Cervical Cancer—Signs and Symptoms, Risk Factors, and Ways to Prevent It
Recent Articles, Salerno Medical Associates | February 4, 2018
Cervical Cancer—Signs and Symptoms, Risk Factors, and Ways to Prevent It

Cervical cancer ranks among the top five leading cancers found in women and is a major cause of death among women due to cancer.   Cervical cancer usually does not have any symptoms in the early stages or the pre-cancer stage. The signs and symptoms appear when the cancer has advanced and become invasive, affecting the tissues surrounding the cervix….

Pap Smear—Who Needs It and When
Recent Articles, Salerno Medical Associates | February 4, 2018
Pap Smear—Who Needs It and When

Cervical cancer is one of the top five cancer risks affecting women globally and a leading cause of cancer-related death. And the main factor to consider is that it can be prevented by regular check-ups and identifying the risk factors in an individual early, because timely detection can increase the chances of being cured from the disease.   One such…

What Tests to Undertake and Precautions to Adhere to When Suffering from Diabetes
Recent Articles, Salerno Medical Associates | December 8, 2017
What Tests to Undertake and Precautions to Adhere to When Suffering from Diabetes

  The number of people suffering from diabetes worldwide has risen to 422 million (according to current yearly statistics) as compared to 108 million in the year 1980. These statistics display an exponential rise in the number of patients suffering from diabetes, which is a major cause of concern.   Diabetes is a condition in which the body is unable…

Weight Gain and Type 2 Diabetes: Are They Related?
Recent Articles, Salerno Medical Associates | November 20, 2017
Weight Gain and Type 2 Diabetes: Are They Related?

Diabetes is known to be a kind of disorder, characterized by a rise in the level of glucose present in the blood (hyperglycemia). This happens when the body is not functioning sufficiently enough to produce insulin, which helps to regulate a high glucose level. Even though diabetes is characterized into two groups, type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes, the…

Type 1 Diabetes and Associated Complications
Recent Articles, Salerno Medical Associates | November 20, 2017
Type 1 Diabetes and Associated Complications

Diabetes is one of the most commonly occurring diseases that have plagued many lives across the globe.   Diabetes refers to a condition in which the body is unable to produce the insulin hormone or cannot respond appropriately to the hormone. This results in abnormal carbohydrate metabolism, which leads to drastically higher blood glucose levels. The patient needs to take…