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Sore throat is very common and is usually caused by infection with any one of a large number of viruses or less commonly bacteria. Occasionally, sore throat can have other causes such as allergies, excessively dry air (e.g. from air…

What is type A influenza? Influenza — also known as the flu — is a contagious viral infection that attacks your respiratory system. Influenza viruses that infect humans can be classified into three main groups: A, B, and C. Types A influenza infection can be…

Uterus pain in early pregnancy During early pregnancy, you may experience mild twinges or cramping in the uterus. You may also feel aching in your vagina, lower abdomen, pelvic region, or back. It may feel similar to menstrual period cramps.…

What is PRP therapy? PRP (platelet-rich plasma) therapy for hair loss is a three-step medical treatment in which a person’s blood is drawn, processed, and then injected into the scalp. Some in the medical community think that PRP injections trigger natural hair…

Overview Warts are flesh-colored bumps caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). They can form on various parts of the body, such as the hands or genital area. They can transmit from person-to-person. Since warts may spread from one part of…

Close but not the same It’s a misconception that twins have identical fingerprints. While identical twins share many physical characteristics, each person still has their own unique fingerprint. If you’re curious about how identical twins are similar and how shared…

Overview The most common cause of a burning feeling in your feet is nerve damage, often related to diabetes. There are other possible causes though, too. The pain from burning feet can be intermittent or constant and range from mild…

Back pain is one of the top ailments that leads people to call their doctors. Pain in your upper back or abdomen and sides, also called flank pain or kidney painhas numerous causes. What Causes Flank Pain? If you have persistent…

Ronald Melly, the fake doctor from Nandi County, performed eight successful operations at the Kapsabet County Referral Hospital before he was transferred to head Meteitei Sub-County hospital, a report shows. The details, which sparked a public outcry, were contained in…

Gowns are examples of personal protective equipment used in health care settings.  They are used to protect the wearer from the spread of infection or illness if the wearer comes in contact with potentially infectious liquid and solid material. They…