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Also known as hand-foot syndrome, it is the painful swelling of hands or feet. It is caused by small blood vessels in the hands and feet being blocked by sickled red blood cells.

transient global amnesia

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Transient global amnesia is an episode of sudden memory loss where an individual's ability to recall memories or events disappears. During a transient global amnesiac episode, an individual still ...


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A condition due to slight or severe mental retardation.

Western Blot

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"The Western Blot is a highly efficient antibody screening test used to detect HIV proteins in the blood and confirm a positive ELISA test. It involves the opening of HIV-infected proteins and ...

human immunodeficiency virus

Health care; Diseases

A retrovirus that eventually causes the Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). It attacks and destroys the body’s immune system by entering and destroying the cells that control and support the ...

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease(IBD) refers to two chronic diseases that cause inflammation of the intestines probably as a result of an immune reaction of the body against it's own intestinal tissue. The ...


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Autophony simply means hearing one's own voice or other sounds generated by a person.

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