1,276,106 men worldwide were diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2018. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in the UK. While in the US, 31,620 out of 174,650 men diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2019 died. The survival rate can be as low as 30%. There are around 3 million survivors of prostate cancer in the US.
1 in 8 men will suffer from prostate cancer. In 2018, prostate cancer was the most common cancer in the UK with 49,029 cases. 11,819 men died from prostate cancer, one man every 44 minutes. The data showed that within a period of 17 years from 2001, the annual number of men diagnosed with prostate cancer rose by 50%.
The blood or bodily fluids of the coronavirus infected people can contaminate the inanimate objects. Studies suggest that coronavirus can remain infectious for up to 9 days on plastic surfaces at room temperature (20°C-22°C), while up to 5 days on glass surfaces and up to 8 hours on latex gloves or aluminium surfaces.
Despite the tremendous efforts of the Chinese government, the number of Covid-19 cases and deaths still continue to rise with time. Within a month, the total number of reported Covid-19 cases has jumped from 600 to 80,348; more than a 130 times increase! By 25th of February, 2,707 people have died from Covid-19. Only 34% of the infected people have recovered from Covid-19 so far.
Covid-19 is an infectious respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China. It can trigger the inflammation of the tiny sacs at the end of the breathing tubes in the lungs that are filled up with fluid. Covid-19 may cause breathing difficulties that starve the body of oxygen.
There isn't a vaccination to prevent the new coronavirus infection. We have to rely on our body's immune system to survive this kind of threat just in case. People with a strong immune system is unlikely to die from coronavirus infection. Find out the 6 ways to protect yourself from the deadly coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
A study by University of Edinburgh showed that the risk for breast cancer is higher for women who still menstruate at the age of 50 and significantly lower for women who have reached menopause before the age of 45. The longer exposure to high levels of estrogen increases the probability of estrogen receptor cells in women's body to become cancer cells. Post-menopausal women who undergo Hormone Replacement Therapy have a higher risk of breast cancer too.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women. Studies involving 2,509 women age 45 to 84 years from different ethnicities (987 White, 331 Chinese, 641 Black, 550 Hispanic) showed that women who reached menopause before the age of 46 have an increased risk of heart disease and stroke.
Garlic has been shown to lower blood pressure, reduce LDL cholesterol levels and prevent the hardening of the arteries. Studies suggest that eating garlic helps decrease the risk for heart disease, diabetes, cancer and many other diseases. Garlic protects the liver from toxic chemicals and boost the body's immune system.
The ability of the body to trigger inflammation is very crucial for your life. Without it, you will not be able to live long enough to survive any injury or infection. Inflammation is a crucial pre-healing process in the body. It is part of the body's immune mechanism to limit damages and repair any defect.
There are some visible changes to the skin and hair during menopause. Usually one year after the last period, women find that their skin becomes drier and the signs of ageing look more prominent. With declining estrogen levels, many women experience thinning hair and notice more hair growing on their face.
A study by the Institute of Aging and Chronic Disease at University of Liverpool, UK showed that doing 10,000 steps a day reduces the body fat and increases the muscle mass and the ability of our body to generate energy. While researchers at Harvard Medical School suggest that it helps us to reach our optimum lifespan.
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