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Agranulocytosis – What Happens When The Defense Goes Down

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...ulocytosis include fever, chills, easy fatigability, sore throat, mouth sores, yellowish discoloration of the skin and bleeding gums. Children with congenital agranulocytosis may be observed as having poor weight gain. Other symptoms include fast breathing and heart rate, and skin infections. Diagnosis of agranulocytosis involves a thorough assessment of medical history: drugs being taken, recent infections, and history of autoimmune diseases. Wh... Read More »

Adoptive T-cell therapy – Hope for Advanced Cancers

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...ch as cancers. Types of immunotherapy Monoclonal antibodies: These are man-made versions of immune system proteins. Antibodies can be very useful in treating cancer because they can be designed to attack a very specific part of a cancer cell. Cancer vaccines: Vaccines are substances put into the body to start an immune response against certain diseases. We usually think of them as being given to healthy people to help prevent infections. But s... Read More »

Antibiotic Resistance in Southeast Asia and the Philippines

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...istance to be arguably as serious as climate change and a ticking time bomb. The call for change however cannot be addressed by a handful of leaders alone. The cause of the problem is at the grassroots. People should be made aware of how drug resistance develops, how it impacts globally, how it can be prevented and what they can do to prevent it from worsening. It’s only a matter of time before even the simplest diseases will render the once life... Read More »

Personal Management of Migraine Headaches

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...dy starts; and often, even with these medicines, the headache still persists. There is no sure-ball way of treating a migraine, but there are ways that could be done to prevent it. In this article, I will share with you some of the ways to prevent and manage these attacks: Triggers   Migraines are all about triggers. Different people have different migraine triggers and it is very important to know what yours are. Observe yourself as to the... Read More »

Weight Gain on Holiday

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...is, then you definitely have the time to hit the exercise button. Just remember, you are not the only one who gained those kilos. You are NOT alone. Oh, and for the coming months to come, let this be your guide:   “Food…a minute on the lips, POUNDS on the hips” Image credits: (1) (2) (3) Incoming search terms: does jackfruit increase weight does jackfruit make you fat how to lose weight in rainy season 5 lines about summer... Read More »

Facts on Male Circumcision

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In the healthcare world, medical doctors do perform circumcision to males from birth until adulthood in the hospital. In certain countries there is a season where lots of boys will decide to be circumcised. In Philippines, during the summer season, medical missions for circumcision are carried out. Most of the patients aged from 12 years old, where puberty starts. But still, the curiosity of circumcision occurs why is it done. Some facts are pro... Read More »

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