Home > Medical Medical All sections in Medical » All Diseases » All Symptoms » Medical Schemes » All Medications Vaccine-preventable diseases making a comeback By identifying clusters of people who refuse to vaccinate their children or refuse certain shots, researchers can target prevention efforts. ADHD Higher altitude US states have fewer kids with ADHD States in the US at higher altitudes have fewer kids with ADHD, while low-lying states have rates up to 16 percent. Allergy Antihistamine blocks hepatitis C infection According US researchers, a cheap antihistamine may be useful in the treatment of hepatitis C. Arthritis Arthritis... How to choose the right furniture Do you have arthritis? Then you may have stiff, painful joints and significant mobility and functioning issues. Make your life easier by choosing furniture that’s right for you. Cough Can a placebo reduce the urge to cough? The desire to cough after inhaling the spicy substance in chilli peppers can be soothed by a placebo. Colds&Flu Why you should get the flu jab South Africans have been warned that this winter’s flu strains are virulent. Here are five things you need to know about the flu vaccination. Depression Depression in women could be treated with vitamin D Researchers have discovered a previously unknown link between vitamin D and depression in overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Diabetes Diabetic and depressed? You may have a higher risk of dementia too! Diabetes and depression often go hand-in-hand but suffering both conditions can also seriously increase your risk of suffering from dementia. Digestive Health Scientists build 'mini stomachs' in lab Scientists have used stem cells to build tiny clusters of human gastric tissue that could spur research into cancer, ulcers and diabetes. Erectile Dysfunction 10 foods to boost your libido Did you know that there are foods that can naturally increase your libido and spark your sexual appetite? Spice up your sex life by adding these foods to the menu. Eye Health Nine health warnings you can pick up from in and around your eyes The eyes are not only for seeing - they can reveal secrets to underlying health issues. Take a careful look and see if you have any of these symptoms, and if you do, head off to the doctor straight away. Hearing Management The strangest things found in people's ears Doctors have found some very weird things in patients' ears. We look at 7 strange things found in human ears . . . HIV/Aids Undiagnosed or untreated people cause most HIV infections Most HIV infections stem from undiagnosed or untreated patients, suggesting that there's a long way to go in containing the spread of the disease. Hypertension Killer pilot Lubitz may have drugged captain There is speculation that Germanwings airplane co-pilot Andreas Lubitz spiked his captain's drink with diuretic drugs, which commonly cause frequent urination. Incontinence The dangers of transvaginal mesh to repair stress urinary incontinence The use of synthetic mesh has increased in vaginal surgery since 2007, but with many recent lawsuits surfacing, what do we really know about the dangers of this procedure that is used to fix POP and SUI? Knee Pain Knee cartilage regrown Knee cartilage injuries can be effectively repaired by tissue engineering and osteoarthritis does not stop the regeneration process, researchers conclude. Osteoporosis Kids with stronger muscles have lower risk of osteoporosis Kids with stronger muscles tend to have healthier bones - a factor that significantly delays the onset of osteoporosis in later life. Sleep Disorders Heavy snoring and apnoea linked to earlier mental decline Treating sleep issues may delay mental decline in adults, researchers say. Sore Throat Sore throat gargles and remedies that work – and some that don't Oftentimes the right gargle can cure the nastiest sore throat – BUT using the wrong one could make matters a lot worse. advertisement From our sponsors Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier What's your IQ? » Can you solve this grade 8 maths problem? The almost impossible grade 8 maths question answer Breastfeeding leads to higher IQ How intelligent are you? Take the the following test to find out how intelligent you are. Love your eyes » Measles can cause blindness Symptoms of an eye injury Goodbye to reading glasses? Would you bleach your blood-shot eyes? Some people are resorting to eye bleaching to remedy their red eyes.