A Man’s Dentures Were Stuck in His Throat for More Than a Week

A Man's Dentures Were Stuck in His Throat for More Than a Week

It’s the kind of frightening story that puts a lump in your throat just reading it. There is definitely good sense about not wearing dentures during any surgery. The scenario proved to be true for an elderly patient when his teeth somehow got stuck in his throat. The U.K. resident complained to his physician post-surgery […]

Warning Signs of Cancer

Warning Signs of Cancer: By Nima Shei, MD Edited by Stephanie Dawson Cancer is a strange disease: Cancer cells are mysterious, they show all kind of erratic behavior. They are strange, because almost every cell has the potential to become cancerous, but many cells are too modest to become a monster. Even our approach to […]

Help, I Found A Lump In My Breast!

First of all, take a deep breath. Studies show up to 80% of all breast lumps are harmless, though it is still imperative to be tested as soon as a lump appears. Fortunately, that’s a lot easier now, thanks to advances in diagnostics — a variety of options that pull together not only the specifics […]

Visible and Hidden Signs of Breast Cancer

Visible and Hidden Signs of Breast Cancer

Today, breast cancer is one of the most feared and common types of cancer among women, statistically, about 14% of cancers are breast cancer. It’s estimated that 232,670 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014. It is important to learn about and understand our bodies, especially our breast anatomy and how it functions, […]

Breast Self-Exam Tips

Although the best way to detect breast cancer is mammograms, self-exam is also beneficial for early detection. Self-exams have to be performed once a month in a certain day of the menstruation cycle. According to the Johns Hopkins Medical Center: “Forty percent of diagnosed breast cancers are detected by women who feel a lump, so […]

CAUTION: 7 early warning signals of cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, 7 early warning signals of cancer are in the word “CAUTION”, as following: Change in bowel or bladder habits A sore that does not heal Unusual bleeding or discharge Thickening or a lump in the breasts, testicles, or elsewhere Indigestion or difficulty in swallowing Obvious change in the size, […]