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  • March 12, 2013 at 10:20 AM

    Coronary arteries and the risk of heart attack

    Coronary arteries are branches of aorta and their main task is to supply oxygenated blood to the heart itself. If they get clogged there is a risk of heart attack and stroke. In this post we shall describe these risk factors in more details.

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  • February 13, 2013 at 1:45 AM

    Diabetes insipidus: symptoms, diagnosis and treatment criteria

    Diabetes insipidus is a somewhat special condition, which causes your kidneys to excrete up to 20 litres of urine a day compared to a normal volume of 1.5 – 1.8 litres per day. This problem is caused by failure of hypothalamus to excrete vasopressin or by failure of kidneys to recognize the hormone.

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  • February 11, 2013 at 4:23 AM

    Why diabetes mellitus causes glykosuria?

    Normal blood glucose levels are between 3.5 and 5.5 mmol/litre. Patients suffering from diabetes mellitus have much higher blood glucose level, which sometimes exceeds 11 mmol/litre. Such high levels cause glykosuria, which means presence of glucose in urine. In this post we shall take a detailed look on this problem and explain why diabetic patients have glucose in their urine.

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  • February 10, 2013 at 12:50 PM

    Hot flashes and diet

    Lots of people suffer from hot flashes. In this post we talk about food, which may be causing hot flashes and give some examples of the right diet to get rid of this unpleasant symptom.

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  • February 10, 2013 at 1:03 AM

    Hot flashes

    Lots of postmenopausal women experience hot flashes, which manifest themselves as heat spreading to upper limbs and face. This symptom affects mainly postmenopausal women as it is closely connected to hormones but in some cases it may also be caused by various other conditions.

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  • January 14, 2013 at 6:17 AM

    Explanation of Some of the Most Common Kidney Diseases

    Disorders that affect your kidneys are called kidney diseases, and can include hereditary kidney diseases. The kidneys remove the waste products from your body, regulate the level of chemicals in your blood and make certain hormones. Removing waste products and excess fluids is a major function of your kidneys. This waste and excess fluid are removed from your body through the urine.

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  • December 29, 2012 at 12:29 AM


    Pyrosis is a specific kind of pain, which manifests itself as a burning sensation or pressure under the lower section of the breastbone (sternum). Pyrosis is caused by irritation of esophagus by acid stomach contents.

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  • December 28, 2012 at 12:23 PM

    Different Liver Function Tests and What They Mean

    Your liver’s job is great, as it carries out many excretion, detoxification and synthetic functions. Only a few of these can actually be measured by the levels of certain products in your blood, however.

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  • December 24, 2012 at 7:24 AM

    Understanding Kidney Function Numbers and What They Mean

    Your kidneys job is to remove the extra wastes and fluids, including urea, from your body in the form of urine. When they do not do this, the fluid retention and waste build up products can leave you with dangerous changes to your body that can even become life-threatening. There are various kidney function labs that your doctor can give you to test the functionality of your kidneys.

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