The causes of prostate cancer are hard to pinpoint but certain factors do increase your risk. Age, family medical history, and race are the leading factors. Other factors include weight and region. American males are most likely to become diagnosed than males in any other country. The statistics are staggering; One in six men will become diagnosed with prostate cancer and two men are diagnosed every five minutes. These are the facts every man should know about prostate cancer.
With healthcare costs spiraling out of control, research has shown that one of the greatest contributors to increased costs is low health literacy.
This infographic attempts to capture the costs / benefits & importance of patient education.
Sleep is required to function and while scientists do not know everything about sleep they do know some. Different amounts of sleep are needed depending on your age; babies need sixteen hours, kids 3-18 need ten, adults 19-55 need eight, and adults over 65 need six. Sleep is the time when your brain recharges, your cells repair, and your body releases important hormones.
This visualization contrasts retirement age with life expectancy, thus revealing how many years of leisure people worldwide can enjoy.
When you think of low-quality water, you may think of under-developed or impoverished countries. However, even the U.S struggles with providing clean water to its citizens in certain parts of the country. Here is a representation of the cleanest and dirtiest water utilities in America.
Crunching the Numbers on Back Pain
Back pain isn’t just annoying; it can also have a negative effect on both your physical health and your mental health. A Houston neurosurgeon compiled back pain facts in this infographic to make it easier to get informed and prevent pain. Take a look to learn more!