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517 Bartholin's cyst
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Bartholin’s cyst
Bartholin’s cyst Overview The Bartholin’s (BAHR-toe-linz) glands are located on each side of the vaginal opening. These glands secrete fluid that helps lubricate the vagina. Sometimes the openings
339 Aplastic anemia
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Aplastic anemia
Aplastic anemia Apnea, sleep (See: Sleep apnea) Apnea, sleep (central) (See: Sleep apnea, central) Apnea, sleep (obstructive) (See: Sleep apnea, obstructive) Overview Aplastic anemia is a condition that
183 Ambiguous genitalia
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Ambiguous genitalia
Ambiguous genitalia Amblyopia (See: Lazy eye (amblyopia)) Overview Ambiguous genitalia is a rare condition in which an infant’s external genitals don’t appear to be clearly either male or female.
489 Back pain
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Back pain
Back pain Overview Back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or miss work, and it is a leading cause of disability worldwide. Most people have back pain at least once. Fortunately,
47 Actinic keratosis
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Actinic keratosis
Actinic keratosis Overview An actinic keratosis (ak-TIN-ik ker-uh-TOE-sis) is a rough, scaly patch on your skin that develops from years of exposure to the sun. It’s most commonly found on your face,
1347 Deviated septum
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Deviated septum
Deviated septum DFSP (See: Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans) Overview A deviated septum occurs when the thin wall (nasal septum) between your nasal passages is displaced to one side. In many people, the
634 Body lice
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Body lice
Body lice Body odor and sweating (See: Sweating and body odor) Overview Body lice are tiny insects, about the size of a sesame seed. Body lice live in your clothing and bedding and travel to your skin
648 Bone metastasis
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Bone metastasis
Bone metastasis Overview Bone metastasis occurs when cancer cells spread from their original site to a bone. Nearly all types of cancer can spread (metastasize) to the bones. But some types of cancer are
1205 Craniosynostosis
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Craniosynostosis
Craniosynostosis Overview Craniosynostosis (kray-nee-o-sin-os-TOE-sis) is a birth defect in which one or more of the fibrous joints between the bones of your baby’s skull (cranial sutures) close
Stem cell depletion could be an important factor behind miscarriage
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Stem cell depletion could be an important factor behind miscarriage
Mar 27 2021 Depletion of a certain type of stem cell in the womb lining during pregnancy could be a significant factor behind miscarriage, according to a study released today in STEM CELLS. The study,
Swiss research shows clusters of SARS-CoV-2 infection are rare within school classes
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Swiss research shows clusters of SARS-CoV-2 infection are rare within school classes
The role played by school children in transmitting severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection is a controversial issue in many countries. Although infection rates can be high
Specific protein may prevent cancer cell death, increase cancer metastasis
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Specific protein may prevent cancer cell death, increase cancer metastasis
One specific protein may be a master regulator for changing how cancer cells consume nutrients from their environments, preventing cell death and increasing the likelihood cancer could spread, a study
Antibody used for COVID-19 therapy does not inhibit SARS-Cov-2 variants
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Antibody used for COVID-19 therapy does not inhibit SARS-Cov-2 variants
Cell culture studies show that mutated viruses are less susceptible to inhibition by antibodies from recovered or vaccinated individuals. Testing and vaccination – these are the pillars on which
242 Anal itching
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Anal itching
Anal itching Overview Anal itching is a common condition. The itch, situated in or around your anus, is often intense and may be accompanied by a strong urge to scratch. You may find anal itching to be
Mimicking stress signals can protect the brain and retina from aging
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Mimicking stress signals can protect the brain and retina from aging
How do different parts of the body communicate? Scientists at St. Jude are studying how signals sent from skeletal muscle affect the brain. The team studied fruit flies and cutting-edge brain cell models
1114 Complex regional pain syndrome
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Complex regional pain syndrome
Complex regional pain syndrome Overview Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a form of chronic pain that usually affects an arm or a leg. CRPS typically develops after an injury, a surgery, a stroke
Alzheimer’s symptoms linked to COVID-induced brain injury
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Alzheimer’s symptoms linked to COVID-induced brain injury
New research shows further evidence between COVID-19 infection and the development of long-term neurological symptoms. The findings found COVID-induced neuroinflammation and microvascular injury contributed
New campaign launched to ensure safe, healthy streets for vulnerable people
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New campaign launched to ensure safe, healthy streets for vulnerable people
Streets for Life: Why #Love30? Low speed streets save lives and are the heart of any community. 30 km/h (20 mph) speed limits where people and traffic mix make for streets that are safe, healthy, green
1253 Cyclothymia (cyclothymic disorder)
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Cyclothymia (cyclothymic disorder)
Cyclothymia (cyclothymic disorder) Cyclothymic disorder (See: Cyclothymia (cyclothymic disorder)) Cyst, Bartholin’s (See: Bartholin’s cyst) Cyst, ganglion (See: Ganglion cyst) Cyst, kidney
Persistent impact on smell and taste in COVID-19 patients one year later
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Persistent impact on smell and taste in COVID-19 patients one year later
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has now been spreading for well over a year. Caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pathogen, its clinical phenotype
Study finds significant correlation between sexual orientation and wages
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Study finds significant correlation between sexual orientation and wages
Spain is among the five countries in the world with the highest levels of social acceptance of LGBTIQ+ people and rights, and was the third country in the world to legalize same-sex marriages, in 2005. In
CAL20.C SARS-CoV-2 variant skyrocketing in California evades host immune response
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CAL20.C SARS-CoV-2 variant skyrocketing in California evades host immune response
The effect of different neutralizing antibodies, both vaccine-elicited and from convalescent sera, suggests new variants are emerging that can evade the human immune response. The severe acute respiratory
Suppressing facial expressions may be useful in certain contexts, shows study
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Suppressing facial expressions may be useful in certain contexts, shows study
How do our facial expressions in response to seeing others in pain influence how we see and feel their pain? There are many situations where it may be helpful to suppress our emotional responses to the
304 Antiphospholipid syndrome
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Antiphospholipid syndrome
Antiphospholipid syndrome Overview Antiphospholipid (AN-te-fos-fo-LIP-id) syndrome occurs when your immune system attacks some of the normal proteins in your blood. It can cause blood clots in your arteries
New solar-powered water filter could solve the problem of providing off-grid clean water
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New solar-powered water filter could solve the problem of providing off-grid clean water
Apr 1 2021 A new invention that uses sunlight to drive water purification could help solve the problem of providing clean water off the grid. The device resembles a large sponge that soaks up water but
Development of a model of substrate coordination to Zn-bound ACE2
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Development of a model of substrate coordination to Zn-bound ACE2
The ongoing coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) has claimed more than 2.8 million lives worldwide. Authorities are facing
1292 Delayed sleep phase
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Delayed sleep phase
Delayed sleep phase Overview Delayed sleep phase — officially known as delayed sleep-wake phase sleep disorder — is an internal sleep clock (circadian rhythm) sleep disorder in which your sleep pattern
Genome analysis of more than 53,000 people offers valuable insights into dangerous diseases
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Genome analysis of more than 53,000 people offers valuable insights into dangerous diseases
Apr 5 2021 A new analysis of the entire genetic makeup of more than 53,000 people offers a bonanza of valuable insights into heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders, paving the way for new and better ways
1306 Dengue fever
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Dengue fever
Dengue fever Dengue hemorrhagic fever (See: Dengue fever) Dependence, nicotine (See: Nicotine dependence) Dependent personality disorder (See: Personality disorders) Depersonalization disorder (See: Dissociative
Study paves way for effective monitoring of chemotherapeutic drug level in cancer patients
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Study paves way for effective monitoring of chemotherapeutic drug level in cancer patients
Cancer is the world’s second deadliest disease which contributes towards the fatality of over 10 million people per year. Oncologists adopt a variety of treatment procedures to treat cancer cells.
1324 Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
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Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
Nonmelanoma skin cancer Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is a very rare type of skin cancer that begins in connective tissue cells in the middle layer of your skin (dermis). Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
1188 Costochondritis
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Costochondritis
Costochondritis Costosternal chondrodynia (See: Costochondritis) Costosternal syndrome (See: Costochondritis) Overview Costochondritis (kos-toe-kon-DRY-tis) is an inflammation of the cartilage that connects
14 Acanthosis nigricans
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Acanthosis nigricans
Acanthosis nigricans Overview Acanthosis nigricans is a skin condition characterized by areas of dark, velvety discoloration in body folds and creases. The affected skin can become thickened. Most often,
1241 Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
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Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma Overview Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) is a rare type of cancer that begins in white blood cells called T cells (T lymphocytes). These cells normally help your body’s
456 Atypical depression
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Atypical depression
Atypical depression Overview Any type of depression can make you feel sad and keep you from enjoying life. However, atypical depression — also called depression with atypical features — means that
1233 Cushing syndrome
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Cushing syndrome
Cushing syndrome Overview Cushing syndrome occurs when your body is exposed to high levels of the hormone cortisol for a long time. Cushing syndrome, sometimes called hypercortisolism, may be caused by
5584 Atomic structure of a staphylococcal bacteriophage using cryo-electron microscopy
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Atomic structure of a staphylococcal bacteriophage using cryo-electron microscopy
Cryo-electron microscopy by University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers has exposed the structure of a bacterial virus with unprecedented detail. This is the first structure of a virus able to infect
1351 Diabetes
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Diabetes
Diabetes Overview Diabetes mellitus refers to a group of diseases that affect how your body uses blood sugar (glucose). Glucose is vital to your health because it’s an important source of energy
171 Allergies
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Allergies
Allergies Allergy, dust mite (See: Dust mite allergy) Allergy, egg (See: Egg allergy) Allergy, food (See: Food allergy) Allergy, latex (See: Latex allergy) Allergy, milk (See: Milk allergy) Allergy, mold
1296 Delirium
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Delirium
Delirium Overview Delirium is a serious disturbance in mental abilities that results in confused thinking and reduced awareness of the environment. The start of delirium is usually rapid — within hours
5591 Study examines bacteria living in and on mosquitoes
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Study examines bacteria living in and on mosquitoes
Avoiding mosquitoes to protect against bites is always a good idea. But a new North Carolina State University study shows that the bacteria-ridden exteriors of mosquitoes may be another reason to arm yourself
5586 Climate change played key role in dinosaur success story
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Climate change played key role in dinosaur success story
Climate change, rather than competition, played a key role in the ascendancy of dinosaurs through the Late Triassic and Early Jurassic periods. According to new research, changes in global climate associated
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Atelectasis
Atelectasis Atherosclerosis (See: Arteriosclerosis / atherosclerosis) Overview Atelectasis (at-uh-LEK-tuh-sis) — a complete or partial collapse of a lung or lobe of a lung — develops when the tiny
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Broken toe
Broken toe Broken wrist (See: Broken wrist/broken hand) Overview A broken toe is a common injury that’s most frequently caused by dropping something on your foot or stubbing your toe. Usually, you
1318 Dermatitis
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Dermatitis
Dermatitis Dermatitis, atopic (eczema) (See: Atopic dermatitis (eczema)) Dermatitis, cercarial (See: Swimmer’s itch) Dermatitis, contact (See: Contact dermatitis) Dermatitis, scratch (See: Neurodermatitis) Dermatitis,
5589 Targeted timing of palliative care can have positive impact on life expectancy for lung cancer patients
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Targeted timing of palliative care can have positive impact on life expectancy for lung cancer patients
Choosing the appropriate timing for specialized palliative care can have a positive impact on life expectancy for patients with small cell lung cancer. This is the result of a recently internationally
1343 Desmoplastic small round cell tumors
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Desmoplastic small round cell tumors
Desmoplastic small round cell tumors Detached retina (See: Retinal detachment) Developmental dysplasia of the hip (See: Hip dysplasia) Overview Desmoplastic (des-moe-PLAS-tik) small round cell tumors are
779 Burning mouth syndrome
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Burning mouth syndrome
Burning mouth syndrome Burning thigh pain (See: Meralgia paresthetica) Overview Burning mouth syndrome is the medical term for ongoing (chronic) or recurrent burning in the mouth without an obvious cause.
639 Boils and carbuncles
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Boils and carbuncles
Boils and carbuncles Overview Boils and carbuncles are painful, pus-filled bumps that form under your skin when bacteria infect and inflame one or more of your hair follicles. Boils (furuncles) usually
1355 Diabetes insipidus
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Diabetes insipidus
Diabetes insipidus Diabetes, gestational (See: Gestational diabetes) Diabetes, hypoglycemia (See: Hypoglycemia) Diabetes, type 1 (See: Type 1 diabetes) Diabetes, type 1 in children (See: Type 1 diabetes
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