Author: Amina Ahmad, MS, Biotechnology
Amina Ahmad is a bio-technologist and aims to deliver a positive contribution in healthcare industry by spreading health awareness in general public. She completed Masters in Technology (Biotechnology) from IMS Engineering College (AKTU). Then, she moved to Jamia Millia Islamia, a technological University in New Delhi, where she worked in the Research Division of Life Sciences Department as a researcher. She was also associated with Advancells, a stem cell company, as a Research Associate and laboratory expert in the past. Currently, Amina is associated with DiseaseFix as a Research Associate and medical content writer. With DiseaseFix, she aspires to educate people about problems associated with their health by helping them understand the disease basics and available treatment options in this new technologically advanced age of the medical arena. Her expertise includes nano-biotechnology, antibacterial benefits of plants, and neglected diseases.
Stomach cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Metastatic gastric cancer generally occurs at stage 4 and affects organs such as liver, lungs, brain, or the peritoneum, etc. It is the state of cancer when the cancerous cells have spread to farther areas than from where it actually originated.
Photo-pigments in cones help in viewing all possible colors. Any defect in cones lead to color vision deficiency or color blindness. Quantitative tests such as Ishihara test, etc are mainly used to analyze color vision deficiency and color blindness.
In today’s modern society, women still feel embarrassed about discussing problems associated with vaginal health. Gynecologists suggest that vaginal infections should be taken seriously to avoid other severe complications such as PID. Discussing women’s intimate health should not be a criterion for judging the woman; instead, it should be promoted for wellness.
Invasive breast cancer extends from the lining of the milk ducts to the surrounding tissues of the breast, the nearby lymph nodes, and even farther locations. Breast cancer starts from the infected cells present within the milk ducts or lobules. These cells bulge out into the surrounding breast tissues and develop into tumors. These cells also travel to distant parts of the body through the bloodstream or the lymphatic system.
Relapsing-Remitting MS (RRMS) is the most common form of multiple sclerosis affecting about 85% of all people with MS. It is observed that women are at three time higher risk of being affected by RRMS than men.Some common signs of relapsing-remitting MS are trouble seeing, numbness, fatigue, difficulty, balancing problems, etc.
It is not necessary to identify Lyme disease in its early stages. Though, if a person shows Lyme disease rash symptoms, then identification becomes easier. Lyme rash is supposed to be a common symptom during Lyme infection that usually appears at the infected site of the bite within 3 to 30 days.
Hormone therapy for breast cancer is often recommended as adjuvant therapy after surgical procedures to reduce any chance of cancer from coming back. In cases, if adjuvant therapy is given before surgery, then it is known as neo-adjuvant therapy. Hormone therapy helps treat recurrent breast cancer or cancer that has metastasized to distant parts of the body.
In a breast cancer clinic appointment, any abnormality related to breast cancer is diagnosed. However, it is not necessary that the abnormality will be related to breast cancer always. Sometimes, the abnormality is found to be benign and non-cancerous, but it is always better to visit a breast cancer clinic and get proper diagnoses through breast screening appointments.
Women with breast cancer undergo many heavy treatments such as surgery, radiotherapy, and, in particular, chemotherapy. Due to all this, many women feel negative and uncertain about their situation. Survivors of breast cancer deal with a lot in their day to day life, and each day is a new day with new challenges for them. Living after breast cancer is different, but it can be better than before.