Does Sugar Cause Diabetes? (Part-1)

What Is Diabetes? Diabetes occurs when your body is no longer able to effectively regulate blood sugar levels. This can happen when your pancreas stops producing enough insulin, when your cells become resistant to the insulin that is produced or both (1). Insulin is the hormone required to move sugar out of your bloodstream and into

What Is Folic Acid, and Should You Be Taking It?

What is folic acid? Folic acid is the synthetic version of the water-soluble vitamin folate, a B-vitamin (B9). Foods are often “fortified” with folic acid because in its natural state, folate doesn’t do well when it comes to food storage and prep. “You need folate to properly make red and white blood cells, utilize carbohydrates

See: what can make urination painful? (Part-3)

Additional symptoms Other possible symptoms of bladder cancer include: frequent urination having difficulty urinating or passing a weak urine stream lowerback pain appetite loss weight loss fatigue foot swelling bone pain Differences in males and females Males and females can both experience pain when urinating, and the causes may be anatomy-dependent. For example, females have

See: what can make urination painful? (Part-1)

A condition affecting the bladder or nearby parts of the body can cause painful urination. Doctors may also refer to painful urination as dysuria. Multiple potential causes for this symptom exist, and many of them are treatable. People with dysuria should make their doctor aware of any other symptoms that they are experiencing. If these

Are we close to a cure: the state of cancer (part-2)

“This could potentially be a game-changer in the way we treat people who have cancer,” said one of the researchers in charge of this project. These tiny vehicles can also be used to target cancer stem like cells , which are undifferentiated cells that have been linked to the resilience of certain types of cancer in

Update Cancer: Research 2018

Many of the most promising investigations into novel cancer  therapies focus on the cellular mechanisms at play in cancer formation and progression, and how they can be manipulated in a way that ultimately benefits the patient. We have looked at several such studies over the past month, including one that examined how metastatic cancer cells can be