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Alice in wonderland syndrome is a neurological condition in which the person’s visual, auditory, spatial and time perceptions are so altered, that they feel like they are revisiting Alice’s wonderland in real life. AIWS is one of the rare mental disorders. With the syndrome, the body image and orientation is so distorted that it gives a bizarre experience of the real life situation.
Published by Irene Doon 70 months ago in Rare Diseases & Conditions | +0 votes | 1 comments
The dangers associated with cell phone usage can be physical or otherwise. Brain cancer is associated with usage of cell phones though care has to be taken on the part of your health; studies are still underway to ascertain these allegations. Responsible cell phone use is the only way to take care of your personal health
Published by Albert K 70 months ago in Rare Diseases & Conditions | +7 votes | 3 comments
Published by DeviPriya Maharana 231 months ago in Rare Diseases & Conditions | +0 votes | 0 comments
What is the difference between a midget and a dwarf? Who is the worlds shortest man? Who was the worlds shortest woman? How common is dwarfism? What causes people to be dwarfs? Do shorter people prefer to be called midgets, dwarfs, or little people? How short does a person have to be to be considered a dwarf?
Published by Kaleidoscope Acres 70 months ago in Rare Diseases & Conditions | +1 votes | 1 comments
Pott's disease is a tuberculosis that affect the spine. It is an extrapulmonary tuberculosis that originates from the lung and eventually spread to other parts of the body. Delay in diagnosis and treatment of this disease can lead to serious complications that include; spinal cord compression and paralysis also known as Pott's paraplegia.
Published by Timm 70 months ago in Rare Diseases & Conditions | +0 votes | 0 comments
Sinemet restless leg syndrome has been used effectively to help people who suffer from this condition. However the drug has a number of side effects. For example, people have experienced vomiting and nausea. They may also have hallucinations. A few individuals also have dyskinesia. These are involuntary movements made by the patient.
Published by Sharifa Sanderson 70 months ago in Rare Diseases & Conditions | +0 votes | 0 comments
Living as a little person in a big person world has it struggles. First of all the most obvious struggle is to reeducate the general public about dwarfism. Perhaps one of the hardest issues is to integrate children into regular society; children of course will be sensitive knowing they do look different than other children. However, their school aged peers can be very cruel, laughing and pointing at them or alienating them from social play.
Published by carol roach 71 months ago in Rare Diseases & Conditions | +2 votes | 1 comments
This article outlines a Neglected Tropical Disease that is common in Africa, Asia, and some parts of South America. Schistosomiasis is a disease caused by a parasitic worm that is transmitted through contact with contaminated water. At-risk populations, symptoms, transmission, and treatment of this disease are discussed in this article.
Published by Kaitlyn Kiehart 71 months ago in Rare Diseases & Conditions | +0 votes | 0 comments
Schizophrenia occurs in about one percent of the people on earth. In some countries it is observed more often in others less, but the reason for the prevalence of this disease is still unknown to scientists. There are statistics of the occurrence of schizophrenia in different social groups
Published by Shweta Bose 71 months ago in Rare Diseases & Conditions | +2 votes | 0 comments
The overconsumption of fluoride through water in major metropolitan waterways, toothpastes, and even dentist offices can lead to a rare condition known as Fluorosis. As of 1989 fluoride has been proven to have the ability to transform healthy cells into cancerous cells as well as to cause detrimental effects on a human bodyÂ’s immune system and bones.
Published by Alden Morris 71 months ago in Rare Diseases & Conditions | +2 votes | 0 comments
An over the counter medication marketed as a stronger more efficient aspirin that is available in South America has been found to cause a rare and obscure condition. This condition leads to the decrease number of white blood cells that are needed in order to help digest microorganisms and help the immune system fight off infections.
Published by Alden Morris 71 months ago in Rare Diseases & Conditions | +2 votes | 0 comments
A rare disorder found in over 50 medical cases in Japan during the 1960Â’s led medical experts to explore a condition now classified as Kawasaki disease. Kawasaki disease has been found to be one of the leading causes of heart failure with children under the age of five yet doctors and scientists alike are still baffled as to what its origin may be.
Published by Alden Morris 71 months ago in Rare Diseases & Conditions | +3 votes | 1 comments
Bacteria and microorganisms that are present prior to an infantÂ’s birth can lead to a rare condition known as early onset sepsis. Bacteria present due to a dirty birthing area can lead to late onset sepsis. Infants exposed to both early and late onset sepsis have a fatality rate of 30 percent within the first 28 days of life if proper antibiotics are not administered in time.
Published by Alden Morris 71 months ago in Rare Diseases & Conditions | +1 votes | 0 comments
The implications of a zombie outbreak are a frequent trend right now in current media. The possibility and likelihood of one however is very low, due to the kind of virus involved. The type of zombie outbreak observed include those from the AMC series, The Walking Dead, and a similar zombie-esque outbreak in the movie I Am Legend.
Published by Jessica Hua 71 months ago in Rare Diseases & Conditions | +2 votes | 0 comments
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