disease

parkinson's disease

It may be possible to stop the progression of Parkinson’s disease with a drug normally used in type 2 diabetes, a clinical trial suggests. Current drugs help manage the symptoms, but do not prevent brain cells dying. The trial on 62 patients, published in the Lancet, hints the medicine halted the progression of the disease. The University College London (UCL) team is “excited”, but it urges caution as any long-term

Could this bra detect breast cancer?

A teenager in Mexico has invented a bra to detect breast cancer. But does it work? And if so, how? Julian Rios Cantu, 18, has made a bra that he says will be an early warning system for breast cancer symptoms. The Eva bra, made by him and three friends who formed a company together, is only at the prototype stage. But they have raised enough money to start tests

British scientists in world-first TB breakthrough

British scientists have made a world-first breakthrough in the diagnosis of tuberculosis. Researchers in Oxford and Birmingham say they can isolate different strains of the disease using a process called genome sequencing. It means patients who may have waited months to get the right drugs can now be diagnosed in just a few days – so they have a greater chance of recovery. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said the breakthrough

Prostate Cancer

There are many myths about prostate cancer. It will cause mislead to public. Let’s read some of popular myths about prostate cancer :- Myth 1: Prostate Cancer is a disease of older people People think that only men aged 65 years and over will have prostate cancer. This myth is not true because even if they are aged 65 years and over will have a greater probability of prostate cancer,

4 Ways To Combat Rosacea

Before I’ve write about the tips, do you really know what is rosacea? Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that makes face turn red and may cause swelling and skin sores that look like acne. The rosace effect more if you are :- 1. Fair skinned 2. Age 30-50 Rosacea involves swelling of the blood vessels just under the skin and may associated with other skin or eye disorders. The

chikungunya

Do you know about Chikungunya? It is a disease that make impact in health news. Let’s read some fact about chikunguya. 1. What is it Chikungunya? Chikungunya is a mosquito-borne diseases. Chikungunya was first detected in Tanzania in 1953. Ever since it occurs in countries of Africa, Asia, and lately it occurs in several places in Europe. It is endemic (always valid) in most countries of Sub-Saharan Africa, India, Southeast