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Heat Exhaustion – Heat Stroke Symptoms and Treatment

Heat Stroke

Heat Exhaustion / Heat Stroke and Treatment – Things which you need to keep in mind about Heat Exhuastion and Heat Stroke and how to deal with a patient before safely transporting to the nearest hospital. Heatstroke occurs when your body temperature rises rapidly and you’re unable to cool down. It can be life-threatening by causing damage to your brain ...

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Ebola Death Toll Passes 7,500 – WHO

Ebola

The World Health Organization says the death toll from the Ebola outbreak has risen to more than 7,500 people and the number of cases is nearing 20,000. The latest data, posted Friday, reflects recent trends with Liberia and Guinea seeing a decrease in the rate of Ebola transmissions, while Sierra Leone’s cases continue to rise. Those three West African countries ...

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What is EBOLA?

ebola

Ebola is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with a strain of Ebola virus. The 2014 Ebola epidemic is the largest in history, affecting multiple countries in West Africa. The risk of an Ebola outbreak affecting multiple people in the U.S. is very low. What you need to know: Ebola is spread through direct contact with blood and body ...

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Vitamin C helps fight cancer : Researchers

Cancer

A new study said Vitamin C has long been used as an alternative cancer therapy. Given by injection, it could potentially be a safe, effective and low-cost treatment for ovarian and other cancers, say US scientists. Reporting in Science Translational Medicine, they call for large-scale government clinical trials. Pharmaceutical companies are unlikely to run trials, as vitamins cannot be patented. Vitamin C has ...

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Depression Assessment Questionnaire

a man in depression

  Depression is described as low and sad mood for a significant period of time accompanied with the following symptoms: Anhedonia (Inability to experience pleasure from the things or events which were pleasureful in the past.) Insomnia (Lack of sleep) or Hypersomnia (Excess in sleep.) Disturbance in eating pattern (Eating too much or eating too little or a complete loss ...

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