Samuel Antonio Sánchez Amador

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Latest articles by Samuel Antonio Sánchez Amador
What Are Rare Diseases?

As indicated by the Orpha.net portal (the database on rare pathologies par excellence), a rare disease is a condition that affects a small percentage of the population compared to the rest of healthy people. In general, this criterion is met…

Styes: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Styes are defined as acute and painful infections of the eye that appears on the upper or lower eyelid. Because it’s a very common pathology, it’s impossible to obtain specific epidemiological figures, but we know that the incidence increases markedly…

The 6 Most Common Liver Diseases

The liver is an essential organ in all living beings that have one, as it’s responsible for cleaning and purifying the blood, metabolizing proteins, lipids, and fats, synthesizing hormones, and helping digestion through the secretion of bile, among other things.…

What Is Neuroplasticity?

Neuroplasticity, or neuronal plasticity, are terms that refer to the ability of the human nervous system to modify itself and form nerve connections in response to new information, sensory stimulation, development, dysfunction, and damage. This capacity means that the brain…

Blood Tests: Understanding Their Use

Blood tests, as their name suggests, is a routine test that’s performed to count the number and types of cells that are present in this fluid. In addition to the presence of red blood cells, leukocytes, and platelets, the concentration…

Why Am I Getting Stomach Pains?

Abdominal pain, with stomach cramps, is the most important manifestation of gastrointestinal disorders, as well as being frequent in other extra-abdominal pathologies, such as myocardial ischemia and pneumonia. Most of us experience this type of pain at some point, but,…