The following are typical personality traits found in those with cancer: 1. Being highly conscientious, caring, dutiful, responsible, hard-working, and usually of above average intelligence. 2. Exhibits a strong tendency toward carrying other people’s burdens and toward taking on extra obligations, and often “worrying for others.” 3. Having a deep-seated need to make others happy. Being a “people pleaser” with a great need for approval. 4. Often lacking closeness with one or both parents, which sometimes, later in life, results […]

By now, we all know that smoking is bad for us. Can there possibly be anyone left in the modern world that doesn’t know about this? The things people are finding more and more is that there are fewer places for them to smoke. There should be more places banned from the curse of smoking. Smoking not only causes cancer, it may also accelerate the growth of existing cancers. Nicotine in cigarette smoke could stimulate the production of a molecule […]

Liver cancer also known as primary or metastatic hepatic carcinoma is a fairly rare form of cancer in the western world (1% of all cancers) but much more common in Africa and parts of Asia (10% to 50% of all cancers).It is much more prevalent in men and incidence increases with age. Liver cancer is rapidly fatal, usually within 6 months from gastrointestinal hemorrhage, hepatic failure or metastasis. TYPES OF LIVE CANCER Most primary liver tumors are known as hepatomas […]

When it comes to obtaining information about lung cancer, asking other people for first or second hand experience often helps significantly. Apart from the facts we can read about lung cancer and what our doctors tell us, it is also helpful to learn as each case may have valuable information to add to what you know. If you are looking for more information about lung cancer, here are some of the best people you can ask: • Your doctor is […]

  Hodgkin’s cancer under attack When Virginia Livingston was a student at Bellevue Medical College her pathology teacher mentioned, rather disparagingly, that there was a woman pathologist at Cornell who thought Hodgkin’s disease (a form of glandular cancer) was caused by avian tuberculosis [1]. This lady had published, but no one had confirmed her findings. Afterwards, Livingston compared slides of both. In Hodgkin’s, the large multinucleated giant cells were called Reed–Sternberg cells. They were similar to the giant cells of […]

Throat cancer affects many areas of the throat like the vocal cords or the larynx. Throat cancer usually affects men. If you smoke or drink a lot of alcohol then you are at great risk. If you combine smoking and drinking alcohol then the risk for throat cancer symptoms to appear is extreme. Most throat cancer symptoms usually develop in middleaged people older than 50. The most researched and significant symptoms are: – Hoarseness encountered for more than 1-2 weeks […]

People, eat your chili peppers. Habanero, jalapeno, Scotch bonnet — those hot but tasty varieties of the capsicum frutescens have multiple health benefits — including the ability to drive prostate cancer cells to kill themselves, researchers announced yesterday. According to a team from the University of California at Los Angeles and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the hot stuff in peppers — capsaicin — caused 80 percent of active prostate cancer cells growing in mice to “follow the molecular pathways leading to […]

Secondhand smoke is a combination of the smoke fashioned from a burning cigarette and the smoke exhaled by the smoker. Second-hand smoke is also known as passive smoke or environmental tobacco smoke (ETS). Mostly the time trice-hand smoke is worn as opposite to ETS because the last infers a relationship between tobacco smoke and the environment in common resulting in disorder about its faithful worth. Such environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) can be certainly recognized by its distinctive aroma as it […]

Effects of Smoking on Irritable Bowel Syndrome Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a disorder that affects the large intestines. It exhibit symptoms such as cramping or pain, diarrhea, constipation, bloating and gassiness. IBS is also known in other names such functional bowel disease, mucus colitis and spastic colon. However although it also makes use of the term colitis it should never be construed as an inflammatory bowel disease. Irritable Bowel Syndrome is not a dangerous disorder and neither it is contagious […]

Clean air is a prime precondition of our shape. However, most of the people in United States and other urban countries bear from exposure too many air pollutants that put our fitness at stake. Air pollution affects our wellbeing in different behavior from plain to grave harms. For example, particulate matter in the air decreases life expectancy according to many researchers; Pollutants such as ozone annoy people’s breathing, trigger asthma symptoms and produce lung and mind diseases; exposure to environmental […]

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