How does cornea and tissue donation work?

With medical advancements of gargantuan proportions, restoration of life has been made possible by the process of organ, eye and tissue donation. Even after countless advancement, over 100,000 people in the USA still await an organ or tissue transplant. It is of paramount importance to be fully knowledgeable about the fundamentals and importance of organ…

Why do you think you regained your weight?

If a patient gains a significant amount of weight after surgery it might be an indication of a problem. It is rare to find someone who has gained a significant amount of weight after Gastric Bypass. Your treatment choices include: Therapy: It may be important to seek therapy to determine why you are struggling with…

Uncommon Signs Of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women; the common signs of breast cancer that every woman checks for is breast lumps or tumors. But apart from these common signs, there are also uncommon signs of breast cancer that we usually overlook. Having knowledge on these rare signs of breast cancer is…

How Is Gastric Cancer Diagnosed?

  Gastric Cancer or Stomach cancer can be described as a growth of cancerous cells contained by the stomach lining. It is very difficult to identify since most of the patients do not show warning signs. It is a rare kind of cancer, hence the difficulty in diagnosis. It usually spreads to other parts of…

What is Refractive Cataract Surgery?

Cataract is the clouding of the lens of the eye situated between the pupil and the iris. It leads to blurry vision worsening with time, problems in vision under high intensity of light, vision loss at night and complete vision loss in some cases if not treated in time. Cause of Cataract Cataract is caused…

What Medications Treat Juvenile Idiopathic  Arthritis?

Nearly three hundred thousand children, from infants to teenagers in the United States alone suffer from some sort of arthritis.  Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is the most common type of arthritis among the children. The meaning of the term idiopathic is – “unknown origin.” It was previously known as  Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis or JRA. Researches…

Being Mindful About Weight Loss

Weight loss is something that strikes everyone’s mind. At least once in the lifetime everyone has gone through this “weight loss” phase. Everyone wants to be fit and fine and they try their level best to burn down the fats and look slim and trim. But sometimes it becomes an obsession, and when desire becomes…

What are bone marrow stem cells?

For more than about 40 years our medicine system is using stem cells to treat various diseases. These cells are very different from that of our normal cells; these are identical cells which are not differentiated, whereas our normal cells are individualized cells which offer structure and functioning of the body. Stem cells are identical…

What causes renal failure?

Approximately 10 % of the population is affected by kidney failure worldwide. Also, it is found that the kidney disease is a worldwide health crisis as there is high increase in the number of deaths due to kidney failure. For most of the individuals the disease occurs slowly over years and it may also cause…

BRAIN TUMOR; SIGNS, SYMPTOMS, AND TREATMENT

Any abnormal mass or growth of cells or tissue in any part of the brain which directly or indirectly affects the normal function of the brain is referred to as a Brain tumor. This growth of tissues or rather tumors can be classified depending on where actually the cell growth originates from (primary, secondary or…

Five Ways to boost your immune system and fight cancer

The immune system can be said to be the military or the defense institution of the human body. It safeguards the human system from the invasion of harmful agents that cause a breakdown or possibly the death of tissues and organs. The immune has a unique network of cells, structures, and mechanisms, that carry out…

Can Diabetes Risk Reduce In HIV Patients?

Diabetes involves an increase in the level of blood glucose or blood sugar in the body. Glucose is the main source of energy that comes from the food we eat. Insulin is a hormone may help the body to utilize glucose from the blood any problem in insulin production or action may lead to diabetes. …