A common cause of hearing loss is damage to the hair cells in the cochlea of the inner ear. Researchers hope to use stem cell therapy to produce new hair cells.
Researchers have found bacteria in some herniated disks. These bacteria may be causing chronic pain. Antibiotics can reduce chronic back pain in some people.
Most of us don't drink enough water which leaves us dehydrated and damages our health. Learn about the benefits of drinking more water as well as the easiest way to increase the amount of water you drink every day.
Diaper rash is one of the most common ailments in infants. Most forms are easily treated with lotions available from the drugstore. But there are more severe conditions which may need medical attention. This article explains how to recognize the problem and what to do if your baby is suffering.
Having a sick baby is worrisome but parents can get prepared for this years flu season with this ultimate guide. Find expert advice and get all of your questions about the baby flu answered right here.
Spinal taps can make diagnoses that save lives, but they can have painful side effects. Watch out for these signs that you might be suffering from a post-dural headache.
According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services estimates that of all women by the age of 50 - 70 percent Caucasian and 80 percent African American suffered from uterine fibroids.
Escherichia coli is a bacterium that exists as different strains. Some strains live in our gut and are very helpful. Others cause foodborne illness and disease.
A bacterium named Helicobacter pylori lives inside the stomach of many people and can cause ulcers and pain. The bacterium resists the body's defence system.
In someone with an anemia disorder, there are either not enough red blood cells in the blood or the cells contain abnormal hemoglobin. Symptoms range from mild to severe.
Genetic testing is often recommended to women who have abnormal first trimester screening tests, for women of advanced maternal age, and for those considered high risk for certain genetic diseases.
Kaolin and zeolite are minerals that can be very useful in first aid treatments. They help to stop bleeding by aiding our body's blood-clotting process.
Difficulty sleeping spoils your day, undermines relationships, and makes you less effective at work. Many causes of sleep problems relate to your lifestyle. This article explains 13 gentle but effective changes you can make to help you get a good night's sleep and wake refreshed and raring to go.
When your child gets a red rash on their skin, and they are uncomfortable or itchy, it's hard to know what to do to make them feel better. Unfortunately, many parents don't know exactly what to do and turn to harmful treatments in order to get rid of the eczema. Read here to find out more.
We as a society are questioning fevers in children. Should we treat them, or should we leave them alone? Should we give them medication to bring it down, or should we got to the hospital? The question we should be asking is if fevers are dangerous at all, and if we should be doing anything.
Bone spurs are projections or outgrowths that extend from a bone. They may press on nerves or other tissues, causing pain, numbness, or difficulty in moving.