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Colon cancer

Colon cancer, in most cases, begins as a series of small groups of non-cancerous cells, known as adenomatous polyps, which evolve, for different reasons, to become malignant tumors. Although different types of colon cancer can be differentiated, depending on their characteristics, 95% of cases are adenocarcinomas. Currently, this is one of the most common cancers in men and women , especially from 50 years of age. It also constitutes one of the main causes of death. Development of colon cancer The development or growth of colon cancer can occur in


Measles is a contagious infectious disease of a very contagious nature, which is spread by respiratory , whose main reservoir are humans. Its main characteristic are pink skin rashes (rashes) that appear in the epidermis of the patient. It is one of the exanthematic diseases of childhood; This means that, generally, it appears in children. Causes The origin of this infection is viral. Specifically, it is a virus of the genus Morbillivirus known as Paramyxovirus. This virus is capable of breaking the cell membranes and fusing some cells with

Yellow fever

Yellow fever is an acute and infectious viral disease that is caused by the virus belonging to the Flaviviridae family of the yellow Flavivirus genus. The adjective "yellow" refers to signs of jaundice that manifest in some patients. At present, it can be prevented effectively by vaccination. However, it continues to represent a public health problem, since it causes around thirty thousand deaths per year. Causes At present, yellow fever has a notable incidence in areas such as: Africa, South America and the Caribbean. Most outbreaks occur in people


Rubella is an acute and contagious disease that affects mainly the child population. It is a mild infection of short duration, except in the case of pregnant patients. Causes and form of infection Rubella is an infectious disease caused by a virus belonging to the The contagion occurs by means of the droplets in the air ( ) when speaking, coughing, sneezing or any other form of expulsion. In this way, the virus travels through the particles and stays in a new organism. In the case of pregnant

A common evil: depression

Depression is a mood disorder that is characterized mainly by the persistent presence of a feeling of sadness that affects the perception of the person and prevents him from truly appreciating or assessing the positive aspects in his life. This means that a person with depression tends to minimize or ignore the positive and focus attention on their suffering. This condition is also defined as a picture of sadness, melancholy and prolonged suffering that interferes with the sufferer's routine. This interference can reach the extreme levels in which the person may not even want

What is cholecystitis?

Cholecystitis is inflammation of the gallbladder , that small pear-shaped organ that is located in the right area of ​​the abdomen, under the liver. Inflammation of the gallbladder is a consequence of the formation of gallstones, which, in turn, produce an obstruction of the cystic duct. In certain cases, it is caused by a chronic inflammation of the gallbladder that can trigger an infectious process. The obstruction of the cystic duct produces an excessive accumulation of bile which, upon inflaming the gallbladder, triggers severe abdominal pain.   Its treatment is of vital importance,

Acute tonsillitis

Acute tonsillitis is an infection (which can be viral or bacterial) of the tonsils or tonsils, two small defense organs in the form of pads that are located in the back of the throat, one on each side. The infection produces inflammation of these lymph nodes and, therefore, causes throat pain, fever and difficulty swallowing food. It most often affects children and adolescents, and can be transmitted through direct contact with saliva or contaminated objects, or indirectly through the air, through coughing and Although the infection causes discomfort for a period of three

Diabetic neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy is an affectation of the autonomic and peripheral nervous system secondary to diabetes. It consists in the loss of the regenerative capacity of nerve fibers due to the joint action of metabolic and vascular factors. Types of neuropathy The cynical manifestations vary according to the area of ​​the nervous system that is affected. They can be distinguished: Distal symmetrical sensory-motor polyneuropathy This is the neuropathy with the highest prevalence . First, the symptoms referred by patients are The manifestations appear earlier in the


Aspergillus fumigatus is a pathogenic fungus responsible for more than 80% of aspergillosis. It is a very ubiquitous filamentous fungus (widely distributed). It is especially abundant in humid areas with organic remains, such as dead leaves or manure. It is also found in stored grains and marijuana leaves. Therefore, aspergillosis are all those diseases caused by fungi of this genus. It usually affects people with weakened immune systems; that is, people with low defenses. Transmission occurs through inhalation of the spores of the fungus and invades mainly the blood


Chromomycosis is a chronic fungal infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissues . This means that it is a disease caused by fungi and that it has a long duration. Its main characteristic is the formation of some black pigments . These appear mainly in the lower limbs, especially in the feet. As the disease progresses, wart-like nodules and plaques form. These can ulcerate and generate tumor masses in the form of cauliflower. Chromomycosis is also known by other names such as: Fonseca's disease, Pedroso's and Lane's disease, Chromic blastomycosis