Prevention and Healing

Rhinophyma is a lesser known form of rosacea characterized by knobby bumps on the nose and cheeks, giving them a swollen look. The alterations caused by rhinophyma could possibly remain permanent. What is Rhinophyma? Rhinophyma is characterized by a reddish, bulbous nose and is...
Jaundice is characterized by the yellowish discoloration of the skin, conjunctival membranes and mucous membranes. This is caused by an elevated level of bilirubin in the blood. Bilirubin is the by-product of the breakdown of red blood cells (RBC). Understanding Jaundice Jaundice...
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition that damages the medium of communication between the brain and body tissues, leading to irreversible nerve damage. One of the most lethal symptoms of this condition is a physical disability in neuro-muscular coordination, causing numbness...
Psoriasis, also known as Psoriasis Vulgaris, is a common skin condition characterized by lesions, papules and red itchy scales. The condition affects 2-4 percent of the U.S. population, but its prevalence varies according to age, gender and ethnicity. Various studies...
Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease characterized by varying degrees of weakness of the voluntary muscles. Derived from Latin and Greek, Myasthenia gravis means grave muscle weakness. Classifications of Myasthenia Gravis Myasthenia gravis occurs in all ethnic groups and both sexes....
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 300 million people are affected by malaria each year and studies show an increased prevalence of malaria in regions with heavy rainfall and tropical conditions. Causes of Malaria Malaria is a parasitic disease caused...
Dengue is caused by the dengue virus, which is carried by infected mosquitoes. The causative agent of dengue belongs to the genus Aedes and the specific pathogen, Aedes aegypti is the most common variety known to cause dengue. Symptoms of...
Keratitis is characterized by an inflammatory condition of the cornea where a 0.5-millimeter thick layer forms in the aqueous fluid present in the anterior chamber of the eye. Causes, Types and Symptoms of Keratitis There are two types of keratitis: a non-infectious type caused...

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