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By Saleha Mallick From the earliest vaccines for smallpox to more recent vaccines targeting the human papilloma virus (HPV), immunization by means of vaccination has revolutionized disease prevention in medicine. The worldwide elimination of the devastating disease, smallpox, by its vaccine and othe...

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By Tehniyet Azam According to Arthritis foundation, Arthritis is a very commonly misunderstood disease. Arthritis is not a single disease; it is an informal way of referring to joint pain or joint disease. There are more than 100 different types of Arthritis and related conditions. People of all age...

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By Sue Perbody 1) Relieving Morning Stiffness   You can prevent morning stiffness by sleeping in sweat clothes, a sleeping bag or by taking a hot shower. Keeping the joints warm helps prevent them from stiffening up, which is a good way to measure how active a child’s Arthisis is.   2) P...

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By Dr. Riffat Sadiq Approximately 300,000 children in the United States suffer from a disease called Juvenile Arthritis, an umbrella term used to identify various autoimmune/inflammatory conditions and pediatric rheumatic diseases that develop in children under the age of 17. There are seven types o...

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By: Staff Writer A new study, appearing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Journal, discovers that one hour of brain training will increase IQ by five to 10 points, however, the catch is only if you believe the training will work. A study from George Mason University put two kind...

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By: Staff Writer Regular Physical Exercise • According to Age UK, this can reduce developing dementia by as much as 36%. Eating a Mediterranean Diet • According to Mayo Clinic, this diet is associated with a lower level of oxidized low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol • Increases overall ...

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By Staff Writer Dementia • A syndrome, not a disease. • It is a group of symptoms that affects mental cognitive tasks such as memory and reasoning. • People can have more than one type of dementia known as mixed dementia. • According to World Health Organization, 47.5 million people around t...

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By: Lauren Antkowiak Families and friends face uncertainty after someone they love suffers from a stroke. Most of those who suffer from a stroke are older and do not ever fully recover from it. The future is unknown for stroke patients, so sometimes you just need to be surrounded by people who have ...

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By: Lauren Antkowiak According to the Stroke Center: Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States. More than 140,000 people die each year from stroke in the US. Stroke is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the US. Nearly three-quarters of all strokes occur in pe...

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