Monthly Archives: October 2017

What causes dactylitis (sausage fingers)?

Dactylitis is swelling of the fingers that causes a sausage-like appearance. Learn about causes of dactylitis, including syphilis and sickle cell disease. …read more

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Onycholysis: Treatments for detached nails

Onycholysis is when the nails detach from the skin underneath. This can be caused by a number of conditions, including psoriasis and fungal infections. …read more

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Why do toenails become thick?

Learn about the different causes of thick toenails, including psoriasis, fungal infection, and aging. This article also examines available treatments. …read more

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PTSD linked to changes in gut bacteria

An exploratory study of 30 people found differences in the gut bacteria of those with PTSD compared with those who had recently experienced trauma. …read more

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Seychelles – Suspected Plague (Ex- Madagascar)

Madagascar is experiencing a large outbreak of plague affecting major cities and other non-endemic areas since August 2017. This outbreak carries a moderate risk of spread to neighbouring Indian Ocean islands which is mitigated naturally by the short incubation period of pneumonic plague and the institution of exit screening measures at the airport and […]

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