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What is cancer?

What is Cancer?
Information Hub Cancer is a class of diseases characterized by out-of-control cell growth. There are over 100 different types of cancer, and each is classified by the type of cell that is initially affected.

What is Lung Cancer?
Information Hub Cancer is a class of diseases characterized by out-of-control cell growth, and lung cancer occurs when this uncontrolled cell growth begins in one or both lungs. Rather than developing into healthy, normal lung tissue, these abnormal cells continue...

What is Pancreatic Cancer?
Information Hub Cancer is a class of diseases characterized by out-of-control cell growth, and pancreatic cancer occurs when this uncontrolled cell growth begins in the pancreas. Rather than developing into healthy, normal pancreas tissue, these abnormal cells...

What Is Colorectal Cancer?
Information Hub Colorectal cancer is also known as bowel cancer. The UK National Health Service says colorectal cancer is the most common cancer globally today. However, the World Health Organization says it is the second most common cancer, after lung cancer.

What Is Breast Cancer?
Information Hub Breast cancer is a tumor that has become malignant - it has developed from the breast cells. A 'malignant' tumor can spread to other parts of the body - it may also invade surrounding tissue. When it spreads around the body, we call it 'metastasis'.

Breast Cancer News
News Category Current breast cancer research, treatments, symptoms, causes and risk factors.

Cancer / Oncology News
News Category The physical, chemical and biologic properties and features of neoplasms, tumors, symptoms, treatments, causes and risk factors.

Lung Cancer News
News Category Mesothelioma, small cell lung cancer (SCLC) and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), research, treatments and symptoms.

Prostate / Prostate Cancer News
News Category Current research findings, treatment and prevention.

Colorectal Cancer News
News Category Tumors of the colon/rectum, symptoms, treatments, causes and risk factors.

Cervical Cancer / HPV Vaccine News
News Category Human papillomavirus (HPV), cancer of the cervix, vaccine development, legislation and more.

Ovarian Cancer News
News Category Cancer of the ovary; symptoms and causes, research, treatments, info on living with ovarian cancer.

Pancreatic Cancer News
News Category Current research findings, clinical trials, screening, diagnostic tests, pancreatic cancer treatment options and more.

Melanoma / Skin Cancer News
News Category Both types of skin cancer - malignant melanoma (a tumor of melanocytes) and non-melanoma (basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma). Melanoma can also occasionally develop in the eyes (uveal melanoma), the respiratory passage, intestines and brain.

Ovarian cancer sniffed out by dogs
11 Aug 2013 Researchers are looking to create a breakthrough method of detecting ovarian cancer - by using dogs to sniff out the disease. A group of researchers collaborated to investigate using canine olfaction and chemical and nanotechnology analysis as a means...

Lung cancer risk cut by eating raw garlic
09 Aug 2013 Eating raw garlic twice a week could potentially halve the risk of developing lung cancer, according to a study published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research. Researchers from the Jiangsu Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention in...

Brain cancer: groundbreaking MRI-guided gene therapy
08 Aug 2013 Neurosurgeons from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) have conducted the first real-time MRI-guided gene therapy for patients with brain cancer, advancing the clinical trial of new cancer drug, Toca 511. The new treatment, carried out by...

MRI-guided brain cancer breakthrough - exclusive interview
08 Aug 2013 Neurosurgeons from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) have conducted the first real-time MRI-guided gene therapy for patients with brain cancer, advancing the clinical trial of new cancer drug, Toca 511. The new treatment, carried out by...

Study links blood pressure meds to breast cancer
07 Aug 2013 Postmenopausal women who take a class of medicine for high blood pressure may be at a greater risk for developing breast cancer, according to a recent study by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists. The study, published in the Journal of...

New treatment strategy for breast cancer spread to brain
05 Aug 2013 A combination of two new therapies already in clinical trials for the treatment of primary malignant brain tumors may also be effective in the treatment of breast cancer that has spread to the brain, according to US researchers. The team, from the...

what is dandruff?

What Is Dandruff?

Dandruff, also known as scurf or Pityriasis simplex capillitii, affects the scalp and causes flakes of skin to appear - it is a common condition. Our skin cells are forever renewing themselves. Read more...

List of hospitals in Kerala

Complete list of hospitals in Kerala

 

Al-Arif Hospitals, Kerala

 

Aswini Hospital, Kerala

 

Amala Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Kerala

 

Aswathy Chikilsalayam, Kerala

 

Abraham Mallppan Memorial Hospital, Kerala

 

AM Hospital kollam, Kerala

 

Assisi Attonment Hospital, Kerala

 

Aravind Medical Centre, Kerala

 

Aroma Hospital, Kalpetta, Kerala

 

Ayyappa Sevasangam, Kerala

 

Ashakendram Hospital, Kerala

 

Anugraha Hospital, Kerala

 

Abraham's Infertility Research of Gynaec Centre, Kerala

 

Aswini Ayurveda Nursing Home, Kerala

 

Andu Hospital, Kerala

 

Arpana Hospital , Kerala

 

Ardhana Hospital , Kerala

 

Anpu Hospital, Kerala

 

Anjana Hospital , Kerala

 

Alpa Hospital, Kerala

 

Bishop Alapatt Mission Hospital, Kerala

 

Bishop Bensigar Hospital, Kerala

 

Benzigar Hospital, Kerala

 

Bharath Hospital, Kerala

 

Banglavil Kumaran Memorial Hospital, Kerala

 

Bethestan Medical Centre, Kerala

 

BKM Hospital, Kerala

 

Bala Dispensary , Kerala

 

Bishop Vayalil Hospital, Kerala

 

City Dental Clinic, Kerala

 

ChandramatiAmma Memorial Hospital, Kerala

 

Chalakudi Govt. Hospital, Kerala

 

Co-Operative Group Hospital, Kerala

 

Christian medical Mission Hospital, Kerala

 

Christian Medical Centre, Kerala

 

Children's Medical centre, Kerala

 

C.S.I Hospital, Kerala

 

C.M Hospital, Kerala

 

Cosmetic Dental Clinic, Kerala

 

Co-operatives Hospital, Kerala

 

C.S.I. Hospital Kalayapuram, Kerala

 

Chelsa Medical Care, Kerala

 

Cherukara Dental Clinic, Kerala

 

Cheriapally Hospital, Kerala

 

CMC Hospital, Kerala

 

C. M. C. DIAGNOSTIC CENTRE, Kerala

 

Central Travancore Specialist Hospital, Kerala

 

CKV Hospitals, Kerala

 

Century Hospital, Kerala

 

Dr Govindans Hospital, Kerala

 

Dr.JoysHospital,Vyttila, Kerala

 

Dhanya Hospital, Kerala

 

Devamatha Hospital,Koratty,, Kerala

 

District Hospital Thrissur, Kerala

 

Danya Mission Hospital, Kerala

 

District Medical Office, Kerala

 

Dental Clinic and Orthodontic Centre, Kerala

 

Dr. Nair's Hospital, Kerala

 

D.J.M. Hospital, Kerala

 

Divya Prabha Eye Hospital, Kerala

 

Dijo Dental Clinic, Kerala

 

District Hospital,kottayam, Kerala

 

Dr. S. Srikantan MS, Kerala

 

Dr. R. Inidira DGO, Kerala

 

Dr. S. Ravisankar MS, Kerala

 

Deepa Hospital, Kerala

 

Dr.E.T.Kuriakose Eye Hospital, Kerala

 

Doctor's Diagnostic Centre, Kerala

 

Dr.C.I. Narayana Memorial Hospital, Kerala

 

E N T Hospital, Kerala

 

Elite Mission Hospital, Kerala

 

Ettumanoor Hospital, Kerala

 

Ebenzeer Hospital, Kerala

 

Ernakulam Medical Centre, Kerala

 

Fathima Hospital,kozhikode, Kerala

 

Farooq Hospital, Kerala

 

Fathima Hospital, Kerala

 

Govt. General Hospital, Kerala

 

GEM Hospital, Kerala

 

Govt. Hospital Thiruvalla, Kerala

 

Govt. Hospital konni, Kerala

 

Govt. Hospital Adoor, Kerala

 

Good Samariyan Hospital, Kerala

 

GK Hospital, Kerala

 

General Hospital pathanamthitta, Kerala

 

Govt. Victoria Hospital, Kerala

 

Govt: Hospital,Ambalavayal, Kerala

 

Good Sheperd Hospital, Kerala

 

Govt: Hospital, Vythiri, Kerala

 

Govt: Hospital Ettumanoor, Kerala

 

Govt. Hospital changanachery, Kerala

 

GGR Hospital, Kerala

 

Goutham Hospital, Kerala

 

Gems Hospital, Kerala

 

Giridhar Eye Institute, Kerala

 

Gautham Hospital, Kerala

 

Gyno Speciality Hospital, Kerala

 

Hindustan Maternity Home, Kerala

 

Hydrose Memorial Hospital, Kerala

 

Holy family Hospital,Ollur, Kerala

 

Holy Family Clinics, Kerala

 

H and W Cardiac Centre, Kerala

 

Huda Trust Hospital, Kerala

 

H.M.L. Hospital , Kerala

 

Holly Family Medical Centre, Kerala

 

Holy Family Hospital, Kerala

 

Holly Cross Hospital., Kerala

 

Holy Queens Hospital, Kerala

 

Holy Cross Hospital, Kerala

 

Irinjalakuda Govt.Hospital, Kerala

 

Irinjalakuda Co-op. Hospital, Kerala

 

Irinjalakuda Ayurveda Hospital, Kerala

 

I V Govindan Memorial Hospital, Kerala

 

Institute of Child Health, Kerala

 

I.C.H. Hospital, Kerala

 

INDO- AMERICAN HOSPITAL, Kerala

 

Indira Gandhi Co-operative Hospital, Kerala

 

I.O.M.C. hospital , Kerala

 

Jubilee Mission Hospital,Thrissur, Kerala

 

Jacob Memorial Hospital, Kerala

 

Jyothi Hospital, Kerala

 

Jeevan's Hospital, Kerala

 

Janatha Hospital, Kerala

 

Jishy Hospital, Kerala

 

James Eye Hospital, Kerala

 

Jubilee Mission Hospital, Kerala

 

K.G.Hospital and Health Care, Kerala

 

K J Hospital, Kerala

 

Kodungallor Govt.Hospital, Kerala

 

K A Speciality Hospital, Kerala

 

KTCM Hospital, Kerala

 

KJK Hospital, Kerala

 

Kerala Institute of Medical Science (KIMS), Kerala

 

Kripa Hospital, Kerala

 

Kanjirappally Govt. Hospital, Kerala

 

Kottayam I.CH.M.C. Hospital, Kerala

 

Karunalayalam, Kerala

 

K.M.C.Hospital, Kerala

 

K.V.M. Hospital, Kerala

 

Kandiyoor, Kerala

 

K.N.Sasthry Memorial, Kerala

 

Kunhalu's Hospitals Pvt Ltd, Kerala

 

KPM Eye Hospital, Kerala

 

Krishna Nursing Home, Kerala

 

Karuna Hospital , Kerala

 

Kanchana Hospital, Kerala

 

Lakshmi Sudha Hospital, Kerala

 

Leo Hospital, Kerala

 

Lourdes Matha Hospital, Kerala

 

Little Flower Hospital, Kerala

 

Lisie Hospital, Kerala

 

Laxmi Nursing Home, 

 

Lakshmi Hospital, Kerala

 

Luke Memorial Hospital,, Kerala

 

Lakshmi Clinic, Kerala

 

Lakeshore Hospital, Kerala

 

Mundol Nursing Home,, Kerala

 

Medical College,Calicut, Kerala

 

Manohar Hospital, Kerala

 

Mother And Child Hospital, Kerala

 

Medicare Hospital,I K S Puram, Kerala

 

Mariya Theresa Hospital, Kerala

 

Marina Hospital and Diagnostic Centre, Kerala

 

Mala Medical Centre, Kerala

 

Madona Mission Hospital (p) Ltd, Kerala

 

M I Mission Hospital,Kodungallur,, Kerala

 

M E S Thyvalappil Musthafa Hospital, 

 

Mother Hospital, Kerala

 

Mission Home, Kerala

 

Metropolitan Hospital, Kerala

 

Medical College,RoundEast,Thrissur, Kerala

 

Mary Eimmakulate Hospital, Kerala

 

Mala Govt. Hospital, Kerala

 

M M Medical and Dental Speciality, Kerala

 

Modern Hospital Kodungallur Ltd., Kerala

 

Muthoot Mission Hospital, Kerala

 

Nadakkavu Hospital, Kerala

 

Nirmala Hospital,Merikkunnu, Kerala

 

NSS Medical Mission Hospital, Kerala

 

Nakadda Mission Hospital, Kerala

 

Nanni Memorial Hospital, Kerala

 

Nirmal Hospital, Kerala

 

Navajeevan Trust, Kerala

 

New Andu Hospital, Kerala

 

Nirmala Hospital , Kerala

 

Nagarjuna Ayurveda Hospital , Kerala

 

Nirmala Hospital, Kerala

 

Naugelil Hospital, Kerala

 

Okay Mission Hospital Ltd, Kerala

 

Our Hospital Ltd., Kerala

 

O.P. Clinic, Kerala

 

P R S Hospital, Kerala

 

Prasanthi Medical Centre, Kerala

 

Puthukkad Govt. Hospital, Kerala

 

Punarjani Hospital,thrissur, Kerala

 

Pushappagiri Hospital, Kerala

 

Poyaniyil Hospital, Kerala

 

Peoples Clinic, Kerala

 

Priya Hospital, Kerala

 

P.B.M Hospital, Kerala

 

PM Hospilal, Kerala

 

PNVM Hospital, Kerala

 

PVS Memorial Hospital Ltd, Kerala

 

Palmeeleyer Hospital, Kerala

 

Peechat Hospital, Kerala

 

Queen Mary's Hospital, Kerala

   Queen Mary's Hospital, Kerala

 

Rajendra Nursing home, Kerala

 

Rohini Hospital, Kerala

 

Redcross Society, Kerala

 

R.Sankar Smaraka Hospital, Kerala

 

Regional Cancer Centre, Kerala

 

Red Cross, Kerala

 

Ranjini Eye Care, Kerala

 

Resmi Hospital, Marayoor , Kerala

 

Ranigiri Hospital, Kerala

 

Resmi Hospital, Kerala

 

Sarada Hospital, Kerala

 

Shiba Urological Research Centre, Kerala

 

Sree Uthradom Thirunal Hospital, Kerala

 

S P Fort Hospital, Kerala

 

St. Vincent De Paul Hospital, Kerala

 

St. Joseph, Kerala

 

St. Antony's Hospital, Kerala

 

San Jose Parish Hospital, Kerala

 

St. Vincent Diabetes Research Centre and Hospital , Kerala

 

St. James Hospital, Kerala

 

Sacred Heart Mission Hospital, Kerala

 

Sai Dental Clinic , Kerala

 

Sunny Memorial Hospital, Kerala

 

St. Mary's Hospital,Kumbanad, Kerala

 

St. George Hospital,Adoor,, Kerala

 

Seyoon Medical Trust Hospital, Kerala

 

Samad IVF Hospital,Kaval, Kerala

 

Samad IVF Hospital, Kerala

 

St.Vincent Hospital, Kerala

 

St.Joseph Hospital, Kerala

 

Taj Hospital, Kerala

 

Thrissur Heart Hospital Limited, Kerala

 

Thahani Hospital, Kerala

 

TVN Hospital, Kerala

 

Thiruvalla Medical Mission Hospital, Kerala

 

Thaluk Headquarters Hospital, Kerala

 

Taluk Hospital, S.Bathery, Kerala

 

Thengana Medical Mission Hospital, Kerala

 

Thachankary Medical Trust, Kerala

 

T.B. Centre , Kerala

 

Taluk Hospital, Peermade, Kerala

 

Taluk Hospital, Kerala

 

Taluk Head Quarters Hospital, Kerala

 

The Christian Hospital And Educational Foundation And Trusrt, Kerala

 

Taluk Head Qrs Hospital, Kerala

 

Thazhathoot Hospital, Kerala

 

Thazhathoottu Hospital, Kerala

 

T H Q Hospital, Kerala

 

Upasana Hospital, Kerala

 

Vijaymatha Hospital, Kerala

 

Vijayasree Eye Hosptial, Kerala

 

Victory Hospital, Kerala

 

Vinayaka Hospital, Kerala

 

Vivekananda Hospital, Kerala

 

Vaikom Govt. Hospital, Kerala

 

Vimala Hospital, Kerala

 

Vijaya Hospital, Kerala

 

Vijaya Fertility Clinic Endoscopy Centre, Kerala

 

Vijayaraja Hospital, 

 

Velankanny Matha Hospital, Kerala

 

Vimala Hospital , Kerala

 

Velankanny Hospital, Kerala

 

Varriem Dispensery , Kerala

 

Vijaya Raja Hospital, Kerala

 

V M Hospital, Kerala

 

Valiyyappa Memorial Trust Hospital, Kerala

 

West Fort Hospital, Kerala

 

Welcare Hospital, Kerala

 

 

 

 

What Are Fordyce Spots? What Causes Fordyce Spots?

Fordyce spots, also known as Fordyce's spots, Fordyce granules or Sebaceous Prominence, are small raised, pale red, yellow-white or skin-colored bumps or spots that appear on the shaft of the penis, the labia, scrotum, or the vermilion border of the lips of a person's face. They can also be found on the foreskin of the penis (called Tyson's glands).


The vermilion (vermillion) border of the lips is the normally sharp demarcation between the red colored part of the lip and the adjacent normal skin of the face.

Fordyce Spots are named after the American dermatologist John Addison Fordyce (1858-1925) who first described them clinically in a medical journal. He also coined the terms Fox Fordyce disease, Fordyce's disease, Fordyce's lesion, and Brooke-Fordyce trichoepithelioma.

Fordyce Spots are common in both males and females.

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7 Alarming Signs You Are Unhealthy

 

unhealthy signs

We are often guilty of believing that we are a picture of fine health as we have no real signs that anything untoward is going on inside our body. However, this does not have to be true as there are actually a number of indications that we tend to ignore that are actually telling us that something is not right. Failure to pay attention to them will of course tend to lead to things getting worse, so what follows are 7 signs you are unhealthy in the hope that they may stop further problems from occurring.

1. You find that your lips crack.

It may sound like something that just happens due to the weather, but cracked lips, especially at the corners, can actually show that you have a vitamin B12 deficiency. A lack of this vitamin in your system can lead to health issues such as anaemia and it will affect your blood, so look at either buying a supplement to boost the levels, eat foods that are high in it, or consult your doctor to get a special injection that really will make a difference to your health.

2. You are not as tall as you used to be.

This may sound strange, but as we get older there is a tendency for us to shrink, but the rate at which this happens can indicate that there is some kind of issue with our bones and in particular with us developing osteoporosis. The problem with this bone disease is that it then means we are more likely to fracture a bone when we fall or develop curvature of the spine, so early diagnosis will allow you to make changes to your diet that can stop it from progressively getting worse.

Catching Flu
3. You pick up more than your fair share of colds.

If you seem to be more prone to picking up colds it may indicate that you need to boost your immune system or there may be some kind of issue with it. You may be lacking in Vitamin C or there could even be a virus attacking it that you are unaware of, so get a blood test carried out that can check if there is anything to be concerned about and try to improve your general health to give it that natural boost.

4. Your urine is too yellow.

It is important that you pay attention to the color of your urine as this can actually be a fantastic indicator about your general health. If you are hydrated your urine should be almost clear, but if you are drinking enough and it is still a dark yellow it may indicate that there is an issue with your kidneys and the waste is not being processed correctly. Look at upping your fluid intake and see if it helps, but only drink water, and if it stays the same get your kidney function checked.

5. Your skin acts up continuously.

If you find that you develop acne, eczema, or any other skin disorder on a regular basis then it can mean more than you are simply not taking care of the skin or using the correct products. Instead, it could be the result of an allergic reaction or it may be your body telling you that it is stressed and needs you to slow down. Your skin is the biggest single organ in your body, so listen to what it is telling you as your body often uses it to put out a cry for help and it offers up signs that all is not well and you are not as healthy as you thought you were.

Insomnia
6. You are not sleeping like normal.

If you find that your sleep pattern is disturbed and you are suffering from some form of insomnia it does tend to point towards your body and mind being too stressed. When we sleep, our body is supposed to lower the amount of cortisol coursing through it, but when we are stressed this does not happen and we are thrown out of sync. When this happens our body struggles to repair itself and recharge its batteries leading to us gradually being run down and when this happens we can pick up all kinds of illnesses due to our immune system not operating at full capacity.

7. You are tired, but sleep enough.

If you are getting more than enough sleep, but still find that you are tired in the afternoon, then it may indicate that there is a problem with your thyroid. The problem here is that your adrenal glands are being exhausted leading to your body using up all of its energy early on without it being replaced in the proper manner. This problem can then lead to your body being run down as it is working so hard trying to protect you from the different kinds of toxins that you can pick up during the day from the environment as well as things you are doing. When this happens it leaves you open to other potential health problems, so get your thyroid checked.

 

Courtesy:http://www.fitnea.com/7-alarming-signs-you-are-unhealthy/3/

 
 

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