The flu is more serious than a lot of people realize, and getting vaccinated is the most effective way to prevent illness caused by the influenza virus. Don't fall victim to the flu and its awful symptoms this winter. Here are our top reasons to get vaccinated:
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More than half of lung adenocarcinoma cases (most common subtype of non-small cell lung cancer) have an identifiable molecular driver. These are also referred to as "biomarkers."
This week is National Handwashing Awareness Week. Proper hand washing is crucial to prevent the spread of diseases and epidemics. Here are some tips to help prevent the spread of illness:
World AIDS Day is observed each year on December 1 and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV, and remember those who have died. Started in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day.
With the holiday season upon us it is important to take steps to remain safe. Here are some holiday safety tips to protect your family and your home:
Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, is a buildup of abnormal cells that form a mass in part of the stomach. In the United States, there are approximately 25,500 new cases of stomach cancer each year. It represents 2 percent of all new cancers diagnosed in the country. The majority of people diagnosed with stomach cancer either already have metastasis or eventually develop it. Metastasis occurs when the cancer spreads from the area in which it first developed.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. Symptoms include breathing difficulty, cough, mucus (sputum) production and wheezing. It's caused by long-term exposure to irritating gases or particulate matter, most often from cigarette smoke. People with COPDare at increased risk of developing heart disease, lung cancer and a variety of other conditions.
Epilepsy is a chronic disorder of the brain that affects people worldwide. It is characterized by recurrent seizures, which are brief episodes of involuntary movement that may involve a part of the body (partial) or the entire body (generalized), and are sometimes accompanied by loss of consciousness and control of bowel or bladder function.
World Osteoporosis Day (WOD), marked on October 20 each year, is a year-long campaign dedicated to raising global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis, especially after the age of 50. The campaign also focuses on the role of healthy diet and exercise in bone health and the effect of fractures, especially spine fractures, on the life style and much more, as well as taking early preventive measures to enjoy a high quality of life.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender people may be more susceptible to mental health problems than heterosexual people due to a range of factors, including discrimination and inequalities. Positively, there is a growing acceptance of the LGBT community in recent years. However, there is a clear need for greater evidence on how impactful policies and practices can be effectively implemented to combat inequalities and disadvantage for the LGBT community. Here are some of the statistics regarding mental health in the LGBT community: