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Information site on infectious disease?

Information site on infectious disease?

Cdc: is an excellent site for infectious diseases. Additionally, the program for monitoring emerging diseases is a good place to follow outbreaks all over the world. ...Read more

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Information about staph on the face?

Information about staph on the face?

It's there.: Staph is a common skin contaminant. It occasionally causes skin infection and can sometimes be severe. ...Read more

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Information site on camptodactyly?

Information site on camptodactyly?

Camptylodactly: www.limbdifference.org is great for childrens "congenital hand differences". ...Read more

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Is information about spread of meningitis on internet reliable?

Is information about spread of meningitis on internet reliable?

Somewhat: You must always temper the overinformation barrage from the internet with common sense as well as the understanding that you are not a dr. And therefore cannot sift through this. Very little meningits is contagious- yet those which are contagious are very bad. It requires a trained medical professional to work all this out and make an informed decision as to contagion. ...Read more

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What kind of information is on gov sites? Current?

What kind of information is on gov sites? Current?

Mostly good info.: For the most part, government sites like the cdc (centers for disease control) and the nih (national institute of health) have good, reputable and current information. The sites of each specialty society are also good resources. It's great that you have a discerning eye towards good online health information! ...Read more

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The latest information on fibromyalgia?

The latest information on fibromyalgia?

Mostly new drugs: The newest fibromyalgia information mostly for treatment still remains exercise and a good sleep cycle. We continue to use antidepressants with Cymbalta being used commonly secondary to its pain relief effects. We also now have savella (milnacipran) and I have had mixed results with the drug. Lyrica and Neurontin are also still used for the treatment of the pain. Stay positive and exercise. ...Read more

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Any information on myeloid sarcoma?

Any information on myeloid sarcoma?

Leukemia Tumor: To understand this, you need to understand acute leukemia, which is the abnormal proliferation of white blood cells. This usually happens in the bone marrow. These millions of leukemia cells usually spill into the blood. Rarely, however, they can clump together to form a solid mass somewhere else in the body, like in a muscle or skin. This is called a myeloid sarcoma. ...Read more

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Please provide info on brachioplasty?

Please provide info on brachioplasty?

See the answer : Brachioplasty is a great procedure for patients whose upper arms are flapping as in someone who had bariatric surgery or just lost a lot of weight. In most cases the incision runs on the inner arm from the armpit to near the elbow. Good luck from nyc. ...Read more

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Medical advice on nescafe on human health?

Medical advice on nescafe on human health?

Coffee: Coffee has been studied for years. It seems like every few months I see info on it. Latest info I saw was it decreases the incidence of gallstones. Some instant coffee's contain partially-hydrogenated oils. These oils are not healthy at all. Coffee stains your teeth but can be bleached out ;-) http://www.bantransfats.com/abouttransfat.html ...Read more

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Need info on reliable info on HGH hormone?

Need info on reliable info on HGH hormone?

If you are in USA: If you are an adult in the usa, the first thing you need to know is that unless you have adult growth hormone deficiency it is illegal for you to use hgh, even from a real doctor. Hgh is the only drug in this country that is illegal to use off label. It is not under control of the dea, but under the control of the fda. Having said that, it is very helpful when used under the right conditions. ...Read more

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Need info on tracheomalacia?

Need info on tracheomalacia?

Tracheal flattening: Usually do to weakness of the cartilage "rings" along front wall of trachea. Usually these cartilage rings are u-shaped and prop the trachea open. Some call invagination of the soft back wall of trachea as tracheomalacia. Not really, but has same effect of narrowing the tracheal opening. In latter case, can place flat prosthesis to keep soft posterior wall from invaginating in. Can also stent. ...Read more

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Where can I find information on clinical trials for alzheimer's disease?

Where can I find information on clinical trials for alzheimer's disease?

Several web sites: Clinicaltrials.Gov , the alzheimers disease website has a research link where you can find clinical trials. Also if there is medical school near you, check the web site for research or call the school and ask for the officeof research. They should be able to direct you to the correct department that is running the study. ...Read more

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I can't find any information on the medication chlorpheniramine maleate 4mg on here, any information?

I can't find any information on the medication chlorpheniramine maleate 4mg on here, any information?

Antihistamine: Chlorpheniramine is a first generation antihistamine. It has been around for a long time and is available in a lot of over the counter medications. While effective for mild allergies it can cause drowsiness in many people. Second generation antihistamines such as Claritin (loratadine) or Allegra (fexofenadine) are often a better choice as they are non-sedating. ...Read more

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Where can I find pictures, information on pachygyria?

Where can I find pictures, information on pachygyria?

Cortical Foundation: Go to the website "cortical foundation" dedicated to providing services to support, educate. Advocate and improve awareness of cortical malformations. (www.Corticalfoundation.Com). ...Read more

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Any info on osgood slaughter disease?

Any info on osgood slaughter disease?

Osgood Schlatter: Osgood-schlatter is a condition involving a portion of the tibial growth plate at the insertion of the patellar tendon. It is associated with tight quadriceps (especially the rectus femoris). There can be a painful fragmentation that occurs at this area. The best treatment is stretching (and more stretching) nsaids and rice. It resolves when the growth plates close. ...Read more

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Please provide me information on alien hand syndrome?

Please provide me information on alien hand syndrome?

Very rare: Alien hand syndrome is the misattribution and belief that one's hand does not belong to oneself, but that it has its own life. The afflicted person has normal sensation in the hand and leg, but believes that the hand, while still being a part of their body, is acting autonomously, having 'a will of its own. ...Read more

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