Leukemia

Acute Myeloid Leukemia

By: David Austin | May 23, 2010 Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a cancer and is one of many illnesses that occur with the exposure of benzene. Like other kinds of leukemia, it develops in the bone marrow spreads to the blood, lymph nodes, organs, the nervous system and other body parts. Exposure to benzene for a long period is a known risk factor.

The Weak Turns Out to Be the Strong Finally

By: Eric Richardville | May 20, 2010 My mother was affected by leukemia when I was 13. It came suddenly and it didn't last long before she was only a shell of her former greatness. She would experience moments of coughing that would last for hours on end. One day I couldn't want to hear it any longer so I told my mother that I was going out for a while and that I would come back shortly.

Discover More About Childhood Leukemia and Its Chronic Symptoms

By: Geri R. | Mar 31, 2010 Are you aware of childhood leukemia and where did it come from? You may be thinking that this is not a problem for you or your children today, but how about the future and the next generation? Nobody can't tell where this hematological disease come from, what may have started it, or what may have caused it. And this is what makes it somewhat depressing.

You don’t look sick!

By: Andrew Schorr | Nov 6, 2006 Joy Selak knows what it is like to live with an "invisible" chronic illness. She went from hating it, to embracing it, to using it as a platform to help others.

Antibiotics - will they help my virus infection?

By: SJD | Jan 16, 2006 Don't expect antibiotics to cure every illness. Antibiotics are only effective against bacterial infections. In the past antibiotics were prescribed "just in case" the infection was bacterial rather than viral because it was thought that taking them "couldn't do any harm". This approach has been proven wrong, and this very practice has contributed to the development of antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria.
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