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106 articles tagged Anatomy
'Mothers With Nipple Eczema Breastfeed'
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Nipple Eczema Mothers Breastfeed

Eczema can resemble more serious Paget’s disease. For your long-term health and that of your child, learn cautions regard­ing breast­feeding when suffering from either health condition.

Gastroenterology 'Fat men's bellies'

Prevent Visceral Fatty Liver Disease

Recognize, prevent and possibly reverse fatty liver disease. What is the relation­ship between it and cysts or cirrhosis? All cancers can produce malignant cysts.

Woman 'Female self-breast exam'

Some Doctors Stop Urging Monthly Breast Self-Exams

Searching for cancer may be too morbid a thought to women who esteem breasts more for their form and function than health indicators. Doctors are not giving up.

Oncology 'Lymphatic system anatomy'

Early Warning Signs and Symptoms of Lymphoma

Healthcare physi­cians and patients need to be diligent for early diagnosis, using multi­disciplinary medical treat­ment of blood cancers affecting the lymphatic system.

Woman 'Who’s a Candidate for Skin-Sparing Mastectomy?'

Who’s a Candidate for Skin-Sparing Mastectomy?

To preserve breast for better post-op recon­struc­tion, mastec­tomy may involve removal of breast tissue, without removal of the skin, nipple or areola.

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Endocrinology 'Facts Versus Myths About Diabetes'

Facts Versus Myths About Diabetes

Diabetes is primarily a diet issue. As proof, patients have been cured of it. This article clarifies seven popular myths and describes what it’s like to cope with diabetes.

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Dignified Areola Comparison

With considerable variance in both normal and abnormal areola, a dignified human anatomy poster is available. It was developed as a health-professional patient guide for ob-gyn medical offices.

Orthopedics 'Man holding his back'
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Are You a Candidate For Vertebroplasty or Kyphoplasty?

For vertebral compression fractures, an alternative to fusion is an outpatient health treatment that potentially increases back support and reduces pain in minutes.

Individual 'Pardon My Geographic Tongue'

Pardon My Geographic Tongue

Few people exhibit geo­graphic tongue. Can anything be done about the loss of papillae manifest­ing this irregular appear­ance on your tongue surface? Is it a serious health problem?

Disability 'Man seated with athletic limb prosthesis'

Where Do We Stand On Prosthetics?

In the race for more natural solutions, prostheses need not resemble the ill-fitted mannequin-like appendages of the 1940s. Here is a summary of top prosthetics and where to get them.

Rheumatology 'Here Are Clues A Patient Has Sjögren’s'

Clues A Patient Has Sjögren’s

When eyes are so dry they hurt and vision is blurred, it’s wise to seek an eye care professional. Patient response to anti­biotics may help diagnose this auto­immune disorder.

Otolaryngology 'What Drum Beats Only Loud Enough For You To Hear?'

What Drum Beats Only Loud Enough For You To Hear?

Your personal percussionists beat loud enough to entertain and inform you. What stops the music?

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