autism

Autism is a condition characterized as a complex neurobehavioral type including social interaction impairment, communication skills, a developmental language in combination with repetitive & rigid behaviors. These are the range of symptoms, it is now called as ASD or autism spectrum disorder. Aside from the broad symptoms that it covers, it also affects impairment levels…

autoimmune-disease

There are many types of diseases. One such is called an autoimmune disease. This condition is when the immune system mistakenly attacks the body.   A normal and healthy body benefits from the immune system as it guards it against germs like viruses and bacteria. Rather than attacking the body, it should be sensing foreign…

how-cancer-grows

The body is composed of trillions of cells. Once grouped, it will form tissues and organs. Each cell has a nucleus and inside the nucleus, genes are found. Genes instruct the cells when it will grow, process, divide and when to die. Usually, cells just adhere to these instructions and the body remains healthy. Once…

wilms-tumor

Wilm’s Tumor is a type of cancer that affects children primarily. This is a rare kidney cancer and also called a nephroblastoma in medical terms. Children ages 3 to 4 are mostly affected by this cancer and it is already less common after 5 years old.   This tumor usually affects only one kidney but…

castleman-disease

Castleman disease is another rare disease that belongs to categories of rare cancers/viral infections/blood diseases. The other term for this condition is called multicentric Castleman disease. It affects the lymph nodes and other related tissues. It is a systemic condition that can affect lymph nodes and other tissues of multiple sets throughout the body. The…

xeroderma-pigmentosum-xp

The condition called Xeroderma pigmentosum or (XP) is acquired through hereditary. It is characterized by extreme ultraviolet (UV rays from the sun) sensitivity. The eyes and some parts of the skin are the most affected ones every time there is sun exposure. There are also other patients who may experience other symptoms caused by nervous system…

erythropoietic-protoporphyria-epp

The disease called Erythropoietic protoporphyria or (EPP) is considered a rare condition and grouped under Porphyria. The pathogenic variants in mutations that happen in the ferrocheletaseFECH gene caused EPP that can lead to the activity ferrochelatase (FECH). This gene is an essential enzyme for the production of heme. If such case occurs, it may lead…

tagrisso

Tagrisso is more commonly known by its generic name as Osimertinib. The medicine used for lung cancer treatment. Its drug classification belongs to kinase inhibitors. This works like any other cancer drug that can stop or slow the growth of cancer cells. In some tumors, this can bind to a particular protein called epidermal growth…

campath

Campath comes with the generic name of Alemtuzumab. Monoclonal antibody is the drug type of this medicine and it is used for treating a certain type of leukemia also called B-CLL. It works by stopping the growth of cancer cells. Furthermore, it can be used for treating some type of multiple sclerosis. Although it may…

lynparza

Lynparza or Olaparib as its generic name is a medicine intended for treating ovarian cancer. This is a chemotherapy type of drug which can help in slowing the growth of cancer cells. Usage The medication is available in tablet and capsule form. When getting a refill, if the form you are prescribed to take is…

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