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... an acute life-threatening event. Most people do not realise the severity and that it might lead to death. Unstable angina is more common than breast cancer, or than multiple sclerosis. Both forms ...
We all know a good diet is vital to keep us in the best of health. Not only does it make us feel well, it also reduces our risk of developing many conditions such as heart disease, cancer, constipation, ...
... or nausea * If you are experiencing unexplained fever or weight loss * If you have a family history of inflammatory bowel disease or cancer  ...
...  Not smoking is also very important. Stopping smoking is the single most important way of reducing heart attacks, strokes and cancer, and it has also been shown to reduce the risks of Alzheimer's ...
... worse. Contact your doctor if you are being treated for osteoporosis, cancer or AIDS. The doctor will examine you and be able to diagnose the cause of your back pain. If a problem with the bones or ...
... not only causes breath to smell but it is also one of the main causes of cancer of the mouth, lung cancer and cardiovascular disease. To give up smoking is one of the most effective ways of reducing ...
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... prevents the virus from multiplying. There is a vaccine, called Gardasil, normally used to provide protection against cervical cancer in adult females aged 16 to 26 years, that also provides protection ...
...  Breast Cancer Bunions & Blisters Bunions, blisters, corns and calluses can all be painful....Learn more  ...
... arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, types of kidney failure or certain cancers, might develop acquired vW. This problem is usually caused by the person producing antibodies against their own clotting ...
... have difficulty coping. Other causes There are a number of other serious diseases that can affect the lungs and cause breathlessness. Among them are pneumonia, cystic fibrosis and lung cancer. Heart ...
... of liver cancer and the World Health Organisation estimates that hepatitis B leads to more than a million deaths worldwide every year.  ...
... risk of lung cancer falls to half that of a smoker, and the risk of heart attack falls to same as someone who has never smoked. And it's not just smokers who are better off financially if they give up. ...
... of adult disability in the UK. More than a quarter of a million people in the UK live with a disability caused by a stroke. Three times more women die from a stroke than die from breast cancer.  ...
... premature ageing of the skin, age spots (also known as lentigo or liver spots) and increasing the risk of skin cancer. There are over 100,000 new cases of skin cancer diagnosed each year in the ...
... not working properly (for example, people with cancer, HIV or AIDS) Healthy children aged between 6 months and 5 years Health and social care workers who are at an increased risk of catching ...
When it comes to preventing cancer, the humble tomato is one of the best foods to eat. This is because they provide the richest dietary source of lycopene; an antioxidant that helps combat ...
... that isolated doses of UVB radiation (on your annual holiday for example) over a number of years is fundamental to the development of skin cancers, including malignant melanoma.  ...
... have a weakened immune system; for example, if they are having treatment for cancer. It is thought that there are more than 18,000 hospitalised cases of pneumococcal pneumonia each year ...
... main conditions that affect the prostate gland. These are: BPH - benign prostatic hypertrophy, also called benign prostatic hyperplasia or enlarged prostate, is a non-cancerous condition that leads to ...
... of a continuing smoker, and within 10 years the risk of lung cancer falls to half that of a smoker. You know it's bad for you, you know you should give up, but here's a reminder of precisely ...
... cancer-fighting antioxidants than non-organic food. Organic farming concentrates on working with natural systems.  ...
... lung disease, cancer, arthritis, infertility and premature death. In England alone, an estimated 30,000 deaths occur each year as a result of obesity. 66 out of every 100 adults in the UK is considered ...
Benign prostatic hypertrophy, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia or an enlarged prostate and frequently referred to as BPH, is a non-cancerous condition that leads to an increase in the size of ...
... can be one of the first signs of mouth cancer. The ulcers caused my mouth cancer usually occur singly, on or under the tongue, without any obvious cause and last for a long time. The risk of mouth cancer ...
...  cancer in people taking part in the clinical trials, but there is hope that another licence application will be made in the future.  ...
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Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) works differently to cigarettes. It does not contain toxic chemicals like tar or carbon monoxide, and does not cause cancer. NRT is suitable for most people, however ...
... progesterone must be used together with the oestrogen to reduce the risk of cancer of the uterus developing. When the synthetic progesterone is taken after the oestrogen, the process is called ‘sequential ...
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... to return to its pre-pregnant size. Women who breastfeed are at lower risk of developing pre-menopausal breast cancer and ovarian cancer. It is known that women loses bone density whilst breastfeeding ...
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Fact: We all know cigarettes are bad for your health and that they can cause cancer, heart disease and chronic lung disease. However, there is no evidence to suggest that the nicotine content causes cancer. ...
... it can help prevent bowel cancer. For maximum benefits buy 'extra virgin' olive oil.  ...
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... (IBD) which is due to inflammation of the bowel. The bowel is not inflamed in IBS. There is no link between IBS and bowel cancer.  ...
... people develop a distinctive rash called dermatitis herpetiformis. In rare cases, coeliac disease causes infertility and some people may develop cancer of the small intestine. Symptoms of coeliac disease ...
... occurs slowly over 20-30 years and can lead to jaundice, liver fibrosis, cirrhosis and ultimately to liver cancer or liver failure and death. People sometimes only become aware of chronic hepatitis when ...
... about the techniques available. If your hair loss is sudden and dramatic, for example because of recent treatment for cancer, advice will be given to you during your treatment about the availability of ...
... bowel syndrome, where the intestines can go into spasm, or diverticular disease where the colon narrows, or it can be a symptom of a more serious problem such as cancer of the bowel.  ...
... pressure, diabetes and some cancers. To lose weight you need to combine exercise with a lower calorie diet.  ...
... and drinking heavily together raises your risk of mouth cancer by 38 times.  ...
... HIV. There is a vaccine, called Gardasil, normally used to provide protection against cervical cancer in adult females aged 16 to 26 years, that also provides protection against genital warts caused ...
... most races. Many people with CLL will not develop the disease to the point where it needs treatment, but in most it will eventually need to be treated. CLL is a slow growing type of cancer where a ...
... the blood sugar levels. Do not smoke to minimise the risk of pancreatic cancer developing.  ...
... as lung cancer, tuberculosis or pneumonia.  ...
... of a tumour of the adrenal gland itself, or produced because of the release of ACTH from other parts of the body (ectopic ACTH release) such as oat cell or small cell cancers in the lung and carcinoid ...