According to the American Cancer Institute, oral and oropharyngeal cancers are ranked eighth out of the most common cancers in the United States and perhaps at a higher rank in many other parts of the world.
Leg swelling, or edema, is a common manifestation among the elderly. In most instances, such swellings are harmless.
When a person undergoes surgery, the raw surfaces created can leak out tiny amounts of fluid that usually get absorbed back into nearby capillaries. However, in some instances, the leaking fluid may accumulate, leading to a fluid-filled collection known as a seroma.
Human skeletal system is made up of different types of muscles and these are the skeletal muscles, smooth muscles and cardiac muscles. This hub describes the main features of each muscle type.
Bone resorption is the process of braking down the bones into its mineral and collagenous constituents through a cellular mechanism. The process may be part of the normal regulation of minerals such as Calcium in the blood or it could also be due to a pathological or disease process, which...
While eating is a pleasurable activity for many, some may dread eating due to its repercussions. Shortness of breath is one such repercussion that may cause fear and panic among many.