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When will China consider having a National Health Care Service?

When will China consider having a National Health Care Service? What type of health care does China have? China’s National Health Care System financed mainly by taxation, when will it happen? How long will it take to organize?

Back pain causes, treatment and prevention

Back pain can affect people of any age, it is significantly more common among adults aged between 35 and 55 years.

Astigmatism Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Know what astigmatism is? Astigmatism, which occurs in nearly everyone to some degree, is a common eye disease marked by an irregular curvature of the cornea.

What are types of ringworm? How prevent children from ringworm?

What is ringworm? Ringworm is a skin rash caused by a fungus. Health care providers call ringworm “tinea.” “Athlete’s foot” (tinea pedis), ringworm of the scalp (tinea capitis) and “jock itch” (tinea cruris) are types of ringworm.

Dermatitis types: contact and atopic dermatitis

What is dermatitis? Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin. The word “dermatitis” is used to describe a number of different skin rashes that are caused by infections, allergies, and irritating substances.

What Is the Symptoms of Tennis Elbow? How Is Tennis Elbow Treated?

What Is Tennis Elbow? What Causes Tennis Elbow? Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is a painful condition. It often occurs as a result of strenuous overuse of the muscles and tendons of the forearm and around the elbow joint. As its name suggests, tennis elbow can sometimes be caused by playing tennis, but many other common activities can cause tennis elbow.

What Is Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)? Repetitive Strain Injury Causes and Treatment

What is Repetitive strain injury? Repetitive strain injury or RSI is a range of painful or uncomfortable conditions of the muscles, tendons, nerves and other soft tissues. RSI is usually caused by repetitive use of a certain part of the body, often somewhere in the upper limbs (arms).

Raynaud’s Disease Causes and Diagnosis

What Is Raynaud’s Disease? Raynaud’s disease (also known as Raynaud’s phenomenon and sometimes just called Raynaud’s) is a condition that causes some areas of the body to feel numb and cool in response to cold temperatures or stress.

Persons born during April more likely to suffer multiple sclerosis

Scottish study suggests that babies born in April be at risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) later in life.

Senior malnutrition causes, signs and prevention

Seniors nutrition problems attracts everyone’s attention. Good nutrition is critical to senior health — yet many older adults are at risk of inadequate nutrition.