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    Lithium toxicity, or lithium overdose, can occur when a person takes too much of a mood-stabilizing medication that contains lithium. It can also develop when the body does not excrete lithium properly. Lithium, or lithium carbonate, is an active ingredient in some drugs that treat mood disorders, including …

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CDC warn about romaine lettuce from Salinas, CA

  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have issued a food safety alert in light of a recent Escherichia coli outbreak in the United States. We outline its main takeaways. Share on PinterestThe CDC warn that consuming romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, CA, may be dangerous. Between September …

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Proctitis: Signs, causes, and therapy

    Proctitis refers to inflammation of the lining of the rectum. The rectum is a muscular tube at the lowest part of the large intestine. Waste passes here from the colon just before exiting through the anus. Inflammation of the rectal lining can cause pain, discharge, and other unusual …

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Causes, signs, therapy, and extra

    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 …

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Continual Lyme illness: Signs, prognosis, and therapy

    Lyme disease comes from a bacteria called Borrelia burgdorferi. Ticks, most commonly the deer tick, spread Lyme disease. Doctors usually treat the infection with antibiotics. With treatment, Lyme disease typically clears up quickly for most people. However, some people continue to have symptoms of Lyme disease following their …

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How micro organism ‘act as one’ to flee antibiotics

  New research zooms in on Pseudomonas aeruginosa to uncover a strategy that drug-resistant bacteria use to avoid antibiotics. The findings could help make antibiotics more effective. Share on PinterestPetri dish experiments show how bacteria communicate to escape antibiotics. Jean-Louis Bru, from the department of molecular biology and biochemistry at …

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How dormant herpes springs again to life

  Researchers may have finally revealed the way that herpes is able to go into and come out of hiding. Share on PinterestNew research helps explain how the herpes virus, depicted here, comes out of its latency stage. A herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection lasts for life. No vaccination can …

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Poor air high quality might contribute to cognitive decline

  More evidence points to the idea that air pollution may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. A new study suggests that tiny polluting particles carried by dirty air can enter the brain, possibly contributing to cognitive decline. Share on PinterestWomen living in highly polluted areas are likelier to experience …

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Causes, signs, issues, and remedy

    Nabothian cysts are benign bumps on the cervix. The cysts are full of clear, light yellow, or amber mucus. People may have more than one nabothian cyst. Females may develop nabothian cysts after giving birth or after menopause. The cysts are normal and usually cause no symptoms. Nabothian …

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