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Celiac disease

19 things you’ll only understand if you have coeliac disease

It’s not easy being gluten free. Yes, gluten free food is readily available in the free from aisle and there’s never been so much knowledge about coeliac disease. But there are some struggles that only people with coeliac disease will understand. Let me sum them up with the help of my favourite ever internet invention […]

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ADHD

20 Things to Remember If You Love a Person with ADD/ADHD

It’s a fact; a person with ADD is hard to love. You never know what to say. It’s like walking through a minefield. You tiptoe around; unsure which step (or word) will be the one that sets off an explosion of emotion. It’s something you try to avoid. People who have ADD/ADHD are suffering. Life […]

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Acid Reflux

10 Things to Stop Doing If You Have GERD

When you suffer from chronic heartburn that can be associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), this condition can affect your entire life. It may be necessary to stop eating some of your favorite foods. The heartburn may interfere with your sleep. It may even interfere with your availability to work well. Even when you and doctor decide on for […]

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Stroke

Debunking 10 Myths about Stroke

Stroke is among the top five causes of death and a leading reason for disability in Americans, according to the American Stroke Association. Close to 800,000 people in the U.S. have a stroke each year, and there are nearly seven million stroke survivors in the U.S. Yet, there are many misconceptions about this serious medical emergency. […]

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Chinese doctors perform world’s first double-lung transplant for coronavirus victim

Doctors in China have performed the world’s first double-lung transplant on a 59-year-old coronavirus patient, according to a report. Dr. Chen Jingyu, vice president of the Wuxi People’s Hospital in Jiangsu province, and his team performed the five-hour operation on a man who was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Jan. 26, the Global Times reported. It took […]

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Lung cancer

10 Things You Need to Know About Lung Cancer

Though it is the most common cancer in the world and the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S.,2 early diagnosis, the ongoing development of promising medications, and increasing awareness of risk factors associated with it could help the death rate to decline. Although many new medicines for the treatment of lung cancer have been […]

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Type 2 diabetes

6 Things You Should Know About Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most common health conditions around the world and in the United States. About 8.5 percent of adults worldwide and 9.3 percent of all Americans live with the condition. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form you may have heard of, but you might be surprised by what you still don’t know. Ongoing research in recent […]

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PCOS

15 FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PCOS

There are a lot of misconceptions out there when it comes to PCOS. People often make assumptions and it can be hard to work out fact from fiction. Heck, we often even struggle to get a straight answer from our doctors. So, let’s have a look at 15 facts that you need to know about […]

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Psoriasis

12 Things You Need to Know About Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a complex disease that manifests itself in different ways in different people. Here, we answer common questions and concerns. Where does the word psoriasis come from? The word is derived from the Greek word “psora,” which means “to itch.” What causes psoriasis? Though there is no exact cause, scientists and researchers have determined […]

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Tuberous Sclerosis

20 things you need to know about TB

This World TB Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on leaders to work together and commit to bringing an end to one of the world’s deadliest diseases –tuberculosis (TB). Every year, World Tuberculosis (TB) Day is commemorated on 24 March, because it was this date in 1882 when German physician and microbiologist, Dr Robert […]