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World Cancer Day – 4th Feb 2019

Cancer is not just a single disease but multiple diseases of a single nameCancer is not just a single disease but multiple diseases of a single name, so the obvious reason for people to get scared of. What makes it scarier is its late detection. Most of the cancer gets detected when its already spread to other parts of the body, which is called Metastatic until then it doesn’t show any symptom.

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Endometriosis: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Endometriosis: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Endometriosis is a gynaecological condition when the tissues that are normally found within the lining of the uterus are found outside the uterus. In endometriosis, the displaced endometrial tissue acts like the normal tissues, it thickens, breaks down and bleeds with every menstrual cycle but it cannot find a way to exit the body s a result of which it gets trapped. Endometriosis involves the ovaries, the fallopian tubes, and the pelvic lining. When it involves the ovaries, cysts are formed called endometriomas. Gradually, this leads to the development of abnormal bands of fibrous tissues that can cause severe pain during periods. With time, it also leads to fertility issues.

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Endometrial Cancer: 5 Signs of Uterine Cancer you Should Never Ignore

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There is no one place in your body where cancer does not attack. Today we are going to discuss uterine cancer that is the sixth most commonly occurring cancer among women. There are two specific types of uterine cancer: endometrial carcinoma and uterine carcinoma. Endometrial carcinoma is the most common type and accounts for 95% of uterine cancers.

According to statistics put forward by the World Cancer Research Fund, there are over 380,000 cases of endometrial cancer in 2018.

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Spinach: Why you Must Eat This Green

Here are some of the nutritional values of spinach and why it must be included in the everyday diet:

Spinach or palak as it is popularly called in India is a green leafy vegetable that is seasonal of the winter season. It belongs to the amaranth family and is related to beetroot and quinoa. It is packed with nutrient and has a very low-calorie content. We, in India, make the most of this vulnerable vegetable in the form of palak paneer, aloo palakpalak, dal, palak paratha and what not. These days, in our strive to get healthy we also drink palak juice.

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Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Everything you need to know

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Squamous Cell Carcinoma is also known as epidermoid carcinomas. These cancers result from squamous cells and can form on any surface of the skin or the lining of the hollow tracts of the body like respiratory tracts and upper digestive tracts. Almost 90% of head and neck cancer (cancer of throat, mouth, nasal cavity, nasopharynx, and surrounding structures) cases arise from squamous cell carcinoma.

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5 Greens to Transform Your Health in 2019

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“Eat your greens” – says Mama and she is never wrong. I remember my mom used to prepare a number of different recipes with green vegetables and fresh green leaves to coax me into eating them. Now today when I am a mother, I have started following the same footsteps into convincing my little girl to eat her greens. For those who still give excuses for not eating their greens, let me tell you; greens have no calorie sin them, and nutrient-dense like magnesium, calcium, potassium, and manganese. Why don’t we discuss the benefits of greens, in general, some other day? Instead, today let me give you a list of the top 5 green herbs that are a must inclusion in your everyday diet for overall good health

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Blood Cancer: Know Everything About Leukemia

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Leukemia is a type of blood cancer that affects the bone marrow and the blood cells. There are many forms of this disease; some of them affect the adults while others are common in children. Our body produces three kinds of blood cells, the red blood cells, the white blood cells, and platelets. However, when a person has leukemia, abnormal blood cells are produced and it especially affects the white blood cells. As leukemia develops over time, a human body does not have enough white blood cells to fight off infection, no red blood cells to carry oxygen and also no platelets to help blood to clot.

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