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Pneumonitis

Pneumonitis usually refers to inflammation of lung tissue due to various non-infective causes such as allergies, chemicals, and drugs although infection also causes pneumonitis. Treatment depends on the underlying cause

https://www.medindia.net/patientinfo/pneumonitis.htm
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World Alzheimer’s Day

World Alzheimer’s Day is observed annually on 21st September around the world with the primary aim to raise awareness and challenge the common stigma that surrounds Alzheimer’s related dementia.
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DOOR Syndrome / Rare Genetic Disorder

DOOR syndrome is a rare genetic disorder marked by deafness, short or absent fingernails, abnormal development of digits, and intellectual impairment. It is non-progressive and treatment is mainly supportive.

https://www.medindia.net/patientinfo/door-syndrome-genetic-disorder.htm
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Polyarthritis

Polyarthritis refers to pain in four or more joints simultaneously due to various causes ranging from infection to autoimmune cause. It may be acute or chronic lasting over six weeks. Treatment aims to reduce pain and inflammation

https://www.medindia.net/patientinfo/polyarthritis.htm
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Muir-Torre Syndrome (MTS)

Muir-Torre syndrome is a subtype of Lynch syndrome or HNPCC. It is a rare autosomal dominant cancer syndrome, characterized by neoplasms of the sebaceous glands and visceral organs, especially colon cancer.

https://www.medindia.net/patientinfo/muir-torre-syndrome.htm
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Eye Allergies / Ocular Allergies

Eye allergy or allergic conjunctivitis occurs when the eyes come in contact with any substance that stimulates the immune system causing watery, red eyes with itchy sensation. It can usually be treated with eye drops

https://www.medindia.net/patientinfo/eye-allergies.htm
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Kwashiorkor (Protein Malnutrition)

Kwashiorkor is caused by severe protein malnutrition and is characterized by collection of fluid (edema) in the legs and belly. Kwashiorkor can be prevented by consuming a nutritious diet.

https://www.medindia.net/patientinfo/kwashiorkor-malnutrition.htm
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Disorders Included in Newborn Screening

Disorders included in newborn screening in US and India are discussed. Most disorders are either inherited disorders or developmental defects in vital organs such as heart.

https://www.medindia.net/patientinfo/disorders-included-in-newborn-screening.htm
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Subungual Melanoma / Fingernail Cancer

Subungual (below the nail) melanoma is a rare skin cancer that develops due to activated pigment-producing cells. A brown-black longitudinal band is a typical sign of nail cancer.

https://www.medindia.net/patientinfo/subungual-melanoma-nail-cancer.htm
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Top 10 Healthy Weight Gain Foods for Kids*

Underweight and malnourished kids are at an increased risk of infections and poor immunity. Read the article to know 10 best healthy foods that promote weight gain in children. Learn about safe weight gain tips too.

https://www.medindia.net/dietandnutrition/top-10-healthy-weight-gain-foods-for-kids.htm
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