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Even Short Bouts of Activity May Help Kids' Health
Even Short Bouts of Activity May Help Kids' Health THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Even brief spurts of exercise may benefit children, researchers report. Their study of 28 healthy, normal-weight children found that doing three minutes of moderate-intensity walking every half hour over three hours of sitting led to lower levels of blood sugar and insulin, compared to another day when the children sat for three hours straight. On the day the children took brief walks, they did not eat any mor...
Experimental Drug for Blood Cancer Shows Promise
Experimental Drug for Blood Cancer Shows Promise WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental immune-boosting drug shows promise in fighting the blood cancer multiple myeloma, researchers report. Preliminary testing of the drug daratumumab included 72 multiple myeloma patients who had previously received other types of treatment. Their disease had relapsed and no longer responded to treatment. The patients received lower or higher doses of the drug for up to two years. Of the 42 patients...
Entamoeba histolytica Antibody
Entamoeba histolytica Antibody Does this test have other names? Amebiasis antibody test What is this test? This blood test tells your healthcare provider whether you have antibodies in your blood to the parasite Entamoeba histolytica. This parasite causes the disease amebiasis. If you have been infected with E. histolytica, your immune system may make these antibodies. Your immune system makes proteins called antibodies to attack foreign invaders like this parasite. Why do I need this test? You may need...
Endomysial Antibody Does this test have other names? EMA test What is this test? This test looks for certain antibodies in your blood that may mean you have celiac disease, an autoimmune disease. If you have celiac disease, your immune system responds abnormally to a protein called gluten. Gluten is found in wheat, barley, and rye products. Your body makes antibodies to the gluten called endomysial antibodies (EMA). These autoantibodies cause intestinal swelling and, if undetected, can damage the intest...
Electrolytes Does this test have other names? Electrolyte panel, Lytes, sodium (Na), potassium (K), chloride (Cl), carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) What is this test? This test measures the main electrolytes in your body: sodium, chloride, potassium, and carbon dioxide. The cells in your body carefully balance fluids and electrolytes, which are electrically charged minerals. Electrolytes move fluid in and out of your cells. They carry nutrients into the cells and waste products back out. Electrolytes also help ke...
EBV Antibody Does this test have other names? Specific Epstein-Barr virus antibodies, EBV-specific antibodies What is this test? This is a blood test that checks for antibodies to the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Most people are infected by this virus at some point. EBV often doesn't have any symptoms, but it can cause mononucleosis (mono) or other conditions in some people, especially teens and young adults. Why do I need this test? Your healthcare provider may order this test if you have symptoms that mi...
Epididymitis in Children and Teens
Epididymitis in Children and Teens In the male reproductive system, the epididymis is a tiny coiled tube that stores, matures, and carries sperm. There are two of them. Each sits on top of the testicles and connects them to the vas deferens. The vas deferens carries sperm to the urethra, through which sperm in semen exit the penis. Click Image to Enlarge Epididymitis is an inflammation or infection of the epididymis. Facts about epididymitis Among children, teens are most commonly affected by epididymit...
Eating Disorders and Young Athletes
Eating Disorders and Young Athletes As many parents can confirm, participating in competitive sports can help kids stay out of trouble. Rather than hanging out at the mall or in front of a video game console after school, they can enjoy regular exercise and the companionship of other players. Playing competitive sports can boost self-esteem and teach teamwork and leadership lessons. But sometimes being on a team that focuses too heavily on performance — or appearance — may trigger an eating disorder. Ab...
Endovascular Neurosurgery and Interventional Neuroradiology
Endovascular Neurosurgery and Interventional Neuroradiology Neurosurgery is a branch of surgery that treats conditions and diseases of the brain and nervous system. Radiology is a medical specialty that helps diagnose and treat conditions and diseases using various radiology techniques. Endovascular neurosurgery is a subspecialty within neurosurgery that uses catheters and radiology to diagnose and treat various conditions and diseases of the central nervous system. The central nervous system is made up...
Essential Tremor Disorder
Essential Tremor Disorder Essential tremor disorder is a nerve disorder. It is also called a trembling disorder. It causes a person’s hands, head, trunk, voice, or legs to shake rhythmically. It’s often confused with Parkinson disease. A tremor can also be a symptom of another disease or condition. So it’s important to see your health care provider for a diagnosis. Who is likely to get essential tremor? Everyone has some essential tremor. But these movements usually can’t be seen or felt. It’s called es...
Eating Well for Digestive Health
Eating Well for Digestive Health If you're like most people, you may have gas, constipation, or heartburn every now and then. These symptoms are so common that many people just live with them. But you can avoid many of these problems simply by making better food choices. Eating to avoid gas, bloating, and flatulence These uncomfortable and sometimes embarrassing symptoms can be caused by swallowing too much air, eating foods that produce a lot of gas, or having a reaction to a food that your system has ...
Esophagitis Esophagitis is the irritation and inflammation of the lining of your esophagus, or food pipe. Because the lining of the esophagus is sensitive, many things can cause swelling and irritation. Causes of esophagitis These are some possible causes of irritation and inflammation: Stomach acid in the food pipe. If you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), stomach acid leaks backward into your esophagus. If this occurs on a regular basis, it may cause esophagitis. Chronic vomiting Medication...
Eosinophilic Esophagitis Eosinophilic esophagitis is an allergic condition that occurs in the esophagus. The esophagus becomes red and swollen. The symptoms happen when your immune system make white blood cells in reaction to an allergen. The white blood cellsare called eosinophils. The condition is called eosinophilic esophagitis, or EE or EoE. It can occur at any age and commonly seen in white males. Symptoms Symptoms of EoE vary from person to person and may include: Trouble swallowing Chest pain Abd...
Expectorants with Decongestants and Analgesics Oral tablet
Expectorants with Decongestants and Analgesics Oral tablet What is this medicine? ACETAMINOPHEN; GUAIFENESIN; PHENYLEPHRINE (a set a MEE noe fen; gwye FEN e sin; fen il EF rin) is a combination of a pain reliever, expectorant and decongestant. It is used to treat fever, aches and pains, and congestion from a cold or the flu. It is also used to treat a dry cough. This medicine will not treat an infection. How should I use this medicine? Take this medicine by mouth with a full glass of water. Follow the d...
Exenatide Solution for injection
Exenatide Solution for injection What is this medicine? EXENATIDE (ex EN a tide) is used to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes. This medicine may be used with other oral diabetes medicines. How should I use this medicine? This medicine is for injection under the skin of your upper leg, stomach area, or upper arm. You will be taught how to prepare and give this medicine. Use exactly as directed. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take it more often than directed. It i...
Escitalopram Oral solution
Escitalopram Oral solution What is this medicine? ESCITALOPRAM (es sye TAL oh pram) is used to treat depression and certain types of anxiety. How should I use this medicine? Take this medicine by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Use a specially marked spoon or container to measure your medicine. Ask your pharmacist if you do not have one. Household spoons are not accurate. This medicine can be taken with or without food. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take it more...
Escitalopram Oral tablet
Escitalopram Oral tablet What is this medicine? ESCITALOPRAM (es sye TAL oh pram) is used to treat depression and certain types of anxiety. How should I use this medicine? Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. You can take it with or without food. If it upsets your stomach, take it with food. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take it more often than directed. Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly except upon the advice of yo...
Enoxaparin Sodium (Porcine) Solution for injection
Enoxaparin Sodium (Porcine) Solution for injection What is this medicine? ENOXAPARIN (ee nox a PA rin) is used after knee, hip, or abdominal surgeries to prevent blood clotting. It is also used to treat existing blood clots in the lungs or in the veins. How should I use this medicine? This medicine is for injection under the skin. It is usually given by a health-care professional. You or a family member may be trained on how to give the injections. If you are to give yourself injections, make sure you u...
Exercise Electrocardiogram (Exercise ECG, Exercise EKG, Stress Test) Procedure overview What is an exercise electrocardiogram? An electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is one of the simplest and fastest procedures used to evaluate the heart. Electrodes (small, plastic patches) are placed at certain locations on the chest, arms, and legs. When the electrodes are connected to an ECG machine by lead wires, the electrical activity of the heart is measured, interpreted, and printed out for the doctor's information ...
Electrophysiological Studies (EP Study, EPS, Electrophysiology Studies) What is an electrophysiological study? An electrophysiological study (EP study) is an invasive procedure that evaluated abnormal heart rhythm disturbances. Click image to enlarge During an EP study, small, thin wire electrodes are inserted through a vein in the groin (or neck, in some cases). The wire electrodes are threaded into the heart, using a special type of X-ray, called fluoroscopy. Once in the heart, electrical signals are ...
Electrocardiogram (ECG, EKG, Resting ECG, Resting EKG) Procedure overview What is an electrocardiogram? An electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is one of the simplest and fastest procedures used to evaluate the heart. Electrodes (small, plastic patches) are placed at certain locations on the chest, arms, and legs. When the electrodes are connected to an ECG machine by lead wires, the electrical activity of the heart is measured, interpreted, and printed out for the doctor's information and further interpretat...
Endometrial Ablation Procedure overview What is an endometrial ablation? Endometrial ablation is a procedure to permanently remove a thin tissue layer of the lining of the uterus to stop or reduce excessive or abnormal bleeding in women for whom childbearing is complete. The lining of the uterus is called the endometrium. In some cases, endometrial ablation may be an alternative to hysterectomy. There are several techniques used to perform endometrial ablation including the following: Electrical or elec...
Endometrial Biopsy (Biopsy-Endometrium) Procedure overview What is an endometrial biopsy? An endometrial biopsy is a procedure performed to obtain a small tissue sample from the lining of the uterus, called the endometrium. After the biopsy, the endometrial tissue is examined under a microscope to identify the presence of abnormal cells, or the effects of hormones on the endometrium. Other related procedures used to evaluate and treat endometrial problems include dilation and curettage (D & C), hyst...
Exstrophy of the Bladder and Epispadias
Exstrophy of the Bladder and Epispadias What is exstrophy of the bladder? Exstrophy of the bladder is a complex combination of disorders that occurs during fetal development. The disorder usually involves many systems in the body, including the urinary tract, skeletal muscles and bones, and the digestive system. Bladder exstrophy means that the bladder is essentially inside out and exposed on the outside of the abdomen. Because the bladder and other structures are exposed to the outside of the body, uri...
Epiglottitis What is epiglottitis? Epiglottitis is an acute life-threatening bacterial or viral infection that results in swelling and inflammation of the epiglottis. The epiglottis is an elastic cartilage structure at the root of the tongue that prevents food from entering the windpipe (trachea) when swallowing. Epiglottitis makes it difficult to breathe and progresses quickly. If not treated, it can be life-threatening because there is so much swelling that air cannot get in or out of the lungs. What ...
Emergency Contact Information
Emergency Contact Information In an emergency, it is easy to "forget" even the most well-known information. That is why it is crucial for you to complete the information in this form for each member of your household. Make sure the contact sheet is kept in a place at your home that is accessible to all members of your family. It is also important to keep a copy in your car, place of work, and with you at all times. Be sure to update the information frequently. Make copies for nonresident relatives, baby...
Ewing Sarcoma What is Ewing sarcoma? Ewing sarcoma is a cancer that occurs primarily in the bone or soft tissue. Ewing sarcoma can occur in any bone, but it most often is is found in the hip bones, ribs, or in the long bones, such as the femur (thigh), tibia (shin), or humerus (upper arm). It can involve the muscle and the soft tissues around the tumor site as well. Ewing sarcoma cells can also spread (metastasize) to other areas of the body including the bone marrow, lungs, kidneys, heart, adrenal glan...
Eye Prophylaxis/Vitamin K Injection for Newborns
Eye Medication/Vitamin K Injection for Newborns Newborn babies routinely receive eye medication and vitamin K injections soon after birth. Both prevent serious conditions. Why do newborns get eye medication? Antibiotic eye drops or ointment is placed in a newborn's eyes after birth. This is law mean to protect babies from getting bacterial eye infections during birth. Untreated, these infections can cause serious problems including blindness. The antibiotic erythromycin is used most often. The ointment ...
Encephalitis in Children
Encephalitis in Children What is encephalitis? Click Image to Enlarge Encephalitis is a term used to describe inflammation of the brain. The inflammation causes the brain to swell, which leads to changes in the child's neurological condition, including mental confusion, changes in mental status (sometimes even coma), and seizures. Meningitis, which is inflammation of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord, often accompanies encephalitis. Meningitis can also occur without encephalitis. Wha...
Electroencephalogram (EEG) for Children
Electroencephalogram (EEG) for Children What is an electroencephalogram? An electroencephalogram (EEG) is a test that measures the electrical activity in the brain, called brain waves. An EEG measures brain waves through small button electrodes that are placed on your child's scalp. What steps should be taken to prepare my child for the EEG? Consider the following when preparing your child for an EEG: Wash your child's hair the night before. Do not put any oil, gel, or hairspray on his or her hair. If y...
Epilepsy and Pregnancy
Epilepsy and Pregnancy What is epilepsy? Epilepsy, also called a seizure disorder, is defined as a neurological disorder that involves recurrent seizures. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), it is estimated that epilepsy affects 1% of the U.S. population (more than 2 million people). Transmission of information from nerve cell to nerve cell occurs by an electrochemical process. Abnormal patterns in the electrical activity may cause seizures. A seizure disord...
Ectopic Pregnancy What is ectopic pregnancy? About 2% of all pregnancies develop outside the uterus and is called an ectopic pregnancy. These are nearly always in a fallopian tube. Rarely, an ectopic pregnancy will be located in an ovary or in the cervix, or even in the abdomen. Ectopic pregnancy is more common in women with the following conditions: Infertility (difficulty conceiving) Endometriosis--a condition in which the tissue normally inside the uterus grows in other areas of the pelvis. Sexually ...
Expressing Milk for Your High-Risk Baby
Expressing Milk for Your High-Risk Baby Expressing your milk You will have to remove milk from your breasts on a regular basis if you are to provide enough of your milk for your high-risk baby. Many mothers find they can appreciate their babies' breastfeeding patterns when they understand how breast milk is produced. Initially, hormones play a greater role. After the first one or two weeks postpartum (after the baby is born), milk removal has a greater effect on the amount of milk produced. How is breas...
Exercise and Children
Exercise and Children Exercise is an important part of keeping children healthy. Encouraging healthy lifestyles in children and adolescents is important for when they grow older. Lifestyles that are learned in childhood are more likely to stay with the child into adulthood. Some changes in lifestyle can be harder to make the older the person becomes. The best way to promote healthy lifestyles is for the whole family to become involved. Establishing an exercise plan A daily exercise program is a fun way ...
Examples of Teratogens
Examples of Teratogens There are many different examples of teratogens that cause birth defects. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) Phenytoin (Dilantin) Varicella
Evaluating a Child for Birth Defects
Evaluating a Child for Birth Defects There are many tests that help to evaluate a child for birth defects. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview. Medical History and Genetic Testing
Eye Safety and First Aid
Eye Safety and First Aid As a parent, you can help your child avoid eye trauma with the proper use of safety equipment during sports and recreational activities. Listed in the directory below is some additional information regarding eye safety and first aid for your child, for which we have provided a brief overview. Avoiding Eye Injuries Cosmetic Safety for Contact Lens Wearers First Aid for the Eyes
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Endoscopic sinus surgery is done to open the passages of the sinuses. This allows for proper drainage to the nose. It is called an endoscopic procedure because the doctor uses an endoscope (a small, rigid tube with a light and a camera lens at the end) to view the inside of the nose. Small incisions or cuts are made to allow the scope to pass. The cuts are usually made inside of the nose. The doctor may create new passages or open existing ones by removing polyps, cysts, or thic...
Emotional and Family Issues in Children with Heart Disease
Emotional and Family Issues in Children with Heart Disease Many factors influence how a child feels about having congenital (present at birth) heart disease. Some of these factors include: The type of defect. A child may have many different emotions about having a congenital heart defect that requires one operation to repair or that requires many operations and regular medical care. The age of the child when the heart defect was diagnosed. A child who was diagnosed at birth and who has grown up with the...
Emergency Treatment of a Burn Injury
Emergency Treatment of a Burn Injury Burn injuries require emergency clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are several different types of burn injuries, for which we have provided a brief overview. Chemical Burns Heat or Thermal Burns Electrical Burns
Egg Allergy Diet for Children
Egg Allergy Diet for Children General guidelines for egg allergy The key to an allergy-free diet is to avoid feeding your child the foods or products containing the food to which he or she is allergic. The items that your child is allergic to are called allergens. Eggs are a commonly used food that may cause food sensitivity reactions. Parents of children with egg sensitivity may not find it difficult to eliminate visible eggs, but may not be aware of the variety of food products that contain eggs. In o...
Exercise and Adolescents
Exercise and Adolescents Exercise is an important part of keeping adolescents healthy. Encouraging healthy lifestyles in children and adolescents is important for when they grow older. Lifestyles that are learned in childhood are more likely to stay with the child into adulthood. Some changes in lifestyle can be harder to make as a person ages. The best way to promote healthy lifestyles is for the whole family to become involved. Establishing an exercise plan A daily exercise program is a fun way to sha...
Eating Disorders Trouble Men, Too
January 2014 Eating Disorders Affect Men, Too Chiseled chests. Sculpted abs. Images of the ideal body inundate men, just like women. This constant exposure may even lead some men to develop an eating disorder. Traditionally labeled a woman's problem, eating disorders may involve more men than originally thought. Current research suggests they may simply go unrecognized in men. Thinness vs. muscle mass In a recent study, researchers followed the eating behavior of more than 5,500 adolescent males for 12 ...
Exercise Finding the right exercise program and the right preparation To be physically fit, you do not have to exercise intensely for long periods of time. Experts agree that physical activity does not necessarily have to be vigorous. They recommend at least 30 minutes of moderate continuous physical activity daily, or on most days of the week. To achieve and maintain physical and cardiovascular fitness, health professionals advise following a balanced fitness program: If you have an existing medical co...
Endoscopic Examination for Cancer
Endoscopic Exam for Cancer How is cancer diagnosed? There is no single test that can accurately diagnose cancer. It usually requires a thorough history and physical exam along with diagnostic testing. Many tests are needed to determine whether a person has cancer, or if another condition (such as an infection) is mimicking the symptoms of cancer. Effective diagnostic testing is used to confirm or eliminate the presence of disease, monitor the disease process, and plan for and evaluate the effectiveness ...
End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Click Image to Enlarge What is renal failure? Renal failure refers to temporary or permanent damage to the kidneys that results in loss of normal kidney function. There are two different types of renal failure--acute and chronic. Acute renal failure has an abrupt onset and is potentially reversible. Chronic renal failure progresses slowly over at least three months and can lead to permanent renal failure. The causes, symptoms, treatments, and outcomes of acute and chronic ...
Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli
Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli What is enterohemorrhagic E. coli ? Escherichia coli (or simply E. coli ) is one of the many groups of bacteria that live in the intestines of healthy humans and most warm-blooded animals. E. coli bacteria help maintain the balance of normal intestinal flora (bacteria) against harmful bacteria and synthesize or produce some vitamins. However, there are hundreds of types or strains of E. coli bacteria. Different strains of E. coli have different distinguishing character...
External Beam Therapy
External Beam Therapy What is external beam therapy? External beam therapy is a commonly used type of therapeutic radiology. Radiation is delivered from a machine directed to the part of the body where cancer is present. The type of machine used will be determined by the radiation oncologist. How does external beam therapy work? External beam therapy delivers ionizing radiation to the cancer, destroying cancer cells. To give healthy cells time to heal, you will get small doses (fractions) of radiation a...
Exercise During Pregnancy
Exercise During Pregnancy Regular exercise, with the approval of your healthcare provider or midwife, can often help to reduce the physical discomforts of pregnancy and help with the recovery after the baby is born. There is evidence that physical activity may be especially beneficial for women with gestational diabetes. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, women who exercised and were physically fit before pregnancy can safely continue exercising throughout the pregnanc...
Eye Injury (Black Eye)
Eye Injury (Black Eye) What is ecchymosis or bruising of the eye? Ecchymosis, or more commonly known as a “black eye," usually occurs from some type of trauma to the eye, causing the tissue around the eye to become bruised. Your doctor will examine the eye closely to make sure there's no damage to the actual eye itself. What is the treatment for a black eye? Specific treatment for a black eye will be determined by your doctor based on: Your age, overall health, and medical history Extent of the injury Y...
Ear, Nose, and Throat Conditions
Ear, Nose, and Throat Conditions Children can have many problems with their ears, nose, and throat. In fact, ear infections alone account for millions of doctor's appointments each year. Listed in the directory below are some common conditions of the ear, nose, and throat in the growing child, for which we have provided a brief overview. Otitis Media Swimmer's Ear Nosebleeds Sinusitis Pharyngitis / Tonsillitis
Exercise and the Aging Person
Exercise and the Aging Person Exercise benefits people of all ages There are many benefits of following a regular exercise program. This is true even for people who experience joint pain, back pain, arthritis, or osteoporosis. And it is also true for people who are recovering from an injury or surgery like joint replacement or arthroscopy. Exercise has also been shown to be beneficial to people of all ages, as it helps to lower blood pressure, lower the risks of falls and serious injuries (such as hip o...
Exercise: The Right Program and the Right Preparation
Exercise: The Right Program and the Right Preparation You do not have to exercise intensely for long periods of time to be physically fit. Experts agree that physical activity does not necessarily have to be vigorous. They recommend at least 30 minutes of moderate, uninterrupted physical activity daily, or on most days of the week. To achieve and keep physical and cardiovascular fitness, health professionals advise following a balanced fitness program. This program should include the following: If you h...
Emergency Information Form
Emergency Information Form In an emergency, it is easy to "forget" even the most well-known information. That is why it is crucial for you to complete the information in this form for each member of your household. Then, distribute copies to each member of your household. Also, post all copies by each telephone and in easy to find places in your home, car, or work. Be sure to update the information often. Also, make copies for non-resident relatives, babysitters, caretakers, neighbors, teachers -- anyon...
Effects of Stroke
Effects of Stroke What are the effects of stroke? The effects of stroke vary from person to person based on the type, severity, location, and number of strokes. The brain is very complex. Each area of the brain is responsible for a special function or ability. When an area of the brain is damaged from a stroke, the loss of normal function of part of the body may occur. This may result in a disability. The brain is divided into 3 main areas: Cerebrum (consisting of the right and left sides or hemispheres...
Elder Care What is elder care? Americans are living longer and living well for longer periods of time. This has created a relatively new and growing area of health care and provider services, known as elder care. Elder care encompasses a wide variety of issues, including choosing an appropriate health care provider to care for an aging patient, and making decisions about moving an elderly person from the home environment to a residential care setting. People ages 65 and older are the fastest growing seg...
Endometriosis Statistics related to endometriosis Endometriosis is a common gynecological condition, particularly among women of childbearing age, affecting an estimated 2 to 10 percent of American women in this age group. Endometriosis can be a debilitating disease for some women who experience ongoing pain, while others may be asymptomatic. It is also a factor in infertility. According to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, endometriosis can be found in 24 to 50 percent of women who experi...
Estrogen's Effects on the Female Body
Estrogen's Effects on the Female Body Click Image to Enlarge What is estrogen? Estrogens are a group of hormones that play an important role in the normal sexual and reproductive development in women. They are also sex hormones. The woman's ovaries make most estrogen hormones, although the adrenal glands and fat cells also make small amounts of the hormones. In addition to regulating the menstrual cycle, estrogen affects the reproductive tract, the urinary tract, the heart and blood vessels, bones, brea...
Endometrial Cancer Click Image to Enlarge What is endometrial cancer? The lining of the uterus is called the endometrium. Cancer of the endometrium, the most common cancer of the female reproductive organs, is a disease in which malignant (cancerous) cells are found in the endometrium. Cancer of the endometrium is different from cancer of the muscle of the uterus, which is called uterine sarcoma. About 80% of all endometrial cancers are adenocarcinomas. Endometrial cancer is highly curable when found ea...
Eye Safety There are many important safety considerations when it comes to avoiding eye injuries. Listed below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview: Avoiding Eye Injuries Cosmetic Safety for Contact Lens Wearers Eye Safety at the Computer First-Aid for Eyes
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