Prevention guide

How Do I Know If a Mole Is Cancerous?


What is melanoma? Melanoma is a malignant tumour of the skin that can resemble a mole. It can occur at any age and, if detected early, it can be completely cured. However, lifetime monitoring of your skin will then be necessary to watch for recurrence. What are the signs of melanoma? [...]

How Do I Know If a Mole Is Cancerous?2019-08-15T11:58:27+00:00

Protect your children: Vaccinate


What is a contagious disease? Contagious diseases are caused by microbes, such as viruses and bacteria. Bacteria are living single-cell beings. They cause diseases such as colds or pneumonia. Viruses are microorganisms that must contaminate a host in order to reproduce. They cause diseases such as the flu and chicken pox. Contagion corresponds [...]

Protect your children: Vaccinate2019-08-15T12:01:28+00:00

Regular Breast Self-Examination


When is the best time to perform a self-examination? You should perform a self-examination once a month, four days after your period. Your breasts are less dense and easier to examine during that time. Your breasts are subjected to significant influences (hormonal fluctuations, weight changes, etc.), and their consistency can vary a great [...]

Regular Breast Self-Examination2019-08-15T12:01:37+00:00

What Is My Ideal Cholesterol Level?


How do you tell the bad cholesterol from the good cholesterol? There are both “good” and “bad” types of cholesterol. A blood test can determine your “lipid profile”. For the lipid profile several measurements are done, including low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL), high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL), total cholesterol, triglyceride level, and total [...]

What Is My Ideal Cholesterol Level?2019-08-15T12:02:20+00:00

What Is The Significance Of an Elevated Cholesterol Level?


What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a fat that the body uses for several vital activities such as making Vitamin D and certain hormones, as well as ensuring the rigidity of cell walls. It is transported in the blood to the cells and organs that need it. Where does cholesterol come from? [...]

What Is The Significance Of an Elevated Cholesterol Level?2019-08-15T12:02:29+00:00