How to Avoid Cancer

Cancer Update from Johns Hopkins: 1. Every person has cancer cells in the body. These cancer cells do not show up in the standard tests until they have multiplied to a few billion. When doctors tell cancer patients that there are no more cancer cells in their bodies after treatment, it just means the tests…

Gallic Acid helpful in Diabetes and certain Cancers – Health News

Foods having Gallic Acid Foods and herbs such as blueberries, walnuts, grapes, apples, flax seed and black/green tea contain Gallic acid. Gallic acid is also found in gall nuts, sumac, witch hazel, watercress, oak bark, and a variety of other plants and herbs. The form and dosage depend on the age of the patient and condition…

Blood Infection or Sepsis

Overview of Blood Infection (Sepsis) Sepsis refers to a bacterial infection in the bloodstream or body tissues. Sepsis (blood poisoning) is a severe medical condition and can be a deadly infection. Septicemia is an interrelated medical term referring to the presence of pathogenic organisms in the bloodstream, leading to sepsis. Sepsis is caused by the immune…

Statin Drugs – Reduce Cholestrol with a risk of Side Effects

Overview of Statin Drugs  Statins are drugs that can lower your Cholesterol. Statins work by blocking a substance your body needs to make Cholesterol. Statins hamper with the production of cholesterol in your liver. Statins block the enzyme in the liver that is responsible for making Cholesterol. This enzyme is called hydroxy-methylglutaryl-coenzyme. Statins are referred…

Best Foods for Prostate Health

Good Foods for Prostate Health Vegetables from the cruciferous family (broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower) contain isothiocyanates, which are phytochemicals that appear to be protective. Omega-3 fats seem to reduce the risk of prostate cancer, Use Fish and vegetable oils high in Omega-3 Fats Margarine, vegetable oils, nuts and seeds, wheat germ and whole grains are …

Liver Cancer

The Liver The liver located under your right ribs underneath the right lung. The liver is figured like a pyramid and is partitioned into right and left lobes. The liver gets its supply of blood from two vessels. Most of its blood comes from the Hepatic Portal Vein and the rest comes from the Hepatic…

Abdominal Pain or Stomach Pain

Abdomen extends from below your chest to your groin. Abdomen contains many other important organs, pain in the abdomen can come from any one of them. Severe pain does not always mean a serious problem, nor does mild pain mean a problem is not serious. Abdominal Pain in most of the patients can be diagnosed…

Red Stool, Blood in Stool or Bloody Stool

Red Stool or Blood with Stool can technically be referred to as Hematochezia. Blood with  stool can be bright red or dark, black, and/or “tarry” appearing and it requires your doctor’s attention. Blood with Stool can be a indicator of the disease, so you should make it a main concern and shall schedule an appointment…

Colon Cancer

The Colon is the part of the Digestive System where the waste material is stored. The Rectum is the end of the Colon adjacent to the anus. Together, they form a long, muscular tube called the Large Intestine (also known as the large bowel). Tumors of the Colon and Rectum is growths arising from the…

Low Carb Diet – Emphasizes on Dietary Protein and Fat

What is Low Carb Diet All foods are made up of Three Primary Macro Nutrients – Carbohydrates (or sugars), Proteins and Fats. Low carb implies that the percentage of carbohydrate (by calorie) is low . A Low Carb Diet limits Carbohydrates such as grains, starchy vegetables and fruit and emphasizes dietary protein and fat. Many…

Mouth Cancer(Oral Cancer) – Visit your dentist for regular check-ups

Mouth cancer is caused by an uncontrolled growth of cells in the mouth. Mouth cancer includes cancer that starts anywhere in the mouth, including:- lips tongue gums floor of the mouth or under the tongue inside the cheeks and lips roof of the mouth (the palate) area behind the wisdom teet Types of Mouth Cancer…