Atropine eye drops brakes short-sightedness

Myopia begins in most cases from an early age and promotes eye diseases later in life. Eye drops with low-dose atropine can stop this process, as experts of the German Ophthalmological society (DOG) reports. Atropine is actually a potent substance that plants in the nightshade as belladonna occurs. The substance can also slow down short-sightedness, is already known for over […]

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Itching, Burning, hives: What helps help treat hives?

It itches and burns, the skin reddens and forms hives: hives is causing similar symptoms, such as contact with nettles. So the similarities are not exhausted, however, because the shutter of a so-called urticaria are many and varied, and scientifically clarified yet completely. About the disease experts on the occasion of the world-urticaria inform-Tags on 1. October 2019 on the […]

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Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)

If you live in an area where there have been cases of the Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus (EEEV), you may have heard about it on the news. Although it is rare, EEE is very serious. People who are infected with the EEEV become very sick and can die of complications; however, there are things you can do to protect yourself. […]

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Six questions and a large knowledge gap

Around 1.15 billion euros have been spent by the statutory health insurance funds in 2018 for orthodontic treatments. In addition there are costs for therapies that the parents pay has not come yet, because the funds take on this – such as the Closing of a gap between the upper incisors. The Federal court of auditors criticises the fact that […]

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This Influencer Is Opening About Sex During Pregnancy in Topless Instagram Photo

Pregnancy sends a woman's hormones into overdrive, and that can cause her libido to go through the roof for nine months. But not every woman has this experience, and Australian influencer Elise Knowles has started a conversation to normalize that. On Tuesday, Knowles shared a topless selfie on Instagram, showing off her pregnant belly. The photo undoubtedly caught followers' eyes, but it was her caption […]

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Whole genome sequencing for prenatal diagnosis

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the Faculty of Medicine at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has successfully introduced a new genome sequencing technique for prenatal invasive genetic diagnosis. It offers enhanced sensitivity and accuracy of diagnosing lethal and severe congenital disorders through precise detection of pathogenic microdeletion or microduplication in the fetus, compared with the current […]

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Is laziness a choice or genetic trait?

Regular physical activity is a crucial part of living a healthy lifestyle. However, a majority of American adults spend their waking hours sitting, which leads to a variety of health issues such as obesity, cardiovascular disease and cancer. Now, a researcher from the University of Missouri has identified a specific gene related to physical inactivity in rats that could potentially […]

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