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04.04.2018 - Everything you need to know about breakthrough bleeding

Breakthrough bleeding or spotting occurs between periods or during pregnancy. Conditions such as fibroids and infections can cause it, and it is a common side effect of hormonal birth control and IUDs. In this article, learn to identify breakthrough bleeding, management techniques, and when to see a doctor. read more

03.04.2018 - What causes dark nipples?

A person's nipples can change color at different times in their life. There are many different reasons why this might happen, most of which are harmless, hormone-related, and linked to pregnancy or menstruation. This article explains more about these causes of dark nipples, plus when someone might need to see a doctor. read more

28.03.2018 - Why does urine smell like ammonia while pregnant?

Most often, an ammonia-like vaginal smell during pregnancy is caused by changes in the makeup of urine. Reasons for this include lifestyle factors such as dietary preferences, dehydration, and supplement use. This article also looks at five causes including STIs and UTIs, as well as prevention and treatment options. read more

27.03.2018 - Nine causes of white particles in urine

In this article, learn about the possible causes of white particles in urine for both men and women, including UTIs, kidney stones, STIs, yeast infections, prostatitis, and pregnancy. We also list additional symptoms to watch out for, such as white discharge or burning, and explain when you should talk to a doctor. read more

26.03.2018 - Hoverboard injuries documented

A study has found that 26,854 young people were treated in US accident and emergency departments for injuries they received riding hoverboards in 2015 and 2016. read more

21.03.2018 - Inequalities in kids' weight reversed

It used to be the thinner a child was the more likely they were to come from a poor family – now the reverse is true. read more

20.03.2018 - Social media 'may harm wellbeing of teenage girls'

Girls who spend a lot of time on social media at age 10 are more likely to encounter declining levels of wellbeing during adolescence than those who do not, say researchers. read more