Medical News Today: What causes pale gums?

Table of contentsCauses and symptomsWhen to see a doctorTips for healthy gumsOutlook Pale gums may indicate that a person has anemia, which is often the result of an iron deficiency. However, if the gums are white or painful, the cause may be more serious.Healthy gums should be a relatively consistent shade

Medical News Today: Can saw palmetto reduce enlarged prostate?

Table of contentsOverviewSide effectsMedical treatments for BPHHome remediesWhen to see a doctorTakeaway People often use saw palmetto as a natural remedy for benign prostate hyperplasia, which is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland.Benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) is a common condition in older people. The prostate grows bigger and impedes the

Medical News Today: Can you have RA and PsA at the same time?

Table of contentsRA vs PsASymptomsCauses and risk factorsComplicationsDiagnosisTreatments Psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are two types of arthritis that can be easily confused. Both are autoimmune conditions in which the immune system attacks the joints, causing pain, swelling, and stiffness. They are, however, separate disorders.Arthritis is a common cause of chronic

Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of balsamic vinegar?

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Medical News Today: Scientists find cell types behind schizophrenia

The biology of schizophrenia is difficult to study, since hundreds of genes are implicated in the disease. But now, scientists have identified the few cell types behind the disease.Scientists come one step closer to finding the cause of schizophrenia. The international team — led by researchers from the Karolinska Institutet in

What Happens When Someone On Your Flight Has A Medical Emergency

If there's a medical emergency on a flight, some planes will make an emergency landing so the passenger can get treatment. But on others, sick passengers are treated on board by flight attendants or medical personnel who happen to be on the same flight and volunteer to help.Here & Now's Jeremy