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Influenza (Flu)

What is Influenza (Flu)? Statistics Risk Factors Progression Symptoms Clinical Examination How is it Diagnosed Prognosis Treatment References...
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Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a common, chronic, skin disease. It appears as red, scaly patches or plaques on the skin, which may be itchy. It occurs when a...
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Chronic Bronchitis

Information on the symptoms, treatment and diagnosis of Chronic bronchitis is a form of bronchitis caused by smoking, written by professional...

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Extreme exercise linked to blood poisoning

Researchers have discovered that extreme exercise can cause intestinal bacteria to leak into the bloodstream, leading to blood poisoning. Experts...

Virus evolution and human behaviour shape global patterns of flu movement

New research from The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity published in Nature has revealed surprising differences in how each of...

Early HIV treatment halves risk of serious complications

An international study led by UNSW’s Kirby Institute has shown immediate treatment for people who are HIV positive can halve […]
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Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction - the inability to achieve or maintain an erection that enables penetration during sex is a common health problem for men,...
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Psychology and Psychotherapy

Psychology is the science of the mind and psychotherapy refers to the range of treatments provided by practitioners of psychology. They include...
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Schizophrenia: An Overview

Schizophrenia is a chronic mental health condition which is characterised by symptoms like hallucinations, delusions and disorganised behaviour....
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Diets and Healthy Food Choices

Healthy food choices are essential for keeping the body in optimum condition. But dieting and choosing healthy foods is not just about counting...
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Health Benefits of Quitting Smoking

WHO estimates that about 5 million people around the world die from smoking every year. With the extensive knowledge we possess regarding the...
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Preventing Cancer: Ultraviolet Radiation

What is ultraviolet radiation? Sources of ultraviolet radiation Sun Solaria Incandescent lamps Arc discharge Lasers Exposure to ultraviolet...
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