By: Gina Bennett
A lot of people have speculated about alcoholism and how exactly to classify it. There are many signs to identify an acoholic, but for the sake of this article, this article is only going to concentrate on the first one. Early stage alcoholism can be...
By: Sandra Piddock
Alcoholism is a chronic condition in which the body is dependent on the consumption of alcohol. According to the Alcoholics Anonymous website, alcoholism is 'a physical compulsion, coupled with a mental obsession.' It's classed as an illness rather than an aberration, because medical experts...
By: W. Diane Van Zwol
The nature of alcoholism It is possible to recognize the early stages of alcoholism. The later stages of chronic alcoholism should not have to happen, if the early alcoholism symptoms are recognized and treated. The article, “What Are the Symptoms of an Alcohol Problem...
Symptoms and treatment of lithium overdose
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Lithium, the third element of the period table of chemical elements, is a soft metal used to treat bipolar disorder. Though it is commonly associated with batteries and other electronic applications, it has been in use medically since the 1800s for treating a number of...
By: Gulrukh Tausif
Close contact with pesticides and exposure to toxic chemicals? Overconsumption of alcohol and painkillers? Heat stroke or just overworked? Health officials, concerned charity workers and medical researchers are racing against time to find out why the male population of six Central American countries are increasingly...
By: Wendy S. Melton
Pain is one of the body's most effective diagnostic tools. As a symptom, it can be a direct indicator to the original cause of the body's malfunction or illness. Different types of pain allow a physician to determine whether the problem is acute or chronic...
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
The immune system is an organization of specialized cells, tissues, proteins, and organs that interact in a dynamic way to protect the human body against foreign invaders. Microbes, such as bacteria, parasites, and viruses are the principal targets of the immune system. Through the production...
By: Blaise Pascal
Diseases have affected the population for thousands of years and will likely continue to do so. They may come in the form of bacteria, viral or any number of other problems with bodily systems. How rare individual diseases are, is often very difficult to classify...
Rarest diseases in the world
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
The definition of a rare disease varies by country and health agency, but the National Institutes of Health in the United States currently defines “rare disease” as one affecting less than 200,000 Americans. The agency estimates that there are approximately 7,000 rare...
By: Melissa Harber
Most Americans of a certain age remember getting vaccinations at the doctor. These "shots" were usually feared, or at least thought unpleasant by children, who had no idea how they could be helping them stay healthy. Yet vaccines have severely reduced the rates of childhood...

 

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