Tuberculosis is indeed one of the most deadly diseases on earth. In fact, treating TB – as it is commonly referred to in the medical realms – takes much longer compared to other bacterial infections and if not properly treated in timely fashion, the results can be disastrous. Medications are at the core of TB treatment, and in most cases patients have to consume strong antibiotics for approximately six to nine months for them to survive. Continue reading
Latest evidence from federal health officials confirms that the dreaded Zika virus may bring harm to unborn babies.
Cases of the Zika virus being witnessed have the medical fraternity as well as society worried. Many people fear getting the disease that is spread by the Aedes mosquito which also transmits yellow fever as well as dengue fever. Continue reading
Urinary retention, also called ischuria by some people, is a medical condition that affects mostly elderly men. It is the most common effect of BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia) but it can also have various other causes, some of which are urinary tract infection, dysfunction of the nerves, constipation or even some medications administered to a person like amphetamines, antidepressants and anticholinergics. Continue reading
Prostate cancer is a disease that must concern all men, both young and old. It goes without saying that is a serious condition that requires immediate medical attention and specific treatment procedures. According to recent medical studies, around 14% of men will develop prostate cancer during some period of their lives while nearly 3 million men in the United States of America alone have survived it. Continue reading
Bacteremia is a very serious medical condition that occurs when bacteria enter the bloodstream of the human body. The early symptoms are common and may not alarm the patient but once the disease is confirmed, the person must seek medical help immediately since it can turn to a life threatening situation. However, not all bacteremia cases become that severe. Continue reading
Scientists have discovered particular white cells in birds that are resistant against fungal attacks and could help find a cure for fungal infections in human beings, new study reveals. Continue reading
Popularly known as genital warts, Condylomata Acuminata continues to affect many people young and old, male as well as female. The condition is caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV) which is also responsible for other viral diseases and is believed to also contribute to the cancer of the cervix. Continue reading
There is a correlation between HPV (human papillomavirus) infection and anal cancer, new study shows.
A report published by researchers working at the Women and Infants Hospital in New England indicates that there is a close connection between human papillomavirus disease and anal cancer. Continue reading