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Mad Cow Disease (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy)
BSE is a cattle disease, and vCJD is the equivalent disease in humans. Both are fatal brain diseases. Researchers believe that people become infected by eating beef contaminated with BSE.
Maintaining Weight Loss
Keeping extra weight off requires effort and commitment, just as losing weight does.
Major Depression
Depression is a serious mood disorder. It touches every part of your life and is caused by a chemical imbalance in your brain. Treatment involves medicine and counseling.
Making the Decision to Have Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer
Making the Home Environment Safe
Here are some suggestions: Make sure lighting in hallways and on stairs is adequate. Secure area rugs to prevent falls and slips. Outdoors, make certain railings, gates, and fences are secure and in good repair.
Malaria
Malaria is caused by a parasite. It is passed to humans by the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito.
Male Growth and Development
Detailed information on male growth and development
Male Infertility
Infertility is a disease of the reproductive system. It makes a person unable to have children. It can affect a man, a woman, or both. Male infertility means that a man has a problem with his reproductive system. It means you cannot start a pregnancy with your female partner.
Manage Your Medications
Detailed information on learning to manage your medication, especially if you are taking several, and treating different conditions
Management After Surgery
Detailed information on recovering from hand surgery

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