Tag Archives: Disease

Tennessee man diagnosed with human form of 'mad cow' disease: What you should know

The rare human form of “mad cow” disease has claimed its latest victim in a young Tennessee father. Tony Gibson, 32, began experiencing symptoms of the rare neurological condition Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) about a year ago. He became very forgetful and would get lost in grocery stores and even his own home, his wife, Danielle… Read More »

Lung cancer symptoms: Six signs the disease is advanced and has spread outside the lungs

Lung cancer aren’t obvious in the very early stages and can even be mistaken for less serious health conditions. The disease is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK, so being familiar with all the symptoms is very important. The most commonly associated symptoms with lung cancer, and the ones that… Read More »

World Pneumonia Day 2018: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of This Deadly-But-Preventable Lung Disease

World Pnemonia Day (Photo Credits: File Image) Pneumonia is a disease caused by an inflammation in one or both lungs. It affects the air sacs of the organs known as alveoli, causing mild to severe illness in the afflicted. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), this deadly disease is the “world’s leading infectious killer… Read More »