morbidity

morbidity

We explain what is the morbidity or morbidity of a disease and the differences with mortality. In addition, morbidity rates. Morbidity is the frequency of occurrence of a disease in relation to the population. What is morbidity? In epidemiology and statistics, morbidity or morbidity is the proportion of individuals who contract a disease specific to…

Prophylaxis

Prophylaxis

We explain what prophylaxis is and its role in the medical field. Also, what are dental, antibiotic and social prophylaxis. Prophylaxis can delay or prevent the onset of the disease. What is prophylaxis? Prophylaxis, especially in the medical field, It is the set of preventive actions whose purpose is to prolong good health and delay…

Incidence

Incidence

We explain what incidence is, its differences with prevalence and what the incidence rate is. Also, what is an incident. In medicine, incidence is the number of new cases of a disease. What is incidence? By the term incidence, we generally refer to a event or happening that occurs in the middle of a subject…

The Truth About Salt: 5 Things You Should Know

The Truth About Salt: 5 Things You Should Know

Salt is everywhere—and for good reason. This mineral is essential for our bodies to function properly. It also makes food delicious. Still, there is a lot of misinformation about salt out there, mostly the result of dubious scientific studies from the past. So here are 5 little-known truths about salt. Salt Doesn’t Necessarily Cause Heart…

What’s the Difference between a Dietician and a Nutritionist?

What’s the Difference between a Dietician and a Nutritionist?

The words “dietician” and “nutritionist” are often used interchangeably, but there is a legal difference between them. To become either, you’ll need a bachelor’s degree in nutrition. If you end up simply supporting and educating people about food health, then you can use the title of a nutritionist. By contrast, to officially and legally be…