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What is Plaque Psoriasis by Katie Walkenhorst

By at June 9, 2014 | 8:59 am | 0 Comment

There are 5 types of psoriasis and the most common is Plaque psoriasis.  Plaque psoriasis is a skin disease. It is not contagious but hereditary. Psoriasis affects the life cycle of skin cells causing rapid buildup of cells on the surface of the skin. The cause of psoriasis is not fully understood but believed to be related to the immune system. More specifically a white more...

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Overview on Obesity by Josie Vitale

By at April 10, 2014 | 8:33 am | 0 Comment

In the United States of America, when an epidemic of any sort sweeps the nation, research for finding a cure to that infliction starts almost instantly. However, one epidemic in particular that has had a cure for centuries seems to be getting worse and worse as time goes on. Obesity, or the state of being overweight to the point that your health is in serious danger, is more...

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Diabetes and its Effects by Hazheen Ibrahim Taily

By at February 24, 2014 | 8:38 am | 0 Comment

The health topic that interests me and that I would like to learn more about is diabetes. I am well aware that there are a number of different types of diabetes such as type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. I’d like to learn a lot more about type 2 diabetes. There are many reasons why I'd like to know more about this. One reason is because my mom, who is sixty years more...

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What is Glaucoma by Amanda Cobet

By at February 21, 2014 | 7:09 am | 0 Comment

Etiology: Glaucoma is the name for a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve.  The optic nerve carries information from the eye to the brain, in the back of the eye.  When the nerve is damaged vision lose will occur. This loss happens over a long period of time and can even be unnoticed. Once the damage is done there is no way to reverse it. Just slow done the more...

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WHAT IS ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE BY RUDOLF R MIJACEVIC

By at February 6, 2014 | 7:53 am | 0 Comment

It is non-reversible brain disorder that attacks brain cells and steals the mind of the affected. Imagine how someone would feel if his/her loved one has just disappeared. It could be mother, father, brother or sister. It could be anyone who has wandered off because he or she has Alzheimer’s disease. Did you know that this horrible disease has affected nearly 5.6 more...

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