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AIDS

AIDS

/ˈeɪdz/
noun
a serious disease caused by a virus that attacks the body's immune system and weakens it, can cause death in severe cases
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Obviously, some people who use mobility aids can walk.

As far as hearing aids go, they were expensive, we could never afford them.

and then and there man just like Freddie Mercury well as well as I aids are good for it alright

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ALS

ALS

/ˈælz/
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a progressive nervous system disease that primarily affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord

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Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease

/ˈɑːltshaɪmɚz dɪzˈiːz/
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a progressive neurologic disorder, particularly affecting older people, that slowly destroys brain cells and causes thinking ability and memory to deteriorate over time

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anemia

anemia

/əˈnimiə/
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a condition in which the number of healthy red blood cells or hemoglobin in one's body is low
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Genetic mutations are linked to at least 6,000 medical conditions from sickle cell anemia to Huntington's disease.

Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, weakness, and anemia.

Uh, he suffered with aplastic anemia his whole life.

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anthrax

anthrax

/ˈænθɹæks/
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a serious bacterial disease of warm-blooded animals, particularly cattle and sheep, that can be transmitted to people by contaminated wool, raw meat, or other animal products
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Well, under King's command, the facility mistakenly shipped live anthrax to other labs.

One thing is that anthrax is a really hearty bacterium.

You need to have a system to know that it's not being laced with anthrax.

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appendicitis

appendicitis

/əˌpɛnˌdɪˈsaɪtɪz/
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a severe medical condition in which one's appendix becomes inflamed and painful
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So appendicitis we treat with a bunch of antibiotics.

It could have been appendicitis, but appendicitis typically doesn't happen because of trauma.

Anyway, she said it was appendicitis? -

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arthritis

arthritis

/ɑɹˈθɹaɪtəs/, /ɑɹˈθɹaɪtɪs/
noun
a painful condition in which one's joints become stiff or swollen
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The first hurdle is that arthritis is actually a spectrum of over 100 different arthritic conditions.

It’s a general misconception that arthritis is confined to old age.

Not all forms of arthritis can simply be traced to an old sports injury.

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asthma

asthma

/ˈæzmə/
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a disease that causes shortness of breath and difficulty in breathing
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And the gas impacts people with preexisting health conditions like asthma more severely.

These are common symptoms of an asthma attack.

But why do people get asthma and how can this disease be deadly?

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avian flu

avian flu

/ˈeɪvɪən flˈuː/
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a type of influenza virus that rapidly spreads among birds and in rare cases, it can affect humans as well
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And red is the avian flu.

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the bends

the bends

/ˈbɛndz/
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a very painful and dangerous condition that is a direct result of divers coming up from deep water too quickly

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bronchitis

bronchitis

/bɹɑŋˈkaɪtəs/
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a condition when the tubes that carry air to one's lungs get infectious
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I had bronchitis that was just painful.

- It's 'cause of that bronchitis.

- I have bronchitis, I don't understand how I'm even meant to win. -

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BSE

BSE

/bˌiːˌɛsˈiː/
noun
a fatal neurological disease that affects cattle and can occasionally be transmitted to humans as well

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cancer

cancer

/ˈkænsɝ/
noun
a serious disease caused by the uncontrolled growth of cells in a part of the body that may spread to other parts
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someone had cancer but they didn't tell him.

She was diagnosed with bone cancer and as a result, lost a leg and her hearing.

Cancer is terrible.

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cataract

cataract

/ˈkætɝækt/
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a medical condition that directly affects one's eyes as the lens of the eye becomes blurred
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It has an impact on training NHS staff and this is one of the problems with cataract surgery.

Oh ya, and he innovated cataract surgery.

Cataracts are clumps in the eye’s lens that form as proteins in the eye break down.

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celiac disease

celiac disease

/sˈɛlɪˌæk dɪzˈiːz/
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a long-term autoimmune disorder that can damage one's small intestine and is triggered when one eats gluten
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If you had celiac disease a couple decades ago, you had to eat healthy because you couldn't eat junk food.

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chickenpox

chickenpox

/tʃˈɪkɪnpˌɑːks/
noun
a contagious disease that causes a mild fever and an itchy rash with blisters, primarily affects children
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Measles, mumps, rubella, smallpox, and chickenpox are all examples of Live-attenuated vaccines.

Like somebody plucked chickenpox and put milk on 'em.

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cholera

cholera

/ˈkɑɫɝə/
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a potentially fatal illness that is acquired from consumption of water or food contaminated with particular bacteria, causing diarrhea and vomiting
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Like, take cholera, for example.

Medicine can treat cholera.

And he found that areas with downstream water had fourteen times more deaths from cholera during the outbreak.

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cirrhosis

cirrhosis

/sɝˈoʊsəs/
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a late-stage scarring of the liver caused by drinking too much alcohol
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I think it was my age and my physical condition, because I have cirrhosis.

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CJD

CJD

/sˌiːdʒˌeɪdˈiː/
noun
a rare and potentially fatal disease that primarily affects the brain and causes brain damage that aggravates over time

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cold

cold

/ˈkoʊɫd/
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a mild disease that we usually get when viruses affect our body and make us cough, sneeze, or have fever
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It was a warm summer evening, but she shivered with cold.

In front of the dogs, a man walked with his head down against the cold.

The wind comes in through the walls of their cold little house. '

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colic

colic

/kˈɑːlɪk/
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a severe pain localized in abdominal area, especially suffered by babies
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And there is something called infant colic, which people have probably heard about.

She remembers when baby Randy had colic.

One reason is she had colic.

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common cold

common cold

/kˈɑːmən kˈoʊld/
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a viral infectious disease that primarily affects the upper respiratory tract and can be caused by several different types of viruses
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Depression has been called the common cold of psychological disorders.

That's why infections like the common cold can sometimes make you feel dizzy.

It turns out, in a double blind study, it didn’t reduce the incidence of the common cold.

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constipation

constipation

/ˌkɑnstəˈpeɪʃən/
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a medical condition in which one has difficulty emptying one's bowels
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A therapeutic dose decreases noradrenaline enough to cause side effects like constipation.

But occasionally, constipation strikes, a condition that causes a backup in your digestive system.

Constipation arises in the colon, also known as the large intestine.

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corona

corona

/kɝˈoʊnə/
noun
an infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus
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But Toyota pulled the larger corona from the states in 1983 and it needed a midsize substitute.

The corona extends for millions of kilometers.

But when the Moon blocks the Sun’s face, the corona becomes visible.

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coronary thrombosis

coronary thrombosis

/kˈɔːɹənˌɛɹi θɹəmbˈoʊsɪs/
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a severe medical condition during which a blood clot in a coronary artery causes a blockage in the flow of blood that leads to heart

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cough

cough

/ˈkɑf/, /ˈkɔf/
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a condition or disease that makes one cough frequently
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There have been people who want to... (coughs)

He had been suffering from a fever and cough for four days.

Invented in the tiny town of Le Roy, New York by struggling cough syrup maker, Pearle Wait and his wife,

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Covid-19

Covid-19

/kˈɑːvɪd nˈaɪntiːn/
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an infectious disease caused by a type of virus called coronavirus that causes fever, tiredness, a cough, etc., and in some cases can kill, originated in China and later became a pandemic
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Are deaf people getting any info they need about COVID-19?

Hospitals use it in transfusions to treat burns, liver failure, and more recently, COVID-19.

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way people shop.

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croup

croup

/ˈkɹup/
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a common respiratory infection in children that causes swelling around the vocal cords

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deep vein thrombosis

deep vein thrombosis

/dˈiːp vˈeɪn θɹəmbˈoʊsɪs/
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a severe medical condition caused by a blood clot that is formed in one or more of the deep veins in one's body, particularly in one's legs

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dementia

dementia

/dɪˈmɛnʃiə/
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a mental condition that happens when the brain is damaged by disease or injury, causing memory loss and impairing the ability to think or make decisions
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Alzheimer's disease is a form of progressive, irreversible dementia.

Alicia Arbaje: "It is inevitable that you will get dementia."

Arbaje: "It is inevitable that you will get dementia.

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diabetes

diabetes

/ˌdaɪəˈbitiz/
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a serious medical condition in which the body is unable to regulate the blood sugar levels because it does not produce enough insulin
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Narrator: A Type 1 diabetes diagnosis was a death sentence before this life-saving discovery.

The clinic's services included health screenings and disease management of diabetes and high blood pressure.

This would be a huge breakthrough for people with chronic conditions like diabetes.

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diarrhoea

diarrhoea

/ˌdaɪɝˈiə/
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a condition in which liquid faeces are frequently discharged from the bowels, particularly due to illness
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Poor sanitation can lead to diarrhoea, dysentery, cholera outbreaks, and other serious issues if not contained.

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diphtheria

diphtheria

/dɪfˈθɪɹiɑ/
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a chronic infection caused by a gram-positive bacterium and characterized by the formation of a false membrane in the air passages, particularly those of the throat
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And that includes the modern version of the diphtheria vaccine.

Following the operation, she came down with diphtheria.

The baby got better, but three-year-old Elliot, Junior’s condition developed into diphtheria and he died.

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dysentery

dysentery

/ˈdɪsənˌtɛɹi/
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an infection in one's intestines that causes severe diarrhea containing blood or mucus
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You You have died of dysentery.

Dang it, dysentery, it's called "history" not "dysentery-story!"

Poor sanitation can lead to diarrhoea, dysentery, cholera outbreaks, and other serious issues if not contained.

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dyspepsia

dyspepsia

/dɪspˈɛpsiə/
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a severe or recurring pain localized in the upper abdomen and characterized by nausea, bloating, or vomiting

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