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Mesothelioma Prognosis and Treatment

Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that produces malignant cancer cells in the lining of the chest or pleura, the abdominal passage (the peritoneum), or the lining around the heart. The likelihood of contracting mesothelioma increases if the patient has been exposed to amounts of asbestos or other lung irritants. Most of these unfortunate cases come about without the patient even knowing they were exposed to such lung irritants and contracting this form of cancer without much preventable wisdom to avert its onset.

A mesothelioma prognosis is the prediction of the disease or how it would progress. People that were exposed to asbestos or other lung irritants in the 1940’s and onward are just not being diagnosed with mesothelioma because of its slower onset and because of the long latency period of this particular for of disease.

The prognosis for mesothelioma often depends on how early it was diagnosed and how assertively the disease is treated. Obviously the earlier the disease is caught, the better the mesothelioma prognosis is for a full and complete recovery.
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Finding a Cheap LASIK Clinic

LASIK Atlanta is one of the hottest tourist destinations in the United States, believe it or not. Each year, thousands of tour buses, filled to the brim with LASIK eye surgery candidates, flock to the city of Atlanta for consultations and examinations as to their LASIK eye surgery eligibility. Bay Area LASIK eye surgery is one of the closest competitors to the fashionable “Atlanta LASIK scene” but is really not even close in terms of booking or overall clients.

Finding a cheap LASIK clinic has been a struggle for those interested in the laser eye surgery procedure for quite some time, but now ventures like LASIK Atlanta are integrating the normal desire for saving money with a popular medical procedure to combine what some jokingly refer to as the “Now I See” bus tour. Naturally, these types of bus tours are springing up around North America and jettisoning enthusiastic clients to a particular clinic that likely offers discounts for groups or agency bonuses. It sounds almost surreal, but in today’s day and age of group spending and commerce, it is not far from the truth.
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Hay Fever Remedy Symptom, Treatment to Cure Hay Fever

You cannot cure hay fever but you can find a remedy and treatment for hay fever

Sneezing is the most popular hay fever symptom, and other signs include itchy, watery eyes, and a runny or stuff nose with post-nasal drip. Aptly named because it most often occurred during haying season, hay fever is brought on by allergens such as dust, pollen, and pet dander.

Hay fever treatment includes taking antihistamines to relieve symptoms. To eliminate a hay fever symptom, the cause must be determined and controlled. One hay fever remedy may be avoiding going outdoors on a windy day, or keeping the family pet outside. While this won’t cure hay fever, it will prevent exposure to the pollens that trigger cause your hay fever symptom.
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What is TCAP?

TCAP stands for Targeted CryoAblation of the Prostate. TCAP is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that offers a unique method for destruction of the tumor cells.

During TCAP the physician places 6-8 thin metal rods inside the prostate gland. These are hollow rods that hold argon gas. The argon gas will freeze any tissue that is close to the rods. The physician uses a special “warming rod” to protect the urethra from the super cold temperatures. The tubes are positioned by using the images obtained with ultrasound.

Special sensors control the length and intensity of the prostate’s exposure to the super cold temperatures. Such sensors also let the physician know when the cold temperatures should have completed destruction of the prostate’s tumor cells. A signal from the sensors will tell the physician when to discontinue the TCAP procedure.
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Try This Deep Red “Apple” Juice

A “seedless apple” a day may help prevent prostate cancer. More specifically, 8 to 16 ounces of pomegranate juice, taken on a daily basis, provides the body with cancer-fighting antioxidants.

For more then 25 centuries the pomegranate, a fruit with a Latin name that means “seedless apple,” has symbolized a natural source of potent medical powers. Certain Biblical passages refer to the pomegranate as a “gift from God.”

In the 21st Century, the public’s search for more and more foods that will naturally help the body to fight-off cancers, the high antioxidant content of the pomegranate has suggested that this fruit offers extra help in preventing certain malignancies.
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Diabetes and Kidney Disease

How does diabetes cause kidney disease?

When our bodies digest the protein we eat, the process creates waste products. In the kidneys, millions of tiny blood vessels (capillaries) with even tinier holes in them act as filters. As blood flows through the blood vessels, small molecules such as waste products squeeze through the holes. These waste products become part of the urine. Useful substances, such as protein and red blood cells, are too big to pass through the holes in the filter and stay in the blood.

Diabetes can damage this system. High levels of blood sugar make the kidneys filter too much blood. All this extra work is hard on the filters. After many years, they start to leak. Useful protein is lost in the urine. Having small amounts of protein in the urine is called microalbuminuria.

When kidney disease is diagnosed early, (during microalbuminuria), several treatments may keep kidney disease from getting worse. Having larger amounts is called macroalbuminuria. When kidney disease is caught later (during macroalbuminuria), end-stage renal disease, or ESRD, usually follows.
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Lung Cancer

The leading cause of cancer deaths among both males and females in our nation is lung cancer. It accounts for almost 1/3 of cancer related deaths and claims more lives than colon and breast cancer combined. Smoking is the leading preventable cause of lung cancer. It contributes to more than 85% of lung cancer deaths. Environmental agents such as second hand smoke inhaled by nonsmokers also contributes to lung cancer deaths.

Occupational risks for developing lung cancer include coal mining, sandblasting , and working with building materials and insulation that may contain asbestos.

DNA also contributes to cancer; therefore, those with higher risk should avoid smoking and other etiologic factors. Primary lung cancers develop in the bronchus. These can
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Ulcers and Ulcer Treatments

Ulcers can occur in any part of the gastrointestinal tract (oesophagus, stomach and intestine). When ulcers occur in the stomach they are referred to as gastric ulcers. Ulcers may also occur in the duodenum (duodenal ulcers) and rarely in the lower part of the oesophagus (food tube). An ulcer occurs when the stomach acids and digestive enzymes attack the lining of the tissues. Tissues are normally protected by a thick layer of mucous. People most prone to ulcers are:
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Bee Venom Therapy FAQ

What is bee venom therapy?

BVT involves injecting honeybee venom just under the skin to preselected spots on the body. Bee venom is most often administered using the sting of a live bee. In some cases bee venom which has been collected and prepared in solution is administered by hypodermic needle.

What is be venom therapy used to treat?

Bee venom is most often used to treat autoimmune diseases such as arthritis and multiple sclerosis. There is also anecdotal evidence that bee venom is useful to heal scar tissue and conditions resulting from traumatic injury. There are many other conditions people have used bee venom for, including cancer, shingles, and skin growths.
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High Cholesterol and Related Conditions

Cholesterol is a type of lipid, or fat, in the body, the levels of which are checked by blood tests. The results are given as the total blood cholesterol level, and in some cases, this level is broken down further into the different cholesterol types.

The World Health Organisation advises that the ideal level for total blood cholesterol is below 5.2mmol/l. If an individual is told that their cholesterol level is high, it is relative to this figure. This condition is termed hyperlipidaemia.

It is increasingly common to focus on the levels of the different types of cholesterol. Two types of cholesterol are often measured for screening purposes, and these are known as LDL and HDL. The reason for measuring the cholesterol fractions is that it is LDL specifically that has been linked to coronary heart disease (CHD), whereas HDL has been shown to have a protective effect.
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