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Dermatology Posted on 31 Oct, 2018
Initially, piercings are healing wounds, and they can be prone to infection. Belly button piercings have a higher risk because they are difficult to keep clean. Symptoms of infection include pain, redness, and discharge from the piercing. Improving hygiene and taking antibiotics can help. Learn more here.
Dermatology Posted on 31 Oct, 2018
Topical creams are often the first line of treatment for psoriasis, but many people with moderate to severe symptoms also take oral medications. Learn about them here.
Dermatology Posted on 31 Oct, 2018
Super glue is an effective adhesive, but a person may accidentally bind their skin to other objects, or glue their fingers together. Super glue is not usually harmful to the skin, and a few quick home remedies can remove it. Learn how to get super glue off the skin using acetone, a pumice stone, butter, and more.
Cancer / Oncology Posted on 31 Oct, 2018
New research suggests that having a larger brain may increase the risk of developing aggressive brain cancer. The higher number of brain cells may be why.
Blood / Hematology Posted on 31 Oct, 2018
People who follow the ketogenic diet eat a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet to induce a bodily process called ketosis. There are several signs of ketosis that can indicate whether or not the diet is working. Learn more here.
Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Posted on 31 Oct, 2018
Treating severe eczema can be challenging, but certain intensive treatments can help reduce symptoms. Learn about what doctors can do for severe eczema in adults and children here.
Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs Posted on 31 Oct, 2018
Many people try nicotine replacement or vaping as an alternative to smoking cigarettes. However, people often speculate as to whether there is a link between nicotine consumption and cancer. The consensus is also unclear as to whether smokeless tobacco causes cancer. Learn more here.
Alzheimer's / Dementia Posted on 31 Oct, 2018
A 10-year study of 12,000 diverse older adults finds that loneliness, independently of social isolation, is tied to a 40 percent higher risk of dementia.
Alzheimer's / Dementia Posted on 30 Oct, 2018
It may soon be possible to diagnose Alzheimer's in a matter of seconds using a noninvasive eye scanner that simply examines a person's retina.
Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Posted on 30 Oct, 2018
Aloe vera is a natural plant-based moisturizer with antibacterial properties. In this article, learn about how aloe vera gel can help treat eczema.