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Is this rash baby acne or eczema?

Is this rash baby acne or eczema?

Babies are prone to rashes and other skin problems. Baby acne and eczema are two skin conditions that are common in babies. Both cause rash-like patches on the skin, and it can be tricky to tell the difference between them. Both baby acne and eczema are treatable, and the symptoms are usually temporary. In this […]

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What are macadamia nuts good for?

What are macadamia nuts good for?

Macadamia nuts are high in healthy fats and may help those trying to lose weight. One serving of macadamia nuts also contains dietary fiber, protein, manganese, thiamin, and a good amount of copper. The fat content of macadamia nuts is higher than that of other popular nuts such as almonds, cashews, and walnuts. A 1-ounce […]

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Top 12 natural remedies for eczema

Top 12 natural remedies for eczema

Home remedies and natural treatments can soothe the dry, itching skin that comes with eczema. People can use creams, natural products, and dietary and lifestyle changes to manage or prevent eczema flares, especially in the winter, when symptoms tend to be at their worst. Natural substances, such as aloe vera gel and coconut oil, can […]

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Ovarian cancer risk after a hysterectomy

Ovarian cancer risk after a hysterectomy

A hysterectomy is a surgical procedure in which a surgeon removes a person’s uterus. However, the surgeon often leaves part or all of the ovaries intact, which means it might still be possible for an individual to get ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer starts when tumor cells develop in the ovaries or the surrounding tissues. The […]

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The truth about ‘Blue Monday’

The truth about ‘Blue Monday’

Each year around this time, the internet starts going abuzz with warnings about the dreaded “Blue Monday,” the so-called most depressing day of the year. Where did the Blue Monday concept originate, and is it a real phenomenon? Is Blue Monday real? Where did this concept come from? A quick internet search will reveal that […]

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Alzheimer’s: What leads to brain cell damage?

Alzheimer’s: What leads to brain cell damage?

Scientists have uncovered a mechanism through which a toxic brain protein that is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease can damage neurons, or brain cells. New research uncovers the mechanism that leads to the progressive loss of brain cells that characterizes Alzheimer’s disease. The team at the Grenoble Institute of Neurosciences in France that made the […]

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Stair-climbing exercise ‘snacks’ boost health

Stair-climbing exercise ‘snacks’ boost health

Time is no longer an excuse for not exercising, as new research finds that even a few minutes of stair climbing at intervals every day is enough to improve cardiovascular and overall health. New research finds that even brief bouts of stair climbing can bring unexpected health benefits. Several recent studies have pointed out the […]

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Leaky blood vessels may trigger Alzheimer’s

Leaky blood vessels may trigger Alzheimer’s

Recent research reveals that leaky capillaries in the brain could have a role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease. Changes in blood vessel permeability offer new clues about the onset of dementia. Dementia, the main type of which is Alzheimer’s disease, affects about 50 million people worldwide. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, over 5 million […]

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Central obesity linked to brain shrinkage

Central obesity linked to brain shrinkage

Being overweight can lead to several health problems. Scientists now believe that obesity in the stomach area could even have associations with a smaller brain size. A new study investigated the links between obesity and brain size. Researchers already know that the size of the brain can determine its health and function. However, they know […]

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Through my eyes: Aphasia

Through my eyes: Aphasia

Around 4 years ago, when I was just 26 years old, I experienced a serious brain injury. As a result, I couldn’t use my arms or legs, and I could no longer read, write, or speak. Essentially, I lost all the skills that made me who I am. This is called aphasia. ‘For years now, […]