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Category: Disease

14 Feb

HEART ATTACK

A heart attack is the death of a segment of heart muscle caused by a loss of blood supply. The blood is usually cut off when an artery supplying the heart muscle is blocked by a blood clot. What are the causes of a heart attack? While previously only smoking and cholesterol were considered as causes for heart attacks, today, the various causes also include: Smoking Abnormal cholesterol ...
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14 Feb

FEVER

Fever is when a human's body temperature goes above the normal range of 36–37° Centigrade (98–100° Fahrenheit). It is a common medical sign. Other terms for a fever include pyrexia and controlled hyperthermia. What are the causes of a fever? Weather changes Rheumatoid arthritis Some medications Overexposure of skin to sunlight, or sunburn Heat stroke, caused by exposure to high temperatures or prolonged strenuous exercise Dehydration Silicosis, a...
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6 Jul

What’s Trending This Season? Food Poisoning. Tips to AVOID the common Monsoon ailment

Food poisoning is a foodborne illness that arises from the bacteria that has multiplied in the food. Viruses, toxins, parasites, and some chemicals can contaminate food and cause a foodborne illness but bacteria caused illnesses are more common. Terms such as food contamination are just synonyms for food poisoning. No one can predict when they will be affected by food poisoning, but they can only...
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