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When the tushy is red

February 3, 2010
Diaper rash is very common in newborn babies, there's almost no baby who didn't get it even when the parents are the most hygienic people around. Although it raises many concerns, especially in parents with their first baby, in the most cases it will disappear after a few days.

Yellow fever

January 27, 2010
Mosquitoes are known as carriers of several types of viruses. One of them is yellow fever. Its natural home are tropical regions of Africa and South America, thus making the travel to those parts of the world dangerous.

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

January 20, 2010
Events that are threatening to life produce traumatic stress in the victim. For some people the effects of the stressful event and their reactions will be short, and to other the trauma will continue to disturb them for years.

Ascariasis - roundworm infection

January 13, 2010
As a businessman you are bound to travel to different parts of the world. However, on your voyages you may encounter different dangers and one of them may be very unpleasant worm infection.

Coronary artery bypass

January 6, 2010
Thanks to bad lifestyle our blood vessels suffer from the build-up of fatty plaque. Fortunately, the problem of clogged arteries can be solved with bypass surgery, the most common and well-established type of heart surgery.

Meditation in motion

December 23, 2009
The first thought when someone mentions words Tai Chi recalls the image of Chinese people moving slowly in a park. Tai Chi, an ancient "meditation in motion", is an easy form of exercising which helps in many health conditions and greatly reduces stress.

Sport injuries at amateurs

December 16, 2009
There are many injuries that amateurs are prone to get on the sport field, but fortunately many of them we can prevent and they are not as hard as it may seem at the first look. Let us see some of them.

Carpal tunnel syndrome

December 9, 2009
These days more and more people suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome. That's a very painful sensation in wrist and in the most cases the cause is - a computer mouse.

Scoliosis

December 2, 2009
Some 2400 years ago famous doctor Hippocrates was writing about abnormal curvature of the spine. He derived the name for that disorder from the Greek word for curvature and named it scoliosis.

Wilson's disease - collecting copper

November 25, 2009
Metabolism is a set of chemical processes inside our body that allows its normal functioning. Without proper function of metabolism the life itself wouldn't be possible. Unfortunately, since our body is a complex mechanism, a genetic change can complicate our life in numerous ways.

Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

November 18, 2009
Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome occurs when an abnormal electrical pathway in the heart causes abnormally fast heart beating.

Measles (rubeola)

November 11, 2009
Measles, also called rubeola, is a childhood respiratory disease caused by a virus. The disease is often confused with roseola (roseola infantum) and rubella (German measles). In many countries measles is almost gone but it still kills nearly 200,000 people each year around the world.