Is the “Man Flu” Real?

As defined by the dictionary, the belief is that the man flu is simply men overreacting to the symptoms of the normal flu. In essence, they’re being cry-babies. The flu provokes little to no reaction from women, but it has men overexaggerating their symptoms and acting like its life or death. But let’s take a step back. Maybe men do experience the symptoms of the flu more severely than women. It’s possible, right? A study published in BMJ has the answer.

Early Warning Signs of Kidney Cancer and What You Can Do About It

Cancer occurs when cells in the body start growing out of control. It can originate anywhere in the body. When it originates in one of the kidneys, it is kidney cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, kidney cancer is among the 10 most common cancers for both men and women.

Here’s How to Restore Your Smile with Dentures

Today, over 30 million Americans have dentures – and whatever the cause of your less-than-perfect smile may be, if you’re missing teeth or have a gap in your smile, dentures will help you get your smile back. Comfortable and reliable, dentures are the perfect solution for missing teeth. Many people worry about getting dentures, afraid they’ll look fake, that eating will be difficult, or that dentures will fall out. Fortunately, dentures have changed for the better. Today, dentures look and feel more natural than ever before.

Could Your Cell Phone Cause Dangerous Health Problems?

With the huge increase in cell phone use, many people wonder what effect this tiny, highly technological device could have on our health. While smartphones seem more helpful than harmful, many healthcare professionals are concerned that cell phones might have to potential to cause dangerous health problem – like certain types of cancer.

Do You Know the Early Signs of Prostate Cancer?

Prostate cancer is a disease that can affect all men, and African Americans are currently the biggest sufferers. If you take the time to improve your general understanding of prostate cancer, you won’t have to suffer needlessly because greater awareness can lead to an early detection of the problem.

Do You Know the Early Signs of Myeloma?

Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells in the bone marrow. As these white blood cells multiply, they leave little room for healthy cells. They can also damage the bone marrow, develop into growths or destroy the bones. Multiple myeloma is not a common cancer – the lifetime risk is about 1 in 143, according to Cancer.Net. There is no cure for multiple myeloma. Early detection can help you seek treatment to manage the disease and avoid any harmful side effects of the condition, such as kidney failure, bone fractures, numbness, weakness, paralysis, and infections.

Do You Know the Early Signs of Leukemia?

Someone in the United States is diagnosed with leukemia every three minutes. Leukemia is cancer of the blood cells, bone marrow, and lymphatic system. In most cases, the disease affects the white blood cells, leaving you vulnerable to infections. There are several types of leukemia, and the disease can affect children and adults. Most types of leukemia have a high five-year survival rate compared to other forms of cancer. Early diagnosis is the best way to increase your chances of fighting leukemia, so you should be aware of the signs and symptoms of the disease.