Understanding Illness

Pathology 101

The word Pathology comes from the Greek work Patología, which combines pathos (suffering) and logos (study of). The term describes the branch of medicine that studies the origin (etiology), the progression (pathogenesis), and the impact of various diseases on the human body.

A pathological condition, or disease, refers to an alteration from the health status. The nature of the disease is investigated by medical professionals who assess patients’ signs and symptoms to make a definitive diagnosis. While a sign is an objective measurable effect observed and quantified by a trained professional (for example a skin rash or fever), symptoms are subjective and depend on the perception of the patient (for instance headache or fatigue).

Pathology 101 provides a collection of diseases described upon signs and symptoms, risk factors, diagnostic approaches, available treatment options, and preventive measures whenever possible.

Pathology 101

Nasal Microbiome and COVID-19 Infections

By 28/08/2021 0
In the last few years, scientists have been exploring the role of the nasal microbiome in COVID-19 infection. Learn about
Meningioma – Most Common Brain Tumour
Pathology 101

Meningioma – Most Common Brain Tumour

By 24/08/2021 0
A meningioma is the most common tumour arising in the brain or spinal cord. Read this article to learn about
Meningitis – Inflammation of the Meninges
Pathology 101

Meningitis – Inflammation of the Meninges

By 24/08/2021 0
Meningitis refers to the inflammation of the meninges, the protective sheets that protect our brain. It can be caused by
Aortic Stenosis – Narrowing of the Aortic Valve
Pathology 101

Aortic Stenosis – Narrowing of the Aortic Valve

By 24/08/2021 0
Aortic stenosis is a serious condition caused by the narrowing of the descending aorta that supplies blood to the heart.
Urinary Tract Infection (UTIs)
Pathology 101

Urinary Tract Infection (UTIs)

By 24/08/2021 0
Urinary tract infections are very common in both men and women. Read this article to learn how to manage a
Laryngitis Explained
Pathology 101

Laryngitis Explained

By 23/08/2021 0
Are you experiencing loss of voice and throat pain? Have you been diagnosed with laryngitis and would like to learn
Sensorineural Hearing Lоѕѕ Explained
Pathology 101

Sensorineural Hearing Lоѕѕ Explained

By 23/08/2021 0
Do you know what is the difference between hearing loss and deafness? Read this article to know how to recognise
Avulsion Fractures Explained
Pathology 101

Avulsion Fractures Explained

By 23/08/2021 0
An avulsion fracture occurs when a small part of bone attached to a tendon or ligament gets pulled away from
Oesophageal Dysplasia Explained
Pathology 101

Oesophageal Dysplasia Explained

By 23/08/2021 0
Oesophageal dysplasia, or Barret’s oesophagus, is a progressive change in the shape and activity of the cells lining the intestine.

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