How The Environment May Impact Your Cancer Risk

Cancer is among the leading causes of death worldwide. According to the American Cancer Society, about 1,685,210 new cancer diagnoses are expected by the end of 2016. Also, approximately 595,690 deaths are expected by the same time. With these numbers, it is understandable to have concerns over one’s health and future. Continue reading “How The Environment May Impact Your Cancer Risk”

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Understanding The Basics Of Stem Cells

Many of us have heard of the great advances that are taking place in the field of medicine, and one such area where a large amount of progress has been seen is in stem cell research.

Stem cell research is currently being used to find new cures for conditions such as cancer, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease, to name but a few. Their role in the discovery of new drugs is invaluable. Continue reading “Understanding The Basics Of Stem Cells”

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The Basics of Skin Cancer, what you need to know!

There was once a time, when cancer was a disease that was considered rare and something that was almost unheard of, for most people. Today, the doctors encounter a growing number of people who are being affected by the same. What is alarming is that there are so many types of cancers these days and that many times detecting them becomes a tough task. Continue reading “The Basics of Skin Cancer, what you need to know!”

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Symptoms and Signs of Leukemia

The formation of abnormal cells inside the brain often result in a brain tumor. Brain tumors are of two types: benign tumors and malignant/cancerous tumors. This means that all brain tumors are not cancerous but only the malignant type.

Malignant tumors are further divided by primary tumors which form inside the brain and secondary tumors which originate from elsewhere inside the body. The latter type is also termed as brain metastasis tumors. Continue reading “Symptoms and Signs of Leukemia”

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Lung Cancer Cases Linked to Air Quality! What is The Solution to That?!

The main purpose of sharing my near death experience and personal story is so that others do not have to go through what I went through.

It’s not my style to overtly teach people or tell them how to live their lives, nor do I like advising anyone on what changes they need to make, even if they ask. I prefer to lead by example, and create a safe environment for others to get in touch with their own truth. Continue reading “Lung Cancer Cases Linked to Air Quality! What is The Solution to That?!”

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‘I could go months without having a period’ part 2

A person may miss a period for a number of common reasons. Ovarian cancer is a rare cause of a missed period.
Ovarian cancer affects the ovaries, which are female reproductive organs that sit on either side of the uterus, or womb. This type of cancer may develop from various cell types in the ovaries or fallopian tubes. The most common type of ovarian cancer is an epithelial tumor called a serous carcinoma. Continue reading “‘I could go months without having a period’ part 2”

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‘I could go months without having a period’ part 1

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Acne, excess facial hair, irregular periods and weight gain, some of the ‘normal’ side-effects of being a teenage girl, could in fact be indicators of an underlying condition.

Between 10-15 per cent of women are now believed to have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), a hormonal condition with many long-term implications, including infertility and a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Continue reading “‘I could go months without having a period’ part 1”

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