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Epiploic appendagitis: Everything you need to know

Epiploic appendagitis is a rare inflammatory condition that affects the small fat-filled pouches on the colon or large intestine. People who have epiploic appendagitis may experience severe lower abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. Although epiploic appendagitis can cause significant pain, doctors can easily treat it with conservative pain management and, in some cases, antibiotics. Continue… Read More »

Pharmacy Versus ‘Farmacy’: The Differences You Need to Know – UKNow

The University of Kentucky Public Relations & Strategic Communications Office provides a weekly health column available for use and reprint by news media. This week’s column is by Craig Martin, Pharm.D., professor and associate dean of the UK College of Pharmacy. LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 25, 2019) — Do you know the difference between a pharmacy,… Read More »

Paula Ratcliffe: Kids need to start running to cure obesity crisis

The three-time London Marathon winner called on parents to limit youngsters’ screen time and instead encourage them to be more active. Paula, 45, who lives in Monaco, says she has switched her life ambition to “helping others achieve their goals”, which she aims to do partly through fronting public health campaigns. “I go for a run at… Read More »

Not All Transplant Centers Use Deceased-Donor Kidneys, Despite Growing Need

MONDAY, Oct. 21, 2019 — Many U.S. transplant centers accept less-than-ideal kidneys from deceased donors, but their willingness to use such organs varies widely. That’s the conclusion of a study that examined the use of deceased-donor kidneys at 182 transplant centers nationwide. Researchers found big differences among them in use of less-than-ideal kidneys that was… Read More »