Author: Mandy Law

Coronary heart disease Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a major cause of death in the UK and worldwide. CHD is sometimes called ischaemic heart disease or coronary artery disease. Symptoms of coronary heart disease (CHD) The main symptoms of coronary heart disease are: chest pain (angina) shortness of breath pain throughout the body feeling faint feeling sick (nausea) […]


August 1, 2021

  Lung cancer Lung cancer is one of the most common and serious types of cancer. Around 47,000 people are diagnosed with the condition every year in the UK.There are usually no signs or symptoms in the early stages of lung cancer, but many people with the condition eventually develop symptoms including: a persistent cough […]


July 8, 2021

STROKE A stroke is a serious life-threatening medical condition that happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Strokes are a medical emergency and urgent treatment is essential.The sooner a person receives treatment for a stroke, the less damage is likely to happen.If you suspect that you or someone else is having a […]

BREAST CANCER IN MEN / WOMEN   Breast Cancer in Men Breast cancer is often thought of as something that only affects women, but men can get it in rare cases. It grows in the small amount of breast tissue men have behind their nipples. It usually happens in men over 60, but can very occasionally affect younger […]

  Sickle cell anemia is an inherited red blood cell disorder in which there aren’t enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen throughout your body. Normally, the flexible, round red blood cells move easily through blood vessels. In sickle cell anemia, the red blood are shaped like sickles or crescent moons. Sickle cell disease is the name for a group of inherited health […]

Prostate The prostate is a walnut-sized gland located behind the base of the penis, in front of the rectum, and below the bladder. It surrounds the urethra, the tube-like channel that carries urine and semen through the penis. The prostate’s main function is to make seminal fluid, the liquid in semen that protects, supports, and […]

Definition: Sarcoidosis is a condition where lumps called granulomas develop at different sites within the body. Granulomas are made up of clusters of cells involved in inflammation. If many granulomas form in an organ, they can prevent that organ from working properly.Sarcoidosis can affect many different parts of the body. It often affects the lungs […]

The disease, known also as sydenham’s chorea (not to be confused with huntington’s disease, a hereditary disease of adults that is sometimes called huntington’s chorea), is usually, but not always, a complication of rheumatic fever. This condition is a very rare genetic disorder. It’s characterised by misshapen red blood cells. It causes neurological abnormalities and […]

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