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Hookworms (diseases)

Hookworms are parasites that thrive in the small intestine. It mostly affects mammals such as dogs, cats, and humans. The hookworm varieties that infect humans are Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale. The former is mostly found in Americans, Sub-Saharan Africans, and Southeast Asians while the latter is mostly found in more...

Kaposi’s Sarcoma (diseases)

Kaposi’s Sarcoma, or KS, is a type of cancer. It causes patches of cancerous tissue to grow under the skin and in the lining of the mouth, nose, throat, or other organs and tissue, including cartilage, bone, fat, blood vessels, tendons, ligaments, or other fibrous tissues. These patches more...

Keloids (diseases)

Keloids have been a problem for people for at least the last four thousand years. They were first described by Egyptian physicians around 1700 BC, and have appeared throughout history in medical documents and journals since then. Some cultures, such as the Olmec in Mexico and the Nubia-Kush more...

Pancreatic cancer (diseases)

Cancer of the pancreas is considered on of the most serious and deadly cancers of the body. The pancreas is responsible for the production of insulin along with the liver, and produces enzymes and digestive chemicals which aid in the body’s ability to utilize food for energy as well as more...

Prostate cancer (diseases)

The prostate is a small gland, shaped a little bit like a walnut, the rests in the male reproductive system and is responsible for producing semen. Cancer of the prostate, which is on the rise, is the attack of cancerous cells which attack this gland. Prostate cancer and an enlarged more...