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  1. Why Malaria Vaccination Is Difficult To Develop

    Why Malaria Vaccination Is Difficult To Develop

    Antimalarials treat Malaria by killing the parasite that causes the disease.  There is no vaccination for malaria because the parasite responsible for the disease adapts and becomes immune to vaccinations...
  2. How Acid Reflux Affects The Tongue

    How Acid Reflux Affects The Tongue

    Acid reflux is a symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD) it is an unpleasant condition that affects the digestive tract.  The main cause of GORD is a weak sphincter muscle...
  3. Are Migraines Worse In A Heatwave?

    Are Migraines Worse In A Heatwave?

    We all suffer from tiredness and discomfort in a heat wave and those with migraines suffer more than most.  Hot weather triggers headaches in people who are not migraine sufferers...
  4. Is Erectile Dysfunction A Preexisting Condition?

    Is Erectile Dysfunction A Preexisting Condition?

    Erectile dysfunction (ED) is difficult for any man to face because they consider it to to be a flaw in their masculinity.  It affects relationships and seriously damages confidence and...
  5. Can Stop Smoking Cigarettes Cause Headaches?

    Can Stop Smoking Cigarettes Cause Headaches?

    Deciding to stop smoking is a very difficult decision because of the effort it involves. Cigarettes contain nicotine which is a very addictive substance. Nicotine in small doses is a...
  6. Are Weight Loss Programs Effective?

    Are Weight Loss Programs Effective?

    Weight loss is difficult at the best of times because it requires willpower and dedication.  The mere thought of missing out on favourite foods makes us desire them even more...
  7. Asthma Like Symptoms And Anxiety

    Asthma Like Symptoms And Anxiety

    Extreme anxiety causes people to hyperventilate and have difficulty catching their breath which is very similar to an asthma attack.  Both conditions have very similar symptoms for very different reasons...
  8. Can Fungal Nail Infection Cause Pitting?

    Can Fungal Nail Infection Cause Pitting?

    A fungal nail infection causes the appearance of the nail to change and may cause pitting. Nail psoriasis causes pitting on the surface of the nail the two conditions look...
  9. Why Are STDs Considered Biologically Sexist?

    Why Are STDs Considered Biologically Sexist?

    STDs are sexually transmitted diseases that both men and women catch from each other.  It is easy to assume both sexes have an equal risk of catching such diseases. However...
  10. How Hair Loss Can Be Prevented

    How Hair Loss Can Be Prevented

    Hair Loss / alopecia is one of those things that are inevitable in a man’s life.  Our ancestors tried all sorts of concoctions to prevent it with very little success. Your...
  11. Period Pain When Not On

    Period Pain When Not On

    Period pain is an insufficient description of the turmoil women go through every time they menstruate.  There is no indication of the bloating, breast tenderness, low moods, stress, increase in...
  12. Can Emergency Contraception Cause Hormonal Imbalance?

    Can Emergency Contraception Cause Hormonal Imbalance?

    Emergency contraception is a convenient way to prevent pregnancy after an unexpected sexual encounter.  The Morning After Pill (MAP) is another name for emergency contraception and you can take it...

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