Prostate Cancer in Men

Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men. In the United Kingdom, over 40,000 new cases are diagnosed every year. According to the American Cancer Association, 1 in 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, with two-thirds of the cases being…

Advanced Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer is well recognized as one of the commonest causes of deaths due to cancer in women. In the United Kingdom, just under 50,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year, while in the United States over 230,000 new cases were expected to be diagnosed in 2011. While…

Details of a Classic Migraine

Almost everyone has at one point in their life or another experienced a headache. Migraines are a particular type of headache that is marked by certain characteristic features. It is commoner in women and can start in childhood. Studies have shown that over 30 million people in the United States…

Depression and the Social Stigma

Depression is a common public health problem that can affect any individual. It is commoner in women and can a significant impact on the quality of life of patients if left untreated. Most patients who suffer from depression are unwilling to admit that they are depressed making it even harder…

Rheumatoid Arthritis Epidemiology

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a clinical condition that is characterized by pains in the joints in different parts of the body. It occurs in response to certain inflammatory triggers, and an autoimmune response ensues that result in joint inflammation and synovial overgrowth. It is classed as a chronic systemic inflammatory disorder. In…