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Afghan Children Fall Victim to a Disfiguring Disease
...to bite exposed parts of the body -- noses, chins, cheeks
and hands -- as people sleep, from late spring to autumn. "It's a disease of destruction," said Toby Leslie, a researcher from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. "It will thrive in post-war areas and areas where there's poor sanit...
Malaria Parasite can Cause Severe Lymphatic Cancer
...sults in the swelling of the tongue and bulging of cheeks
making it difficult for patients to eat. Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) which commonly causes glandular fever or the kissing disease is believed to cause this cancer. Typically the virus is dormant, and thus relatively harmless after inserting itself int...
Drug Uses Up Water in Yemeni Capital, People Must Relocate
...erywhere one turns in Yemen, one can find men with cheeks
bulging bizarrely as they get their fix. It is a shrub whose leaves, when you chew them, can induce mild euphoria, excitement, hallucinations and even constipation. It is increasingly popular in the country. While a few years ago men would spend a...
Love And Drug Addiction Share The Same Chemistry
...s/minute). There is an increased blood flow to the cheeks
(blushing) and sexual organs (sensation of butterflies in the stomach). The only difference between drug abuse in this regard is that the above-mentioned effect is less pronounced. Furthermore, the study also highlights the fact that ‘Birds of the ...
Drinking, Smoking And Unhealthy Food Linked To Mouth Cancer In Young People
...uth cancer. Mouth cancer affects the lips, tongue, cheeks
and throat. Poor diet, smoking and drinking people are more than 30 times likely to develop the disease. Leading a healthy life by avoiding alcohol, smoking and having a balanced diet does not cause any risk of mouth cancer, the first signs of mou...
Dentists Recommend Kids Use Mouthguard To Protect Them When Doing Sports
...tional activity can harm your child’s teeth, lips, cheeks
and tongue, but a properly fitted mouthguard can help protect your child’s smile,” says Edmond Hewlett, D.D.S., an ADA consumer advisor and associate professor at UCLA’s School of Dentistry. “In addition to mouthguards, be sure your child wears all...