Lung cancer

Lung cancer

What is lung cancer? Lung cancer is also called bronchogenic carcinoma or bronchial cancer. Just like any other cancer, tumors form and spread in the lungs leading to death. In fact, lung cancer tumors form in the bronchi or parenchyma of the lungs. It affects more than one million people each year worldwide being the […]

Hepatitis

Hepatitis

What is hepatitis? The term “Hepatitis” refers to inflammation of the liver resulting from a virus, a disease, alcohol consumption or drugs. However, a viral hepatitis is the most prevalent cause of the disease. In fact, this disease can be severe and life-threatening, or mild and resolves on its own. Moreover, such disease can last […]

Breast cancer

Breast cancer

What is breast cancer? The most prevalent type of cancer in women is breast cancer. In fact, it’s the second most leading cause of death from cancer in women; lung cancer is the first. In general, this cancer is formed by malignant breast cells, and it affects both women and men (less common). Also, it’s […]

Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis

One of the systemic autoimmune diseases is rheumatoid arthritis (RA). In fact, this type of arthritis is inflammatory and involves the synovial joints. It’s safe to distinguish rheumatic arthritis by its symmetrical inflammation. In other words, when it affects fingers on one hand, it affects the other hand fingers as well. Besides, this autoimmune disease […]

The first case of a monkeypox infection

The first case of a monkeypox infection

The first case of a monkeypox infection in france: The first case of a monkeypox infection in France has been confirmed, a health authorities announcement on Friday May 20. In fact, the patient is a 29-year-old man with no history of travel to a country where the virus is circulating, said the Directorate General of […]

Function of the brain

The function of the brain

The brain: An organ made of a nervous tissue, the function of the brain is very wide as the brain controls every aspect of our body. In fact, the brain is in charge of thinking, imagining, remembering, feeling, moving, sensing, talking, and communicating. Without doubt, for the brain to mature completely, it needs 20 to […]

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis

What is osteoporosis?¬† Osteoporosis is a diffuse disease of the skeleton. In fact, this disease means a decrease in bone density and changes in the micro-architecture of the bones. These alterations make the bone more fragile and increase the risk of fracture. Among the bone fractures that result are the neck, vertebrae, wrist, femur, etc…¬† […]

Male contraceptives

Male contraceptives

What are male contraceptives: Unlike the wide spectrum of female contraceptives options, male contraceptives basically revolve around two options only. In other words, the available male contraceptives are condoms (a rubber barrier) and vasectomy (the vas deferns which is a sperm passage tube is cut) only for now. Eventhough some men use a withdrawal scenario […]

Enlarged heart

Enlarged heart

What is an enlarged heart? An enlarged heart, a condition called cardiomegaly, is an increase in the size of the heart. It is not a disease per se, but rather a sign that another health problem is affecting your heart. Certain conditions, such as pregnancy, increase the workload of the heart. Other disorders can thicken […]

Salmonella infection

Salmonella infection

What is salmonellosis? Salmonellosis is a disease that occurs due to an infection by gram negative enterobacteriaceae of the genus Salmonella. In fact, most Salmonella exist in the gut of vertebrate animals and are most often transmitted to humans through contaminated food. In human pathology, salmonellosis includes two main types of disease: Gastroenteritis¬† Typhoid and […]