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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a psychological disorder characterized by frequent, intrusive thoughts that produce uneasiness, apprehension, fear and upsetting thoughts called obsessions. To try to control the thoughts, one feel an overwhelming urge to repeat certain rituals or behaviors. These are called compulsions.. Read more...

Osteoporosis

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Osteoporosis is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a bone mineral density of 2.5 standard deviations or more below the mean peak bone mass (average of young, healthy adults) as measured by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry. The term "established osteoporosis" includes the presence of a fragility fracture. It is a medical condition that affects the bones, causing them to become weak and fragile and more likely to break (fracture). . Read more...

Oral Cancer

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Oral cancer, a type of mouth cancer, where cancerous tissues grows in the oral cavity . Oral or mouth cancer most commonly involves the tongue. It may also occur on the floor of the mouth, cheek lining, gingiva (gums), lips or palate (roof of the mouth). Most oral cancers look very similar under the microscope and are called squamous cell carcinoma. Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common type of mouth cancer. Squamous cells are found in many. Read more...