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Diseases and Illnesses

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  • Making Sense Of Avascular Necrosis

    Avascular Necrosis (AVN) is a condition that affects an estimated 10,000 to 20,000 new people each year, worldwide. It appears in the ends of the "long" bones of the body, bones such as the femur and humerus. As a result, AVN can be diagnosed in the...
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  • Chinese villagers seek to banish HIV-infected boy: state media

    Authorities in a Chinese village have launched a "thought education" campaign after more than 200 villagers signed a petition to banish an eight-year-old boy infected with the HIV virus, state media said on Wednesday. People in China living with HIV...
  • Ninth Egyptian dies of H5N1 bird flu: Health Ministry

    A 20-year-old Egyptian woman died from bird flu on Wednesday, the ninth death in the country from the virus out of 18 identified cases, the Health Ministry said. Ministry spokesman Dr Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said the woman came to a hospital in the southern...
  • Ebola fears speed changes in U.S. hospital record systems

    The worst Ebola outbreak on record, and its spread beyond West Africa, has accelerated changes in how U.S. hospitals address the threat of infectious diseases, say health IT companies and industry experts.     After more than five years and a $25 billion...
  • Flu season hitting hard, especially in suburban schools

    Flu season hitting hard, especially in suburban schools
    The reports from school districts have rolled in daily to Chicago-area health departments, and the graphs on the weekly influenza charts are soaring upward. Flu season has arrived, earlier than usual and packing a punch that has sent hundreds of...
  • Mumps outbreak has likely reached peak: experts

    The mumps outbreak that has spread through the National Hockey League over the past month and recently claimed the game's best player has likely reached its peak, experts said on Tuesday. Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby sat out his team's...
  • Mumps outbreak hitting Crosby confuses experts

    The questions around the National Hockey League mumps outbreak that finally found its way to the Penguins this past weekend start with the obvious: Didn't we eradicate the mumps? The short answer: Well, we almost did. Once a common disease with...