Category Archives: Diseases & Conditions

Kidney Failure is Not a Death Sentence

News reports have emerged not once, or twice, but numerous times of people selling their kidneys for quick bucks. Other headlines that have come to the limelight involve unethical health professionals who convince patients to have one of their kidneys removed in exchange for money. Continue reading

What Do You Know About Diabetes?

Diabetes is a medical condition that results in a high number of deaths around the world. This disease is so prevalent that not a single nation is free from it. For example, China, the UK and the United States have 92 million, 3.8 million and 29 million people living with diabetes respectively. Continue reading

What You Need to Know about Arthritis

Generally speaking, arthritis is an inflammation in a person’s joints. There are over 100 forms of this medical condition with the most common one being osteoarthritis, which results from a breakdown of an underlying bone and a joint cartilage. Continue reading

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a medical condition that is usually caused by damage in the mucosa connecting the stomach and the esophagus. It is chronic and affects both children and adults. Continue reading

Metastatic Melanoma

One of the types of cancer that is becoming more and more widespread in the past few years, mainly because of the decay of the ozone layer and the inflow of increasing levels of harmful radiation, is skin cancer. Continue reading