Acne Breakouts | NIH News in Health

  July 2018 Controlling Problem Pimples Zits. Pimples. Spots. Whatever you call it, acne can cause discomfort and embarrassment. This skin condition affects most people at some point during their lives. About 4 out of every 5 people experience acne outbreaks between the ages of 11 and 30. Acne starts in the skin’s oil glands. … Continue reading “Acne Breakouts | NIH News in Health”

Deep Brain Stimulation – Awake Surgery – Mayo Clinic

Kendall Lee, M.D., describes deep brain stimulation surgery, and how it is is typically done with patients who remain awake, so neurological functions can be measured and maintained. For more information on deep brain stimulation, visit source

‘Can I Have Sex?’ Top Pregnancy Dos and Don’ts – First Trimester

Can you get flu shots while pregnant? Fly on airplanes? Dye your hair? Download the WebMD Pregnancy App here: Subscribe to WebMD here: Follow WebMD here: Website: Facebook: Pinterest: Twitter: Instagram: Source by [author_name] baby,pregnancy,pregnancy dos,pregnancy don’ts,pregnancy questions

Microcephaly, seizures, and developmental delay – Genetics Home Reference

  Dumitrache LC, McKinnon PJ. Polynucleotide kinase-phosphatase (PNKP) mutations and neurologic disease. Mech Ageing Dev. 2017 Jan;161(Pt A):121-129. doi: 10.1016/j.mad.2016.04.009. Epub 2016 Apr 26. Review. Poulton C, Oegema R, Heijsman D, Hoogeboom J, Schot R, Stroink H, Willemsen MA, Verheijen FW, van de Spek P, Kremer A, Mancini GM. Progressive cerebellar atrophy and polyneuropathy: expanding … Continue reading “Microcephaly, seizures, and developmental delay – Genetics Home Reference”

Why is it Important to Know My Family Health History?

Family Health History: Why It’s Important and What You Should Know Why is it important to know my family history? by Kimberly Holland Family members share more than similar appearance. You may recognize that you have your father’s curly hair or your mother’s button nose. Thank goodness my kids got my wife’s food looks. What … Continue reading “Why is it Important to Know My Family Health History?”

The Birth of “No One Dies Alone”

Sandra Clarke, R.N., shares her story on the experience that created the spark of inspiration to create the No One Dies Alone program. Learn more about the Center for Innovation at and read our blog post about NODA at source

Mayo Clinic Minute: Benefits of Coloring

Vivien Williams has this Mayo Clinic Minute. source

Alopecia areata – Genetics Home Reference

  The causes of alopecia areata are complex and not well understood. A combination of factors likely underlies the disorder, including changes in many genes that function in the hair and skin and in the immune system. Alopecia areata is one of a large group of immune system diseases classified as autoimmune disorders. Normally, the … Continue reading “Alopecia areata – Genetics Home Reference”

How Meningitis Spreads | WebMD

Take a fascinating look into what meningitis does to your brain and how it spreads. Subscribe to WebMD: Follow WebMD: Website: Facebook: Pinterest: Twitter: Instagram: Source by [author_name] health,medicine,meningitis,wellness,brain,nervous system

Be Safe from Anaphylaxis-Mayo Clinic

Every year up to two thousand people in the United States and Canada die from anaphylaxis — a serious allergic reaction. The most common causes are allergies to peanuts, insect bites and seafood. But not all anaphylactic reactions are severe. They can be mild with subtler symptoms. And most people don’t know that if you’ve … Continue reading “Be Safe from Anaphylaxis-Mayo Clinic”