Category «Other syndrome»

What Is Dry Eye Syndrome?

Dry eye syndrome, also called Keratoconjunctivitis sicca or xerophthalmia, refers to a lack of lubrication and moisture in the eye. This is mainly due to a decrease in the tear production or an increase in the tear film evaporation. The typical symptoms of dry eye syndrome are burning and a subtle but constant eye irritation. …

What Is Metabolic Syndrome X?

The Metabolic Syndrome X (or just metabolic syndrome) is condition that is characterized by a group of risk factors found in one person that increases the chances of coronary heart disease, stokes, type 2 diabetes (adult-onset diabetes) and other related modern diseases. The underlying causes of this disease are poor nutrition, overweight/obesity, physical inactivity and …

Restless Legs Syndrome Can Cause Impotence

One of the most common symptoms, and physiological, the SPI is that the cast members or contraction during sleep. Researchers from Harvard University presented data that suggest the disorder may also increase the chances of impotence. Their study involved 11,000 men from 2002, which asked a series of standardized questions. They were able to determine, …

Pork Agreement Opens The Door To HIV

New Zealand decision to open its doors to imports of fresh pork to send shockwaves through the Australian pig industry, which is afraid of AIDS-like disease threatens our doorstep. Australia and New Zealand are among the few countries where porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is endemic in swine herds. Farmers in both countries are …