The Mirena coil is a hormonal intrauterine device, or IUD, that many women use to prevent pregnancy. However, it can affect some symptoms of perimenopause. Find out more.
People who experience unexplained bug bites may wonder if they have fleas or bed bugs in the home. In this article, learn how to identify flea and bed bug bites, … Read More
Hair loss sometimes occurs if the thyroid gland is not working correctly. An overactive thyroid or an underactive thyroid can both cause hair loss. Treating thyroid-related hair loss involves treating … Read More
Using a new mouse model of human melanoma, scientists show how the aggressive skin cancer can start in immature, pigment producing cells in hair follicles.
The soft palate is the muscular part of the roof of the mouth. This article provides a diagram of the soft palate and discusses its anatomy and functions, as well … Read More
It is impossible to know who will develop psoriatic arthritis, though it usually affects people who already have psoriasis. Learn about whether people can prevent psoriatic arthritis here.
There are many possible causes to a headache after exercise, from simple things like dehydration, to possibly more complex medical issues. Read this article to find out about the possible … Read More
Although working out while sick may not sound enjoyable, it can be a way to alleviate mild symptoms. Learn about the benefits and risks of working out while sick here.
Vestibular papillomatosis refers to small bumps that can occur on the vulva. These bumps are not a sign of disease and are not contagious. Learn more here.
New research has linked long term exposure to black carbon from local vehicle exhausts to a raised risk of stroke — even in low pollution settings.