Autoimmune disease develops the body starts to destroy its own cells. This set of slides shows the list of 10 common autoimmune disorders.
Chondromalacia patella, also known as patella-femoral syndrome, is the most common cause of chronic pain in the knee. It is caused due to damage to the cartilage present beneath the knee cap. The condition is commonly seen in young people active in sports. Read on to find more about this condition.
Have you ever heard of Sjogren's Syndrome? Well, it is an autoimmune disorder that affects your eyes and mouth. Take a look at these slides that will discuss this disease in detail.
We read or hear about cancer everywhere, but sometimes we don't understand what are the causes for this disease. DNA damage plays a major role in the development of cancer. In the next lines, you can learn about how our cells control their growth and what it has to do with the development of cancer.
Our body is a marvelous piece of work. As such, it needs a fine machinery to control all its functions, from walking to learning and speaking. You can get to know this machinery, the nervous system, in the next few slides and be amazed by all the things it can do.
Sleeping is intimately related to mental health. Psychiatric illnesses such as depression and schizophrenia disturb the quantity and quality of sleep, but certain psychiatric drugs can have the same effect.
Healthy teeth are an important component of a beautiful face. To hold the teeth firmly in their place, one has to take good care of not only the teeth but gums also. Infection of gum may lead to gingivitis which if left untreated, may lead to tooth loss.
Cancer is no single disease. Some researchers even believe that there are at least 300 general categories of cancer, and each case of cancer has unique characteristics tied to individual lifestyle and genetics. Cancer can manifest itself in strange, even bizzare symptoms, such as these 10 cases.
Our feet do more than carrying us from place to place. They can also say a lot about your health. These slides will give you a glimpse of what your feet are trying to tell you.
Helicobacter pylorus is a bacterium causing chronic inflammation of the gut lining and stomach ulcers which may bleed. It affects 30% of the American population and recent studies have linked its infection to diabetes. Read on to find out more about it.