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Breast implant illness

“I feel like I’m being poisoned.” I will never forget the night I told my parents that I thought my breast implants were the cause of a decade’s worth of unexplained medical phenomena. What started as a sudden onset of panic attacks 7 years ago transformed into a laundry list of debilitating mental and physical […]

High blood pressure research

In this special feature, we collate some of the most intriguing hypertension studies from 2019. We particularly focus on nutrition, risk factors, and hypertension’s relationship with dementia. Today, in the United States, around 1 in 3 adults has high blood pressure, which doctors also call hypertension. Hypertension increases the risk of cardiovascular events, such as […]

Eating three meals a day that includes a breakfast of fruit, bread, and sweets may be more beneficial for type 2 diabetes.

Typically, doctors advise people with type 2 diabetes to eat about six times a day. But this approach can lead to a vicious cycle in which individuals require more intensive treatments. Could a different approach to diet be more suitable? Type 2 diabetes is one of the most common metabolic conditions. Across the globe, over […]

What is the difference between cold and flu?

Both flu (influenza) and cold are caused by viruses, and they can have similar symptoms. So how do we know if a person has the flu or a bad cold? In this article, we explain the differences. Cold and influenza are the most common illnesses in humans. . Every year, 5-20 percent of the population […]

Vaginal pain: Causes and how to treat it

Vaginal pain can be a temporary symptom of infection or injury. Or, it can be a chronic symptom with no known cause. Persistent vaginal pain with no clear cause is called vulvodynia. It is a common gynecological condition, affecting up to 16% of women in the United States. Fear or embarrassment may keep a person […]