Tag Archives: Symptoms

Lung cancer symptoms: The common illness in asthmatics that may signal the deadly disease

Risk factors for developing lung cancer include exposure to radon gas, air pollution, smoking, asbestos, silicone and Diesel engine exhaust fumes. How would one notice the disease early on? According to Cancer Research UK, recurring chest infections could signal lung cancer. Chest infections tend to be more likely to occur in those who suffer from… Read More »

Bowel Cancer symptoms: Do you experience these alternating bowel habits? Warning sign

Bowel cancer is a general term for cancerous cells that multiply uncontrollably in the large bowel (colon and rectum). If it’s detected early enough, treatment can cure bowel cancer and stop it coming back. Unfortunately, because the symptoms of bowel cancer can be subtle and do not necessarily make you feel ill, it is not usually… Read More »

Blown up in smoke: Young adults who vape at greater risk of COVID symptoms

COVID-19 has swept across the globe, infecting millions and resulting in hundreds of thousands of deaths. Substantial resources have been invested into understanding individual vulnerability in order to protect those at greatest risk. Age is the most often cited risk factor; 75% of US deaths have been in people over the age of 65, while… Read More »

Honey May Ease Coughs and Other Respiratory Symptoms

Honey is a traditional home remedy for colds. Now a review of studies provides scientific evidence that honey does indeed have a modest but significant beneficial effect on coughs and other respiratory symptoms. British researchers pooled data from 14 randomized controlled trials testing honey for the relief of upper respiratory tract infections. The studies measured… Read More »

Tracking Symptoms After Brain Injury

August 2020 Print this issue Health Capsule A fall, car accident, or sports injury can cause a mild traumatic brain injury, or concussion. Most people will recover in a few weeks to months. But some people’s symptoms continue long afterward. Researchers want to better understand why some people’s brains don’t heal after a concussion. This… Read More »