Adenoid cystic carcinoma
Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is a rare kind of cancer that can affect the head and neck, breast, and other areas of the body. It develops from glandular and epithelial cells and grows slowly yet aggressively. The name adenoid cystic carcinoma comes from the way it appears under the microscope. The tumor cells are organized […]
Cushing syndrome- a hormonal condition
Cushing syndrome is a hormonal condition that happens when the body’s tissues are repeatedly exposed to excessive quantities of cortisol. Cortisol is a stress hormone generated by the adrenal glands that is essential for the body’s stress response and metabolism. Cortisol levels that are too high might cause a variety of symptoms and health concerns. […]
Pituitary gland and its disorders
The pituitary gland, often known as the master gland, is a pea-sized gland near the base of the brain. Despite its modest size, it is critical to the body’s optimal functioning. The pituitary gland is in charge of creating and releasing hormones that regulate a variety of biological activities such as growth and development, metabolism, […]
Myofascial pain syndrome and trigger points- what do you need to know?
Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) is a chronic pain illness that affects the muscles and the fascia, or connective tissue that surrounds them. The presence of trigger points, which are regions of tight, painful knots in the muscles that can induce pain and discomfort in other parts of the body, distinguishes it. MPS can affect any […]
Scleroderma- a rare disease that affects skin and tissue
Scleroderma, commonly known as systemic sclerosis, is a rare autoimmune illness affecting the body’s connective tissue. It is a chronic disorder that can cause skin and connective tissue thickening and hardness, as well as harm to internal organs such as the lungs, heart, and kidneys. The term “scleroderma” is derived from the Greek words “sclero” […]
Stroke and seizure- what is the difference?
There are certain conditions that can impact our brain functioning and its activities. Brain is one of the crucial organs of our body and any kind of rupture and disruption can seriously impact our other body organs and functions. The most common condition that has such effects on our brain is seizure and stroke. In […]
Diabetes insipidus- a disease that increases thirst and urine
Don’t you feel sudden thirst and constant urination but don’t know exactly what the condition is? In the following article, we will discuss that certain disease that causes the mentioned symptoms. The disease known as diabetes insipidus (DI) is characterised by increased thirst and urine. It is brought on by an inadequate or nonexistent reaction […]
Parathyroid gland and its disorders
The parathyroid gland are tiny endocrine glands found near the thyroid gland in the neck. The majority of people have four parathyroid glands, however some have fewer or more. The parathyroid glands are in charge of manufacturing and secreting parathyroid hormone (PTH), which regulates calcium levels in the body. Thyroid hormone regulates calcium levels by […]
Pediatric conditions. What are they?
Paediatric conditions are a broad category of illnesses that affect newborns and children. Some of these occur seldom, while others arise immediately after birth. When we hear of diseases or problems affecting children, we immediately think of colds, flu, fevers, rashes, and so on. We are not entirely wrong, but there are other significant paediatric […]
The Mayo Clinic is one of the world’s most known healthcare facilities. Mayo Clinic, which was founded in Rochester, Minnesota and is over 159 years old, has developed into a global organisation with sites and facilities across the United States, including Arizona, Florida, and Wisconsin. The mission of Mayo Clinic to offer the finest quality […]