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24 May 2017
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Overview on dengue fever

24 May 2017, Comments: 0

Dengue fever is an ailment brought about by the Aedes aegypti mosquito. If an individual is infected by one of the dengue viruses, he/she […]


23 May 2017
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What is valley fever?

23 May 2017, Comments: 0

Valley fever is an infection triggered by the Coccidiodes fungus. This fungus is typically present in soil and dust in certain parts of southwestern […]


22 May 2017
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What is ventricular fibrillation?

22 May 2017, Comments: 0

Ventricular fibrillation is characterized by an abnormal rhythm of the heartbeat. It is important to note that the heart rhythm must be in a […]


19 May 2017
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What is cat scratch fever?

19 May 2017, Comments: 0

Cat scratch fever is a bacterial infection from cats infected by the Bartonella henselae bacteria. An individual can acquire the condition from a scratch […]


19 May 2017
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What is cardiac arrest?

19 May 2017, Comments: 0

Cardiac arrest is a serious condition of the heart where it stops beating. It is important to note that the heartbeat is regulated by […]