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How to Cure Viral Warts

Viral warts (Verruca vulgaris) are part of the human papillomavirus group. The size, shape and color of viral warts are variable, and they can appear almost anywhere on the body, though hands and feet are most common areas of infection. There are many treatments for viral warts. For traditional m

Staph Infections in Babies

Staph bacteria can be found virtually everywhere and is commonly found on the surface of a healthy person's skin. Staph infections in babies can cause a variety of infections that range from mild skin infections to potentially fatal toxic shock syndrome.

Candida & Reiter's Syndrome

Reiter's Syndrome is also known as Reactive Arthritis. It is an uncommon condition that causes severe inflammation of the joints, as well as skin lesions and inflammation of the mucous membranes. Reactive Arthritis usually occurs as a consequence of an apparently unrelated infection, usually of the

What Is Candida Overgrowth?

Candida is a bacterium naturally found in the digestive system. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), an overgrowth of candida can cause vaginal yeast infections, oral thrush or skin rashes.

Bacterial Vaginosis Vs. Yeast Infection

Bacterial vaginosis and yeast infections are two types of vaginitis that are common in women. However, while some of the symptoms of these two gynecological disorders may seem very similar, they have very different causes and require different methods of treatment. If you've never had bacterial vagi

7 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling

Getting sick while traveling is a huge inconvenience, especially since you lack the comforts of home. Get tips on how to stay healthy when traveling

MRSA and Nano Technology

Dangerous staph infections caused by a bacteria known as Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus begins as red bumps on the skin. The antibiotic-resistant disease can blossom into boils or burrow deep into internal organs. Advancements in submicroscopic engineering, known as nanotechnology, prev

Staph Infection Facts

Staph infections are bacterial invasion by the organism Staphylococcus aureus. The bacteria are normally on your skin, but poor hygiene and skin damage allow the invasion of the bacteria into the bloodstream. The infection leads to several clinical diseases treated through antibiotics and supportive

Neutralizing Antibody Response and SARS Severity

SARS neutralizing antibody level is positively correlated with clinical severity, and in a portion of the patients with mild infection, a detectable neutralizing antibody response may not develop.

Predicting Trends in Helicobacter pylori

This model estimates that without any targeted intervention, the disappearance of H pylori from the US population will take more than a century.

How to Tell If You Have Candida

Many people are aware of health problems associated with yeast overgrowth such as vaginal yeast infections, jock itch, athletes foot, or oral thrush. The bacteria responsible for these infections can also cause a multitude of health symptoms such as headaches, chronic fatigue, food allergies, and di