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Heartburn in Pregnancy | HealthEngine Blog

Heartburn is a symptom commonly experienced by pregnant women such that some women and obstetricians even consider it to be a normal occurrence in a healthy pregnancy.

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Pain during childbirth | HealthEngine Blog

Almost all women experience pain during childbirth which varies in severity. There are different pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to treatment of pain during childbirth.

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The Rise of the Superbugs: The global threat of antimicrobial resistance | HealthEngine Blog

What is the problem and how much of a problem is it? The year 1928 set the scene for one of the most significant public health milestones in history – the discovery of penicillin

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Testosterone deficiency in ageing males (andropause; male menopause; late-onset hypogonadism) | HealthEngine Blog

Testosterone deficiency is a condition in which a man has lower than normal levels of testosterone in his blood. In ageing males (those over 40 years of age) it is sometimes also referred to as late-onset hypogonadism, andropause or male menopause. Testosterone deficiency in ageing men is caused by a natural reduction in testosterone production as a man ages.

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Lipoma | HealthEngine Blog

Lipomas are tumours of fatty tissues. They often look like lumps under the skin, but are usually harmless.

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Steatorrhoea | HealthEngine Blog

Steatorrhoea is a symptom of malabsorption syndrmes like coeliac disease. It causes pale, smelly and loose stools with a high fat content.

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D-Dimer Test & Results Explained | HealthEngine Blog

Everything You Need to Know About D-Dimer Tests - What They Are, Why You Might Need One, How They're Performed and Test Results, Explained.

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Coarctation of the aorta | HealthEngine Blog

Coarctation of the aorta is a congenital heart defect affecting the main artery from the heart. It affects blood pressure and leads to heart failure.

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Melaena (Melena) | HealthEngine Blog

Melaena or melena refers to the passage of dark-coloured, offensive smelling, tarry stools

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Control of Pain in Children (Paediatric Pain Management) | HealthEngine Blog

Paediatric Pain Management: Paediatric Pain Management is the Control of Pain in Children.  Pain can be associated with numerous paediatric diseases and conditions and the patient may require Paediatric Pain Management.

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