An encyclopedic handbook of health
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At Data4Life, we know the importance of information when it comes to improving your own health and quality of life. Our health lexicon is written by medical experts and provides resources designed to empower you with knowledge so you can act with a greater awareness of your own health.
Every human life begins with a pregnancy, and yet no two pregnancies are the same. Data4Life discusses the stages of a typical pregnancy, physical changes, and exceptions to the norm.
Read Data4Life’s detailed overview of diabetes mellitus, one of the most common chronic diseases worldwide: from causes and types to symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Asthma, bronchitis, COVID-19 – respiratory diseases are rapidly becoming more and more common worldwide, imposing a substantial burden on global health. We gathered some helpful information on the causes of respiratory illnesses, symptoms typical to each condition, and how these diseases are diagnosed.
The immune system is the body’s defense against harmful substances and infections. It keeps us healthy and protects us from foreign invaders like viruses, bacteria, and other microbes. In this article, we break down the basic functions of immunity, explaining how it works and what you can do to strengthen your own immune system.
Vaccines have revolutionized global health, eradicating major diseases and saving countless lives. In this article, we shed light on how exactly vaccines prepare the immune system and protect the body from a disease. We also discuss the concept of herd immunity and its relevance during the COVID-19 pandemic.