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What All Parents Need To Know About Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease (HFMD)

Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease (HFMD) is a common childhood illness caused by a virus. It easily spreads from person to person (contagious) when someone comes in contact with the body fluids of an infected p...

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Egg Allergies In Children

Reactions to eggs can occur in many different forms. The most common reaction is a food allergy, in which eating eggs can lead to an allergic reaction such as hives (urticaria), swelling around lips a...

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Nose bleed is a common issue in children and most causes are benign and rarely life threatening. 

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The Healing Hands of 5G Healthcare

With 5G able to deliver high bandwidth and very low latency, vital signs could be streamed to medical equipment or screen monitors during surgical training with almost no delay. A private network &nda...

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Tackling Workplace Stress - Make Your Mental Health A Priority

Stress is our body's response to situations that are considered overwhelming or threatening. During stressful situations, our bodies respond by producing physical and mental reactions that can be posi...

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Shockwave Intravascular Lithotripsy (IVL)

Shockwave Intravascular Lithotripsy (IVL) is the use of high pressure and transient shockwaves which will then crack the calcium in the artery without causing any damage to the surrounding tissue.&nbs...

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Colorectal cancer is a disease affecting the colon and rectum in which cells in the either organ grow out of control. Colorectal cancer is also referred to as colon cancer.  The colon is app...

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Brain Metastases and the Link Between Lung, Breast & Colorectal Cancers: Be Aware of Your Risks

Brain metastases are caused by tumor cells from cancer somewhere else in the body spreading through the blood and then to the brain. Lung cancer is one of the cancers most likely to spread to the brai...

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12 Good Brain Exercises for Stroke Recovery

Having a stroke can change your life. However, it is possible to regain the life you had before. Here are 12 brain exercises for stroke recovery. 

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Understanding Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behaviour, sensations and sometimes loss of awareness.

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Functional Foods

The term ‘functional foods’ encompass foods that have a potentially beneficial effect on health beyond basic nutrition. Proponents of functional foods claim that these foods promote optima...

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Diabesity: The New Epidemic

Diabesity is the term for diabetes occurring in the context of obesity which is a newly evolving epidemic.

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Deep Inspiration Breath Hold Radiation Therapy (DIBH)

Deep Inspiration Breath Hold (DIBH) radiation therapy greatly reduces the potential of heart and lungs damage in the treatment of breast and lung cancers, simply by two additional procedures – i...

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Body Composition Analysis (BCA)

Body composition is a method of breaking down the body into its core components: fat, protein, minerals, and body water. It describes bodyweight more accurately and provides a better glimpse into your...

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Diabesity and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): The Connection

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, commonly occurs in people with diabetes. A study from 2015 looked at the rates of GERD in people with diabetes. In that study, 42% of the participan...

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