Non-small-cell lung cancer, primarily associated with smoking, can also be influenced by genetic factors, playing a crucial role in determining susceptibility to the disease. When there’s an abnormality in cell growth within the lungs, giving rise to cancer cells, it often stems from a gene mutation or alteration.
In a pioneering medical feat, four women underwent a novel two-in-one surgery during their Caesarean section, significantly reducing their risk of ovarian cancer. Conducted at a London hospital, the combined operation aimed to reduce the likelihood of ovarian cancer by removing the fallopian tubes and ovaries during childbirth.
The World Health Organization, WHO has approved and recommended a new malaria vaccine. According to the organization, the vaccine was developed by scientists and experts at the University of Oxford and it becomes the second ever vaccine to be approved for the prevention of malaria. What is this malaria vaccine? According to reports by WHO, … Read more
Psoriasis is an immune system disorder that appears as a disease of the skin. The disease is a result of uncontrolled inflammation in the body. Inflammation, which is your body’s natural defense mechanism against foreign invaders, becomes quite overactive in the case of psoriasis, leading to plaques on your skin. If you’re seeking to treat … Read more