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Ectopic Pregnancy – A Leading Cause of Pregnancy Related Death

Ectopic Pregnancy – A Leading Cause of Pregnancy Related Death

Ectopic pregnancies are a big problem for women of childbearing age. They occur in 2% of pregnancies and can be life threatening to the mother if unrecognized and untreated. In normal pregnancies, the sperm and egg connect to form an embryo which is then implanted in the uterus. In ectopic pregnancies, however, the embryo never [...]

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Inflammatory Breast Disease

Inflammatory Breast Disease

Inflammatory breast disease is quite rare, is not easy to detect and this disease is more dangerous because of all of this. Breast cancer will normally start as one single tumour that is usually a painless and hard lump appearing in the underarm or breast area. This disease does not have what we would consider [...]

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What is Ellagic Acid?

What is Ellagic Acid?

Ellagic acid is a plant chemical or phytochemical that is found in strawberries, raspberries, cranberries, pomegranates, walnuts and pecans. There has been research carried out on animals and cell cultures in laboratory conditions. The results from these tests found that ellagic acid may be responsible for the slower rate of growth on certain types of [...]

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Sources of calcium

Sources of calcium

Calcium is an essential mineral, which plays an important role in aiding the body in a number of functions. During infancy and childhood calcium is particularly important for the formation of teeth and bones. We continue to need a daily intake of calcium within our diets to keep our bones strong. A calcium deficiency during [...]

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Breast Implants Aren’t For Life, FDA Warns

Breast Implants Aren’t For Life, FDA Warns

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that all women with silicone breast implants will need surgery within 10 years to fix complications. Silicone breast implants may cause burst open and anaplastic large-cell lymphoma, a cause a rare form of cancer. The FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health claims that the longer [...]

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