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  • Vaccine

    Vaccine - A preparation that stimulates an immune response that can prevent an infection, or create resis ...

    Vaccine - A preparation that stimulates an immune response that can prevent an infection, or create resistance to an infection. Our Sections on Influenza (Flu) and Childhood Vaccination provide other ...

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  • Varicose Veins

    Varicose Veins are enlarged superficial veins in the legs, that may be the result of weakness in the wall ...

    Varicose Veins are enlarged superficial veins in the legs, that may be the result of weakness in the walls of these veins. Over time, the veins tend to become less elastic because of the weakness. As ...

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  • Vascular Dementia

    Vascular Dementia  Vascular disease can be another cause of dementia.  Risk factors for vascular dementia ...

    Vascular Dementia  Vascular disease can be another cause of dementia.  Risk factors for vascular dementia are:   - Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)   - Diabetes   - Smoking   - Peritheral Vascular D ...

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  • Venous Ulcers

    Venous Ulcers - These are ulcers or sores that often develop in people with chronic, or long-term, venous ...

    Venous Ulcers - These are ulcers or sores that often develop in people with chronic, or long-term, venous deficiency. The most common cause of venous ulcers is poor blood circulation, which is usually ...

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  • Viral Load

     Viral Load - The amount of HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) present in the blood. From the start of infe ...

     Viral Load - The amount of HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) present in the blood. From the start of infection, HIV reproduces continually and rapidly. Viral load may predict the rate of disease progr ...

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  • Visualization

    Visualization – A process that creates images to communicate both abstract and concrete ideas. Examples f ...

    Visualization – A process that creates images to communicate both abstract and concrete ideas. Examples from history include cave paintings, Egyptian hieroglyphs, Greek geometry, and Leonardo da Vinci ...

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