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Psoriasis, causes and symptoms

Psoriasis, causes and symptoms

Psoriasis, causes and symptoms

Psoriasis is a non contagious inflammatory skin disease. According to some statistics approximately 2-3% of the worldwide population is affected by psoriasis.

The medical studies revealed that the patients developing this disease have a genetically predisposition but many other factors are considered to aggravate the condition. These include stress immune system disorders and infections.

Many of the psoriasis cases can be found in members of the same family, the genetic predisposition being the most important factor for developing the condition. (more…)

Conjunctivitis, the pink eye condition

Conjunctivitis, the pink eye condition

Conjunctivitis, the pink eye condition

Conjunctivitis also known as the pink eye condition is an inflammation and infection of the eye. The obvious sign of conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the blood vessels in conjunctiva which makes them visible and gives that impression of pink eyes. Other symptoms indicating conjunctivitis include irritation, itching, foreign body sensation and  watering of the eyes.

The number of conjunctivitis cases is on slowly rise in major cities around the world as more patients are diagnosed with this condition each year. The main causes of eye infection are allergies, viruses, bacteria or chemical substances. (more…)

Infertility, a problem increasingly common

Infertility, a problem increasingly common

Infertility, a problem increasingly common

The infertility consists in the incapacity of conceiving after more than a year of trying, affecting both men and women. The number of infertile couples constantly increased in the last 20-30 years and now there are countries with infertility rates as high as 10% of the population. The infertility can have many causes but fortunately there are also many treatments available.

The impact that infertility has in the social environment and for human development led to substantial medical research in this field, some studies being successful. (more…)