What is stroke? A stroke occurs when the normal blood flow to the brain is suddenly interrupted or blocked. Usually, it is due to bleeding or haemorrhage from a blood vessel, or a clot in a blood vessel. This interruption of the blood supply to part of the brain can damage or destroy brain cells […]

In medical term, osteo means bone and porosis means porous. Put both of them together and you get osteoporosis, which is a condition that involves weak and brittle bones. The bones are so brittle that mild stresses such as coughing, bending over and sneezing can cause a fracture.   So how did osteoporosis come about? […]