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What is diabetes? Diabetes is a disease that occurs when a person’s body doesn’t make enough of the hormone insulin or can’t use insulin properly. There are 2 types of diabetes. Type 1 diabetes occurs when your body’s pancreas doesn’t produce any insulin.

If you just found out you have diabetes, you probably have a lot of questions and you may feel a little uncertain. But you're not alone. In the United States, 23.6 million people have diabetes. Most of these people lead full, healthy lives. One of the best things you can do for yourself is to learn all you can about diabetes. This article will tell you some of the basics about diabetes.

Signs & Symptoms of Facebook Addiction

Facebook is quickly making everyone slaves to this site. It is a crazy drug where everyone is constantly logged on to it irrespective of the fact that they have work or they do not have anything to do. It is considered a cyber drug where millions of people are becoming addicts by the day. You think you are not addict? Take a rain check and see for yourself. Based of a private research conducted by some psychologist, Here are a few symptoms or signs of Facebook addiction.

Signs & Symptoms of Perioral Dermatitis

Perioral Dermatits is a common skin problem that mostly affects young women. Occasionally men or children are affected. Perioral refers to the area around the mouth and dermatitis indicates redness or inflammation of the skin. In addition to the redness, there are usually small red bumps and mild peeling. Sometimes the bumps are the most common feature and it may look like acne. The areas most affected are within the borders of the lines from the nose to the sides of the lips, and the chin. There is frequent sparing of a small band of skin that borders the lips. Occasionally, the areas around the nose , eyes, and cheeks can be affected. Sometimes there is mild itching and/or burning.

Signs and Symptoms of Pityriasis Alba

Pityriasis alba is a common skin condition mostly occurring in children and usually seen as dry, fine-scaled, pale patches on the face. It is self-limiting and usually only requires use of moisturizer creams.

Head Lice

Head Lice are tiny insects about the size of a seasme seed. They move from one person to another by head to head contact. They cannot jump to another person's head.

Children who get head lice may feel embarrassed or ashamed, but they shouldnot. Anyone can get head lice. It has nothing to do with feeling dirty or clean, and lice do not spread disease or illness. Be sensitive to your child's feelings.

Nose Bleeds (Epistaxis)

Nose Bleed

Nose Bleeds can happen due to any minor trauma since nose is very vascular part of the body. Nose Bleeds can occur spontaneously when the nasal membranes dry out and crack. It happens more in dry and winter season due to more frequency of colds in this season. Dry heat also increases the chances of nose bleeds.

Abdominal Pain

Abdominal Pain is a symptom which has a wide variety of differential diagnosis. The various causes are divided into different categories based on the location of the abdominal pain.  Usually the pain is caused due to organs underneath but can get pain radiated from other places. Your physician will make likely diagnosis based on its location and associated signs and symptoms.

Corns & Calluses

CALLUSES AND CORNS — Calluses and corns (clavi) are among the most frequent skin conditions and, by virtue of their location on the feet, may be the source of considerable disability, discomfort, and pain. Calluses are generally not harmful, but m...


What is Eczema? Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, is a skin problem that causes dry, itchy, scaly, red skin. It can occur in infants, children, and adults, and seems more common in certain families.  What Causes Eczema? The cause of eczema...

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Vapour rub relieves cold symptoms for children, helps them sleep better

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  • November 10, 2010
Applying a vapour rub is effective for treating children with night-time cough and congestion and improves sleep for children with cold symptoms, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. 'Upper respiratory infections are the m...