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08.06.2018 - What happens during a pelvic exam?

A pelvic exam involves visually and physically checking the female reproductive system and sexual organs. These exams may be part of an annual checkup, and they are performed regularly during pregnancy. They can also help to diagnose infections and other issues. Here, learn what to expect and what the results may mean. read more

05.06.2018 - Which essential oils help with nausea?

There are many essential oils that might be beneficial for a range of symptoms. Lots of people use them to treat nausea. Researchers have studied several oils that may work, including ginger and lemon oil, but results remain inconclusive. Here, learn more about the best essential oils for nausea and how to use them. read more

05.06.2018 - How to treat a loose tooth in adults

Losing teeth is a regular part of growing up. In adults, however, loose teeth may be a cause for concern. Adult teeth are designed to last a lifetime and should not fall out. We explore reasons that teeth may loosen, including gum disease and osteoporosis. Learn about preventing further damage, treatments, and more. read more

01.06.2018 - What causes hydronephrosis?

Hydronephrosis in adults is often caused by an underlying condition, such as kidney stones. In newborn babies, it can be caused by problems with the tubes that connect the kidneys and bladder. In this article, we look at hydronephrosis and explain the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and complications. read more

01.06.2018 - Is there a link between breast-feeding and breast cancer?

It is possible, though rare, to develop breast cancer while breast-feeding. However, there are many other possible causes of breast lumps in lactating women. In this article, we look at the link between breast cancer and lactation. We also explain what to do if you find a breast lump while breast-feeding. read more

30.05.2018 - Which exercises are safe during early pregnancy?

Low-impact exercises, such as yoga and swimming, are usually safe during pregnancy. Slightly more vigorous forms, such as jogging, are also appropriate in the early stages. Here, we explore the benefits of exercise during pregnancy, how to establish a good routine, and which activities are safe in the first trimester. read more

30.05.2018 - Schizophrenia: The placenta may explain risk

The placenta may explain why some people genetically predisposed to schizophrenia go on to develop the disorder, while others don't. read more