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Tumor Angiogenesis: How It Helps Tumors Grow and Metastasize
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Tumor Angiogenesis: How It Helps Tumors Grow and Metastasize



3D Printing in Medicine and Healthcare
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3D Printing in Medicine and Healthcare



Human Monkeypox Infection-Symptoms, Treatment, and Vaccines
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Human Monkeypox Infection-Symptoms, Treatment, and Vaccines



Vaginal Seeding-Risks vs Benefits
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Vaginal Seeding-Risks vs Benefits



Mystiq Living Deep Sleep Roll On

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Mystiq Living Deep Sleep Roll On

October 29, 2022 | 3 min read

Essential oils have been used for centuries to help with different health conditions. Their use as a form of aromatherapy is well-known. Recently, I received the Mystiq Living Deep Sleep…




Tumor Angiogenesis: How It Helps Tumors Grow and Metastasize

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Tumor Angiogenesis: How It Helps Tumors Grow and Metastasize

September 24, 2022 | 3 min read

Angiogenesis is defined as the formation of new blood vessels from pre-existing vessels. The smallest blood vessel is the capillary.




3D Printing in Medicine and Healthcare

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3D Printing in Medicine and Healthcare

August 31, 2022 | 4 min read

3D printing was patented in the 1980s and was first used in medicine in the 1990s. Its earliest use in medicine was in planning surgery. The 3D printed structures enable…




Human Monkeypox Infection-Symptoms, Treatment, and Vaccines

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Human Monkeypox Infection-Symptoms, Treatment, and Vaccines

July 31, 2022 | 4 min read

From 1 January through 22 July 2022, 16,016 laboratory confirmed cases of human monkeypox infection and five deaths have been reported to WHO from 75 countries/territories/areas [1]. Monkeypox is a…




Vaginal Seeding-Risks vs Benefits

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Vaginal Seeding-Risks vs Benefits

July 5, 2022 | 3 min read

Vaginal seeding is a recent pregnancy fad. It involves placing gauze swabs in the mother’s vagina. After delivery by C-section, the baby is rubbed all over with the swabs containing…




Sleep problems? You might be suffering from insomnia

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Sleep problems? You might be suffering from insomnia

June 30, 2022 | 5 min read

Insomnia is difficulty falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep, poor sleep quality or a combination of these symptoms. Insomnia is the world’s most common sleep disorder, affecting 10% of the population…




Wear Your Sunscreen Every Day-Importance and Benefits of Using Sunscreen

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Wear Your Sunscreen Every Day-Importance and Benefits of Using Sunscreen

May 28, 2022 | 4 min read

Dermatologists always recommend that patients wear sunscreen every day or sun protection clothing that carry a rating of SPF 30 or higher. It is important to wear sunscreen every day.…




CAR T-Cell Therapy-What Is It and What Can It Do?

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CAR T-Cell Therapy-What Is It and What Can It Do?

April 22, 2022 | 5 min read

We have many lymph glands at different parts of our bodies that help defend us against pathogens. The spleen is like a big lymph gland beneath our ribs on the…




The Importance of Rest-Slow Down

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The Importance of Rest-Slow Down

April 8, 2022 | 3 min read

In today’s world where hustling is all the rage, having rest and specifically sleep is often undermined in both its value and importance.




3 Tips to Restore and Maintain Your Skin’s Microbiome

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3 Tips to Restore and Maintain Your Skin’s Microbiome

March 13, 2022 | 4 min read

The gut microbiome and the skin microbiome have similarities and yet they are quite different. You can kickstart your journey to healthy beautiful skin by making changes today to get…




9 Tips to Reverse a Fatty Liver

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9 Tips to Reverse a Fatty Liver

March 6, 2022 | 4 min read

Did you know that it is possible to reverse a fatty liver from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)? Yes, that’s right. You can reverse a fatty liver. These methods can…




Vulvovaginal Candidiasis-What Your Vaginal Yeast Infection Means

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Vulvovaginal Candidiasis-What Your Vaginal Yeast Infection Means

February 25, 2022 | 7 min read

Vulvovaginal Candidiasis or vaginal yeast infection is one of the most common reasons why women seek medical care. It is caused by a yeast known as Candida albicans. When it…




Happiness and Hedonic Adaptation-Why is Happiness So Difficult to Achieve?

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Happiness and Hedonic Adaptation-Why is Happiness So Difficult to Achieve?

February 12, 2022 | 5 min read

One of the biggest misconceptions people have about happiness is a really interesting concept called hedonic adaptation.




Common Infections in Diabetes

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Common Infections in Diabetes

February 6, 2022 | 5 min read

Prior to the discovery of insulin and antibiotics, infections were an important cause of morbidity and death in diabetic patients.




Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)-What Causes It and How You Can Manage It

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Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)-What Causes It and How You Can Manage It

January 29, 2022 | 4 min read

Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is basically pain or discomfort felt 24 to 72 hours after intense exercise or after unaccustomed physical activity. It is usually some activity our body…




Object Constancy: How Our Emotions Relate To Object Permanence

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Object Constancy: How Our Emotions Relate To Object Permanence

January 23, 2022 | 6 min read

Object constancy is an idea related to object permanence. Object permanence means knowing that an object still exists, even if it is hidden. It requires the ability to form a…




Your Gut Microbes Affect Your Brain

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Your Gut Microbes Affect Your Brain

December 26, 2021 | 5 min read

Your gut and your brain talk to each other. When the gut talks, the brain listens. Your intestinal tract has about 39 trillion microorganisms in it. Around 500 or more…




Preeclampsia and eclampsia: Things Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know

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Preeclampsia and eclampsia: Things Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know

December 22, 2021 | 4 min read

Hypertension during pregnancy is common. Hypertension is defined as systolic blood pressure ≥140 mmHg or diastolic blood pressure ≥90 mmHg. A woman may be hypertensive when entering pregnancy or she…




Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: What It Is, Why Does It Happen, Diagnosis, Complications, Management and Prevention

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Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: What It Is, Why Does It Happen, Diagnosis, Complications, Management and Prevention

December 19, 2021 | 6 min read

Gestational diabetes mellitus is a common condition that occurs during pregnancy specifically diagnosed in the third trimester of pregnancy. As the name suggests it essentially is similar to diabetes mellitus.…




Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (or NAFLD)-How Does It Develop, Signs and Symptoms and Diagnosis

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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (or NAFLD)-How Does It Develop, Signs and Symptoms and Diagnosis

December 1, 2021 | 3 min read

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (or NAFLD) is a liver disease that involves hepatic fatty infiltration that is not related to alcohol. We’re going to look at why this happens, what…




Alcoholic Liver Disease-What Is It, How Does It Occur, Signs, Symptoms, and Complications?

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Alcoholic Liver Disease-What Is It, How Does It Occur, Signs, Symptoms, and Complications?

October 30, 2021 | 4 min read

Alcohol is a psychoactive substance. It leads to alcohol dependence and causes certain physical, psychological, and social problems. Excessive alcohol consumption can lead to alcoholic liver disease.




Endometriosis: What is it, symptoms and mechanism

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Endometriosis: What is it, symptoms and mechanism

October 20, 2021 | 6 min read

Endometriosis is the presence of endometrial glands and stroma outside the uterine cavity and the uterine musculature. Usually, a woman or a girl with endometriosis gets terrible period pain and…




Menstrual Cycle: What You Should Know About Your Periods

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Menstrual Cycle: What You Should Know About Your Periods

September 14, 2021 | 5 min read

The menstrual cycle is the duration from Day 1 of bleeding to Day 1 of the next time of bleeding. Although the average cycle is 28 days, it is normal…




Phantom Limb Syndrome

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Phantom Limb Syndrome

August 28, 2021 | 6 min read

95% of people who have lost a limb will continue to feel sensation from the lost limb and often describe these sensations as excruciatingly painful. This is called phantom limb…




10 Tips to Manage Diabetes

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10 Tips to Manage Diabetes

August 14, 2021 | 6 min read

Living with diabetes is no fun at all. It’s a bummer. Finding out that you have diabetes doesn’t mean you cannot live a mostly normal life but you’re going to…




Treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

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Treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

July 23, 2021 | 5 min read

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that leads to symptoms of dementia. Treatment of Alzheimer’s disease is important to manage the disease.




Alzheimer’s disease: Presentation, Symptoms, Pathology, and Diagnosis

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Alzheimer’s disease: Presentation, Symptoms, Pathology, and Diagnosis

July 6, 2021 | 23 min read

Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. In most people with Alzheimer’s,…




All You Need To Know About Intermittent Fasting: The How, When, Who and Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

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All You Need To Know About Intermittent Fasting: The How, When, Who and Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

June 15, 2021 | 15 min read

Intermittent fasting has become quite popular, with every other person you encounter these days telling you that they have tried it at some point. But do you know the science…




Bartholin’s Cyst or Abscess: What it is, Symptoms and Treatment

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Bartholin’s Cyst or Abscess: What it is, Symptoms and Treatment

June 4, 2021 | 4 min read

Bartholin’s cyst happens when one of the two little Bartholin’s glands that you have just under the skin towards the back of the vagina gets blocked. So the gland fills…




Lichen sclerosus: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Lichen sclerosus: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

May 24, 2021 | 4 min read

Vulval lichen sclerosus is a benign, chronic, progressive skin condition that is accompanied by symptoms of vulval itching and pain. It can occur at any age but tends to peak…




Ovarian Cancer: What is it, Symptoms, Stages, and Treatment

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Ovarian Cancer: What is it, Symptoms, Stages, and Treatment

May 15, 2021 | 5 min read

Ovarian cancer develops when abnormal cells in the ovary begin dividing in an uncontrollable manner and form a tumor.




7 Tips to Make Your Skincare Products Work Harder

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7 Tips to Make Your Skincare Products Work Harder

May 8, 2021 | 4 min read

Have you ever wondered how you can get more out of your skincare products? When it comes to skincare, less is more.




How stress and depression affect the immune system

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How stress and depression affect the immune system

May 2, 2021 | 6 min read

In this post, we’re going to take a look at psychoneuroimmunology and depression (major depressive disorder). We’re going to look at how depression (major depressive disorder) and stress can affect…




Struggling to lose weight? These medical reasons explain why you’re not losing weight

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Struggling to lose weight? These medical reasons explain why you’re not losing weight

April 27, 2021 | 8 min read

Have you been struggling to lose weight and wonder if there might be a medical reason behind this? It's not uncommon for people to think that there may be an…




Tips to Control PCOS-related Hair Loss

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Tips to Control PCOS-related Hair Loss

April 25, 2021 | 16 min read

In this post, we are going to look at PCOS-related hair loss, how to stop and prevent it from occurring.




The ABCs of skincare

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The ABCs of skincare

April 20, 2021 | 4 min read

The basics of dermatology are based on the ABCs of skincare.




5 things you need to do to lower your insulin levels naturally

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5 things you need to do to lower your insulin levels naturally

April 19, 2021 | 6 min read

We know one of the key drivers of weight gain is raised insulin levels. Let’s see five ways to achieve and maintain lower insulin levels completely naturally. No medications or…




PCOS: Risk factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment Options

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PCOS: Risk factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment Options

April 14, 2021 | 12 min read

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a fairly common condition in women of reproductive age. We’re going to see what this condition is and some of the risk factors for getting…




The Best Foods for Insulin Resistance: What You Should be Eating to Reverse Insulin Resistance and Prediabetes

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The Best Foods for Insulin Resistance: What You Should be Eating to Reverse Insulin Resistance and Prediabetes

April 9, 2021 | 6 min read

Eating a diet that consists of foods that do not spike insulin levels after a meal can drastically help with insulin resistance.




COVID-19 Vaccines: Common Questions Answered

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COVID-19 Vaccines: Common Questions Answered

April 7, 2021 | 9 min read

The US vaccinated more than 4 million people on a single day on April 3, 2021.




Insulin resistance: Cause, symptoms and prevention

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Insulin resistance: Cause, symptoms and prevention

April 2, 2021 | 4 min read

Insulin resistance is the inability of insulin to optimally stimulate the transport of glucose into the body’s cells, mainly the muscle cells, fat cells and liver cells.




16 Benefits of squats

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16 Benefits of squats

March 23, 2021 | 4 min read

A squat is a functional exercise. A functional exercise is one that helps you perform day to day activities better.




Hemorrhoids: 24 facts you should know

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Hemorrhoids: 24 facts you should know

March 22, 2021 | 4 min read

Hemorrhoids, commonly also known as piles, is a very common condition. Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the lower part of the rectum and anus.




Skincare in PCOS: Why it is important and what you need to do to get a clear, glowing complexion

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Skincare in PCOS: Why it is important and what you need to do to get a clear, glowing complexion

March 15, 2021 | 6 min read

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which there is imbalance in a woman's levels of sex hormones - estrogen, progesterone and testosterone.




River of Ashes

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River of Ashes

March 9, 2021 | 1 min read

A short poem on choices




Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) – Fighting the flab in PCOS

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) – Fighting the flab in PCOS

March 2, 2021 | 5 min read

Any woman suffering from polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) knows about the constant struggle with weight gain and trying to lose the excess weight.




21 Telltale Signs and Symptoms of Cancer for Early Diagnosis: Ignoring these can be fatal

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21 Telltale Signs and Symptoms of Cancer for Early Diagnosis: Ignoring these can be fatal

February 24, 2021 | 8 min read

Cancer when detected early can be potentially curable and lead to better outcomes.




Are You in The Dark About Your Diabetes Medication?

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Are You in The Dark About Your Diabetes Medication?

February 8, 2021 | 5 min read

With the number of people suffering from diabetes increasing every day, it isn’t surprising that there are a variety of options available for treating the disease.