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.
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American Diabetes Month: Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases, which are characterized by the body’s inability to produce insulin properly. With roughly 29 million Americans living with the disease, the diabetes is currently the 7th leading cause of death.
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:
Research suggests that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals face health disparities stemming from societal stigma, discrimination, and denial of civil and human rights. Discrimination and the stress it causes for those in the LGBT community has been linked to high rates of psychiatric disorders, substance abuse, and suicide. LGBT people are also less likely to have health insurance coverage than their heterosexual counterparts. This infographic is meant to bring some of these issues to light with the aid of dependable data and graphical representation. If more people are aware of such disparities, hopefully we can work together to bring about better health outcomes for the LGBT community.
Stitches have been used in medicine for centuries, and the procedure hasn't changed much. Due to advances in sutures and suture alternatives, surgeons are able to close wounds faster and with less trauma to the patients. The type of material used is determined by factors such as the type of injury being repaired or procedure being done, healing time, and the patient's condition. It is important to be aware of the properties of each, so that you can have a meaningful discussion with your physician/surgeon.
Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are the two primary cannabinoids that occur naturally in the Cannabis sativa plant, most commonly known as cannabis.
Both of these substances interact with the cannabinoid receptors found in the human body and brain, but they differed dramatically in their effects. Check out this infographic for a quick comparison of THC and CBD:
Bipolar disorder is the 6th leading cause of disability in the world and results in 9.2 years reduction in expected life span.(1)
Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (CTCL) is a rare form of cancer affecting immune cells, particularly T-cells, in the skin. It is classified as a Non-Hodgkin lymphoma and is one of the least common types. CTCL preferentially affects men, occurring in men about twice as commonly as women and appearing in mid to late adulthood between the ages of 40 and 70. This infographic was designed to provide basic information about the disease and some of the most common treatment options: