Breast Lump: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment
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Breast Lump: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

What Causes Breast Lump? Most breast lumps are noncancerous, which means they are benign. You might be surprised to find a breast lump, but it’s important to remember that it may not affect your long-term health. However, a breast lump can be a sign of cancer. It’s wise to always seek …

How to do a Breast Self-Exam (BSE)
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How to do a Breast Self-Exam (BSE)

A breast self-examination (BSE) is a technique which allows an individual to examine his/her breast tissue for any physical or visual changes. It is often used as an early detectionmethod for breast cancer. Both men and women should perform a BSE at least once each month beginning at age 18. Breast Self-Exam …

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Nephrotic vs Nephritic Syndrome

Sometimes children cannot help but get diseases unknowingly, and doctors come to the rescue to treat them. Most of the common childhood illnesses that we know are fever, colds, flu, and so forth. But organ-based diseases affecting the kidneys, liver, and heart should be treated with expert care and clinical eyes …

Nephrotic syndrome: Causes, diagnosis and Treatment
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Nephrotic syndrome: Causes, diagnosis and Treatment

Nephrotic syndrome is a group of symptoms that include protein in the urine, low blood protein levels in the blood, high cholesterol levels, high triglyceride levels, and swelling. Causes Nephrotic syndrome is caused by different disorders that damage the kidneys. This damage leads to the release of too much protein in the …

What to Expect During a Vaginal Delivery
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What to Expect During a Vaginal Delivery

Every delivery is as unique and individual as each mother and infant. In addition, women may have completely different experiences with each consecutive labor and delivery. Giving birth is a life-changing event that will leave an impression on you for the rest of your life. Obviously, you will want this …

Baby born with heart outside chest survives rare surgeries, first in UK
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Baby born with heart outside chest survives rare surgeries, first in UK

A British baby born with her heart outside her body is recovering from her third surgery at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester. Vanellope Hope Wilkins, who was delivered three weeks ago by caesarean section, was born with the extremely rare condition ectopia cordis, the BBC reported. Within 50 minutes of birth, …

What are Undescended Testicles? Causes, diagnosis, treatment
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What are Undescended Testicles? Causes, diagnosis, treatment

What are Undescended Testicles? An undescended testicle (or “testis”) is when it fails to drop into the normal place in the scrotum. Your child’s health care provider can find this during a routine exam. This issue is found in about 3 or 4 out of  100 newborns (and up to …

Did medical school desensitize doctors to debt?
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Did medical school desensitize doctors to debt?

The high-pitched wail of the pneumatic saw cutting through the tibia, and the little bits of tissue the blade flung onto the surgeon’s gown were not enough to get to me the first time I saw a surgery, during my senior year in high school. It was the smell. Sliding …

Classification of Anti-psychotics drugs
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Classification of Anti-psychotics drugs

Antipsychotic drugs were discovered in the 1950s and currently over 20 compounds are licensed. They vary in clinical effects and especially in unwanted effects. Antipsychotics are classified in a number of ways and this brief guide touches on selected aspects of classification. ‘Typical’ and ‘atypical’ antipsychotics Discovery of antipsychotic properties …