Bladder cancer is one of the most widespread and common cancers of all, and especially affects people of a certain age, generally between 60 and 70, and is three times more frequent in men than in women.
There are currently no screening or prevention programmes, although there is a list of symptoms and warnings to understand, if nothing else, whether one is at risk of contracting this disease. The survival rate however, unlike many other forms of carcinoma, is quite high, around 80% depending on treatment.
There are various types of treatment for various types of bladder cancer, which can go as far as total removal of the organ.
A silent heart attack is an insidious form of heart attack that often goes unnoticed, as symptoms may be mild or even absent.
In this photogallery we explore some signs that are often underestimated or attributed to other causes.
Thanks to the information provided by 'pennmedicine.org', we will gain a better understanding of the symptoms of a silent heart attack. You will discover how cold sweating, nausea, vomiting and other seemingly harmless signs could conceal a deadly danger. The hope is to raise awareness about this insidious form of heart attack, encouraging everyone to pay more attention to their body's signals.
Metabolism is the process by which our body converts food into energy, but often some common mistakes can slow it down, creating problems with overweight and fat accumulation.
Thanks to this photo gallery, we will learn the secrets to speeding up the metabolism and improving our health, discovering effective strategies for proper nutrition, exercise and lifestyle in general.
We are confident that the images and information we offer will help you to take care of your body and achieve optimal fitness.
Restless leg syndrome' is a very annoying condition of neurological origin that causes restlessness in the lower limbs and thus the continuous need to move one or both legs.
Women are mainly affected by this condition, but its physical manifestation is not always regular. Consequently, it is something that is really very difficult to diagnose.
The disorder often occurs in the evening, when the patient is trying to fall asleep, and can also occur at night. Fortunately, there are methods and therapies to keep this syndrome under control.
Nutrition plays a key role in hair growth. A balanced and varied diet, rich in proteins, vitamins and minerals, is essential for nourishing hair follicles and keeping hair healthy and strong.
Proteins are essential for the formation of keratin, the main hair protein, while vitamins such as biotin, vitamin C and vitamin E promote hair growth and improve hair appearance. In addition, minerals such as iron, zinc and copper are important for the absorption of essential hair nutrients. If the diet is deficient in these elements, it can lead to hair loss and the development of problems such as alopecia.
A healthy, balanced diet rich in protein, fruit, vegetables and whole grains helps keep hair strong and healthy, promoting its growth and preventing premature hair loss. Let's find out together which foods help hair growth.
Protein is essential for our body's development and cereals are foods that are very rich in plant-based protein. Cereals such as oats, spelt and quinoa are an excellent source of them.
All these cereals are very versatile and can be used in the preparation of many recipes, from breakfast to dinner. Incorporating them into your diet helps you to take in more nutrients and balance your diet, always in the right quantities, to fully enjoy their benefits.
Let's find out which five cereals have the highest protein content.
Alcoholism has serious and penetrating consequences on various aspects of life. Not only does it cause physical damage, mainly affecting the liver and brain, but it also has psychological and socio-relational effects. In fact, an individual's entire life can be compromised by alcohol abuse.
Those who abuse alcohol are more prone to accidents, family problems and domestic violence. Moreover, the life expectancy of those addicted to alcohol is on average 12 years shorter than that of the general population.
Physical damage includes liver problems, which can develop into cirrhosis or cancer, and increases the risk of developing diseases such as diabetes, stroke and cardiovascular problems. Internal problems such as gastritis, oesophagitis, pancreatitis and vitamin deficiencies are also common.
The heart is one of the most important organs in our body, responsible for pumping blood and keeping all our tissues alive. Unfortunately, cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack and stroke are among the leading causes of death worldwide.
However, there are small gestures that can make a big difference to the health of our heart. In this photogallery we explore eight simple actions you can take to take care of your heart and improve your cardiovascular health.
Here is a series of practical tips on how to adopt a healthy lifestyle, make smart food choices, exercise regularly, manage stress, and more.
The protein breakfast is becoming increasingly popular, and not only among sportsmen and women. Proteins (and essential fatty acids) are indispensable for the human organism.
One of the most common benefits of a protein breakfast is the simple fact that fats and proteins have a high satiating potential - so they will suppress hunger for a longer period of time. In practice, this means that by eating a high-protein breakfast, we are more likely to avoid the morning snack and resist hunger until lunch.
Are you curious about examples of healthy protein breakfasts you can prepare at home? Here are some ideas to try:
Almonds contain many nutrients and are among the most popular types of nuts in the world. Originating in Central Asia and now widespread throughout the world, they have many benefits for our body. Almonds are a great healthy snack full of nutrients. In addition, when preparing various baked desserts, you can replace a portion of normal flour with almond flour - this will make the desserts healthier, but also softer.
Almonds are rich in vitamins B1, B2 and vitamin E. Besides vitamins, there is no shortage of minerals such as manganese, magnesium, calcium, copper, phosphorus and zinc.
Let's find out together ten reasons why you should eat them every day.
Apples are among our traditional fruits. Our ancestors already knew of their beneficial effects on human health.
Apples are a fruit that is readily available throughout the year, very versatile, tasty, cheap and with many benefits for our health. There are indeed many reasons to eat at least one apple a day.
Today we reveal seven reasons why we should eat apples as often as possible, making them a natural part of our diet throughout the year:
At a time when obesity has become a widespread concern, it is important to understand which eating habits can contribute to unwanted weight gain.
This photo gallery explores eight common but harmful eating behaviours that often lead to the accumulation of extra kilos. We have created this overview in which we will guide you through these insidious habits and offer practical tips for replacing them with healthier choices.
Get ready to take a closer look at these negative habits and discover how to adopt a better approach to maintaining a balanced weight and a healthy life.
Calcium is found in abundance in the human body and is very important for our health. This mineral is the main component of bones and teeth and is involved in the proper functioning of the heart, muscles and nerves.
The recommended daily intake of calcium for most adults according to humanitas.co.uk is 800 mg. But which foods contain the most calcium?
The food that contains the most calcium is often considered milk and its derivatives, but it is by no means the only source!
Let's find out together which 12 foods contain the most calcium.
Seasonal allergies can make it difficult to enjoy the beauty of different seasons.
However, there are some simple strategies that can help you mitigate symptoms and allow you to fully enjoy the wonders of nature.
In this photo gallery, we will explore four small tricks, reported by the Swedish Hospital Part of NorthShore University HealthSystem, that can make a difference in reducing annoying allergy symptoms.
We will provide useful information on how best to deal with seasonal allergies: discover ways in which you can take care of yourself and enjoy the beauty of the seasons without allergy worries.