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Supernumerary Teeth (Hyperdontia)

By on July 17th, 2014 in Dental Health

July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Supernumerary Teeth Definition Supernumerary teeth or hyperdontia are extra teeth that are not supposed to be there. These teeth are outside the normal number and position of dentition. It may be single or multiple, unilateral or bilateral, erupted or impacted, and morphologically normal or malformed. One or two supernumeraries occur in 90% of the cases […]

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Concerta Vs Adderall

By on July 15th, 2014 in Pharmacy

July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Difference between Concerta and Adderall Concerta is a drug classified under the central nervous system (CNS) stimulant drugs. It is mainly prescribed to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It is commonly used for ADHD patients who are 6 years of age for children and older, the adolescents, and adults who are aged up to […]

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Sunflower Seeds – Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits

By on July 13th, 2014 in Nutrition and Diet

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Sunflower Seeds Sunflower seeds are fruits (they are not actually seeds – its a misnomer) which are harvested from the sunflower (Helianthus annuus) [1]. Sunflower is a plant which has bright yellow petals which is studded with seeds at its center. The scientific name of sunflower, Helianthus annuus, perfectly describes its appearance. Helios, in Greek, […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Teeth and Dental Health

By on July 11th, 2014 in Dental Health

July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Most commonly asked questions in Dental Health It is not uncommon when someone gets a doubt if teeth are made of bones. Both of them are  firm, hard and white and are made of calcium. So the doubt is reasonable. Are teeth, bones? The answer is No. Teeth are not a type of bone and […]

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Type C Personality

By on July 9th, 2014 in Diseases and Conditions

July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Type C Personality Although this article will discuss type C personality, it helps to know about the other types as well.  First, you need to know that psychologists break down personality theory into two general types known as Type theory and Trait theory.  Today, the Trait theorists seem to prevail, however we will look at […]

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Panniculitis

By on July 7th, 2014 in Skin

July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

What is Panniculitis? Panniculitis is the inflammation of the fat and connective tissue that lies underneath our skin. It can also happen in the fatty tissue that surrounds the organs which lies inside our body. The fat under our skin is arranged like a honey comb. The rooms that contain the fat are called lobules […]

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Maculopapular Rash

By on July 5th, 2014 in Skin

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What is Maculopapular Rash? Maculopapular rash is a compound word composed of the words “macule” and “papule.” A macule is a flat blemish or discoloration that measures less than 1 cm. A papule is as elevated lesion measuring less than 1 cm. Combining the two terms, a maculopapular rash is as a smooth skin rash […]

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Hypertrichosis

By on July 4th, 2014 in Diseases and Conditions

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Hypertrichosis Definition Hypertrichosis is a condition wherein there is excessive hair growth and thickness that is not considered normal for a person’s age, sex, body area, and ethnicity. Hypertrichosis Vs. Hirsutism Hypertrichosis and hirsutism both exhibit excessive hair growth. However, in hypertrichosis, excessive hair growth is not confined on androgenic areas or bodily surfaces that […]

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Paresthesia

By on July 1st, 2014 in Diseases and Conditions

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Definition of Paresthesia Paresthesia comes from the Greek words, para (meaning abnormal) and aesthesia (meaning sensation). This is the medical term used for the skin sensation that is described as tingling, tickling, pricking, burning, or numbing. It is also known as having the feeling of limb “falling asleep” or “pins and needles” [1]. This occurs without warning and is […]

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Precordial Catch Syndrome

By on June 29th, 2014 in Diseases and Conditions

June 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

It is not uncommon to see a kid complaining of chest pain in one of the days. Usually it is misread by the parents or the caretakers as the child faking it to avoid school or as an acid reflux. Some parents get scared thinking that something is seriously wrong with the child’s heart. In […]

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