Hemophilia is a genetic disorder in which the blood does not clot due to a low level of specific proteins called ‘clotting factors,’ making it difficult for the blood to clot properly. This consequently results in excessive bleeding. The signs and symptoms of hemophilia differ according to the intensity and causes. There are 13 kinds of clotting factors that work with platelets in the process of clotting. These platelets are small blood cells that are formed in the bone marrow.
Knee replacement surgery - also called knee arthroplasty - is a procedure that can help ease pain regain function in seriously diseased knee joints. This surgery involves clipping away damaged bone and cartilage from your thigh bone, shinbone, kneecap, and substituting it with an artificial joint - composed of high-grade plastics, metal alloys, and polymers.
Clearly, smoking is injurious to health and, therefore highly condemned by medical science especially during coronavirus when your immunity demands more from you. It is a habit that weakens the immune system and leads to plenty of health complications, the major being lung cancer.
In the next episode of the most unusual year that human history has ever witnessed, the notorious coronavirus has started mutating. Mutation of coronavirus has formed a new variant of COVID-19 which is almost 70% more contagious and is now prevailing in every part of the UK except Northern Ireland, says an expert to Sky News.
Coronavirus is a totally new infection to the world, and hence nobody had immunity to the virus during the beginning of the pandemic. Being familiar with the virus and what the immunity looks like, and how long it lasts is critical for understanding what will happens next. We don’t have enough evidence to know if and why some people may get infected from COVID-19 again even after recovery, says the World Health Organization (WHO). Additionally, we require more details to determine if and why the virus can reinfect some infected people.
Tetanus is an infection that occurs because of a bacteria known as Clostridium tetani. When these bacteria enter the body, they release a poison (toxin), causing painful muscle contractions. So far no cure has been discovered, just tetanus prevention measures. It is also known by the term ‘lockjaw’ because the infection results in a person’s neck and jaw muscles to lock, making it difficult to open the mouth or swallow.
You might be surprised to know that depression in men due to erectile dysfunction is the tenth biggest reason for deaths in the world. As per the research by the US Department of Health and Human Services, the depressive symptoms in boys have raised from 4.3 to 5.7% nationwide. In the United States, millions of men are diagnosed with depression every year. In some extreme cases, such depression due to impotence can cause self-harm behavior or even suicidal instinct.
How can you determine whether your baby in the womb is healthy or unhealthy? In this blog, we will discuss the signs of a healthy pregnancy and an unhealthy pregnancy. If you observe any unhealthy pregnancy symptoms listed here, kindly consult your doctor and minimize your chances of a miscarriage. Every parent wishes to have a healthy baby and make every possible effort for the same.
With so many queries right now about the dangers of the COVID-19, you might be wondering how chronic pain might affect the immune system’s ability to fight off disease. Since COVID-19 surfaced months ago, we have learned that certain people are more susceptible to it than others. Peter Abaci, MD, is one of the world’s leading experts on chronic pain and integrative medicine.
An irregular period is a menstrual cycle which for an unexpected reason, continually falls outside "regular" ranges. Some variability is normal in your cycle length. Irregularity is also typical and expected when your periods first begin in life (menarche), and when they are coming to an end (perimenopause). They are also expected after pregnancy and while stopping or starting a method of hormonal birth control.