reactions to food are common and can be divided into two categories: food allergy and non-allergic reaction to food. In this paper we talk about causes, symptoms and treatment of food allergy.
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Allergies   Article saved: 21 February 2012
 
Allergy to penicillin
Allergy To Penicillin Penicillin is the oldest of antibiotics, discovered in 1928 by Dr Alexander Fleming. Nearly 100 years after its development, penicillin and its derivatives are still widely used in medical practice as a major weapon against bacterial infections.
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Allergies   Article saved: 05 December 2016
 
Healthy and affected brain
Alzheimer's Disease - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Alzheimer's disease is a degenerative and progressive disease that causes brain atrophy, leading to dementia in elderly patients.
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Mental Health   Article saved: 28 December 2017
 
Amniocentesis
Amniocentesis - Examination of Amniotic Fluid Amniocentesis is an obstetric procedure consisting in the collection of amniotic fluid for diagnostic purposes. It's most common indication is for the screening of genetic diseases of the fetus, such as Down syndrome or malformations of the neural tube, such as anencephaly and spina bifida.
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Pregnancy   Article saved: 24 March 2016
 
Life cycle of Entamoeba histolytica
Amoebiasis (Entamoeba Histolytica) - Symptoms and Treatment Amebiasis is the name of the disease caused by the amoeba Entamoeba histolytica, a protozoan that can cause severe gastrointestinal symptoms such as bloody diarrhea and liver abscess. Amebiasis is an infection that occurs worldwide, but is most common in poor regions and poor sanitation.
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Parasite   Article saved: 20 December 2016
 
Upper and lower motor neuron
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - ALS   (1 comments) Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as motor neuron disease or Lou Gehrig's disease is a severe neurodegenerative pathology (disease causing degeneration of neurons) of unknown cause and no curative treatment.
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Mental Health   Article saved: 11 March 2016
 
Painful bowel movements
Anal Fissure - Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment The anal fissure is a small tear in the skin around the anus, which can arise after trauma, such as passing hard and/or large feces during an evacuation. Anal fissure usually occurs in middle-aged people, but it is also a common cause of rectal bleeding in babies.
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Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 20 August 2017
 
Elderly man
Andropause - Lack of Testosterone While men get older, their testosterone levels begin to decrease. This fall is often called andropause, in analogy to the menopause of women. The negative consequences of low testosterone in andropause, however, are less evident than those of estrogen reduction in menopause.
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Menopause   Article saved: 25 February 2018
 

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