Category Archives: CANCER

Vaginal Progesterone Gel Extends Pregnancy, Lowers Preemie Rates

Progesterone, a naturally occurring hormone, which can also be applied as a vaginal gel, reduces the rate of preterm birth in women that have a short cervix, which is a risk factor in these types of incidences. Progesterone, in essence,

Dietary fiber: Why do we need it?

Fiber, also known as roughage, is the indigestible part of plant foods that travels through our digestive system, absorbing water along the way and easing bowel movements. Dietary fiber refers to nutrients in the diet that are not digested by

Vaginal cancer: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Vaginal cancer is a rare type of cancer that forms in the vaginal tissue of women. About 2,000 women are affected by vaginal cancer in the United States each year. There are two primary types: squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma.

Origins Of The Black Death Traced Back To China, Gene Sequencing Has Revealed

Gene sequencing, from which scientists can gather hereditary data of organisms, has revealed that the Black Death, often referred to as The Plague, which reduced the world’s total population by about 100 million, originated from China over 2000 years ago,

Lack Of Sleep Can Make Dieters Lose Muscle Instead Of Fat

People who are on a low-calorie diet will lose the same amount of weight whether they sleep an average of 8.5 hours or 5.5 hours each night. However, those on 8.5 hours will lose much more fat, while those on

All About Chlamydia

The family Chlamydiaceae consists of one genus Chlamydia with three species that cause human disease: — C. trachomatis, which can cause urogenital infections, trachoma, conjunctivitis, pneumonia and lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) — C. pneumoniae, which can cause bronchitis, sinusitis, pneumonia and

Clubfoot: Causes and treatments

Clubfoot refers to a condition in which a newborn’s foot or feet appear to be rotated internally at the ankle. The foot points down and inwards, and the soles of the feet face each other. It is known as talipes

What is epidermolysis bullosa?

Epidermolysis bullosa is a rare group of inherited conditions that causes a person to develop blisters in the skin and mucosal membranes when they come into contact with heat, friction, rubbing, scratching, or minor injury. Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is caused

Was It Mind Blowing? Sex, Coffee, Cola Can Cause Aneurysm, Stroke

A new study published this week from The Netherlands states that having sex, blowing your nose or even drinking coffee can temporarily raise your risk of rupturing a brain aneurysm and suffering a stroke. Little is known about activities that

Up Late? Gain Weight. Period. Sleeping Habits Very Important.

Like your late night talk shows? Your Letterman, your Conan, your Leno, your Fergerson or Lopez? Well a new study shows that you could be gaining up to two pounds a month because you’re staying up too late. People tend