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Can tea tree oil treat eczema?

Can tea tree oil treat eczema?

Tea tree oil derives from the leaves of the Australian tea tree Melaleuca alternifolia. Many people use the oil for medicinal purposes, including healing cuts and wounds. Today, people use tea tree oil to treat a variety of skin disorders, and it may help people with eczema. In this article, learn more about the effects […]

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What is knee arthroscopy?

What is knee arthroscopy?

Knee arthroscopy is a procedure that involves a surgeon investigating and correcting problems with a small tool called an arthroscope. It is a less invasive method of surgery used to both diagnose and treat issues in the joints. The arthroscope has a camera attached, and this allows doctors to inspect the joint for damage. The […]

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Can mangoes protect heart and gut health?

Can mangoes protect heart and gut health?

Could mangoes benefit our intestinal flora and blood pressure in one delicious blow? The latest evidence suggests that they may…for certain people, but more evidence is needed. A new study inspects the benefits of mangoes. Mangoes have been cultivated in South Asia for thousands of years, and they now find homes across many of the […]

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Why are some people ticklish?

Why are some people ticklish?

Tickling can be a fun game, a temporary annoyance, or a deeply unpleasant experience, depending on a person’s tickle response. People vary in how sensitive they are to tickling. Some people are only ticklish sometimes, while others are not ticklish at all. Scientists have discussed the tickle response for hundreds of years, yet researchers are […]

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What causes chest pain that comes and goes?

What causes chest pain that comes and goes?

Chest pain may arise and subside every few minutes or over several days. The cause may be related to the heart, the muscles, the digestive system, or psychological factors. Underlying causes of chest pain may be mild, as in the case of acid reflux. Or, they may be serious and indicate, for example, a heart […]

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How to stop anxious lip biting

How to stop anxious lip biting

Many people occasionally bite their lip when they are anxious. However, for some people, lip biting can become a habit that impacts on everyday life. People with this nervous habit may get painful sores and redness on their lips. Lip biting can be a difficult habit to break because the behavior can become so automatic […]

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Pap Smear

Pap Smear

What treatments are available if a Pap smear is abnormal? If a Pap smear is interpreted as abnormal, there are a number of different management and treatment options including colposcopy, conization, cryocauterization, laser therapy, and large-loop excision of the transformation zone. All of these procedures have essentially the same overall cure rate of over 90%. […]

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Wind Turbines’ Health Impact Still Up in the Air

Wind Turbines’ Health Impact Still Up in the Air

Latest Sleep News FRIDAY, June 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new study confirms that living near wind turbines can be annoying, but it doesn’t answer questions about how their noise might affect human health. Researchers from the University of Toronto and the engineering firm Ramboll, which funded the project, analyzed survey data used in […]

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High School Pitchers Who Also Catch Prone to Injury

High School Pitchers Who Also Catch Prone to Injury

Latest Prevention & Wellness News SATURDAY, June 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — High school baseball players who both pitch and catch suffer more injuries than pitchers who play other positions, a new study finds. High rates of shoulder and elbow injuries are common among young pitchers. In fact, pitchers incur 73 percent of injuries among […]