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Dry skin

Dry skin is a common problem, especially in older people. While it usually only causes mild discomfort, in some cases

Animation: menopause symptoms

If you are troubled by menopausal symptoms, it may help to know that you’re not the only one. While menopause

Bunions

One of the more painful conditions to affect our feet are bunions. A bunion is an abnormal, swollen bony bump

Skin dryness relieved by vitamin B3

Vitamin B3 (nicotinamide) may be a simple and cost-effective approach to relieve dry skin, according to Australian researchers. Their trial of

Rosacea

Rosacea (pronounced rose-ay-sha) is a common skin condition which causes the face to become red and inflamed, with enlarged and

Eating disorders

What are eating disorders? The term ‘eating disorders’ is used to describe a range of problems to do with eating

Scleroderma

Scleroderma is an uncommon disease that causes hard, thickened areas of skin and may also cause problems with blood vessels

Allergy testing a waste of time in hives (urticaria)

Many patients with chronic urticaria spend years in misery trying to find the cause of their hives, but the long-term

Breast abscesses

A breast abscess is a localised collection of pus in the breast tissue. It is usually caused by a bacterial

Toxic shock syndrome

What is toxic shock syndrome? Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a rare but very serious illness. It received much publicity

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