Anesthesia is one of the most important medical discoveries in history; it is not as simple as being asleep. A sleeping person would wake up in excruciating pain if someone tries to cut them open with a knife. However, with general anesthesia we enter a deep state of unconsciousness, no matter what.
It is accepted that general anesthesia works by interrupting nerve signals in the brain and body, preventing the brain from processing pain. However, there is still much to learn about the exact mechanisms of the brain that make this happen, That’s why anesthesiology is a whole science on its own and understanding what anesthetics exactly do to the brain could bring us closer to understanding one of life’s biggest mysteries: consciousness and Which role our brain plays in it.
Colon cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the large intestine (colon) which is the final part of the digestive tract. Colon cancer typically affects older adults, though it can happen at any age.
In Switzerland, around 4150 people suffer from colon cancer every year. That’s 11 % of all cancers, which makes it the third most common type of cancer in Switzerland.
Get screened for colorectal cancer: Screenings like a colonoscopy are tests that look for cancer before signs and symptoms develop. Colorectal screenings can often find growths on the colon or rectum called polyps that can be removed before they turn into cancer. These tests also can find colon or rectal cancer earlier, when treatments are more likely to be successful.
Eat lots of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains, these contain vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants, which may play a role in cancer prevention. And eat and less red meat (beef, pork, or lamb) and processed meats (hot dogs and some luncheon meats).
Get regular exercise and watch your weight
Don’t smoke and limit your alcohol consumption.
After a routine abdominal CT scan, a female patient was diagnosed with a case of “Mucocele of the appendix” which is a kind of benign tumors. the tumor was successfully removed with a Minimal invasive operation called a laparoscopic appendectomy.