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Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PSVT): Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Outlook,Risk factors,

What is Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PSVT)? Episodes of faster-than-normal heart rate characterize paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT). PSVT is a fairly common type of abnormal heart...
Macular Degeneration

Optic Neuritis: Risk factors, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatments, Outlook

What is Optic Neuritis? The optic nerve carries visual information from your eye to your brain. Optic neuritis (ON) is when your optic nerve becomes...
Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration: Types, Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Complications, Treatments, Prevention

What is Macular Degeneration? Macular degeneration is a common eye disorder that causes central vision loss. Your central vision is what you see when you’re...
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Reye’s Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Prevalence and risk factors, Treatment, Prevention, Long-term...

What is Reye's Syndrome? Reye's syndrome is a rare disorder that causes brain and liver damage. Reye’s syndrome usually occurs in children who have had a...
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT)

Charcot Marie Tooth Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatments, Outlook

What is Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT)? Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is an inherited peripheral nerve disorder. Your peripheral nerves are located on the surface of your brain...
Pyogenic Liver Abscess

Pyogenic Liver Abscess: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatments, Complications, Outlook

What is Pyogenic Liver Abscess? A pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) is a pocket of pus that forms in the liver due to a bacterial infection....
Leprosy

Leprosy: Symptoms, Causes and transmission, Types, Diagnosis, Treatment, Complications, Prevention, Outlook

What is Leprosy? Leprosy is a chronic, progressive bacterial infection caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium leprae. It primarily affects the nerves of the extremities, the skin,...
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Meningeal Tuberculosis: Risk factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Complications, Treatment, Prevention, Outlook

What is Meningeal Tuberculosis? Tuberculosis (TB) is a contagious, airborne disease that typically affects the lungs. TB is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. If...
Agammaglobulinemia

Agammaglobulinemia (AGMX): Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Outlook, Prevention

What is Agammaglobulinemia (AGMX)? Absence of Gamma Globulin in Blood Agammaglobulinemia (AGMX) is an inherited immune system disorder. Passed from parent to child, it’s also known...
Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy: Types, Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatments, Prevention, Takeaway

What is Diabetic Retinopathy? Diabetic retinopathy is a condition that occurs as a result of damage to the blood vessels of the retina in people...

Struggling Nigeria’s Healthcare System — Insight

The increasing brain drain and deficiency in the workforce are perhaps one of the biggest causes of the deplorable health indices in major parts...
drug Overdose

Acetaminophen Overdose: Overdose, Treatment, Causes, Prevention, Takeaway

What is Acetaminophen Overdose? Know Your Dose is an educational campaign that works to help consumers safely use medicines that contain acetaminophen. Acetaminophen (pronounced a-seet’-a-min'-oh-fen) is a medicine...
Sjögren's Syndrome

Sjögren’s Syndrome: Symptoms, Risk Factors, Diagnosis, Treatment, Complications

What is Sjögren's Syndrome? In a normal, healthy body, the immune system attacks foreign bacteria or invaders. However, sometimes the immune system starts attacking your...
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Intussusception: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatments, Outlook

What is Intussusception? Intussusception occurs when one part of the intestine folds into another part. This causes a blockage in the intestine. The blockage prevents...

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