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A lump of tissue or a mass is formed when cells divide uncontrollably and abnormally. This mass or lump is often referred to as a tumor. A bone tumor is a lump that forms in the bones. Healthy tissues are displaced by abnormal tissues as the tumor grows. Some tumors are not cancerous or benign. However, while not fatal and unlikely to spread...
HIV-AIDS cells
A few decades ago, the discourse surrounding HIV/AIDS was a very different one from today. It was a disease to be feared. It was a disease that carried discriminatory propaganda, until people began to realise that it could affect virtually anyone in any sphere of life. And it was deadly because the treatments that are readily available to many...
Asbestos Related Diseases
Asbestos was widely used in building and construction in the UK between the 1950's and late 1990's before finally being banned in November 1999. Whilst still found in a lage number of homes and buildings to this date, since 1999 it has not been used in construction, due primarily to the fact that, when disturbed, the fibres which are...
Communicable Diseases
Stop and think a minute before you take that next bite of food. It just might kill you. People can get sick when the food they eat or drink contains disease causing bacteria, viruses or parasites. These bugs can cause abdominal pain, fevers, diarrhea and even death. The Centers for Disease Control reports that one in six Americans contract...