Colorectal cancer cases are rising in young adults in the United States, however, earlier screenings and lifestyle changes can help stifle the trend.
Colorectal cancer is the second-most prominent cancer killer in the United States that affects both men and women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But that is something that can change with the continued push to get more people screened.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and one test can help determine if heart ailments could be in a patient’s future.
Being admitted to a hospital intensive care unit (ICU) can be troubling no matter what the reason. Sometimes the medication used in treatment or just the environment can lead to another problem called ICU delirium.
Endometriosis affects an estimated 200 million women worldwide and 1 out of 10 women in the United States, according to the Endometriosis Foundation of America. Even though there are so many cases, many women go undiagnosed.
High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is an extremely common ailment that affects about 75 million people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Any breast cancer diagnosis can be difficult news to absorb — yet one type of breast cancer may not be life-threatening itself and could possibly be treated with observation alone.
High blood pressure is extremely common; in fact, almost one out of every two adults suffers from it. Symptoms are rare, so patients need to take a proactive approach to make sure they minimize the risk of stroke associated with high blood pressure.
You may pay little mind to the salivary glands in your mouth. The glands produce saliva, which helps kill germs in the mouth and allows you to easier chew and swallow.
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The flu is an extremely common ailment that many people suffer with every year – yet there is a more serious health issue that may arise as a result of the flu: an increased heart attack risk.
A mammogram is an X-ray picture of the breast that can detect a breast cancer or its early signs. At a time when guidelines seem to often change for when people should get a mammogram, it should not be overlooked as a vital step in every woman’s life.
Pituitary tumors can be quite common and are classified by the type of hormones they secrete.
Hernias are a common ailment that many people experience in their lives. While the common hernia involving the intestines may ring a familiar tone, people may not know as much about paraesophageal hernias.
Heart valve disease, when one or more of the heart’s four valves don’t work properly, can be a complex cardiovascular issue; however, minimally invasive procedures to address the condition are making great strides, helping patients carry out long and fulfilling lives.
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