10 Essential Facts About Hepatitis C

Treatment for this blood-borne virus was once as feared as the disease itself. Now, newer medicines offer a cure without severe side effects.

A simple blood test can uncover a silent hepatitis C infection.

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A hepatitis C infection can go undetected for decades, but can lead to serious liver problems later.

A liver transplant is not a cure for a chronic hepatitis C infection.

Groundbreaking but expensive new drugs for hepatitis C can cure this chronic liver disease.

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8 Signs of Breast Cancer

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A malignant tumor that develops from breast cells is called breast cancer. It develops in the inner lining of the milk lobules and can spread to other parts of the body. Most breast cancers are the result of risk factors such as drinking alcohol, female sex, ionizing radiation, obesity, hormone replacement therapy at the time of menstruation, and alike.

It is important for everyone to be aware of symptoms of breast cancer, and at any point of time if an abnormality is discovered, it must be reported to a healthcare professional. Some of the possible warning signs of breast cancer are as follows:

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10 Causes of Migraines

 

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A Migraine is typically a throbbing headache affecting thousands of people around the world. It is a neurological disease felt on the front or one side of the head. A long-held theory suggests that migraines result from the constriction of blood vessels of the head or neck. The spasm in head causes discharge of chemicals from nerves, which loop around the brain’s arteries. This causes pain and other migraine related symptoms.

While the triggers for migraines are varying for different people, the most common ones have been discussed in detail.

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