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Athletes: Bone Marrow Edema in Lower Spine is Common

New research indicates that young recreational and elite athletes commonly accumulate excess fluid in the bone marrow around the joint that connects the spine with the pelvis.

The Arthritis & Rheumatology findings may help define what amount of fluid detected on imaging tests may be considered 'background noise' in physically active healthy individuals compared with patients who have axial spondyloarthropathy (axial Spa), an inflammatory disease with low back pain as its main symptom.

Universal Influenza Vaccine: Strategic Plan for its Development

Developing a universal influenza vaccine — a vaccine that can provide durable protection for all age groups against multiple influenza strains, including those that might cause a pandemic — is a priority for the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health.

Guidelines For Young Women Regarding Labiaplasty

The health guide called, "So What Is A Vulva Anyway?"  has been commissioned by the British Society for Pediatric and Gynecology (BritSPAG). Statistics show that since 2015, the number of women undergoing cosmetic genital surgery has risen by 45%.