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Herpes simplex virus infections

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What is hemoperfusion?

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Gut bacteria deployed to combat anxiety

The human gut is home to billions of bacteria that collectively form the gut microbiota, whose crucial role in digestion has long been known. But a growing body of scientific

The knee in sports

The knee is a complex and delicate joint, always subjected to stress and strain, and sometimes a fragile point in many traumatic events.

Herpes, an ever lurking enemy

Herpes is a hidden and quite unpredictable enemy that can occur suddenly.The infection is caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV-1), which is closely related to the one that causes genital herpes (HSV-2).

Uveitis of the eye

Uveitis is a generic term describing a group of inflammatory diseases that cause swelling, inflammation, and damage to ocular tissues; the term originates from the fact that these conditions often

Cushing’s syndrome: causes and remedies

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Cushing’s Syndrome (CS) is a rare condition resulting from an excess of cortisol in the body.
Cortisol is a hormone normally produced by the adrenal glands and is essential for life: it allows us to respond to stressful situations, such as disease, and has effects on almost all tissues in the body. It is produced in peaks, more frequent in the morning and much reduced at night.
When the body produces too much cortisol, no matter what the cause, we are in the presence of Cushing’s Syndrome.
When Cushing’s syndrome is caused by a pituitary tumor we are in the presence of Cushing’s disease, in fact the most common cause of syndrome.

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