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Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans Prognosis

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       Cancer - a life threatening disease. It is an autoimmune disease, where some of the body cell grow out of body's control and spread throughout the body. These abnormal body cells start destruction of normal body cell.       Cancer is due to some genetic changes in DNA structure of body. The normal body cells have a life span , but when there are such type of changes in DNA, these body cells do not die, rather they grow up and disturb the function of normally working cells.       There are some common cancers such as Lung cancer, skin cancer, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, bladder cancer, etc. There are some rare cancers also, that do not occur in general, and they may have no spreading speed as these common cancers have.  Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, is one of the rare type sarcoma.        Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is generally a flesh colored or reddish purplish colored firm patch of skin. It occurs generally in the middle layer of skin. From there, it c

Puffiness Around The Eyes

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Eyelids -       Eyelids are movable tissue that are one on upper and one on lower side of eye ball. It consists of muscles and skin tissue. Each eyelid contains a fibrous plate, called tarsus which give shape and structure to eyelid.      Eyelids and visible portion of eyeball, is covered with mucus membrane called conjunctiva. Conjunctiva does not cover cornea.       The important function of eyelid is to shield and protect eyeball. It protects eyeball prom injury, and also provide moisture that is required for normal functioning of conjunctiva and cornea.  Causes of Under Eye Swelling -      Under eye swelling or swollen eyelids, are common eye condition. This may be due to inflammation or due to excessive collection of fluid in the surrounding connective tissue.       Sometimes upper eyelid or lower eyelid get swollen but in some cases both upper and lower are swollen. They may be painful or not.  Few cause that can cause swelling of eyelids are here- Crying - The commonest, cause t

Mango, Good For You

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                   In the previous part of mango we have seen  'How raw mango promotes health'. In this article we will see the health benefits of Mango. Yesss.... everyone's favorite, the king of fruits, mango is a superfood.       It is a stone fruit, that means having a large seed in it. It struts as having impressive nutritional profile. Mango is low in calories but full of nutrients.      A cup of sliced  mango gives about  100 kcal,  2- 3 gm of fibers,   1- 2 gm proteins,  very low fats,   Vit C about 60 to 70 % * Copper about 20%*  Vit B6 about 11 -12 %*   Vit A about 10-12 %*  Potassium about 6-7 % *  Manganese about 4 -5 %*  Vit E about 9 -10 % *  & Many more nutrients are present in abundant amount. ( * - % of daily requirement).       There are different kinds of mangoes. They vary in shape, color, flavor and seed size. The skin color may differ but the inner flesh is mostly golden yellow and yummy.....       Helps Protect Eye -       Mango contains an antio

Wrist Pain Relief

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       Wrist is a joint that bridges the hand with the forearm. It is a complex joint. It is complex because there are multiple bones participating in the joint.       Bones & Other Contents Of Wrist Joints -      The joint comprises of bones from forearm, carpal bones and bones from hand. Two bones of forearm are radius and ulna. Bones of hand are metacarpal bones and two rows of eight small bones.           One row of four bones is attached to Radius and Ulna, these are Proximal Carpal Bones, and one row of four bones is of Distal Carpal Bones and is attached to bones of hands.         Other than bones, wrist contains more other soft tissues such as ligaments, blood vessels, nerves, and tendons.      Joints Of Wrist -  Distal Radio-ulnar Joint - The lower end of the long bone of forearm Radius forms joint with the Lower end of the second long bone of forearm Ulna Radio-Carpal Joint - The lower end of Radius forms joint with the carpal bones of wrist Mid-Carpal Joint - The carpal

Is Sweet Corn Good For Weight Loss ?

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      Sweet corn is favorite for all age people, be it boiled or roasted. Children love to eat sweet corn in any form, as in veg roll, in pizza, burger, etc.      Whenever people go for outing, in weekends or in evening for a walk, they prefer to eat sweet corn as a evening snack.       Whole grain cereal is as healthy as other cereals. They contain carbohydrates, vitamins, antioxidants and many minerals. Corn flour and Corn flakes are more used products the grain.  Nutritional Value -  It is a rich supplier of antioxidants, and thus help antiaging process. Sweet corn is rich in carbohydrates and starch. Though carbohydrates are good source of energy, as they get converted in glucose. Your body converts excess of glucose in to fats in the process of fatty acids synthesis.  Being rich with carbohydrates, about 100 grams of corn gives 20 to 25 gm of carbohydrates. It is not suggested for the patient of diabetes mellitus to enjoy sweet corn. It is not always bad to eat sweet corn. They ar

Keloid Scar Treatment

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  What Is Keloid?      Keloid is an abnormal proliferation of scar tissue, at the any incision or cut injury to skin, or a minor burn or an abrasion on skin. it appears with in 3 to 12 months, after any legion to skin. It is a keloid disorder. Not every forms keloid, only those person with this disorder, can have this scar.       It is growth of a type of granular tissue. These tissue extend beyond the wound boundaries. it is a Greek word 'cheloid' meaning crab claw. Generally with in a month after injury, the scar start to develop. It is an over-aggressive healing response to wound Cause -  Trauma, incision, abrasions, or burns Common in people with dark skin, in Africans, Asians Getting tattoo or piercing can cause keloid In some people, any insect bite or a shot for a vaccine can be the cause of appearance There are some spontaneous keloids, that are formed without any injury It can be hereditary, in about 20 to 30 % of cases, If parents or closed relative have keloid disord

Sour Green Mango

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                 Mango the most delicious fruit, and hence is the king of fruits. It is having benefits in its both the form, i.e. as in raw mango and another on ripe mango. In this article we will see, 'How raw mango promotes health'. Nutrients in Green Mange -      Raw i.e. green mangoes are mouth watering, just a thought, and you will start salivation. It is a full package of carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins and minerals.      Green mango is an excellent source of immunity booster nutrients such as Vita A , Vita C , Vita K, Vita  E, and antioxidants. These fight against the free radicals and help the defense mechanism of our body and makes our body stronger and healthier.      Raw mango replenishes the reserves of sodium chloride and iron which are known to leak out through sweat.       Various recipes -      There are lots of varieties in recipes with green mango like Murabba, Mango Pickle, mango rice, raw mango salad, green mango rasam, Dal and green mango and the most y

Best Smoothie For Weight Loss

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    Smoothie is a drink made by blending fruits and vegetables or fruits, vegetables and nuts in blender. It has a liquid or semisolid base. It is pureeing of the uncooked food and dairy item such as milk, yogurt, buttermilk, ice-cream, fresh cream, etc. Smoothie is becoming one of the favorite drinks or meals for health conscious people. As One Meal -      Whenever smoothie is replace with one meal say, lunch, it should be fulfilled with at least two high protein food and other nutrients.       According to type of meal, such as breakfast meal or lunch, the ingredients can be changed.       If lunch is replaced with smoothie, source of carbohydrates such as pumpkin seeds, or oats etc., with one fruit, a source of fibers such as about 100 gm of leafy vegetable, one source pf healthy fats such as flax seeds , or some nuts like almond nuts or walnut , and one serving of dairy product is added.       For proteins, almond nuts, walnuts, coconut or soya chunks can be added. About six - seve

Vitamin A For Acne

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What Is Acne?     Acne a common condition for youngsters, can cause permanent scar on your face. Acne is condition where hair follicle is infected, and skin pores are blocked due to dust particle.       Acne is a very commonly occurring  skin disease, and the reflection of internal deranged hormonal balance.  Pimple  is one of the types of acne. Pimples start with small bumps slightly reddish in color showing sign of inflammation.        Acne commonly occurs in adolescence and affects mostly teenagers. Children and adults, before and after puberty may be affected. These may be excess oil produced by hair follicle, or dead cells get accumulated at skin pores, fluctuating hormonal level, or excess oily sebum secretion. Who Is Affected By Acne?       Though Acne is common in young age group, due to hormonal disturbances, it can occur after 20s or 30s, or there after.      More commonly acne occurs on face, chin, forehead, upper of back, but sometimes on shoulder, neck, chest, etc. Vitamin

Menopause Weight Gain

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       About 30%  to 35 %  women, few years after menopause become not only overweight but obese . This is generally seen in 55 to 60 age group females.      Women after their forties, feel some unexperienced changes in their bodies. The exact year we can not point here as it may  be from forty five to fifty five, two to three years up or down. They feel such because of the a new milestone they are achieving here. IT is called as Menopause - cessation of menstrual cycles.       The period of menopause is also can be predicted, it can a month or two, or itn some women it may take six months to one year.       During this period of menopause, women experience, some hormonal changes that are presented by excess menstrual flow, or no menses at the every month. They can feel some mood swings like they can be sad for no reason or can get irritate for what they can not explained.       Similarly, many women can be at very scary door step of weight gain. Yes! weight gain. Many women after meno

Benefits Of Almond Nuts

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      Our body is always fighting against many health issue, such infection, inflammation, etc. To overcome these health problems we need our nutrition to be on better side. Mother nature has provided us with lots of healthy nutritious food. Almonds are one of such gifts from mother nature.      Almonds are nutritious and delicious nuts. These are low carbohydrate, healthy part of daily diet. These are crunchy, nuts suggested for every age group.  Health Benefits Of Almonds -  It is power house for antioxidants supplements. Antioxidants help to fight against the free radicles, that are released through the process of metabolism.  The nuts provide omega 3 fatty acids, that also help reduce low density lipoproteins, (bad cholesterol), in blood circulation.  Almonds are good provision of fibers, therefore eating almonds help weight loss. Fibers, help to full fill satiety. Almonds are one of the good source of vitamin E. Vitamin E, is an antioxidants and good for skin, hairs, brain health

Beans & Pulses

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       Pulses and beans are easy available and cheap sources of proteins, especially for vegans. These are rich source of fibers and other nutrients also. The fibers present in pulses can help reduce blood cholesterol. Pulses and beans serves two three times more proteins as served by cereals. beans provide essential fatty acids, though low in fats.  What Is The Difference Between Beans & Pulses?      Beans, pulses, legumes are always known for their protein and fibers contents. All are same with a little difference among them. Beans, should be soaked for eight hours, before cooking. They are type of legume family and found variety.      Pulses are dried edible seeds with in the pod. Pulses include beans and peas. Pulses are good source for protein and recommended as protein diet for vegans. But these can be first choice for meat eaters too, as they are rich with fibers and other vital nutrients also. Health Benefits Of Pulses -  Pulses are good source of protein. They provide a go