From an uncommon condition to a next-generation epidemic, diabetes has evolved in the past few decades to affect more than 400 million people around the world. Diabetes is not just a disease by itself, but it is also a major cause of a number of other conditions, including blindness, heart stroke, kidney failure and amputation.… Read More
Colon cancer is a cancer of the intestine in the colon or rectum. While colon cancer can be attributed to genetic disorders, most cases of colon cancer are due to lifestyle. Poor diet, physical inactivity, excessive alcohol, smoking and being overweight all increase the risk of developing bowel cancer.
The good news is that it … Read More
The thyroid is a tiny gland near the base of the neck that creates a hormone that controls a number of body activities, such as how fast calories can be burnt and how fast the heart beats. Thyroid disorders can cause under or overproduction of the thyroid hormone. Based on the quantity of hormone the … Read More
Sleep is the body’s natural way to relax and rejuvenate itself. In fact, it’s a state of mind during which all the voluntary muscles of the body, sensory activity, interaction with things around and consciousness are put on hold or altered for some time.
Sleeping for an adequate number of hours everyday is important for … Read More
Zika virus is a type of arbovirus which is transmitted through the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito, particularly those from the tropical regions. Even though the Zika virus has been known since 1947, its outbreak became noticeable in 2015, much later than other viruses from the same family such as Chikungunya and dengue.
Zika … Read More