When a patient shows up at the emergency department with fever, coughing, wheezing and generally feeling terrible, it’s a good bet he or she has a respiratory infection. But a good bet isn’t good enough. Doctors need to know if the symptoms are caused by bacteria, virus, or something else...read on
As we get older, the first feature to show aging is often the eyes. Even people in their 40s and 50s may notice that drooping eyelids and sagging skin under their eyes have added years to their appearance. These changes can affect how you feel about yourself and how others perceive you.
In some...read on
If you’ve had a hernia, or know someone who has, you’re likely to link this condition to one particular concept: pain. Hernias, also called ruptures, can hurt a lot, both when they occur and when they are surgically repaired.
At least, that used to be the case. For most hernias, surgeons today can...read on