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Precancerous conditions that portend cancer

The vast majority of cancers are preceded by a precancerous condition (90% of cancers), but the process is often very long. The malignant evolution of precancerous conditions is not mandatory nor can specify an exact time for a malignant transformation. The duration of the evolution is variable from an organ to another, from a few […]


August 13, 2015, Cancer Oncology
People at high risk of developing cervical, endometrial or breast cancer

Risk factors are those that increase the likelihood that people exposed to them develop cancer. They can be dietary factors, professional, behavioral, endocrine, genetic, or drug related. The identification of high-risk population groups based on these risk factors allows doing a cancer prophylaxis through both periodic clinical and laboratory controls, screening and through the treatment […]


August 8, 2015, Cancer
Migraine – Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

A migraine is defined as a paroxysmal headache, recurrent, unilateral, associated with ocular phenomena and autonomic disorders, which start in adolescence and in most cases, can have a family character. It affects 7-10% of the adult population. The onset is most often between late teen years and the 40s. Women are 3 times more affected. […]


August 7, 2015, Brain
Traveler’s diarrhea – remedies

The most common cause for traveler’s diarrhea is the bacterium E. coli. This widespread organism normally lives in our intestines and plays a role in digestion. But different types of E. coli can cause diarrhea by producing a toxin that prevents the intestines to absorb water consumed as liquids and food. Bacteria of the genus […]


August 6, 2015, Remedies
Heartburn – remedies for gastroesophageal heartburn

Heartburn (feeling discomfort behind the breastbone) is caused by a reflux of the acid from the stomach contents back into the esophagus. Sometimes, the symptoms are so strong that the pain is felt like a heart attack. In some cases, it can create confusion because heart pain can be felt in the same area. Other […]


August 4, 2015, Remedies