By: Angie Deptula
Cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells grow at a fast rate, multiplying uncontrollably and invading other tissues. This disease has become one of the major killers in the world, affecting different parts of the body such as lung, breast, colon, and kidney to...
By: Viven Yeo
Everyone knows about billions of dollars being funded for scientists to do research in order to understand and cure cancer. So what are the scientists actually doing with all that money? Are they really getting any closer to a cure for cancer? Cancer research as...
Raynaud's phenomenon as a manifestation of systemic disease
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Raynaud’s phenomenon is a change in the color of the fingers and toes, and sometimes the nose and ears, in response to cold or strong emotion or stress. Blood vessel spasms cause a lack of blood flow, turning the digits or appendages white, blue...
By: Roma Lightsey
While no one may agree exactly on which diseases have plagued mankind the longest, there are several diseases which have a long record of illness and death among humans. The study of disease is fascinating, and diseases are ever-changing. Many diseases which were once almost...
Number of fungal meningitis cases continue to expand
By: Isabelle Esteves
As of October 16, 2012, 214 cases of fungal meningitis have been reported across the United States. The cause of the outbreak has been traced to contaminated steroids injections used to combat back pain. Approximately 14,000 doses of the drug had been shipped to...
Virologists: Armageddon Virus could kill Mankind in 5 years
By: Terrence Aym
Like something from the pages of a science fiction thriller, scientists are warning that an unstoppable "Armageddon Virus" could wipe out Mankind. What's worse, their horrific scenario could play out not in 100 years, or even fifty, but in less than five years.Shocking new...
Study: Turmeric prevents prostate cancer
By: Terrence Aym
Turmeric, a spice from India used in many curry dishes and gaining popularity around the world has been found to prevent one of the world's most malignant carcinomas: prostate cancer.An important breakthrough from a study by a group of medical scientists at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat...
By: Viven Yeo
Cancer is a disease where the cancer cell divides autonomously and becomes a tumor, causing problems to local tissues, as well as spreading to other parts of the body in a process known as metastasis. It is a personal disease that depends on one’s...
By: shinalyn baldesco
Strawberry gallbladder, commonly known as cholesterolosis and lipoidosis, is a proliferative and degenerative disease most commonly found in females in the fourth and fifth decade of life. This is usually asymptomatic but sometimes may exhibit mild symptoms such as indigestion, gas and distress after meals...
Study links 'Sleeping Beauty' syndrome with upper respiratory infections
By: Terrence Aym
Sleeping Beauty Syndrome, a rare form of narcolepsy, is also called Kleine–Levin Syndrome (KLS). The sleep disorder, named after Willi Kleine and Max Levin, medical researchers that investigated the properties of the syndrome, has baffled modern researchers for decades. Until recently two theories dominated:...

 

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