October 2018 archive

IS A TOMATO A FRUIT OR VEGETABLE?

Tomatoes are one the summer season’s most versatile produce offerings. They’re usually grouped alongside vegetables in the culinary uses, but you may have also heard them referred to as fruits. This piece explores whether tomatoes are fruits or vegetables and why they’re sometimes mistaken for one or the other. SEE ALSO:KETO DIET MEAL PLAN AND …

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WHAT’S MALNUTRITION?

Malnutrition is a condition that results from nutrient deficiency or overconsumption. It can cause serious health problems, including stunted growth, eye problems, diabetes and heart disease. Malnutrition affects millions of people worldwide. Some populations have an increased risk of developing some types of malnutrition depending on their environment, lifestyle and resources. This article go concentrates …

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WHAT ARE AGE SPOTS

Age spots also known as liver spots and solar lentigines — are small dark patches on your skin. They differ in size and often appear on the face, shoulders, hands, and arms, areas that are mostly exposed to the sun. Age spots are well-known in adults older than 50. But younger people can have them …

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CANCER BREAST CANCER: SEE THE SYMPTOMS

Breast cancer is cancer that develops in the cells of the breasts. Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer diagnosed in women in the United States. Breast cancer can happen to both men and women, but it’s mostly common in women. Substantial support for breast cancer awareness and research funding has …

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CROHNS DISEASE: SYMPTOMS & CAUSES

Crohns disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It results to inflammation of your digestive tract, which can cause abdominal pain, diarrhea, severe fatigue, weight loss and malnutrition. Inflammation resulted by Crohns disease can involve different parts of the digestive tract in different people. The inflammation caused by Crohn’s disease usually spreads deep into the …

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CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE: SYMPTOMS AND CAUSES

Congenital heart disease (congenital heart defect) is an inborn abnormality in your heart’s structure. This most common of birth defects can alter the blood circulations to your heart. Defects range from simple, which might cause no symptoms, to complex, which can cause life-threatening issues. Advances in diagnosis and treatment appear most babies who once died …

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REYES SYNDROME

  Reye’s (Reyes) syndrome is an uncommon and serious defect that causes swelling in the liver and brain. Reye’s syndrome usually affects children and teenagers suffering from a viral infection, most commonly the flu or chickenpox. Signs and symptoms may include confusion, seizures and loss of consciousness require immediate treatment. Early diagnosis and treatment of …

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BRAINSTEM GLIOMA

Glioma is a kind of tumor that develops in the brain and spinal cord. Gliomas start in the gluey supportive cells (glial cells) that surround nerve cells and keep them functioning. There are three types of glial cells that can produce tumors. Gliomas are classified depending to the type of glial cell involved in the …

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ICD 10 CODE FOR RECTAL CANCER

C20 is a billable icd code used to specify a diagnosis of malignant neoplasm of rectum. A ‘billable code’ is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis. Colorectal cancer (also known as colon cancer, rectal most cancers, or bowel most cancers) is the development of most cancers within the colon or rectum …

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