Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Debunking the 10 Most Common Myths

October 6, 2021

Recognized by its iconic pink ribbon, the Pink October campaign is an opportunity to raise awareness of breast cancer screening and to raise funds to support research. On this occasion, we explain 10 of the most ... Read more

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Importance of Self-Examination, Risk Factors & more

October 5, 2021

Breast cancer is most common cancer in women and the most deadly, ranking first among female cancers and second among all cancers. There is some hope on the horizon: breast cancer mortality rates are falling ... Read more

World Alzheimer's Day: Latest Scientific Advances and Myths About Alzheimer's

September 21, 2021

On this day, individuals attempt to increase awareness of Alzheimer’s disease as well as the symptoms. The disease is among the most prevalent forms of dementia; a disorder that interrupts usual mental function. By us... Read more

Prisha Bathia: How My Chronic Illness Affects My Day-to-Day Life

September 15, 2021

Prisha Bathia is an account strategist at Google. Alongside her job at Google, Prisha actively raises awareness on social media about her chronic condition: Sturge Weber Syndrome. Sturge Weber Syndrome is a neurological condition that ... Read more

Binswanger Disease: Everything You Should Know

September 8, 2021

Binswanger disease is a form of small vessel vascular dementia, also known as subcortical leukoencephalopathy. This rare disease is caused by damage to white brain matter and can be linked to a variety of causes ... Read more

Ranitidine (Zantac) Recall: Latest News About Ranitidine Drug Recalled by FDA & EMA

September 7, 2021

Ranitidine is a medicine that reduces the amount of acid in your stomach. It was used for indigestion, heartburn and acid reflux, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. It was also used to prevent as well as treat ... Read more

Pura Syndrome: What You Need to Know About This Rare Condition

September 6, 2021

If you’ve never heard of PURA syndrome, you’re not alone. It’s a very rare condition, although the number of diagnosed cases is growing, likely due in part to the recent nature of its di... Read more

Glaucoma vs Cataracts: Is There a Difference?

September 1, 2021

Glaucoma and cataracts are both relatively common eye disorders. Due to the range of shared symptoms and often shared outcomes, some may be led to believe that they have more in common than they do, ... Read more

HIV and Skin Rash: Symptoms and Causes Explained

August 5, 2021

HIV is a virus that damages the cells in your immune system. Individuals who are HIV-positive are more vulnerable to infections such as skin conditions and skin rashes. A skin rash is a common symptom ... Read more

Hurts to take a deep breath? Find out what might be causing it

August 2, 2021

Taking a deep breath only to be met with a sharp pain is an incredibly alarming sensation. If you’re reading this, there’s a decent chance you just experienced this yourself, hopped on Google, and ... Read more

Hepatitis: Understand What Hepatitis A,B and C and How It Is Transmitted

July 27, 2021

In commemoration of World Hepatitis Day, which is recognized annually on July 28, people all around the world share advice. WHD (World Hepatitis Day) is the birthday of Dr. Baruch Blumberg (1925-2011), who discovered the hepatitis ... Read more

MS & Cannabis: Does Medical Marijuana Work for Multiple Sclerosis?

July 21, 2021

In Multiple Sclerosis, pain can affect different places in your body. It is a disease that attacks your brain, spinal cord, and nerves. Common pain that MS patients experience: Damage to the neurons in your ... Read more

Psoriasis vs Psoriatic Arthritis: What Sets Them Apart?

July 6, 2021

The medical world can be confusing from a patients perspective. Diseases that sound related might not be and diseases that sound totally different might be. In the case of psoriasis vs psoriatic arthritis, it’s no... Read more

Honey for Eczema: Will It Really Clear Your Skin Up?

June 29, 2021

Eczema is a chronic condition with no known cure, and although it isn’t deadly, it also isn’t pleasant. Another frustrating aspect of eczema is that everyone has different triggers that lead to flair-ups and ... Read more

Feel Better: Self-Care You Can Practice Right Now

June 22, 2021

Everyone feels bad sometimes, especially when coping with a chronic illness. Whether you’re in physical discomfort, or feeling down in the dumps, there’s some quick tricks that everyone should be aware of to try ... Read more

Mastering Diabetes: Is it Possible to Reverse Diabetes Naturally?

June 11, 2021

If you have diabetes, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of a book called Mastering Diabetes: The Revolutionary Method to Reverse Insulin Resistance Permanently in Type 1, Type 1.5, Type 2, Prediabetes, and Gestational Diabetes. Published in 2... Read more

The Best Time to Take Vitamins: From Vitamin D to Prenatal

June 2, 2021

Vitamins and vitamin supplements are used daily by millions, yet many people are unaware of the best practices when it comes to how and when to take them. Thanks to their over-the-counter availability and frequency ... Read more

Anti-Inflammatory Foods for Arthritis and Psoriasis Diseases

May 31, 2021

Experiencing inflammation is normal and natural. It’s a part of our immune response to fight an infection (caused by bacteria or viruses) that attacks our body. This usually results in the classic signs of sw... Read more

Osteoarthritis vs Rheumatoid Arthritis: What’s the Difference?

May 31, 2021

Osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are often confused. They don’t only belong to the same umbrella disease of ‘arthritis’, but also have similar basic symptoms, level of prevalence, and risk factors. The two di... Read more

Clinically Isolated Syndrome: How is it different from MS? Can it turn into MS?

May 28, 2021

An attack on the nervous system by the body is almost usually immediately associated with MS, but technically this only applies after at least two episodes. For people who’ve only experienced one episode, you ma... Read more