What is Mediterranean anemia (thalassemia)?

What is Mediterranean anemia (thalassemia)?

Mediterranean anemia (beta-thalassemia) is a group of inherited diseases characterized by a genetic deficiency in the synthesis of beta-globin chains of the hemoglobin substance that gives redness to the blood. In the homozygous state, beta-thalassemia (i.e. thalassemia major) causes severe, anemia that requires a continuous blood transfusion. In the heterozygous state, beta-thalassemia (i.e. thalassemia minor) … Read more

What is Hypoglycemia (Glycemic Index)? Symptoms and treatment

What is Hypoglycemia (Glycemic Index)? Symptoms and treatment

Diabetes is a very common disease due to today’s living conditions and learning to live with diabetes is essential to improve the quality of life. Individuals living with this disease should learn the solutions to the problems they will encounter and adapt to the treatments to be applied. Otherwise, diabetes affects many parts and organs … Read more

Genital Warts: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

Genital Warts: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

Genital warts are one of the most common types of sexually transmitted infections. It occurs when a virus called HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) infects a person. Almost all sexually active people encounter this virus at some time in their lives. While this virus causes genital warts in both men and women, it can also cause … Read more

Genital Warts in Men: Diagnostic Methods and Treatment

Genital Warts in Men: Diagnostic Methods and Treatment

Genital Warts in Men: HPV causes anogenital diseases in men. The most important benign pathology due to HPV is genital warts. Apart from that, HPV can cause anus, penis, and mouth-throat cancers in men. HPV type 16 is held responsible for these cancers that develop in men. There are 22,000 HPV-related cancers annually in the … Read more