Category: HEALTH NOW

Rumors continue about Putin health – What is the truth about Putin illness and whether it may constitute a change in the war?

Putin health news The rumours have spanned the gamut: Vladimir Putin is suffering from cancer or Parkinson’s disease, say unconfirmed and unverifiable reports, the Russian leader has survived a coup attempt or, as some tabloids think, he is already dead and has been replaced by a body double. Photographs of Putin meeting top aides are inspected in microscopic detail: is...

Alzheimer’s disease

OverviewAlzheimer’s disease is a brain disorder that gets worse over time. It’s characterized by changes in the brain that lead to deposits of certain proteins. Alzheimer’s disease causes the brain to shrink and brain cells to eventually die. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia — a gradual decline in memory, thinking, behavior and social skills. These changes...

Brucellosis – Symptoms and Causes

Brucellosis is a bacterial disease caused by various Brucella species , which primarily infect cattle, pigs, goats, sheep, and dogs. Humans generally contract the disease through direct contact with infected animals, by eating or drinking contaminated animal products, or by inhaling airborne agents. Most cases are caused by ingestion of unpasteurized milk or cheese from infected goats or sheep. Brucellosis...

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis – genetic tumor and its causes

What is ALS? Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often known as “Lou Gehrig’s disease,” is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. Motor neurons travel from the brain to the spinal cord and from the spinal cord to muscles throughout the body. Over time, the progressive degeneration of motor neurons produced by ALS leads to their...

Leprosy Symptoms, Treatments, History, and Causes

What is leprosy?Leprosy (also called Hansen’s disease) is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium leprae. It can affect your eyes, skin, mucous membranes, and nerves, causing disfiguring sores and nerve damage. Leprosy has been around since ancient times. For centuries, people isolated and shunned those with leprosy because the disease wasn’t understood. Today, effective treatment is available, and...