Monthly Archive: March 2018

Medical News Today: Can humans have mange?

Medical News Today: Can humans have mange?

Microscopic mites can cause sarcoptic mange in animals. Humans get a different form of mange, called scabies. Symptoms include a rash, often around skin folds, intense itching, and burrow marks. Treatment for scabies includes...

Medical News Today: Is my pimple infected?

Medical News Today: Is my pimple infected?

A pimple is more likely to become infected if it is popped. It could be caused by cystic acne or mistaken for a boil. An infected pimple is most annoying on sensitive areas such...

How to get rid of an allergic reaction on the face

How to get rid of an allergic reaction on the face

An allergic reaction on the face can cause symptoms, such as red, raised bumps, swollen lips, and wheezing. They are often caused by beauty products or hay fever. Treatments include antihistamines, cool compresses, and...

Medical News Today: Are random erections normal?

Medical News Today: Are random erections normal?

Erections, or boners, can happen at any time and without stimulation. Males of all ages can experience random erections, often first thing in the morning. They may be caused by daily changes in testosterone...

The Bucket List: Seeing things for the last time

The Bucket List: Seeing things for the last time

Eight-year-old Alexa is going blind and has created a list of things she wants to see before that happens. Her story is being used by the Royal Society for Blind Children to raise awareness...

Medical News Today: What to know about hiatal hernia surgery

Medical News Today: What to know about hiatal hernia surgery

Surgery is an effective way to treat a hiatal hernia, with a 90–95 percent success rate in relieving symptoms such as acid reflux and GERD. Laparoscopic repair is the most common procedure. Recovery takes...

Childhood friends may protect your adult health

Childhood friends may protect your adult health

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Medical News Today: New drug attacks cancer-causing genes

Medical News Today: New drug attacks cancer-causing genes

A new drug that targets cancer-causing genes may help to improve cancer survival rates. Researchers also hope that it might halt obesity-related cancers. Source link

Paramedics set to prescribe medicines

Image copyright Getty Images Advanced paramedics in England will be able to prescribe medicines to people who do not need hospital treatment, under new laws starting on Sunday. Up to seven out of 10...