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What is the difference between cold and flu?

Both flu (influenza) and cold are caused by viruses, and they can have similar symptoms. So how do we know if a person has the flu or a bad cold? In this article, we explain the differences. Cold and influenza are the most common illnesses in humans. . Every year, 5-20 percent of the population […]

Vulvodynia: What you need to know

Vulvodynia and vestibulodynia refer to a chronic discomfort of the vulva, the part of a woman’s body that protects the genitals. It includes the external female genitalia, including the mons pubis, the labia majora and minora, the clitoris, and the perineum. Vulval pain can happen for a number of reasons, but vulvodynia and vestibulodynia are […]

Insomnia: Everything you need to know

Insomnia is a sleep disorder that regularly affects millions of people worldwide. In short, individuals with insomnia find it difficult to fall asleep or stay asleep. The effects can be devastating. Insomnia commonly leads to daytime sleepiness, lethargy, and a general feeling of being unwell, both mentally and physically. Mood swings, irritability, and anxiety are […]

Flu rash: Everything you need to know

The flu is a common respiratory infection, and its symptoms can range from mild to severe. Although a rash is not a common symptom of the flu, it can sometimes occur. There is evidence to suggest that certain types of flu may lead to a rash forming in some people. In other cases, another condition […]

Rare diseases more common than we think

Rare diseases are by their very nature obscure and unknown, falling through the cracks when it comes to research budgets and treatment development. But now, a study has shown they are more common than we think. The United States classifies a rare disease as one that affects fewer than 200,000 people. However, all together, rare […]

New technology better controls type 1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes has no cure, and although there are several treatment options available, many people find managing the condition challenging. New technology could help reduce that burden. Many people find managing type 1 diabetes inconvenient, but new research may change this. More than 1 million children and adults in the United States have type […]