LUNG CANCER: Types, Risk Factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Types Non- small cell lung cancers (NSCLC) like adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and large cell carcinoma are the most common types of lung cancers, occurring among both current or former smokers and non-smokers. Their symptoms, diagnoses and prognoses are also similar and can be diagnosed before they spread to other organs. They are more common …

HOW DOES COVID AFFECT THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM?

The Sars-CoV-2 virus causing Covid-19 affects all the body organs. ACE-2 receptors (angiotensin converting enzyme -2), to which the virus binds itself, are found in the oral and nasal mucosa, lungs, brain, heart,  kidney, gastrointestinal tract, spleen, liver, pancreas, bile duct, gall bladder, small intestine, colon and anus. Several studies have revealed the presence of …

COVID AND YOUR EYES

Covid-19 leaves long-lasting and debilitating after-effects on the body. Many patients have complained of conjunctivitis-type of symptoms due to Covid-19. Experts have observed ocular complications even after recovery from Covid-19, and extreme eye damage has been seen only in a very small percentage of patients. The Sars-CoV-2 virus is an air-borne virus and enters the …

HOW DOES COVID AFFECT THE NERVOUS SYSTEM?

Neurological implications due to Covid have far-reaching consequences, primarily as a fall-out of other complications that Covid causes, like ARDS (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome). Covid lasting over 12 weeks is termed as Chronic Covid, which can severely debilitate the autonomic nervous system (Post Covid Neurological Syndrome or PCNS). The impact of Covid is even more …