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What is Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson's disease (PD) is a chronic and progressive movement disorder, meaning that symptoms continue and worsen over time. Nearly one million people in the US are living with Parkinson's disease. The cause is unknown, and although there is presently no cure, there are treatment options such as medication and

What Is Alcoholism

What Is Alcoholism

What Is Alcoholism Alcoholism is also known as alcohol dependence and alcohol use disorder. What Is Alcoholism occurs when you drink so much that your body eventually becomes dependent on or addicted to alcohol. When this happens, alcohol becomes the most important thing in your life. What Causes Alcoholism People with alcohol

Zika virus – Facts about zika virus

Zika virus - Facts about zika Virus

Origin of Zika virus Origin of Zika virus is a member of the flaviviridae family and is transmitted to humans by mosquitoes. It is related to other pathogenic vector borne flaviviruses including dengue, West-Nile and Japanese encephalitis viruses but produces a comparatively mild disease in humans.It is spread by daytime-active Aedes

Omega-3 fatty acid and Types of Omega-3 Fats

Omega-3 fatty acid

Omega-3 fatty acid Omega-3 fatty acids are considered essential fatty acids. They are necessary for human health, but the body can't make them. You have to get them through food. Omega-3 fatty acids are found in fish, such as salmon, tuna, and halibut, other seafoods including algae and krill, some plants,

Understanding Immunotherapy and Cancer Immunotherapy

Understanding Immunotherapy

Understanding Immunotherapy Immunotherapy is a broad category of anti-cancer therapies that use the body’s immune system to fight cancer cells. These cells are different from normal cells, in that they do not die normally. What Is Cancer Immunotherapy Immunotherapy is treatment that uses certain parts of a person’s immune system to fight

Cough medicines and How do cough medicines work

What are cough medicines

What are cough medicines Cough medicines are a group of medicines. These aim to either suppress a dry cough, or to help you to cough up the extra phlegm (mucus) of a chesty cough when you have an Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (URTI). Cough medicines that aim to help suppress a

What Is Sleep Deprivation

Sleep Deprivation

Sleep Deprivation – What Is Sleep Deprivation Basically, sleep deprivation is when one doesn’t get enough sleep. When someone is in a chronic sleep-restricted state they’ll notice excessive daytime sleepiness, fatigue, clumsiness, and weight gain or weight loss. In addition, being sleep-deprived affects both the brain and cognitive function.   Interestingly, there’s

What Is Mumps ?

What Is Mumps

What Is Mumps Mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus that passes from one person to another through saliva, nasal secretions, and close personal contact. The condition primarily affects the parotid glands. Parotid glands — also called salivary glands — are the organs responsible for producing saliva. There are

What is Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia. The word dementia describes a set of symptoms that can include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. These symptoms occur when the brain is damaged by certain diseases, including Alzheimer's disease. This factsheet describes the symptoms of

What is Acetaminophen and Acetaminophen Side Effects

Acetaminophen and Side Effects

Acetaminophen and Side Effects Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer. Acetaminophen is ready to cure many conditions such as headache, muscle aches, arthritis, backache, toothaches, colds, and fevers. Acetaminophen may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. Acetaminophen is the generic name for Tylenol,

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