Overview Rosacea is a very common disease in the population that is mainly characterized by the appearance of erythematous areas (flush) located on the face, with some general clinical signs that include: telangiectasia, inflammatory papulopustular … [Read more...]

Diet in pregnancy

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Prescription free pain medications and the risk they entail

OverviewPharmacy shelves hold a wide range of prescription and non-prescription drugs, that sometimes it is difficult to choose one of them. Prescription free drugs against pain can be classified into two main categories: acetaminophen and … [Read more...]

How to prevent food poisoning caused by consumption of eggs

OverviewEggs should be stored properly in order to avoid the occurrence of certain diseases or food poisoning.Many refrigerators are equipped with special holders for eggs, which are on the refrigerator door. In reality, these shelves are not … [Read more...]

Nail biting

OverviewA person habit to bite his nails is a repetitive behavior that results in the destruction of nails and often skin around the nails, and cuticles.Vice can become quite serious, so those who bite nails can experience bleeding, bruising, … [Read more...]

Brittle bone disease – osteogenesis imperfecta

OverviewOsteogenesis imperfecta also known as brittle bone disease is a disease that causes an abnormality in the production of a protein called collagen.Collagen is an important protein that supports the body, or, more exactly, the frame on that … [Read more...]

Health benefits of shea butter

OverviewFat obtained from the nuts of an African tree called “shea” is the source of the shea butter. Traditionally, shea butter is used to reduce fine lines, scars and stretch marks, to relieve skin irritations such as those found in psoriasis, … [Read more...]

Dyssomnias and parasomnias

1. OverviewSleep disorders are common in patients presenting to the doctor. Sleep is a periodical and reversible physiological state, characterized by loss of consciousness, associated with decreased perception of auditory and visual stimuli, vital … [Read more...]

Cherry juice – health risks and benefits

OverviewScientists study the benefits of cherry juice, because besides being rich in antioxidants, it could be beneficial to treat insomnia and may help lower cholesterol.Besides the benefits to reduce muscle pain and inflammatory effects, … [Read more...]

Blood in semen: should this be a worrying sign for men?

The medical term for the presence of blood in semen is hematospermia. When men notice there is blood in their ejaculate they usually start worrying. Their first thought is about prostate or testicle cancer. The truth is that hematospermia is not such … [Read more...]