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Medical News Today: What causes sweating around the vagina?
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:00:00 PST
Sweating in the area around the vagina is normal, but it can sometimes cause discomfort and irritation. Several factors can increase sweating in the groin area, including exercise, nonbreathable underwear, and too much pubic hair. Learn more here.
Medical News Today: What is melasma?
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:00:00 PST
Melasma causes dark patches to appear on the skin. It is a pigmentation disorder that is more common in women. Learn about the symptoms, risk factors, and treatments here.
Medical News Today: What causes lightheadedness?
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:00:00 PST
People who experience lightheadedness feel dizzy or faint. This sensation is particularly common after standing up too quickly. Learn about the other possible causes and treatment options in this article.
Medical News Today: How to find the right condom size
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 10:00:00 PST
Condoms come in many shapes and sizes. Finding the right fit is important for both safety and pleasure. Learn about condom brand sizes, and how to choose the right size, here.
Medical News Today: A simple type of daily meditation may alter the course of Alzheimer's
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:00:00 PST
Simple mind-body practices altered potential cell aging and Alzheimer's biomarkers. The changes linked directly to improved cognition and other functions.
Medical News Today: Natural antibiotic strips bacteria of their defenses
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:00 PST
New research finds that an antibiotic derived from the spined soldier bug is effective against Escherichia coli and many other drug-resistant bacteria.
Medical News Today: Why a low-carb diet can help you lose weight and keep it off
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 07:00:00 PST
New research suggests that a diet low in carbs may help people burn more calories, lose weight, and maintain the weight loss in the long run.
Medical News Today: What to know about ferritin blood tests for anemia
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 06:00:00 PST
A ferritin blood test is a simple way to check a person's iron levels. In this article, we discuss normal, low, and high levels, what they mean, and how to alter blood ferritin levels.
Medical News Today: Can people with COPD get better?
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 05:00:00 PST
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive condition with no cure. It is not possible to completely reverse it, but there are many things a person with COPD can do to help enhance outlook and improve their quality of life.
Medical News Today: Dandelion tea benefits
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 04:00:00 PST
Dandelion tea offers potential health benefits, such as reducing inflammation, improving cholesterol levels, and fighting flu. Most of the research is in vitro or uses animals, so more studies are necessary to confirm its effectiveness in humans. Learn more about the possible health benefits of dandelion tea here.
Medical News Today: What time of day do we burn the most calories?
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 03:00:00 PST
A recent study found that people burn 10 percent more calories in the late afternoon and early evening than they do in the early morning hours.
Medical News Today: What was ancient Egyptian medicine like?
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST
Ancient Egyptian documents are probably the earliest records of healthcare practice. The ancient Egyptians knew something about the human body and they sought healing through both herbal medicine and incantations. They also practiced basic surgery. Both male and female doctors were important. Find out more.
Medical News Today: What are the signs and symptoms of psoriasis?
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST
The best-known symptom of psoriasis is the way it affects the skin. However, psoriasis is a complex condition, and its impact can be wide-ranging, with effects on the nails, joints, and mental wellbeing.
Medical News Today: What are the possible complications of psoriasis?
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST
Psoriasis often causes skin lesions, but a person with psoriasis may also have a higher risk of other conditions, such as celiac or inflammatory bowel disease. Other possible complications range from a type of arthritis to heart problems and depression. Find out more.
Medical News Today: What is lupus?
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST
Lupus is a complex and potentially serious autoimmune condition. It has a variety of symptoms and can affect different parts of the body. It is difficult to diagnose, but new scientific discoveries are making early diagnosis easier. Treatment can provide effective ways to manage symptoms and improve quality of life.
Medical News Today: Treating and managing lupus and preventing flares
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST
Lupus has a wide variety of effects and symptoms and it can affect the whole body. A person may need a variety of medications and other treatments to control symptoms and manage the condition.
Medical News Today: What to know about ADHD
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a set of behaviors that is common in children, leading to an inability to concentrate or sit still. It can also occur in adults. Read on to learn about the different specifiers for ADHD, treatments, and research into the possible causes.
Medical News Today: Hemophilia, coagulation, and blood clotting
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST
If blood does not clot, life-threatening bleeding can occcur. Find out about how blood clots, how clotting factors work, and how treatment has improved the outlook for people with hemophilia.
Medical News Today: What is medicine?
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST
Medicine is not just about doctors and nurses but covers a wide range of specialties and qualifications. Find out more about some of the many fields involved in medicine.
Medical News Today: What are the treatments for obesity?
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST
Treatments for obesity include lifestyle remedies, such as dietary changes and exercise. If these do not work, medication or surgery may be possible. Find out more about the options available.