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.
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Every human body has a pair of kidneys located in the upper abdominal area, one on either side of the spine. Both the kidneys are responsible for filtering and eliminating waste products generated in the body. The primary objective behind the removal of waste products through urine is to keep your bones healthy and blood … Read More