Archive for August, 2011

Shingles

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

Shingles (called herpes zoster) is an infection that is producing fluid-filled blisters’ severe painful skin eruption. Shingles are resulted from the same herpes virus, called varicella-zoster virus, that results in chickenpox. The varicella-zoster virus infection, which can be in the chickenpox form ends with the virus entering the nerve in the ganglia (cell bodies nerve [...]

Acid Reflux

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

Acid reflux (or gastroesophageal reflux) is a stomach content backflow occurring upward into the individual’ esophagus. The stomach lining protects the person’s stomach from its own acid effects. Because the individual’s esophagus is lacking a similar protective lining, stomach acid which refluxes into it results in damage, inflammation, and pain. Acid refluxes at the time [...]

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma is a group of related malignancies (cancers) that appear in the lymphatic system and usually spreads throughout the person’s body. Some of lymphomas develop very slowly over the years, while others progress quickly over months. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is more common than Hodgkin disease. In the United States, approx. 50,000 new cases are diagnosed [...]

Hip Replacement

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

Hip replacement surgery is done by the replacement of the hip socket and upper portion of the femur with plastic or metal prosthetic parts. The surgery treats osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis of the hip that may not be controlled with drugs; fractures of a thigh or hip; malignant and benign tumors. Before the hip replacement [...]

Student Health Insurance

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

A student health insurance program may provide individuals with a valuable health coverage solution. The student’s parents must be sure that their son or daughter has adequate health coverage, while they are in college. Some students find that health insurance offered by college have lots of limitations on coverage, so they found Student Select plan, [...]

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