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Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), also called positional vertigo or postural vertigo, is the most common cause of vertigo, and is characterized by brief episodes of dizziness triggered, usually by head movements. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo arises from problems in the inner ear, which is one of the organs responsible for our balance.
Head & brain   Article saved: 21 March 2017
Normal and enlarged prostate
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Benign prostatic hyperplasia or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a condition characterized by enlarged prostate with benign characteristics, ie, no relation to prostate cancer.
Sexual Health   Article saved: 29 December 2017
Bipolar disorder
Bipolar Disorder - Diagnosis, Symptoms and Treatment Bipolar disorder is characterized by cyclical mood changes that manifest as depressive episodes alternating with episodes of elation or mania in different degrees of intensity.
Mental Health   Article saved: 26 October 2012
Bleeding from Nose - Causes and Treatment The nosebleed, called in medical epistaxis, is a very common situation, which comes to affect more than 60% of the population at some point in life. Despite scare, the nose bleeds rarely cause any significant complication. In the vast majority of cases, the blood loss can be easily controlled at home without medical assistance.
General Health   Article saved: 10 March 2017
Early pregnancy
Bleeding in Early Pregnancy There are many causes of bleeding in pregnancy, some are not of vaginal or uterine origin, and are due to lesions in the anus (anal fissures, hemorrhoids) or even the urinary tract (urinary tract infection). Even when bleeding is vaginal, it is important to know that often the blood is of maternal origin and not properly the developing fetus. Thus, some characteristics of bleeding, associated symptoms, physical examination and ultrasonography will guide the doctor to a more accurate diagnosis.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 14 February 2018
Blood donation
Blood Donation - Useful Information In every hospital in the world, daily, blood transfusions are performed. There is no artificial blood or other substance that can replace it; therefore, for there to be transfusion, there must be a donation.
Blood & vessels   Article saved: 29 April 2018
Blood test
Blood Tests - ESR, CRP, LDH, Ferritin and CK Laboratory tests are one of the devices most used by modern medicine in the search for diagnoses. Blood tests, also called blood tests, are a group of complementary tests used by all medical specialties, hence the reason that almost everyone has already done at least one blood test in their lives.
Blood & vessels   Article saved: 27 May 2018
Botox injection
Botox - Cosmetic and Therapeutic Use The famous Botox is the trademark and pharmaceutical of botulinum toxin A, a toxic protein originally produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. This toxin is a powerful poison, the same one that causes botulism, a serious food poisoning.
General Health   Article saved: 17 July 2018
Botulism - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment Botulism is an uncommon disease, potentially fatal, resulting from the action of a neurotoxin (toxin that attacks the neurons) produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. The botulinum neurotoxin is one of the most lethal poisons we know.
Bacterial infections   Article saved: 20 April 2013
BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes
Breast Cancer - BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 are genes that we all have, whose function is to prevent the onset of tumors by repairing damaged DNA molecules. BRCA1 and BRCA2 are thus genes that protect us from the onset of cancers. When one of these genes undergoes a mutation, it loses its protective capacity, making us more susceptible to the appearance of malignant tumors, namely breast cancer, ovarian cancer and prostate cancer.
Cancer   Article saved: 27 March 2017
Breast cancer
Breast Cancer - Risk Factors   (1 comments) Breast cancer is the most common cancer and it causes most deaths among women. Understanding the risk factors helps us to identify women most likely to have cancer and reduce its incidence.
Cancer   Article saved: 23 February 2013
Breast cancer
Breast Cancer - Symptoms, Diagnosis and Testing Breast cancer is the most common cancer and what causes the most deaths among women. This text tells about symptoms, self examination and diagnosis of breast cancer.
Cancer   Article saved: 28 January 2013

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