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Rare Diseases: Skin 21-month-old baby is growing several times faster than normal

Rare Diseases: Skin 21-month-old baby is growing several times faster than normal

In 21-month-old Jack Oldakra from Nuneaton in the West Meads all year skin has looked as if a child has received severe sunburn. All because of a rare congenital disease called Nethertons syndrome. It affects only one person in 800,000. In this condition, the facial skin is red, stretched, scaly, scalp is covered with heavy scales. In general, the skin looks like a scalded with boiling water. And the rate of regeneration and growth exceeds the rate at times, writes The Daily Mail. I must...

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Rare disease: men do not half pectoral muscle

Rare disease: men do not half pectoral muscle

Paul has Darrocha rare disease – a syndrome Polanda. Because of this disease one of the chest he fell in the absence of the pectoralis major muscle. For the first time this issue Pal started thinking at 15 years of age when he started going to the gym. After a few months of training, the muscles on the left side of his chest began to rise, but remained suspicious of the right underdeveloped, writes The Daily Express. Syndrome was named after the surgeon Sir Alfred Polanda. It is...

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American doctors are investigating cases of a rare disease

American doctors are investigating cases of a rare disease

California rare disease spreads Kroytsfeldta-Jakob disease, is a progressive dystrophic disease cortex and spinal cord, and basal ganglia. According to official data, every year it affects one person in a million. Known that from this disease have already suffered two, reports ABC News. At the moment there is an investigation into the identification of the patients. According to preliminary information, the cases are not related. Although in theory it might be to blame for food. ...

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Chronic illnesses recognized a major problem for China

Chronic illnesses recognized a major problem for China

In the next 18 years China will face an unprecedented orgy of chronic disease, experts predict. It is predicted that the number of people 40 years and older with a chronic illness in 2030 will increase by two to three times, reports Xinhua, citing a report by the China Cardiology Congress. These data are backed up and last years report of the National Center for cardiovascular disease. Plus, in 2030 to grow by 50% of deaths from chronic diseases. World Bank said in 2011 that chronic...

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The most common diseases of childhood diabetes, asthma, epilepsy and autism

The most common diseases of childhood diabetes, asthma, epilepsy and autism

Autism is one of the four most common diseases of childhood, second only to diabetes, asthma and epilepsy, said in an interview with RIA "Novosti" Head Specialist – pediatric neurologist Health Minister, Professor Andrey Petrukhin. Medic said that Russia does not give much importance to some neurological diseases and do not go to a psychiatrist. At the same time, the incidence of, for example, epilepsy is in our country seven per thousand. "There are three of the most...

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Cigarettes provoke the appearance of the two forms of cataracts, says analysis

Cigarettes provoke the appearance of the two forms of cataracts, says analysis

Staff of the Institute of Ophthalmology Zhejiang University conducted a study of 20 scientific papers on cataract and risks associated with smoking. The result of the analysis was to identify a clear link smoking and increased risk of disease, says "Remedium". While that risk increased age-related cataract, the person did not have to indulge in a bad habit for years. True, the more he smoked, the worse the forecasts of nuclear cataract (occurs at the center of the lens) and...

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Fatal disease slowly Dusan Briton puts doctors in a deadlock

Fatal disease slowly Dusan Briton puts doctors in a deadlock

49-year-old Sally Carver of Chester was the victim of one of the worlds rarest diseases affecting the lungs, writes The Daily Mail. Now it is slowly suffocating, although he survived the maximum that it took doctors. The woman was diagnosed with lung limfangioleyomiomatoz (LAM), characterized by progressive respiratory failure. The disease is associated with the uncontrolled growth of smooth muscle cells. Cells enter the respiratory tract, blood, lymph vessels of the lungs. Accumulation...

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Periodontitis – an insidious disease that can strike at any time

Periodontitis – an insidious disease that can strike at any time

Commented Point of view of scientists who believe that fish oil saves from periodontitis. "Periodontitis – this is a dangerous inflammation of the so-called ligaments of the tooth, which anchors the tooth in the likeness of the wells. Immediately recognize the disease may not be any. Possible pain, increased sensitivity of the teeth and the gums swollen. During the chronic disease periodontitis may not occur, giving an effect only on x-rays. Primary cause of periodontitis...

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Bad neighborhood negatively affects the health of its residents

Bad neighborhood negatively affects the health of its residents

Rusel Daniel and Carolyn Catron, researchers at Iowa State University, found that living in a bad neighborhood has a negative impact on people. The researchers analyzed the health and 800 facts of life of African-American families since 1997. Turned out bad infrastructure of the area led to the fact that people do not create social bonds. Namely such relations are extremely important for mental health, writes The Times of India. A similar situation occurs if the crime rate is high. As...

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Monogamy does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases

Monogamy does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases

Survey showed that when a person changes, he often forgets about safe sex. Scientists believe that this contributes to alcohol, writes The Daily Mail. But open relationships rarely lead to diseases, sexually transmitted, because partners are fully aware of what they are doing. It is one that allowed the online campaign. Initially, experts wanted to know whether to be monogamous preventive measure regarding contamination. Of the 801 respondents in 1647 admitted he cheated partner. ...

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