Diabetes Diabetes is a long-lasting medical condition that affects how your body transforms food into energy. Most of the food you eat breaks down into a sugar named glucose before moving into your bloodstream. When the blood sugar goes up, it signals your pancreas beta cells to release a hormone called insulin. Insulin lets the […]



Anxiety More than 300 million people worldwide are living with an anxiety disorder. Anxiety is an emotion characterized by excessive fear, worry, feeling of tension, as well as related behavioral and physical changes such as changes in blood pressure, dizziness, tremors, sweating, restlessness, and sleep disturbances. Anxiety disorders can happen because of genetics or environmental […]



Depression Depression is a common but disabling mood disorder. It can cause severe symptoms that affect how someone feels and thinks. It can influence daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, studying or working. Depression is twice as common in women. The lifetime prevalence of depression in men is 5-12% while it’s 10-25% in women. Also, […]

Cervical Cancer


When cells in the body grow out of control it is called cancer. Cervical cancer develops in a woman’s entrance to the uterus from the vagina, an area call cervix.  Almost all cervical cancer cases are caused by infection with high-risk human papillomaviruses (HPV).  HPV is an extremely common virus transmitted through sexual contact. (Watch […]

Human papilloma virus (HPV)


Human papilloma virus (HPV) Human papilloma virus (HPV) is a double stranded DNA virus. HPV infection commonly causes skin or mucous membrane growths called warts.  At least 13 of more than 100 known HPV subtypes can cause cancer of the cervix, anogenital cancers and cancers of the head and neck in both females and males. […]

Alzheimer’s Disease


Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia, disorders of cognition. Alzheimer’s disease typically effects elderly individuals, though less commonly, inherited types of the disease can present before age 65. Alzheimer’s disease affects different domains of cognition including short-term memory initially and then later long-term memory, judgment, analysis, and language deficits. According […]

Monkeypox Disease


Monkeypox Disease Monkeypox is a viral zoonosis (infections transmitted from animals to humans), caused by a virus from the same family as smallpox. It’s called monkeypox because it was first discovered in 1958 in lab monkeys used for research. Monkeypox had been most common in Central and West Africa, close to tropical rainforests, though it […]



COVID-19 COVID-19 has spread rapidly since the emergence of Omicron variant in 2021. Since then, multiple Omicron strains have emerged. In June and July 2022, a new subvariant of COVID19 called BA.5 has become prevalent. In Summer 2022, more than half of the cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. are predominantly the BA.5 variant. Vega […]