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In the recent COVID-19 pandemic, children have been mildly affected by the disease itself. However, in rare cases, children have…

Nausea and vomiting are common side effects of chemotherapy, especially in the treatment of breast cancer. A recently approved treatment…

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia compromises the immune system, making patients more susceptible to infections. It’s important for patients and physicians to…

Patient-reported outcomes are a valuable aspect of clinical trials. Regulatory authorities and research groups are encouraging the inclusion of these…

Onychomycosis is a fungal infection that deforms and discolors the nails. Through this post based on the free-access review article…

Recent research shows that the microorganisms in the gut communicate and affect brain health and depression. In the paper “Personalized…

There is an increase in the prevalence of food allergies. Rather than relying on complete food avoidance, how can the…

Smoking, apart from affecting the internal organs, can also affect skin and hair health. In the article “The Effects of…

Inflammation of mucous membrane due to cold or allergies (rhinitis) and wheezing frequently affects both children and adults. How does…

If you have psoriasis, you have a higher probability of developing other autoimmune disorders, including celiac disease. The authors of…

If you are losing weight for personal or medical reasons, it could be important to talk to your primary care…

How impactful can a healthy diet be? In the case study “Quality or Quantity of Proteins in the Diet for…

Learn more about acute kidney injury and its impact on the body. Discover how this condition can worsen the impact…

If you have asthma, you need to know what you’re allergic to. When your doctor is doing a skin prick…

Knotted rope

World Kidney Day is a yearly campaign to raise awareness about kidney health. For 2021, the steering committee has chosen…

Mumbles

The authors of the review article ‘Immune System Efficiency in Cancer and the Microbiota Influence’ in the journal Pathobiology investigate…