STROKES - WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
A stroke was once viewed as a single damaging attack. However newer research shows it develops over years. Risk factors or conditions that may lead to stroke include high blood pressure, smoking, heart disease, and diabetes – and the risk increases with age. Below is information on strokes that you should know.
A blood clot usually causes a stroke. The clot stops the flow of blood to an area of the brain. Susequently, there is a sudden partial loss of brain fun...
EAT YOUR VEGETABLES FOR PROSTATE HEALTH
Mom was right about those vegetables. Firstly, it appears that a reduced risk of aggressive prostate cancer is associated with eating more cruciferous veggies like broccoli and cauliflower. In other words eat your vegetables for better prostate health!
Several studies have demonstrated an association between eating vegetables and a reduced risk of prostate cancer. However, study results have not been consistent and many have not investigated the associ...
What is BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA (BPH) ?
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the medical term for an enlarged prostate. Further, it is a non-cancerous disorder, an enlarged prostate is the most common prostate health problem among men.
BPH may result in a range of uncomfortable symptoms. In addition as the prostate slowly continues to enlarge, symptoms may gradually worsen, interfering with sleep, physical comfort and routine activities. In rare cases, an untreated enlarged prostat...
ADVANCES IN THE TREATMENT OF HIV...
The outlook for people living with HIV has significantly improved over the past two decades. Many people who are HIV-positive can now live much longer, healthier lives when regularly taking antiretroviral treatment.
Life expectancy for people living with HIV and receiving treatment increased significantly from 1996 on. There is ongoing development of antiretroviral drugs. This has resulted in a highly effective HIV treatment regimen.