People with a liver condition who develop dark black tarry faeces, or dark urine, should seek “urgent medical attention”, according to the British Liver Trust. Other serious symptoms include vomiting blood, bruising easily, itching skin and swelling of the lower tummy area.
While dermatitis is a common skin condition, for many it can be chronic and, as a result, cause deterioration in mental health due to lowered self-esteem. In recent years studies have begun to look at whether this forms part of a snowballing
HEALTHY gums are usually pink, but having darker skin can lead to dark and irregular pigmentation in the gums. There are colours, however, that warrant dental inspection as they could be an indication of disease.
David Marshall had been on holiday in the Spanish resort with his wife Dorothy when he fell into a month-long coma. The pensioner, now retired after serving as a union official took the holiday with his wife as he wanted a “much-needed
The results of the study revealed all three actions cumulatively reduced the risk of invasive cancers. While all three had small benefits individually, it was when combined they had their greatest potency. Dr Ferrari said of the results: “This is the first
Before the rise inexorable rise of the cappuccino, latte, espresso, and flat white contributed to coffee’s position as Britain’s favourite drink there was another beverage that claimed the top spot. For generations tea was the most popular drink in the UK, calming
There is a subtype of cells in the part of the brain called the substantia nigra that die when people have Parkinson’s disease. The cells make a signalling chemical, dopamine, which is involved with controlling movement. While a number of treatments for
Parkinson’s, much other degenerative diseases such dementia or motor neurone disease, is a devastating diagnosis to receive for both the patient and their family. Currently over 135,000 people have Parkinson’s disease in the UK. The prevalence rate according to the most recent
NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! U.S. health officials are looking into more than 100 possible cases of a mysterious and severe liver disease in children, including five deaths. About two dozen states reported suspected cases after the Centers for
Heart disease is an umbrella term for a range of conditions that narrow or block blood vessels. It is the leading cause of death globally, with almost 18 lives being lost to cardiovascular complications each year, according to figures released by the