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What to know about iliopsoas bursitis

What to know about iliopsoas bursitis

Iliopsoas bursitis can cause pain and limited range of motion in the hip joint. The condition often develops from overuse in athletes or other people who exercise regularly. Rest and ice often help people who have mild cases of iliopsoas bursitis. People who are experiencing more severe symptoms may require physical therapy or other treatments. […]

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Stinging nettles: A new approach to cancer

Stinging nettles: A new approach to cancer

An innovative approach to cancer treatment utilizes a compound found in stinging nettles. While it’s early days, the new treatment could offer more effective and more specific cancer treatment. A compound found in stinging nettles may help in the fight against cancer. A platinum-based drug called cisplatin is often used in the fight against cancer. […]

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Overcoming sexual performance anxiety

Overcoming sexual performance anxiety

Whether due to expectations or personal worries, it is common for men of all ages to experience performance anxiety and erectile dysfunction at some point. Stress about sex can lead to performance anxiety. This, in turn, can lead to erectile dysfunction (ED), which is difficulty getting or keeping an erection. Some simple coping methods may […]

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What is tendinosis?

What is tendinosis?

Tendinosis is a chronic tendon injury. It is a common condition but is often misdiagnosed as tendinitis. In this article, learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatments for tendinosis, as well as what makes it different from tendinitis. What is tendinosis? Common symptoms of tendinosis include stiffness in the joint, persistent pain, and localised burning […]

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All you should know about Waardenburg syndrome

All you should know about Waardenburg syndrome

Waardenburg syndrome refers to several rare genetic diseases that cause hearing loss, changes in the color of the eyes, skin, and hair, and changes in the shape of the face. Researchers have identified four distinct types of the syndrome, though there may be additional subtypes. Waardenburg syndrome is named after D. J. Waardenburg, a Dutch […]

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What to eat for hypoglycemia

What to eat for hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia is low blood sugar that can cause headaches, weakness, and anxiety. What foods should a person with hypoglycemia eat to reduce symptoms?In this article, we list meal plans for people with hypoglycemia, as well as other tips for managing the condition. What is hypoglycemia? Hypoglycemia is low blood sugar, which may cause symptoms including […]

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Supplements during pregnancy may reduce autism risk

Supplements during pregnancy may reduce autism risk

Whether certain supplements, taken before or during pregnancy, can reduce the risk of autism is a hotly debated question. A new large-scale study takes a fresh look. Could taking supplements during pregnancy reduce autism risk? Autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) are believed to affect 1 in 68 children in the United States, and their prevalence may […]

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Pancreas divisum: How to treat and manage it

Pancreas divisum: How to treat and manage it

Pancreas divisum happens in the womb when two parts of an embryo’s pancreas, the ventral and dorsal ducts, do not fuse together to form one main pancreatic duct. The pancreas is an organ that sits behind the stomach and secretes chemicals, called enzymes, which aid digestion. These digestive juices drain into the intestine through a […]

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What is bursitis of the shoulder?

What is bursitis of the shoulder?

Bursitis of the shoulder is a painful inflammation in the shoulder joint. It is common, treatable, and often heals within months. Rest and gentle exercises can speed up recovery. Bursitis is an inflammation of the bursae. The bursae are small, fluid-filled sacs found near joints. They act as a cushion between moving parts in the […]

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Trigger finger surgery: What to expect

Trigger finger surgery: What to expect

Trigger finger can leave the finger or thumb stuck in a crooked position. It causes pain and stiffness and makes it hard to move the affected digit. If other treatments are not successful or the condition is severe, surgery is usually successful in restoring full movement. The recovery time for trigger finger surgery is quick, […]