Bleeding is not only external but also internal, and the gastrointestinal – one of the most dangerous among them. It is a serious complication of a certain disease of the gastrointestinal tract, such as ulcers, which can have fatal consequences.
Causes and symptoms of bleeding in the stomach and intestines
Usually, gastrointestinal bleeding is a complication of diseases such as ulcers, erosive gastritis, varicose veins of the esophagus and stomach, nonspecific ulcerative colitis. It can also occur due to the presence of polyps in the intestine, benign and malignant tumors in the organs of the gastrointestinal tract, and hemorrhoids. Continue reading
Chronic lung diseases develop under the influence of many factors. There is an entire group of pulmonary diseases, which are combined in the abbreviation COPD – chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This is chronic bronchitis, emphysema, bronchial asthma, etc. In the cold season, when there is an increased risk of overcooling and infection with viral respiratory diseases, people with lung diseases should be even more attentive to their health. Continue reading
A new method destroys cancer T-cells without damaging the healthy.
Scientists from Cardiff University have found a way to find and destroy abnormal T-cells, leading to the development of T-cell lymphoma, reports MedicalXpress.
Lymphoma is formed from degenerated immune cells – lymphocytes. There are two types of lymphocytes: B-cells and T-cells. Recent developments have helped find a way to heal a patient from B-cell lymphoma, but T-cell lymphoma remains one of the most aggressive and difficult to treat forms of cancer. Continue reading