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Stroke or Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA) The CVA (stroke) has various names, stroke being the most correct, but can also be called a cerebral infarction, cerebral ischemia, cerebral thrombosis. In this paper we discuss ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic stroke.
Stroke   Article saved: 21 May 2012
Strongyloides stercoralis
Strongyloidiasis - Strongyloides Stercoralis The strongyloidiasis is a worm infestation caused by nematodes (helminths) Strongyloides stercoralis, very common in tropical and subtropical regions, including Brazil. The Strongyloides stercoralis often inhabit the small intestine of infected individuals and in most patients with healthy immune system does not cause significant symptoms.
Parasite   Article saved: 17 January 2017
Thyroid gland
Subclinical Hypothyroidism - Symptoms and Treatment Hypothyroidism is the name of the disease caused by the poor functioning of the thyroid gland, responsible for the production of hormones that control our metabolism. Subclinical hypothyroidism, the focus of this article, is a mild form of hypothyroidism, usually without symptoms but already detectable through laboratory tests.
Hypothyroidism   Article saved: 17 March 2017
Ventricular fibrillation
Sudden Death Causes - Adults, Athletes and Babies We call sudden death any event that causes an individual to unexpectedly died and relatively quickly. Sudden death can occur at any age but it is most common in older people, already suffering from previous heart disease. But to young athletes or supposedly healthy babies can die suddenly.
General Health   Article saved: 13 April 2016
Sunblock creams
Sunblock Cream - What the Best Options? Photoprotection means protecting yourself from the sun. Most people believe that sunscreen (or sunscreen or sunblock) is enough to give us that protection, but that's not true, sunscreen is not synonymous with sun protection.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 04 February 2018
Swine flu
Swine Flu (H1N1) - Information for laymen Learn everything about swine flu (influenza A) and discover why there is no reason to panic. Share this link to avoid unnecessary panic among the population.
Flu and Colds   Article saved: 09 May 2012
Swollen belly
Swollen Belly - Distended Abdomen The term swollen belly is often used by people to describe a feeling of increased abdominal volume associated with discomfort, usually by excess gas. Not being a medical term, the "bloated belly" has no clear definition, can mean completely different situations, from a simple and innocent gas buildup to the presence of an abdominal tumor, through pregnancy and belly fat accumulation.
General Health   Article saved: 26 January 2017
Symptoms and Signs of Anemia Anemia is the name given to reduced number of red blood cells. Red blood cells, also called RBCs or erythrocytes, are the cells responsible for transporting oxygen through the bloodstream. In this paper we explain the main symptoms of anemia.
Blood & vessels   Article saved: 01 February 2013
Symptoms of Acute Hepatitis Although most people find that hepatitis is a single disease, this term actually refers to any situation where liver inflammation occurs. Many diseases and complications can cause hepatitis, for example, use of drugs, medications, excess or chronic use of alcohol, chemicals, autoimmune diseases, infections of various types of virus or accumulation of fat in the liver (hepatic steatosis).
Liver diseases   Article saved: 21 October 2017
Dengue rash
Symptoms of Dengue and Hemorrhagic Dengue Dengue is a viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes most common worldwide.
Viral diseases   Article saved: 03 December 2015
Symptoms of High Blood Pressure Hypertension, popularly known as high blood pressure, is one of the most common diseases in the world, affecting about 1 in 5 people. In many countries, more than half of the population over 60 is hypertensive.
Hypertension   Article saved: 05 November 2017
Symptoms of infarction
Symptoms of Infarction The acute myocardial infarction, commonly known as a heart attack, is a potentially serious framework, which arises when the flow of blood that irrigates the heart through the coronary arteries is insufficient, leading to necrosis of part of the heart muscle.
Heart diseases   Article saved: 10 February 2013

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