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Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis is an inflammatory, auto-digestive process of the pancreas which affects the gastrointestinal system. It can be classified as either acute or chronic. The complications associated with acute pancreatitis vary a lot. Exocrine and endocrine functions are affected in acute cases temporarily. Chronic pancreatitis is a functional deteriation of the pancreas which happens progressively and results in permanent deficiencies of both exocrine and endocrine functions, as well as the replacement... 

How to have healthy feet all summer

Sunny days have given the green light to hiking, holidays spent at the seaside or swimming pool. However, it is important that you pay special attention to potential problems that could bring the warmest season of the year. To have healthy legs, we give you some tips that guarantee a peaceful and relaxing summer without visits to doctor. Here’s how you can avoid some problems specific to the season: 1. Avoid going barefoot We know it is hot and the shoes or sandals are almost unbearable to... 

Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a neurological condition, meaning a tendency to have recurrent seizure. Those seizures can take many forms, not just the falling on the ground and shaking variety. A seizure is caused by over-activity of electricity in the brain, which disturbs the brain’s normal function.  

Why Should We Fear Osteoporosis

Silent disease – osteoporosis – is a serious health problem with social and psychological implications, the huge costs involved, and by their associated morbidity and mortality. Often the most obvious symptom of this disease manifestation is osteoporotic fracture. But many women have also suffered fractures without them to be evaluated as such. Currently, the risk that a woman suffering an osteoporotic fracture approaches 40% and 20% of a hip fracture victims die next year because of... 

How can you prevent infection with hepatitis C?

There is no vaccine for Hepatitis C Chronic hepatitis C is currently a major public health problem worldwide. Hepatitis C has been compared like a ” time bomb”. World Health Organization estimates that about 180 million people, ie 3% of world population is infected with hepatitis C and of these, 130 million are chronic carriers of hepatitis C virus with high risk of developing cirrhosis or liver cancer. Acute hepatitis C virus infection is asymptomatic in 8 of 10 cases – that person...