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Breast Cancer

Cancer Vaccines: What You Need To Know

A vaccination involves introducing weakened or dead microorganisms into the human body, prompting the immune system to respond. Normally, we rely on our immune system to protect us from invading organisms unless the organism is particularly strong or our immune system is weakened. But what happens when our own body cells turn against us? Can the immune system still protect us, and is it possible to develop cancer vaccines? Read on to learn more.

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Breast Cancer

Kissing Disease and its Link to Cancer

Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a type of herpes virus called herpes 4 virus that spreads through saliva and other body fluids. It causes a disease named mononucleosis in humans, also known as the kissing disease. It is because it is culturally regarded as notorious for spreading through lip kissing.
Although it spreads primarily through saliva, sharing drinks and utensils or being in close contact with someone infected can also spread the virus.

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Essential Insights into Biopsies: What You Need to Know – CancerMitr

Accurate diagnosis of tumours involves various diagnostic methods and crucially depends on biopsies. It is also the source of relief and peace of mind for the patient because it confirms malignancy. Often times those tumours that may appear to be malignant, may just be another benign tumour. Similarly, there are benign tumours that can become malignant in the future, called precancerous tumours. The role of biopsies is vital, not only in identifying malignancies but also in guiding personalized treatment plans and monitoring treatment effectiveness.

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The Link Between Stress and Cancer: What You Need To Know – CancerMitr

While stress is an inevitable part of life, its impact on health, particularly in relation to cancer, is profound. Stress triggers a cascade of physiological responses that, if chronic, can lead to serious health issues, including chronic inflammation, which may contribute to cancer progression and metastasis. Understanding and addressing the link between stress and cancer highlights the importance of comprehensive care that encompasses both physical and mental health.

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The Transformative Journey of Quitting Smoking: A Timeline of Health Benefits – CancerMitr

India has approximately 130 million smokers, with many starting as young as 15. The Global Adult Tobacco Survey India (2016-17) revealed that about 267 million people aged 15 and older use tobacco, making up 29% of the adult population. Quitting smoking is one of the best decisions for improving health, as the body begins to heal almost immediately after the last cigarette. Here’s a detailed look at the timeline of recovery and the physiological changes that occur when a person stops smoking.

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Muscle Loss Impacts Women as They Age: What You Need to Know

As women age, they often encounter challenges with muscle loss, a condition known as sarcopenia. This process can be influenced by a variety of factors, ranging from hormonal changes to lifestyle choices and nutritional deficiencies. In this comprehensive blog, we cover crucial details about sarcopenia, offering invaluable insights into its causes, effects, and, most importantly, proactive measures to mitigate its impact – to empower women with the knowledge and tools they need to maintain their strength and vitality as they navigate through different stages of life.

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Essential Health Tests Every Woman Over 40 Should Prioritize

The journey of womanhood is filled with a lot of drastic changes and challenges—her grace and commitment taking over all aspects of her life.
As women gracefully transition through their forties and beyond, prioritizing health becomes increasingly vital. Ageing may usher in various health concerns, but early detection through regular screenings empowers women to proactively manage their well-being.

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Breast Cancer

Nutrition Unwrapped: Navigating the Junk Food Jungle with Nut Set Go

In the relentless hustle and bustle of modern life, the allure of quick, convenient snacks often leads individuals down the path of indulgence in junk food. Whether driven by pleasure, leisure, or succumbing to the pressures of stress, the ubiquitous consumption of biscuits, cakes, ice creams, chips, and dips has become an alarming norm. Yet, hidden behind the facade of momentary satisfaction lies a perilous threat to our well-being. In fact, our research revealed that a staggering 63% of employees in the corporate sector are grappling with weight-related issues. Alarmingly, this trend has led to a spike in cardiovascular health issues, with the risk escalating by over 65-70%.

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Breast Cancer

Beyond the Smile: Unveiling the Importance of Oral Health Care

Dr. Heeba’s concern is palpable, particularly when considering the alarming number of young women grappling with the loss of a tooth. Behind each ache and discomfort lies a deeper issue – one often rooted in neglected oral hygiene and untreated dental problems. While solutions such as root canals and tooth replacements exist, many individuals are forced to resort to tooth removal due to financial constraints. It’s a stark reality that underscores the urgent need for heightened awareness and action in the realm of oral health.

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Breast Cancer

Essential Insights into 3 Estrogen-Dependent Cancers

Estrogen is a hormone secreted by the ovaries, adrenal glands, and some fat cells into the bloodstream. In women it plays a vital role in the sexual development and reproductive health of women. In men, estrogen plays a role in brain development and libido.
Estrogen has the potential to create cancer. Cancers such as breast, ovarian, and uterine cancer depend on the estrogen hormone for their growth and spread.

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