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CAUSES OF KIDNEY FAILURE

Mar 26, 2017 Posted by SOTOMIWA SOTUBO (ID: DOC864)
CAUSES OF KIDNEY FAILURE
COMMON CAUSES OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE (CKD)/KIDNEY FAILURE   The incidence of CKD is on the rise, hence there is need for the public to be aware that it’s a preventable condition if proper precautions are taken, dialysis is expensive if it is to be done 3times weekly as recommended and renal transplant which is the definitive treatment, though less expensive on the long run, but difficult to find a suitable donor. The common causes of CKD in our environment are: -UNCONTROLLED...

LIST OF CARCINOGENS

Nov 9, 2016 Posted by SOTOMIWA SOTUBO (ID: DOC864)
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Thursday it added seven new agents, including the HIV virus and an industrial solvent, to its list of carcinogens. The list identifies factors including chemicals, agents like viruses, X-rays and ultraviolet radiation, and divides them into two categories - known to be a human carcinogen and reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen. Five viruses, which collectively have been linked to more than 20 different types of cancer, are...

New Type of Migraine May Be Due to Low Iron

Nov 8, 2016 Posted by SOTOMIWA SOTUBO (ID: DOC864)
Many women who have migraine toward the end of menstruation may be best treated with iron supplements, a new study suggests. In a paper published online in the journal Headache, Anne Calhoun, MD, and Nicole Gill, DO, Carolina Headache Institute Durham, North Carolina, describe a new type of headache dubbed "end-menstrual migraine." They explain that this is "a not-uncommon yet not previously typified headache disorder, which we are simply calling 'end-menstrual migraine'…due to...

SLEEP DEPRIVATION MAY INCREASE CALORIE INTAKE

Nov 8, 2016 Posted by SOTOMIWA SOTUBO (ID: DOC864)
Sleep Deprivation May Increase Calorie Intake If your lifestyle always leaves you feeling deprived, you may end up consuming more calories, with the risk of unwanted weight gain, according to a UK study. A study in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that people who don't get enough sleep consumed an extra 385 calories the following day. The findings are based on research by King's College London (KCL) who reviewed 11 older studies with a total of 172 participants....