The novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV

The outbreak of the nCoV struck various parts of the world in 2019, starting from Wuhan, China. Wuhan City, a major transportation hub, is a city in Hubei Province in China. This abbreviation nCoV stands for novel coronavirus. As of 30 January 2020, there are 7,818 confirmed cases globally, according to the World Health Organization…

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Stroke

Overview A stroke happens when blood supply is reduced or interrupted to some part of your brain that hinders brain tissue in getting nutrients and oxygen. In a matter of minutes, brain cells begin to die. Stroke is an emergency that needs immediate treatment. Giving early attention and medical treatment may lessen complications and brain…

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Blindness

Overview Blind and blindness refer to a wide range of conditions involving the impairment of vision. A blind person is unable to see and is under a state of being sightless. It is presently used to describe a severe decline in the vision of one or both eyes with the maintenance of residual vision.  Vision…

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Sexual Function Problem

Overview Sexual dysfunction significantly affects 31% of men and 43% of women around the world. This illness pertains to disorder connected to satisfaction during sexual intercourse.  Understanding how our body responds to this disorder will help us find the appropriate treatment. With a traditional cycle that involves arousal or desire, excitement, orgasm, plateau, and later…

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Heart Attack

Overview Myocardial infarction is another term for heart attack, which means “myo” for muscle, “cardial” for heart, and “infarction” for the death of tissue due to the lack of blood supply. When tissue dies, it creates lasting damage to the heart muscle.  A heart attack occurs when the blood flow to the heart is blocked,…

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Difficulty Urinating

Overview Difficulty in passing urine is a medical condition wherein your bladder does not empty even if it is full, and there is the feeling that you need to urinate. This condition affects men and women, but it is more common in older men. Studies showed that difficulty urinating is experienced by ten times more…

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Ulcerative Colitis

Overview Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease. It occurs when the lining of the colon, rectum, or both becomes infected and swollen. This condition causes tiny sores in the lining of your colon. Most of the time, these sores or ulcers start at the rectum and spreads upward to the large intestines.…

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Enlarged Prostate

  Overview The prostate is a small, muscular gland that is found in the male reproductive system. This gland surrounds the urethra and is responsible for making most of the fluid in the semen. During sexual climax, the prostate’s muscular action also aids in propelling the sperm and the fluid through the penis.   A lot…

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Crohn’s Disease

Overview Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory process that can affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract, which can include from the mouth part, and down to the anus, but most often affects the small intestine and the colon. This inflammation in the digestive system does not have any known cause, and along with another…

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Nerve Problem

Overview The peripheral neuropathy is the result when there are severe damages to your nerves located outside your spinal cord peripheral nerves and brain. You may feel weak, pain, and numb between your feet and hand or both. However, the outcome can even be felt in other parts of your body. There are different yet…

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