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 A better night's sleep may help kids with ADHD Children with ADHD and sleeping problems may show improvement in their symptoms after undergoing behavioural sleep intervention. Allergy New skin patch might ease peanut allergy A new wearable device appears to 'educate' cells not to react to the peanut allergen, researchers say. Arthritis Chikungunya symptoms can mimic rheumatoid arthritis Diagnosing chikungunya can be difficult as the mosquito-borne virus mimics symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Colds and Flu Flu sends large numbers of elderly to hospital Flu continues to infect, sending increasing numbers of elderly to hospital. But the worst seems to be over as the season continues to wind down, officials say. Depression Clinically depressed three times more likely to commit violent crime Those who suffer from major depression are three times more likely to commit violence, including sexual crimes and assault. Diabetes Diabetics may benefit from blood pressure meds A review suggests that type 2 diabetes who get treatment for high blood pressure live longer and have a lower risk of heart disease. Eye Health Could Viagra® make you blind? Erectile dysfunction drugs could affect vision of genetically susceptible users. Erectile Dysfunction SA men lose more hair than erections Hair loss is more prevalent in middle-aged SA men than erectile dysfunction (ED) and negatively affects their self-esteem and social life, according to a new survey. Hearing Management 5 most mysterious sounds ever recorded Mysterious, eerie noises have frequently been heard over the years, many of which cannot be explained. These are some of the strangest noises ever recorded. 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 How potassium fights high blood pressure It is possible that high blood pressure and heart disease may not be caused by too much salt, but by an imbalance in our diets between sodium and potassium. Infectious Diseases Compound from Chinese medicinal herb shows promise for Ebola Tetrandrine, a compound found in a Chinese medicinal herb has shown promise in blocking the Ebola virus, new research reveals. Knee Pain Shorter waits for hip and knee surgery patients Groote Schuur Hospital and Unipalm have joined forces to help patients that need knee or hip surgery by alleviating long waiting periods. Osteoporosis Is milk actually bad for your health? For many years we have believed that drinking milk is good for your bones but new research indicates that too much milk can actually increase your risk of developing osteoporosis, fractures and other conditions. Sleep Disorders U.S Sleep Foundation updates shuteye guidelines The U.S Sleep Foundation has released the latest sleep guidelines, and the biggest changes are for babies and seniors. Osteoporosis Resveratrol in wine and chocolate could help prevent osteoporosis Red wine, nuts and chocolate are not only good for the soul, they contain resveratrol which means that they are good for your bones! Sleep Disorders Mindfulness meditation may help older people sleep Practicing meditation may help older people who have trouble sleeping – more than just making their bedrooms more conducive to sleep in. Knee Pain Women: weak in the knees? The odds of injuring your knee playing sports are higher if you're a woman. Hypertension Prompt blood pressure treatment may prevent early death Intensive treatment at the first signs of high blood pressure seems key to preventing poor outcomes, a new study suggests. HIV/Aids The STI you most likely could have without knowing it Sexually transmitted infections often don’t have any noticeable signs or symptoms and people often get an STI without even knowing it. Hearing management Spotting hearing problems in infancy may boost reading skills in deaf teens A study has found that deaf teenagers have stronger reading and language skills if their hearing problems were detected at a young age. 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 What are those things floating in your eye? Ever wondered about those tiny floating particles in your eye? Watch this video and find out what they are and why they exist. Diabetes Boy is 'cured' of type 1 diabetes through complimentary therapies Despite current medical evidence, there are many who believe that type 1 diabetes can be managed effectively without insulin, using alternative therapies. We look at the claims, the science and the potential benefits of an integrative approach. Depression 1 in 5 SA teens just want to die South African teens are feeling so hopeless that 1 in 5 has attempted suicide, with hanging being the most frequent method used. Here are the warning signs. advertisement From our sponsors What's this about vitamin B? 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