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Targeted Ultrasound

Radiology, Vascular Surgery, Aesthetic Medicine

Focused ultrasound therapy is a technique indicated autoregenerativa to achieve retraction of tissues and, although usually only used for body treatments, now also there is a specific treatment for the face. With this minimally invasive technique using focused ultrasound technology fine shots that get the stretching of the facial muscles, eliminating sagging apply without surgery. The effect is very close to that achieved with a traditional...

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TDAH and dyslexia


Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has, for the most part stem from factors of genetic type. Other causes are perinatal factors where the consumption of snuff and alcohol can influence a child is born with ADHD. A child with ADHD usually has trouble paying attention, is very impulsive and restless, which directly affect the daily life of the infant.

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Ophthalmology , Otolaringology

The eye is weeping tears or excessive tearing, which is generated when the duct that drains tears into the nose is clogged or malfunctioning. One of the most common causes of tearing is dry eyes. Dryness causes the eyes to produce too many tears and, therefore, excess tearing occurs. An irritation, an infection or growth of eyelashes into the eye may develop watery eyes. Although there are also other common causes such as allergies to dust and mold that can cause conjunctivitis or...

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Teeth Whitening

Odonthology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery , Orthodontics

Teeth whitening is a cosmetic treatment to remove stains and dirt from the teeth in order to retrieve a whiter and brighter tone of the pieces. This technique does not cause pain to the patient and can be performed in three ways. The first is the in-office bleaching, which lasts about one hour and whose advantage is to obtain a color change in a short period of time. To do this, the dentist applies protects the gums and teeth peroxide gel, high concentration, and then you can use a special...

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Tendinitis Hand

Orthopaedic Surgery, Acupuncture

Tendinitis is irritation and inflammation of the tendon, this is the structure that connects muscle to bone. Hand tendonitis is one of the most common and consists of an inflammation of the tendons is usually caused by a repetitive action that requires an exertion of the joint or a twist. The most obvious symptom is pain in the joint that may be reflected in the fingers and palmar area. The goal of treatment is to reduce pain and inflammation. For this the affected area with a splint or cast...

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Orthopaedic Surgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine

Tendonitis is a condition in which the tendon becomes inflamed. This can be generated by bad postures, work or sports injuries and manifests directly on elbows shoulders, knees and heels.

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Test Memory

Neurology, Psychology

The memory test evaluated the ability of this short and medium term. They are used to detect possible memory loss and associated disease. Identify the capacity of memory is essential for establishing memory exercises that help recuperla. Sometimes memory loss is a result of depression. It may be difficult to differentiate between memory loss and confusion due to this disease.

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Test of lactose intolerance


Proof of lactose intolerance is a method used to diagnose the ability of the intestines to break down lactose ( the sugar in milk and its derivatives) when you suspect that the substance is not digested well and causing discomfort. Two types of testing lactose intolerance: one is the realization of a blood test to detect the presence of glucose in the blood before and after ingesting a preparation containing lactose; and testing of hydrogen in the breath, by storing in airtight bags special...

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Testicular Cancer

Medical Oncology, Urology

Testicular cancer develops in one or both testicles, the male reproductive tract, but can also originate in the abdomen or thorax. This is one of the most common malignancy among young men and has one of the highest cure rates of all cancers, reached 90% of overcoming. This type of cancer can develop from any cell of the testes, although more than 95 % of cancers are germ cell testis. Germ cell tumors are divided into seminomas and noseminomas, being the second most spread than the first....

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Testicular Congenital Abnormalities

Pediatric Surgery, Urology

The most frequent anomalies are: Congenital hydrocele, undescended testes and testicular torsion. The treatment must be done before one year of age to avoid problems of future fertility. Substitute hormone therapy may be used in patients who do not have associated pathologies such as hernia or hydrocele.

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