Articles in category "Illnesses" (Page 9)

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Avian influenza (Avian flu /Bird flu)

Bird flu is an infectious disease that attacks mostly birds. It is caused by the type A influenza virus. The spread of ... Read article


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Swine influenza (swine flu)

Swine influenza is a contagious disease of the respiratory system in swine which can be transmitted to humans. It is caused ... Read article

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Diabetes in children

Diabetes mellitus is a disease, which is not an exception even in children. Most common in children is diabetes type 1, ... Read article

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Gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes or gestational diabetes mellitus is becoming a more and more common disease. Gestational diabetes is ... Read article

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Diabetes mellitus type 1

Diabetes mellitus type 1 is a disease that most commonly affects individuals between the 10th and 20th year of life. ... Read article

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The functions of the pancreas can be divided into two groups. The first function of the pancreas is the digestion of food, ... Read article


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Chronic pancreatitis

Chronic pancreatitis is characterized by a very strong and unpleasant pain in the upper abdomen. Chronic pancreatitis can ... Read article

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Pancreatic tumor

Pancreatic cancer is one of the seven most common cancers. Among pancreatic tumors also belongs the so-called ductal ... Read article


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Acute pancreatitis

Acute pancreatitis is a disease often caused by gallstones, but also can be caused by consuming high fat food or alcohol. ... Read article

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Acromegaly and gigantism

Gigantism and acromegaly are diseases that are caused by excessive production of growth hormone. What is the difference ... Read article