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What Happens If You Fail To Recognize The Early Stages Of Esophageal Cancer?

What Happens If You Fail To Recognize The Early Stages Of Esophageal Cancer?

Cancer of esophagus is a tumor, which actually begins its growth in the inner lining of the esophagus tube. Esophagus is a 10-inch long tube that connects your throat and stomach. You can identify this esophageal cancer with a strange sensation of food stuck in your throat or chest, which certainly occurs when the cancer […]

Kawasaki Disease Can Lead To Heart Problem In Your Kid!

Are you aware of Kawasaki disease? It is the common inflammatory disease in children, which usually affects almost 80% of total kids, who are aged between 2 to 5. Though the exact cause for this health condition in children is not clear, some of the researchers consider it as an autoimmune disorder, which is mainly […]

Drinking Milk Regularly Prevents Osteoporosis In Children

Drinking Milk Regularly Prevents Osteoporosis In Children

For generations children have been urged to drink milk for strong. healthy bones and teeth. New research from Southampton, UK, is taking this a step further, showing the link between drinking mild and reducing the risk of osteoporosis in later life. The study, involved more than 12,500 non-pregnant women aged 20-34, recruited between 1998 and […]

How Vasectomy Helps In Permanent Birth Control?

How Vasectomy Helps In Permanent Birth Control?

Vasectomy is mainly recommended only when you don’t want to have any children in future. This is the permanent method of birth control in men and prevents the release of sperm. Vasectomy can be the safest method and most effective surgical procedure for you in the process of birth control. It is usually done at […]

Natural Compounds In Cocoa Beneficial For Adults With Type 2 Diabetes

Natural Compounds In Cocoa Beneficial For Adults With Type 2 Diabetes

Scientists have found that consuming cocoa flavanols – naturally occurring compounds in cocoa – may offer a benefit to those affected by type-2 diabetes. Poor blood vessel function is recognized as an early stage in the development process of cardiovascular diseases such as atherosclerosis. For more than 20 million Americans living with diabetes, these vascular […]

Aspirin More Beneficial if Taken at Night

Aspirin More Beneficial if Taken at Night

Researchers say, People who take aspirin to keep their blood pressure down will get more benefit if they take it at bedtime. They say that the hormones and other chemicals the aspirin acts on are most active at night though blood pressure tends to drop at night. While doctors often advise patients to take aspirin […]

How Varicose Veins Develop And What Are The Treatment Options?

How Varicose Veins Develop And What Are The Treatment Options?

Have you ever noticed any twisted group of purple or blue veins on your skin? Those veins are known as varicose veins. Varicose veins are usually considered as abnormal condition of blood vessels, which can mainly result from weakening of vessel wall. Sometimes, these veins are surrounded with thin red capillaries known as spider veins. […]

New Calcium Scoring Method May Predict Heart Attack Risk

New Calcium Scoring Method May Predict Heart Attack Risk

A new calcium scoring method may better predict a person’s risk of heart attack, according to a new multicenter study published in the June issue of the journal Radiology. Calcium coverage scoring takes into account not only the amount of calcified plaque build-up in the coronary arteries, but also its distribution. Heart disease is the […]

Be Aware Of Uterine Fibroids That Can Affect Your Pregnancy!

Be Aware Of Uterine Fibroids That Can Affect Your Pregnancy!

Uterine fibroids most commonly appear in your childbearing age and these non cancerous growths in the walls of the uterus are not associated with any increased risk of developing cancer in your body. Uterine fibroids are most common; as many as three out of four women can have these uterine fibroids. The presence of fibroids […]

Are You Aware Of Cardiovascular Diseases That Occur Due To Type 1 Diabetes?

Are You Aware Of Cardiovascular Diseases That Occur Due To Type 1 Diabetes?

Do you know how adversely type 1 diabetes can affect your health? Type 1 diabetes mainly affects the major organs of your body, including heart, eyes, nerves, blood vessels, and also kidneys. So, it is always important for you to check your blood sugar levels and maintain the blood sugar level at almost normal, which […]