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Health Tip: Taming Bursitis

(HealthDay News) -- Bursitis involves swelling of thebursa -- a fluid-filled sac that cushions bone from muscles, tendons or skin. Latest Arthritis News Bursitis often is caused by repetitive motion, so the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin...

Morton's Neuroma

Morton's neuroma facts Morton's neuroma is a swollen, inflamed nerve in the foot. Morton's neuroma causes a "burning" sharp pain on the bottom of the foot. Treatments for Morton's neuroma include resting the foot, better-fitting shoes, anti-inflammation medications,...

What is serum cholesterol?

Cholesterol is a type of body fat, or lipid. A serum cholesterol level is a measurement of certain elements in the blood, including the amount of high- and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL and LDL) in a person's blood.Serum cholesterol levels also show the...

Dengue Vaccine Use Should Be Restricted: WHO

Use of the vaccine for dengue should be used "exclusively or almost exclusively in people who have already been infected with dengue," the World Health Organization's independent vaccines group says. Latest Infectious Disease News After a two-day meeting this week,...

Even Flies Enjoy Ejaculation: Study

Latest Sexual Health News THURSDAY, April 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- It seems that males of many species -- even the common fruit fly -- get a real buzz from ejaculation. And, like some human males, if denied sex, male fruit flies will turn to boozing instead....

His and Her Knee Injuries Occur the Same Way

Latest Arthritis News THURSDAY, April 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Women are more likely than men to suffer a knee injury called an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear. But -- surprisingly -- the injury occurs the same way in both genders, a new study reveals. Prior...

Skin Sensor Might Someday Track Alcoholics' Booze Intake

Latest Prevention & Wellness News TUESDAY, April 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- An injectable sensor that could provide ongoing monitoring of the alcohol intake of people receiving addiction treatment is in development. The miniature biosensor would be placed just...

What is serum cholesterol?

Cholesterol is a type of body fat, or lipid. A serum cholesterol level is a measurement of certain elements in the blood, including the amount of high- and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL and LDL) in a person's blood.Serum cholesterol levels also show the...

A College Student's Guide to Avoiding Burnout

Latest Healthy Kids News SUNDAY, April 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Juggling classes, jobs and extracurricular activities can lead to big-time burnout in college, but knowing its signs can help savvy students avoid it, one psychologist says. "Burnout is described as...