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Neuroendocrine Tumours – Symptoms, Causes, and Diagnosis.

What are Neuroendocrine Tumours? The neuroendocrine system is a network of glands and nerve cells that make hormones and release them into the bloodstream. These hormones help control normal body functions, for example digesting food. Neuroendocrine cells are found throughout the body, but mainly in the gastro-intestinal tract (including large …

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Nasopharyngeal Cancer – Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment.

What is called Nasoharyngeal Cancer? Nasopharyngeal cancer is a type of head and neck cancer. It is sometimes called nasopharyngeal carcinoma or NPC. It is a disease of the nasopharynx, which is the air passage between the nose and the throat and lungs. It is located behind the nasal cavity …

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Neuroblastoma- Causes, Complications, and Treatment

Definition Neuroblastoma is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in nerve tissue of the adrenal gland, neck, chest, or spinal cord. Neuroblastoma often begins in the nerve tissue of the adrenal glands. There are two adrenal glands, one on top of each kidney in the back of the …

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Nasal Polyps – Overview, Causes, and Prevention.

Overview  – Nasal Polyps Nasal polyps are soft, painless, noncancerous growths on the lining of your nasal passages or sinuses. They hang down like teardrops or grapes. They result from chronic inflammation and are associated with asthma, recurring infection, allergies, drug sensitivity or certain immune disorders. Small nasal polyps may …

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Nail Clubbing – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment.

Nail Clubbing – Overview Nail clubbing is a change in the structure of fingernails or toenails in which the finger and nail take on the appearance of an upside-down spoon, and become red and sponge-like. Clubbing is a medical condition first described by Hippocrates in which the fingers (and/or toes) …

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