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What is telecare?

What is telecare?

Telemedicine: Telemedicine is an advanced system of medical care, thro online webcam any physician or mid level practitioner can contact a specialist for an opinion on diagnosis, or management options. This is especially useful for small rural er where facilities are limited, and they can get advice from a teaching institute er physician. ...Read more

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What is autism/pica?

What is autism/pica?

Unrelated: Autism is a disorder characterized by impaired impaired social interaction and communicatoin and odd behaviors. Pica is a phenomenon of eating non-food items regularly, e.g., dirt or paint chips. The latter can occur with autism, but it is not a specific characteristic of that disorder. ...Read more

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How to know what is aspergers and what is autism?

How to know what is aspergers and what is autism?

Aspergers is an ASD: Asperger syndrome is an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) considered to be on the “high functioning” end of the spectrum. Affected children and adults have difficulty with social interactions and exhibit a restricted range of interests and/or repetitive behaviors. Motor development may be delayed, leading to clumsiness or uncoordinated motor movements. .....More. ...Read more

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What is porphyria and what sets it off?

What is porphyria and what sets it off?

Porphyria: The porphyrias are hereditary conditions in which heme, the oxygen carrying molecule inside red cells, isn't made correctly. Several different enzyme mutations are responsible. A patient's symptoms depend on the enzyme affected. Some people are "set off" by exposure to light and others by certain diets or medications. You need to know the type of porphyria you have in order to know what to avoid. ...Read more

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What is heart-healthy living and why is it important?

What is heart-healthy living and why is it important?

Lively living 4 life: You are so lucky. Before 40 there is a lot of time to live a wonderful, long and healthy life by including exercise and balanced diet the key is to start now. Everything you do will lay down the foundation for being vigorous when a senior. In addition, it will make you feel energetic now. So protect the heart-every meal, every day. And add exercise 3x/wk and throughout each day to build endurance. ...Read more

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What month are babies is suppose to find there hands?

What month are babies is suppose to find there hands?

Four months: To mommyoftwokids, by four months of age babies are beginning to find their hands and become very interested at this new body part. This is also the time when babies begin to bring their hands together. ...Read more

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What is teething all about?

What is teething all about?

Teething pain: As teeth erupt into the mouth they push on the gums causing discomfort, the natural reaction is to bite on something as pressure on the gums over the tooth relieves the pain for the moment. Thats why babies when they start to have teeth erupt are chewing on anything they can get in their mouths. This also helps the tooth cut thru the gum tissue. Over the counter topical anesthetics like oralgel. ...Read more

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What is MERS, is it deadly, is in USA, am I at risk, is there a treatment, are they working on one.HELP AAAAHHHHH?

What is MERS, is it deadly, is in USA, am I at risk, is there a treatment, are they working on one.HELP AAAAHHHHH?

Mid East coronavirus: MERS=Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, is caused a new form of coronavirus - 1 of the viruses that cause the common cold. This new virus seems to target the lungs, & not just the sinuses and throat. It can kill (esp elderly, babies, & those w/ lung problems like asthma), but like most viruses, it runs it's course in 7-10 days. They r working on treatments & vaccines but no outbreaks in the US yet ...Read more

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What is vo2 max and is it important?

What is vo2 max and is it important?

VO2 max: This is the maximum volume of oxygen per kg per min that your body can take in.The test is a very good test to assess cardiovascular , respiratory fitness.I use it in my office so i can help patients train more efficiently to burn fat and increase fitness. ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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What is erotographomania? Is it healthy?

What is erotographomania? Is it healthy?

Erotographomania: An abnormal interest in erotic literature, an obsession with writing love letters or poems, usually in connection with sexual arousal. ...Read more

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What is TORCH test and why it is recommended?

What is TORCH test and why it is recommended?

TORCH test: TORCH is a panel of laboratory studies that test for infections in the first part of the pregnancy. It is used to screen infants for infections such as toxoplasmosis, cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex, syphilis and others. These infections may lead to birth defects, growth delay, and brain and nervous system problems in the baby. ...Read more

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What is my baby dreaming about?

What is my baby dreaming about?

Nobody knows!: Nobody knows what babies dream about. Not until children get old enough to talk about their dreams is there any way to know what children dream about. ...Read more

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What is autism?

What is autism?

Developmental dis. : It is a neurodevelopmental disorder that falls under the category of pervasive developmental disorders. It's affects can be severe to mild which will impact when it is first recognized and diagnosed. There are usually deficits in speech/ language, sensory integration, social interactions and cognitive processing. Early diagnosis and therapeutic intervention is key to improving outcomes. ...Read more

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What is autism?

What is autism?

Disconnected: Autism is a disorder characterized by qualitative impairments in communication and social interaction, with restricted, repetitive, and stereotyped patterns of behaviors and interests. Abnormal development is present before the age of 3 years. [1] [2] there is a history of language delay (single-word or phrase speech delay) and 25% of children lose previously acquired language skills (regression). ...Read more

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What is autism?

What is autism?

Autism Spectrum DO: It is classified as pervasive developmental disorder, and includes asperger syndrome, autism, childhood disintegrative disorder & rett syndrome. It is characterized by social deficits, communication difficulties, stereotyped or repetitive behaviors or interests & sometimes cognitive delays. ...Read more

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What is perimenopause all about?

What is perimenopause all about?

Hormone balance: Basically, the ovary becomes dysfunctional past a certain age, which is why women are less fertile at 35 than they are at 25. Most hormones affect one another so that as we age, we become imbalanced. This can lead to the symptoms commonly referred to as perimenopause. They are treatable and reversible. While depression may be present, it almost never is the sole culprit of these symptoms. ...Read more