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Sarcoma

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Sarcoma is a cancer that arises from mesenchymal cells. Malignant tumors made of cancerous bone, cartilage, fat, muscle, vascular, or hematopoietic tissues are considered sarcomas. There are four types of sarcomas: Osteosarcoma: It is the most common type of bone cancer. Most cases develop in children and young people who are between the ages of 5 and 20, making it the third most common cancer in young people (after leukemia and brain tumors).. Read more...

Stroke

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Stroke (also known as Brain Attack) occurs when blood supply to brain is blocked due to a clot. It may also occur due to bursting of a blood vessel surrounding the brain, thereby, causing brain damange or death. Types of Stroke: Ischemic Stroke: About 85% of all strokes are ischemic, in which blood flow to the brain is blocked by blood clots or fatty deposits (also known as plaque) in blood vessel linings. Hemorrhagic Stroke: It occurs w. Read more...

Swine flu

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Swine flu (swine influenza) is a respiratory disease caused by viruses (influenza viruses) that infect the respiratory tract of pigs and result in nasal secretions, cough, decreased appetite, and restless behavior. Swine flu is an infection caused by a virus. Swine flu is a relatively new strain of influenza (flu) that was responsible for a flu pandemic during 2009-2010. It is sometimes also known as H1N1 influenza because it is the H1N1 strai. Read more...