Brain scans could offer sign of postpartum psychosis risk

Postpartum psychosis is a devastating, but rare, mental health problem that affects women in the first few weeks after giving birth. Symptoms vary widely, and can include high mood (mania), depression, confusion, hallucinations and delusions. Although the disorder affects only one in every 1,000 women who have a baby, it is much more common in mothers with a history of […]

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The Best And Worst Characteristics Of The Zodiac Sign Cancer

Anyone whose sign is Cancer is lucky enough to have been born in the summertime. Cancers are those born between June 21 and July 22 (via Allure). Cancer is ruled by the moon, which is known for its changeable nature (via i.TheHoroscope.co). While we know that the moon itself actually doesn’t change its size and shape, astrology, unlike astronomy, is all about perception, and from […]

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8 Types of Rashes That Can Be a Sign of COVID-19

Usually, this type of rash is one that lasts a long time—sometimes, it's even permanent. But as Health previously reported, dermatologists are seeing transient livedo reticularis in patients with COVID-19, meaning the rash comes and goes. The rash presents itself as tiny purple, red, or brown spots that one may mistake for bruising under the skin. According to Dr. Bataille and […]

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Nurse says red eyes are telltale sign of coronavirus infection

Red eyes may be a tell-tale sign of coronavirus: Nurse who treated patients in Seattle nursing home says they ALL shared the facial ‘symptom’ Chelsey Earnest is a nurse at Life Care Center in Kirkland, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in Washington state She said redness around the eyes was the most important sign that someone was infected with the […]

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Can't shift that heavy cold? It could be a sign of heart trouble

Can’t shift that heavy cold? It could be a sign of heart trouble Carolyn Mitchell developed heart failure after a bout of influenza  Just a few weeks into a new job, Carolyn Mitchell came down with a nasty bout of influenza — but soldiered on, not wanting to let anyone down at work. ‘It was early in the year and […]

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Your Low Libido Might Actually Be a Sign of This Sexual Disorder

All sorts of factors, from age to relationship status, can influence whether you crave sex…or would rather clock an extra hour’s sleep. But when does a low sex drive become a disorder? It's mostly a matter of how you feel about your libido level. Some people don’t mind having a low libido, Lauren Streicher, MD, a clinical professor of obstetrics and […]

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Parkinson’s disease symptoms: The sign in your handwriting to watch out for

Parkinson’s disease is caused by loss of nerve cells in part of the brain called the substantia nigra, which leads to a reduction in a chemical called dopamine in the brain. Dopamine plays a vital role regulating the movement of the body so a loss of this chemical can cause movement problems. As the condition progresses, the symptoms of Parkinson’s […]

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Bacterial chemical ‘signatures’ a sign of damaged gut microbiome in critical illness

Chemicals produced by healthy bacteria could be used to assess the health of the gut microbiome and help identify critically-ill children at greatest risk of organ failure, a study published in Critical Care Medicine has found. The gut microbiome is a trillions-strong community of healthy bacteria that live inside us. They make important contributions to our health, including fermenting the […]

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What November's Capricorn Horoscope Means for You

I'm Aliza Kelly Faragher, your resident astrologer, serving up your monthly horoscope. Read what your sign's 2018 horoscope predictions have in store for you, or check out the Capricorn personality profile. Who are your people, Capricorn? It’s hard to achieve success (especially on the scale you crave) without having support. On some level, your achievements are contingent on having a […]

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