A Mouth So Sore She Couldn’t Eat

Elizabeth Starrels sat in the examining chair of a Washington ear, nose and throat specialist in October 2012, weeping in frustration and pain.For the previous four months, Starrels, then 52, had been battling painful mouth sores that were…

New Gene-Based Blood Tests Can Detect Skin Cancers

New York: Researchers have found that two new gene-based blood tests can reliably detect previously unidentifiable forms of one of the most aggressive forms of skin cancer.Having quick and accurate monitoring tools for all types of…

Is Tuberculosis A Dangerous Disease?

World TB Day is designed to build public awareness that tuberculosis today remains an epidemic in much of the world, causing the deaths of nearly one-and-a-half million people each year, mostly in developing countries. It commemorates the…

All About Blood Donation

Why donate blood?There is tremendous demand for blood in hospitals. Many patients die because they are not able to cope with the loss of blood. The blood donated is used to:Replace blood lost during injury as in accidents.Replace blood loss…

Should You Exercise With Arthritis?

Arthritis is a general term used to refer many diseases related to pain, stiffness, and swelling in joints and connective tissue. It can affect supporting structures such as muscles, tendons, ligaments and other parts of the body. Some…

Drug Resistant TB – What Should You Know

Drug Resistant Tuberculosis is the new big public health issue. Tuberculosis is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide and India has the maximum number of casesDrug Resistant Tuberculosis- The new BIG Public health issue.Tuberculosis…