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Stomach Pain, a Warning Sign for Meningococcal Meningitis

Patients with meningococcal infection generally develop symptoms including a high temperature, vomiting and a stiff neck. But they might also just have a bad stomach ache. This can be so severe that they are sometimes wrongly operated for appendicitis. Researchers decided to investigate the question. And the results speak for themselves: 10% of patients infected by the meningococcal strain that is on the rise in Europe suffer from abdominal pain.

Treatment Starts From Surface For Eczema Patient

Doctors say treating skin condition differs in Blacks than in whites Eczema. It’s one of those things that people can recognize once they see it dry, patches of skin. However, otherwise known as atopic dermatitis, this skin condition is characterized and treated differently in people of color as opposed to whites. This makes much of the difference when it comes to treatment.

Hormones Play A Major Role in Health

As the body’s chemical messengers, they affect everything from sexual function to metabolism making the growing fascination with them in the media not only warranted but also beneficial. Think hormones are unimportant to your health.

The Hormone Health Network an organization run by the Endocrine Society defines them this way: Hormones are special chemical messengers in the body that are created in the endocrine glands.