Tag: diseases

AIDS Today: The Facts, Figures, and Trajectory of a Global Illness

AIDS Today: The Facts, Figures, and Trajectory of a Global Illness

March 26, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The following infographic from BestMasterofScienceinNursing.com provides An analysis of the international situation, numbers and facts surrounding a global illness.

Sick Has Gone Super

Sick Has Gone Super

March 25, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Even though medicine has come a long way over the years, there are still superbugs. Check out the following infographic from Del-Immune to learn about some of the deadliest, drug-resistant superbug viruses and how we can possibly stop them by fortifying our own immunity.

9 Facts You May Not Know About Cancer

9 Facts You May Not Know About Cancer

February 3, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Following the success of last year’s campaign, this year the 4th of February marks ‘World Cancer Day 2014.’ It presents an opportunity to talk about cancer and help to dispel common rumors and misconceptions associated with the disease. Asons Solicitors are proud to promote the initiative, spreading the word through the following infographic.

HIV & AIDS: Our Shared Responsibility

HIV & AIDS: Our Shared Responsibility

January 2, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

What is the current state of HIV and AIDS globally and in the United States? How can one person’s actions affect others and keep them healthy and safe? How can we all work together to move closer towards an HIV & AIDS-free generation? Learn about HIV and AIDS, some easy ways to avoid exposure to the virus, how HIV can lead to AIDS, and more in this infographic.

Chronic Inflammation: The Common Denominator of All Disease?

Chronic Inflammation: The Common Denominator of All Disease?

October 22, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Inflammation is the body’s natural healing response to trauma, allergens and infection. However, when that necessary process goes awry, chronic inflammation can cause severe tissue damage and oxidative stress to your system. This infographic explains the causes, known treatments and hallmark signs of chronic inflammation.

Epidemics in America

Epidemics in America

October 10, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

How have epidemics affected life in the USA? Check out the infographic below to learn the answer to this question and more.

Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Statistics

Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Statistics

October 10, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Alzheimer’s Disease has been affecting about 35 million families worldwide. Because of the growing number, September has been declared to be a World Alzheimer’s Month. In observance to it, ACSIA created an infographic to help raise the awareness and grow advocates for the condition.

Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome

Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome

October 7, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) or Vibration White Finger, is an industrial disease caused by the continuous use of vibrating hand-held tools and equipment such as; chainsaws, pneumatic drills and power drills. This disease effects people numbered in the tens of thousands. The condition affects the nerves, muscles, arm joints and blood vessels after extensive exposure to vibration frequencies of between 5 and 2000 Hz, although the greatest risk exists between the frequencies of 5 and 150 Hz.

When Medical Errors Cause Cerebral Palsy

When Medical Errors Cause Cerebral Palsy

September 25, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Many people are under the assumption that Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a rare condition, however it actually affects around 1 in every 400 children born in the UK. Although the majority of cases are caused by unfortunate circumstances arising during pregnancy, there are a small few avoidable instances of children being born with cerebral palsy because of the negligence of a medical professional.

Autism 101: What We Know Today

Autism 101: What We Know Today

May 22, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Despite growing awareness and advances in treatment, this fast-growing developmental disorder has enormous personal, family, and economic impact – and no known cure. Learn more about Autism and what medical professionals currently know, in this infographic from Guide to Nursing Degrees.

Hope Courage Faith – Raising Awareness for Arthritis

Hope Courage Faith – Raising Awareness for Arthritis

May 17, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Did you know that 50 million American adults have been diagnosed with some form of arthritis? May is designated as National Arthritis Awareness Month. Throughout the month, advocacy organizations like the Arthritis Foundation will be working with local communities all over the country in order to help raise further awareness for this common medical condition. In honor of Arthritis Awareness Month, Avail Clinical Research has created the following infographic which may help to paint a picture of what this observance is all about.

Skin Cancer on the Rise

Skin Cancer on the Rise

May 16, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and it is time to start protecting yourself and your family against the fastest growing form of cancer in America. Learn how the letters “ABCD” can help your skin, and several ways of lowering your risk of developing melanoma with the following infographic from Northwest Pharmacy. Keep your skin happy and healthy this summer, and every day.

It is Lupus Awareness Month – Put On Some Purple!

It is Lupus Awareness Month – Put On Some Purple!

May 16, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

It is May once again, and that means that it is Lupus Awareness Month. May 17th is the official Put on Purple Day where thousands will be wearing whatever purple they have to help raise awareness for the estimated 1.5 million Americans living with this chronic autoimmune disease. You can learn about Put on Purple Day and many of the other awareness events that will be taking place during May in the following infographic developed by Achieve Clinical Research.

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Bipolar Disorder

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Bipolar Disorder

May 10, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Bipolar Disorder is a common and disabling psychiatric illness that is often misdiagnosed in patients presenting with depressive episodes. Physicians should consider this diagnosis in all patients that are showing signs of depressive symptoms since up to 20% of those with unipolar depression will go on to develop a bipolar disorder. This disorder is even present in many well-known celebrities such as Catherine Zeta-Jones who has publicly spoken out about having the illness in order to encourage others to seek medical help.