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Hepatitis B – preventable and treatable

Hepatitis B – preventable and treatable

There are many myths surrounding hepatitis B mainly due to widespread ignorance about the condition, its symptoms, transmission and cause. Raising awareness of the disease should enable those who are infected to seek treatment, remove any social stigma attached to the disease and reduce the rate of infection. What is hepatitis? The word hepatitis simply [...]

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Hip labrum injury

Hip labrum injury

Labrum in your ball and socket joints can be damaged leading to a very painful and long lasting injury. The ball and socket joints of the body are surrounded by a type of cartilage called the labrum; it forms a ring round the bony socket in order to stabilize the joint whilst still allowing for [...]

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Liver disease on the increase

Liver disease on the increase

Recent studies have shown that fatal cases of liver disease are rising year on year – with alcohol contributing to around one third of total cases of the disease. This rise is in direct contrast to deaths resulting from cardiac disease and other cancers – all have which have been steadily declining. Statistics show that [...]

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High Potassium Levels: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

High Potassium Levels: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

High potassium levels in the blood or hyperkalemia are often a symptom of a serious kidney problem. This is because healthy kidneys regulate potassium levels and normally eliminate any excess. If left untreated, people with high potassium levels can have their hearts suddenly stop beating and die. Others suffer from coordination problems. Causes Healthy adrenal [...]

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