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A new, simple screening tool promises to help emergency departments decide if a case of fainting heralds a serious condition or if the patient can go home.
Itchy skin is a common condition. We take a look at some of the most common causes of itches, including dry skin, eczema, and allergies.
A recent large-scale survey investigating cannabis use in 18 countries finds that mixing it with tobacco lessens an individuals motivation to quit.
Learn all about sore throats. This article looks at the causes and symptoms of a sore throat, along with home remedies and prevention tips.
Infants born to mothers who receive the flu vaccine in pregnancy may only be protected against the virus for the first 8 weeks of life, find researchers.
A food supplement containing bacteria produced in the gut through fiber digestion has been found to reduce cravings for foods high in calories.
Fat in the diet is typically viewed as detrimental to health. A new study, however, points to health benefits of eating more unsaturated fat.
Medical News Today: Hospitals on alert for global emergence of deadly, drug-resistant yeast infection
Candida auris - a multidrug-resistant, invasive yeast infection with high mortality rates - has hit nine countries, prompting fears of a global emergence.
Learn all about the signs of multiple sclerosis exacerbations. These relapses in symptoms vary in severity and are different from person to person.