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Food allergies - symptoms, common and treatment

Hypersensitivity reactions to consumed foods. Food allergies affect about nine million Americans, two thirds of them children under the age of six. Allergies to peanuts, milk, wheat, shellfish, strawberries, and eggs are among the most common. Some people are allergic to preservatives or other substances used to

Ovarian Cancer - symptoms, signs, stages, diagnosis and treatment

Ovarian Cancer - symptoms, signs, stages, diagnosis and treatment

What is Ovarian Cancer Ovarian Cancer is a malignant (cancerous) tumor that develops in the tissues of the ovary. Ovarian cancer may arise from any of the ovary’s three types of cells-germ, stromal, and epithelial-though about 90 percent of ovarian cancers arise from the ovarian epithelium (the membranous

Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

What is Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery is Surgical methods that combine ENDOSCOPY and CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION to repair damaged HEART valves or clear obstructive ATHEROSCLEROTIC PLAQUE. Some methods involve making several small incisions in the chest and between the ribs to gain

Peripheral Vascular Disease - symptoms and treatment

What is Peripheral Vascular Disease ATHEROSCLEROSIS that affects the peripheral arteries, notably those in the legs. ATHEROSCLEROTIC PLAQUE infiltrates the inner wall of the arteries, the intima. This causes the intima to thicken and stiffen, restricting the FLEXIBILITY of the ARTERY as well as narrowing the passage

Myxoma (heart tumor), treatment and surgery

Myxoma (heart tumor), treatment and surgery

What is Myxoma (heart tumor), treatment and surgery Myxoma is a nonmalignant tumor that grows in the HEART, nearly always in one of the atria and most commonly in the left atrium. Myxoma arises from the ENDOCARDIUM and may be either firm or soft in consistency. The tumor can block the flow of BLOOD through the

Pregnancy - information, confirming, signs and changes during pregnancy

What is Pregnancy The series of events, extending from CONCEPTION to delivery (CHILDBIRTH), through which a blastocyst (the clump of cells that implants in the endometrium, the lining of the UTERUS) becomes a baby. A full-term pregnancy spans 266 days. However, doctors calculate the estimated date of delivery,

Urinary Retention - What is, Causes and Treatment

What is Urinary Retention - definition The inability to completely empty URINE from the BLADDER with URINATION. Because urinary retention presents a risk for bacterial URINARY TRACT INFECTION (UTI) or NEPHRITIS (INFECTION of the KIDNEYS), it is important to find and treat its cause. Causes of Urinary Retention The