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Scientists have discovered any symptoms of Lyme disease that last forever?

Scientists have discovered any symptoms of Lyme disease that last forever?

See details: Chronic lyme disease is a very controversial issue. Symptoms can be controlled but not by taking endless antibiotics. The proper medication depends on what specific symptoms one is treating. ...Read more

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Is there any new research on scids disease?

Is there any new research on scids disease?

Very likely: The best way to look for recent research on less common diseases, such as SCIDS, is to go to their official website- google SCIDS and then look for their official family web site. Usually on these sites, that are run by both medical and family members there will be a section that lists current places were new drugs, or clinical trials, are being run. ...Read more

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Have researchers discovered some prescriptions for alcoholism?

Have researchers discovered some prescriptions for alcoholism?

Yes: There are medications to help with alcohol withdrawal. Once alcohol withdrawal is successfully completed, you can also discuss 3 different medications to reduce risk of relapse - naltrexone, Campral and antabuse (disulfiram). ...Read more

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What is the latest discovered drugs for diabetes?

What is the latest discovered drugs for diabetes?

SGLT-2 Inhibitor: One of the newest diabetic medications on the market is the sglt-2 inhibitor, canagliflozin. It works by inhibiting the sglt-2 (sodium glucose transoporter) in the kidney. This allows the body to urinate more of the glucose out of the body. It can also help with weight loss and blood pressure. There is an increased risk of yeast infections (yeast loves the extra sugar in the urine!). ...Read more

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Transmission of creutzfeldt-jacob disease (cjd) has been proven between family members?

Transmission of creutzfeldt-jacob disease (cjd) has been proven between family members?

Yes and No: Transmission in the sense of exposure to the prion protein is not more likely between family members than the general population. However, there are familial, i.e., genetic, forms of cjd that can be inherited. ...Read more

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Are there treatment studies (clinical trials) available for patients with liver cancer?

Are there treatment studies (clinical trials) available for patients with liver cancer?

Yes: There are always studies being run for different kind of cancers. Your best bet is to investigate cancer centers, such as susan g. Komen, etc, to see if they are running studies. ...Read more

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Have researchers discovered some options for fibroid treatment?

Have researchers discovered some options for fibroid treatment?

Several: Treatment is usually due to symptoms. You feel bad due to them so you treat, but if they don't bother you can watch them. You can use oral contraceptives to attempt to decrease the rapid rate of growth. You can cut them ou, or you can remove the uterus. You can do uterine embolization where you block the arteries so you soffocate or kill of hte blood suppy for them. Hope this info helps. ...Read more

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How was lyme disease discovered?

How was lyme disease discovered?

Mothers of children: Mother of Chidren in Lyme, CT noticed there was an epidemic of Juvenile arthritis is their town. The first recognized outbreak of this disease occurred in Connecticut, United States, in 1975. Further investigation by many including Alan Steere of Yale came up with the diagnosis ...Read more

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What has recent research in renal osteodystrophy discoverde?

What has recent research in renal osteodystrophy discoverde?

FGF-23 levels : Fgf-23 levels appear to correlate with cardiovascular disease, specifically diastolic dysfunction and coronary artery calcification. ...Read more

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Stem cell research---I have CKD stage4. Could I benefit by treatment?

Stem cell research---I have CKD stage4. Could I benefit by treatment?

See answer : The research on using stem cells to help patients with CKD has intensified in recent years. Organizations such as The Harvard Stem Cell Institute are in the process of developing new therapies to repair kidney damage, reducing the need for dialysis and transplantation. However, the ultimate goal of regenerating functional kidneys from stem cells to treat CKD is probably still many years away. ...Read more

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Are there any studies on dariers disease being done in mn?

Are there any studies on dariers disease being done in mn?

Perhaps Mayo Clinic: I could not find a study of this genetic, skin disease in mn but recommend contacting the department of dermatology, mayo clinic college of medicine, rochester, mn, and asking if a study of darier's disease is currently underway there or elsewhere in mn. Also of interest may be this link: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/sites/ga?Disorder=darier%20disease. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is anomaly sono discover any disease?

Is anomaly sono discover any disease?

Ultrsonography: Today's ultrasound is very advanced, it is geared towards soft tissue abnormalities and blood flow in vessels. It is one of many modalities used to diagnose disease, an experienced clinician will help guide and prescribe the best testing for you ...Read more

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Who was the first ti discover maple syrup urine disease?

Who was the first ti discover maple syrup urine disease?

Maple Syrup Urine: disease was discovered by a pediatrician named Dr. John Menkes in 1954 . ...Read more

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If my TSH &T4 test is normal is that means that i dont have any thyroid disease? in other way TSH &T4 are sufficient to discover any thyroid disorder?

If my TSH &T4 test is normal is that means that i dont have any thyroid disease? in other way TSH &T4 are sufficient to discover any thyroid disorder?

No and No.: TSH = thyroid stimulating hormone from the pituitary is a "volume" signal to the thyroid gland, telling it how much thyroid hormone to make. It monitors your levels (T3 (liothyronine), T4). T4 is the thyroid hormone released by the thyroid gland, and converted to T3 (liothyronine) in the tissues to regulate metabolism. If TSH and T4 are normal, thyroid disease is RARE. Depending on symptoms, other blood tests needed. ...Read more

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Hw to cure meinere s disease?

Hw to cure meinere s disease?

Take meclizine: Meclizine is a prescription drug you can get from your doctor. It will reduce the vertigo. ...Read more

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When do you discover that you have melas?

When do you discover that you have melas?

Usually in childhood: Onset on symptoms usually occurs between 2 and 10 years of age. ...Read more

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How do salmonella species cause disease(s)?

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How do salmonella species cause disease(s)?

Ingested : Salmonella spp. Are contracted through food, water, and contaminated hands. Once in the intestine they can cause diarrhea or spread to the blood and possibly other organs. ...Read more

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How do you help teens discover their identity?

How do you help teens discover their identity?

Encouragement: Encouragement and creativity are important for teens to recognize themselves. They often get bogged down in trying to be "acceptable" to their friends or being like everyone else (from what they see and hear in the media). Having interests and developing talents take time. Learning what a teen likes (by listening without judgment rather than talking) and their frustrations can be quite helpful. ...Read more

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Who discovered anti social personality disorder?

Who discovered anti social personality disorder?

ASPD: The concept of antisocial personality disorder has changed in history, and there was first described in greece as the unscrupulous man. The work of many researchers has been base for the current description in the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders used in practice nowadays. The topic is incredibly interesting, wide and controversial. I recommend you a bibliographic search. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of addison s disease like?

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What are the symptoms of addison s disease like?

Addison's disease: Fatigue, lightheadedness while standing, muscle weakness, fever, weight loss, sweating, nausea/vomiting/diarrhea, headaches, muscle/joint pains, mood changes. ...Read more

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What should you do if you discover your teen played hookey?

What should you do if you discover your teen played hookey?

Have a talk: Find out what is going on. Is it a 1 time thing or is it chronic? Have his/her grades gone down? Is he/she having difficulties with friends or bullies. Have a talk and teach problem solving and good decision making in the process. If it is more serious make an appointment with the school counselor. ...Read more

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What exactly is achondroplasia? Who was the person to discover it?

What exactly is achondroplasia? Who was the person to discover it?

Dwarfism.: Achondroplasia, the most common cause of nonlethal short limb dwarfism is characterized by macrocephaly (disproportionately large head) and rhizomelia (short proximal long bones in amrs/legs). Heterozygous individuals have a normal life span and normal intelligence. Homozygous achondroplasia is parinatally lethal. Incidence of nonlethal form:1:10, 000-1:30, 000. Typically de novo paternal mutations. ...Read more

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At what time do you normally discover that someone has kleinfelter's?

At what time do you normally discover that someone has kleinfelter's?

Varies: Klinefelter's syndrome can be detected during anywhere from pre-puberty to adult age. Sometimes the first manifestation is infertility work up in adults. ...Read more

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How can I help my child discover her heritage if adopted from africa?

How can I help my child discover her heritage if adopted from africa?

Depends on age: Depending on age introduce your child's heritage to her by reading age appropriate books about her country, showing it to her on a map, and perhaps trying to contact a support group thru the internet. The most important thing to convey to an adopted child is that some babies are born to their mothers, others are especially chosen, and the chosen ones are loved just as much as "born" children. ...Read more

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Is possible to not discover an ebstein's anomaly until someone is 15yo?

Is  possible to not discover an ebstein's anomaly until someone is 15yo?

Yes: Sometimes there are no symptoms with this abnormality, if no symptoms, no reason to look at heart with echocardiogram - the best way to diagnose. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a person living in the u.S. Getting chagas disease?

What are the chances of a person living in the u.S. Getting chagas disease?

Small: Higher if you live in a rual area close to medican border, where the hygiene and sewage system are lacking. ...Read more

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Which symptoms caused you to see your dr., to discover high prolactin levels?

Which symptoms caused you to see your dr., to discover high prolactin levels?

Several: High prolactin can cause a number of symptoms especially in women. The most common and notable is missed periods and infertility. There can be milk or breast discharge and if due to a large tumor in the pituitary headaches, decreased libido or loss of peripheral vision. ...Read more

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What are “stim behaviors” and why does the person with asperger’s disorder do them?

What are “stim behaviors” and why does the person with asperger’s disorder do them?

Comfort: Self-stimulating behaviors are a variety of things that people engage in when they are uncomfortable or anxious in their environment. They can be automatic and like a habit, and can done in an unconscious manner. When people with autistic symptoms do them, it is a way of them coping with their environment by coping with stressful situations and getting a reduction in anxiety. ...Read more

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