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Neutropenia | HealthEngine Blog

Neutropenia is a blood condition characterised by low concentration of neutrophils. These are a type of white blood cell which fight infection.

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Metabolism and energetics | HealthEngine Blog

Metabolism refers to the body breaking down the carbohydrates, fats (lipids) and proteins in food to make energy needed for exercise and maintaining organs.

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Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (Eaton-Lambert syndrome) | HealthEngine Blog

Lambert-Eaton syndrome affects the muscles and autonomic nervous system. It is characterised by muscle weakness that improves with continued contraction.

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Addison’s disease | HealthEngine Blog

Addison's disease of the adrenal glands impairs glucocorticoid, mineralocorticoid and sex steroid production, causing muscle weakness and other symptoms.

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Dyslexia (developmental reading disorder) | HealthEngine Blog

Dyslexia or developmental reading disorder is a common reading disability. Dyslexic children are unable to process and interpret symbols like letters.

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Silicosis | HealthEngine Blog

Silicosis is a lung disorder caused by inhaling silica dust. Silica dust scars the lung tissue, causing inflammation.

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Rhesus Antibodies Test | HealthEngine Blog

>What is a Rhesus antobodies test? Rhesus antibodies (Rh Ab's) is a blood test to determine whether a woman has produced antibodies to the Rhesus antigen. This has important implications for pregnancy and the wellbeing of the unborn foetus.

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Magnesium test: what it’s for, procedure & results explained | HealthEngine Blog

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Chronic heart failure | HealthEngine Blog

Chronic heart failure occurs when the heart fails to pump sufficient blood through the body. It may come on rapidly after a heart attack, or slowly.

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Marfan syndrome | HealthEngine Blog

Marfan syndrome is a genetic connective tissue disorder which affects eye, bone and heart tissue. It is associated with scoliosis.

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