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VAD (Ventricular Assist Device)

Also known as a heart pump A ventricular assist device (VAD) is a mechanical pump that supports heart function and blood flow in people with a weakened heart. These devices can support the function of the left, right, or both heart ventricles. Ventri...

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A vasectomy (pronounced va-SEK-t uh -mee) is a surgical procedure performed as a contraceptive in men. It involves cutting the tubes (the vas deferens, pronounced VAS DEF-uh-renz) that carry sperm from the testicles. Only about 15 out of 10,000 coupl...

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Vitamin C

Vitamin C or ascorbic acid is the best known vitamin. Vitamin C acts as an antioxidant in the body and is necessary for the formation of connective tissue, the absorption of iron and the maintenance of the immune system. Is good for: Fatigue Helps wi...

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