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Encyclopedia Articles on Health for Today:

Formulary - list of the prescription drugs

Formulary - list of the prescription drugs

A list of the prescription drugs a health plan or insurance company, including state and federal health insurance programs, will cover. Typically a committee of physicians and pharmacists makes the determinations about what drugs appear in the formulary and why. Factors for consideration include the DRUG’s

Pinguecula - causes and symptoms

Pinguecula - causes and symptoms

Pinguecula is a thickened area of the conjunctival tissue on the EYE, usually forming on the inner (NOSE) side of the eye. A pinguecula may be clear, yellow, or gray in color, and develops slowly. It presents no threat to vision or the eye, and is more common in people over age 50. Many people do not notice that they

Anemia - causes, symptoms and treatment

What is Anemia and Definition A reduced ability of the BLOOD to meet the body’s oxygenation needs arising from either a diminished volume of erythrocytes (red blood cells) in the blood or from reduced HEMOGLOBIN content in the erythrocytes. Though the common perception of anemia is that it is itself a health

Blood Autodonation

Blood Autodonation

Blood Autodonation is a practice in which a person donates his or her own BLOOD for potential self-use during a major OPERATION or health emergency such as major trauma. The hospital or blood bank stores the blood for specific and sole use by the person. The person may authorize the hospital or blood bank to release

Osgood-Schlatter disease/syndrome - symptoms and treatment

Osgood-Schlatter disease/syndrome - symptoms and treatment

Osgood-Schlatter disease is a disorder of the epiphysis (growth plate) of the tibia, the long BONE in the lower leg (shin bone) that typically develops in athletically active adolescents. ADOLESCENCE is the period during which growth of the long bones is very rapid. The patellar TENDON stretches across the head of the

Mydriasis - definition, causes and treatment

Mydriasis - definition, causes and treatment

Mydriasis - excessive or persistent dilation of the pupil that is a symptom of ophthalmic or systemic conditions. The ophthalmologist may induce mydriasis, using topical atropine, to examine the inner EYE. Therapeutic mydriasis using atropinebased ophthalmic drops is an alternate treatment for AMBLYOPIA. Two eye

Meningitis (viral infection) - symptoms and treatment

Meningitis (viral infection) - symptoms and treatment

What is Meningitis Meningitis - INFLAMMATION of the MENINGES, the membranes that surround the BRAIN and SPINAL CORD. Meningitis may result from bacterial, viral, or fungal INFECTION. Viruses are the most common causes of meningitis and can be highly contagious. Enteroviruses and Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib)