Did you know bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK and the second most deadly cancer? According to Cancer Research UK, nearly 43,000 people in the United Kingdom are diagnosed with bowel cancer every year. So let's look at the bowel cancer symptoms you need to look out for.
Diabetes is a common condition in the UK, affecting over 13% of the population - that's over 5 million people. While five types of diabetes exist, the most well-known are type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is usually diagnosed early in life and is commonly inherited or triggered by illness. Type 2 diabetes is also known as 'acquired diabetes' as there is a combination of inherited and lifestyle features that can lead to it developing later in life.
According to the World Health Organization, cancer death accounts for roughly 10 million fatalities in 2020. Cancer is a disease where abnormal cells replicate in one place of the body. As a result, cancerous cells can penetrate and kill healthy tissue, including organs. During stage IV cancer, cancer spreads from one body region to another, known as metastasis. Let's explore the most common types of cancer in the UK, what can cause cancer and cancer treatment options.
Sleep comes naturally to most of us, but what happens when you can't get a good night's sleep? Only by considering what causes insomnia can we understand how to solve it. However, there are a few things that all of us can do to improve our sleeping habits.
Most of us worry or have at least thought about what will happen if we're diagnosed with a condition like dementia. While dementia has no known cure, knowing what to look out for, when to see a doctor, and understanding potential risk factors can ensure that healthcare planning and interventions can happen at the earliest possible opportunity.
Cardiovascular disease remains a significant and continuously growing problem in the United Kingdom, accounting for nearly one-third of deaths. However, the burden of cardiovascular disease can be eased by modifying the preventable risk factors to our benefit.
The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body, and shoulder pain is a widespread issue. Here are some shoulder pain exercises to help you beat shoulder pain.
Post Covid-19 conditions affect 10-20% of people who have recovered from coronavirus. Fatigue, sleep problems and shortness of breath are some of the symptoms experienced after recovering from coronavirus. Long-term symptoms, often referred to as long-Covid, may last a few weeks or several months.