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Diabetes mellitus

Diabetes mellitus is a combination of several diseases with various etiologies. Each one of these diseases have one thing in common, high blood glucose level thanks to insufficient secretion of insulin from the cells of the Langerhans islets in the pancreas. This high blood glucose results in the symptoms of polyuria (frequent urination), polydipsia (increased thirst) and polyphagia (increased hunger).

How Cancer Develops

Cancer is a major reason for deaths worldwide. It leads to more deaths when compared with AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. Deaths from cancer globally are forecasted to continue to increase to over 11 million in 2030. A cell is the tiniest structural and functional component in our body. Typically, cells grow and split to create […]

Cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in many regions worldwide. The two most frequent forms of CVD are coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke (also termed cerebrovascular disease). Other common types of CVD include congestive heart failure, high blood pressure, and diseases of the arteries. The elderly carry¬† a higher risk of […]