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Vaginal Bleeding

Vaginal Bleeding

What causes abnormal vaginal bleeding in women who are ovulating regularly? Abnormal vaginal bleeding in women who are ovulating regularly, most commonly involve excessive, frequent, irregular, or decreased bleeding. Some of the common conditions that produce each of these symptoms are discussed below. Excessively heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia) Excessively heavy menstrual bleeding, called menorrhagia, is […]

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Sunburn (Sun Poisoning)

Sunburn (Sun Poisoning)

Sunburn and sun poisoning definition and facts Picture of acute sunburn Sunburn is an inflammation of the skin caused by overexposure to UV radiation from the sun. UV radiation damages the skin the eyes. Immediate symptoms of a sunburn are hot, red, tender skin; pain when the skin is touched or rubbed; and dehydration. Several […]

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Chlamydia in Women

Chlamydia in Women

What is chlamydia? Chlamydia is the most commonly reported sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the U.S. It is an infection with the bacteria known as Chlamydia trachomatis. Chlamydia is very similar to gonorrhea in its symptoms and pattern of transmission. It is important to note that many people (both women and men) who are infected […]

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Vets With Traumatic Brain Injury Have Higher Suicide Risk: Study

Vets With Traumatic Brain Injury Have Higher Suicide Risk: Study

Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The risk of suicide among U.S. military veterans who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is more than double that of other vets, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed records of more than 1.4 million vets who received care from the U.S. Veterans Health […]

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Toes Become Fingers in the Brains of ‘Foot Painters’

Toes Become Fingers in the Brains of ‘Foot Painters’

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you use your feet like hands from birth, the brain will create a different “map” of the toes that’s more like the one it has for the fingers, new research reveals. That’s the case with Tom Yendell and Peter Longstaff, […]

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What Fuels Your Appetite for Taking a Gamble?

What Fuels Your Appetite for Taking a Gamble?

Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Variations in brain activity when a person is idle may affect their decisions about risky behavior, according to a new study. The findings may help explain why people are inconsistent — and sometimes irrational — and could lead to new treatments for gambling addiction, […]

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Anti-Addiction Meds Can Help Teen Opioid Abusers, Too

Anti-Addiction Meds Can Help Teen Opioid Abusers, Too

Latest Healthy Kids News WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The epidemic of opioid addiction and abuse ravaging the United States is also affecting teenagers. Now, research confirms that anti-addiction medications that help adult abusers can also help teen patients. “Adolescents with severe opioid use disorder may benefit from a medication as part of […]