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What is breast cancer?

What is breast cancer?

Breast cancer is a kind of cancer that develops from breast cells. Breast cancer usually starts off in the inner lining of milk ducts or the lobules that supply them with milk. A malignant tumor can s..

What Is Degenerative Bone Disease?

What Is Degenerative Bone Disease?

Degenerative bone disease is fairly common and is known by the more common term osteoporosis. It can occur in both men and women, although it’s more prevalent in women. Primarily, osteoporosis causes ..

Illnesses you are likely to hear about this summer, among taxi drivers

Illnesses you are likely to hear about this summer, among taxi drivers

Summer is a time for fun in the sun, but those warm, sticky days can also bring an explosion of illnesses. The most common types of illness during summer are often the most unfortunate - gastroenterit..

Night Vision Problems: Halos, Blurred  Vision, and Night Blindness

Night Vision Problems: Halos, Blurred Vision, and Night Blindness

HEALTH NEWS NETWORKBlurred vision is the most common vision symptom. When doctors talk about blurred vision, they typically mean a decrease in sharpness or clarity that has developed gradually. Sudden..

Common Eye Disorders

Common Eye Disorders

This guide was created to help you learn the type of eye disorder you may have and what should be done about it. But these guidelines are only an overview and definitely should not replace a consultat..

Zika virus infection (Zika) and pregnancy

Zika virus infection (Zika) and pregnancy

Should pregnant women travel to places with Zika outbreaks?Zika virus can be spread from a pregnant woman to her fetus. There have been reports of a serious birth defect of the brain called microcepha..

Stress, Illness and the Immune System

Stress, Illness and the Immune System

The immune system is a collection of billions of cells that travel through the bloodstream.  They move in and out of tissues and organs, defending the body against foreign bodies (antigens), such..

What is coronary heart disease (coronary artery disease)?

What is coronary heart disease (coronary artery disease)?

Coronary heart disease (CHD), also known as coronary artery disease is a narrowing of the blood vessels (coronary arteries) that supply oxygen and blood to the heart. Coronary heart disease is a major..

Diabetics who quit smoking may have trouble controlling blood sugar

Diabetics who quit smoking may have trouble controlling blood sugar

Although smoking increases the risk of diabetes and quitting has numerous health benefits, diabetics who quit may have temporary difficulty controlling their symptoms, a British study finds. “We know ..

FDA Weighs Tighter Regulation of Homeopathic Medicines

FDA Weighs Tighter Regulation of Homeopathic Medicines

Homeopathic treatments could receive greater scrutiny from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in the near future, as their growing popularity has led some critics to call for tighter regulation.The..

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