Top 4 reasons you need a pathology test today

Pathology is the study of disease, its causes and progression. Pathologists look for irregularities within samples, but usually these tests are performed to ensure that everything is fine. Through preventive screenings, diagnostic tests can aid in detection of potentially terminal conditions at a nascent stage. Pathology also has a major role to play in research, such as […]

Anemia: An Overview

Anemia is strictly defined as a decrease in red blood cell (RBC) mass. The function of the RBC is to deliver oxygen from the lungs to the tissues and carbon dioxide from the tissues to the lungs. This is accomplished by using hemoglobin (Hb), a tetramer protein composed of heme and globin. Anemia impairs the […]

Alzheimer’s disease: causes, symptoms and treatment

Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and eventually the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. It is the most common type of dementia – an overall term for conditions that occur when the brain no longer functions properly –  affecting up to 70% of all […]

Signs of Bleeding You Must Not Ignore

Whenever you experience unnatural bleeding, you should have a health check done quickly. Based on the findings from diagnostic tests, your doctor will prescribe appropriate treatment.  Here are 5 signs of bleeding that you must not ignore. In- Period Bleeding – Bleeding that is not a part of the normal monthly cycle is abnormal and […]

Diabetes: Foods to take and foods to avoid

When you have diabetes, controlling it largely boils down to watching what you eat. Your food choices and habits are of great importance in managing diabetes. You must watch what you eat, but can also reward yourself with occasional treats in small quantities. Foods to take Starches – Opt for whole grains such as oatmeal, […]

Asthma: Facts you must know

Breathing is such an inherent reflex that difficulties in inhaling and exhaling is not something one would ponder about. Unfortunately, it is a struggle that many experience. Asthma is a chronic disease that affects airways in lungs. An individual can develop asthma at any age, an asthma attack could occur at any place – home, […]

All the facts you need to know about Arthritis

Arthritis literally means inflammation of the joints. There are over a hundred different forms of arthritis diseases. These diseases generally affect the area in and around joints such as muscles and tendons. Some forms of arthritis also affect other body parts like the skin and internal organs. Most forms of arthritis are chronic and last […]

Tips to prevent an allergy

To help prevent an allergic reaction, have an allergy management plan. As allergic reactions differ from individual to individual and can be triggered by a range of substances, it is best to document your allergy pattern. Make notes of your lifestyle, medication, personal and medical history to identify allergy triggers, times and reaction. Work with […]

What is allergy? It’s types and diagnosis

An allergy is the response of the body’s resistance system to ordinarily harmless substances, such as pollen, foods, dust. Whilst in most people these substances (allergens) cause no problem, in allergic persons their resistance system detects them as a threat and produces an inappropriate reaction. Some people can enjoy walking through a meadow of flowers, […]