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The Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Possible Treatments for Tay-Sachs Disease, a Rare Autosomal Recessive Genetic Disorder
Abstract This paper will outline the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and possible
treatments for both infantile and adult Tay-Sachs disease. It also
discusses mutations in the HEXA gene that cause Tay-sachs and how it
impacts the production of the beta-hexaosaminidase A enzyme an why that
leads to a buildup of GM2 Ganglio...
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A Personal Account of the Journey from Being Diagnosed with Gallstones and Crohn's Disease to Recovery
Have you ever had a life threatening disease? Gallstones and Crohns disease; a process of which is very painful and isn’t easy to go through. From the surgery to the recovery it impacted my life severely. This experience has taught me that your life can change at any moment, so cherish it. Before I went through this terrib...
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An Analysis of the Children's Heart Diseases
Congenital heart disease is a type of defect in the heart, that a child is born with. This is a general term for a group of faults in the heart, diagnosed at birth. “About 6 in 1,000 babies are born with a heart defect” (Symptoms p.1), and require surgery very soon after birth. Most often, the error causes an abnormal in t...
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Citizens Should Be Educated on Sickle Cell Anemia
Education on Sickle Cell Anemia Sickle cell anemia, an inheritable blood disorder resulting in the mutation of red blood cells that causes sickle shaped blood cells, occurs most commonly in African Americans. Sickle cell anemia is not an African-only disease; it also affects people of other ethnicities, such as Hispanics,...
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A Review of the Effects of Local Microwave Hyperthermia on Pain and Function of Patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Frasca, G., Maggi, L., Padua, L., Ferrara, P. E., Granata, G., Minciotti, I., & ... Piazzini, D. B. (2011). Short-term effects of local microwave hyperthermia on pain and function in patients with mild to moderate carpal tunnel syndrome: a double blind randomized sham-controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, 25(12), 11...
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The Risk Factors and Management of Arthritis
Arthritis is a chronic disease found in many Americans. Gout is a type of arthritis and is caused by elevated uric acid levels whereas many other forms of arthritis developed without a known cause. The most common forms of arthritis include: osteoarthritis, gout, fibromyalgia, and rheumatoid arthritis. Persons affected by a...
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A Review of Randomized Controlled Trial of Ischemic Compression Therapy for Chronic Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Hains, G., Descarreaux, M., Lamy, A., & Hains, F. (2010). A randomized controlled (intervention) trial of ischemic compression therapy for chronic carpal tunnel syndrome. Journal Of The Canadian Chiropractic Association, 54(3), 155-163 9p. In the article, A Randomized Controlled (intervention) Trial of Ischemic Compr...
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A Review of the Study of the Clinical Effectiveness of Acupuncture for Patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Ho, C., Lin, H., Lee, Y., Chou, L., Kuo, T., Chang, H., & ... Lo, S. (2014). Clinical Effectiveness of Acupuncture for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. American Journal Of Chinese Medicine, 42(2), 303-314. doi:10.1142/S0192415X14500207 In the article, Clinical Effectiveness of Acupuncture for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, research...
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The Devastating Effects of Smoking on the Human Body
One may enjoy breathing, having white teeth or even a nice social event with friends, but with every cigarette these qualities are pushed further out of reach. Smoking cigarettes wreaks havoc on the human body. Cigarettes have been around since approximately the 1500’s. However, it was not discovered until about the 1960’s,...
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Vaccines Can Help Change the World for the Better
How many hate seeing their child suffer through a sickness or disease? How many parents would like to prevent these sicknesses? Vaccines are a very easy way to do prevent these diseases. Over the last hundred years, scientists have been on a hunt to discover all the inhibitions for many of the infectious diseases that ar...
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