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Which skin conditions can mimic psoriasis?
(Medical News Today)

How certain bacteria protect us against flu
A new study concludes that some of the species of bacteria in our airways, called the respiratory microbiome, can protect us against the influenza virus. (Medical News Today)

1 in 4 US antibiotics may be inappropriately prescribed
Records of 19.2 million privately insured people show that 23.2 percent of antibiotic prescription fills in the United States in 2016 were inappropriate. (Medical News Today)

What to know about hepatitis E
Hepatitis E is a viral infection that causes liver damage and inflammation. Its symptoms can include fever, nausea, and fatigue. Treatment tends to involve rest and making some dietary changes. Learn more about hepatitis E here. (Medical News Today)

What are the benefits of oregano oil?
Oregano oil is a concentrated liquid that contains two main compounds: carvacrol and thymol. This oil is not as concentrated as oregano essential oil. The compounds have anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects. Learn about the possible benefits here. (Medical News Today)

Have researchers found a new risk factor for schizophrenia?
New research draws a link between infection with the Epstein-Barr virus and schizophrenia, though cause and effect relationships remain unclear. (Medical News Today)

Could pomegranates offer the key to new IBD treatments?
A compound derived from pomegranates and berries can have a protective role in inflammatory bowel disease. New research reveals the mechanism it accesses. (Medical News Today)

Common pain relievers may worsen C. difficile infection
According to a recent study, certain pain-relieving, anti-inflammatory medication can increase the risks relating to C. difficile infection. (Medical News Today)

What to know about psoriasis and tinea versicolor
(Medical News Today)

What is pharyngitis?
Pharyngitis, or a sore throat, is an inflammation of the pharynx that can cause discomfort and difficulty swallowing. It most commonly results from viral infections, such as common colds and the flu, but bacterial infections can also cause pharyngitis. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Todo lo que necesita saber sobre la tifoidea
La tifoidea es una infección bacteriana que puede ser mortal sin un tratamiento rápido. Aquí, aprenderá sobre los síntomas, tratamientos y vacunas. (Medical News Today)

What to know about scalp infections
Scalp infections occur when bacteria or fungus enter damaged skin or hair follicles on the scalp. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for scalp infections, and conditions that damage the skin on the scalp, here. (Medical News Today)

Benefits of the hepatitis B vaccine for newborns
Newborns receive the hepatitis B vaccine to prevent them from contracting the hepatitis B virus during their lifetime. Learn more about the benefits of the hepatitis B vaccine here. (Medical News Today)

Gargling hydrogen peroxide: Benefits and how-to
Hydrogen peroxide has many antiseptic and antibacterial properties, and it is a staple in many medicine cabinets. Learn about the benefits of gargling with hydrogen peroxide here. (Medical News Today)

Why are my lymph nodes swollen?
Swollen lymph nodes usually indicate a temporary infection, but they can also be a sign of some medical conditions, including certain immune disorders and types of cancer. We look at the causes of swollen lymph nodes, how to check the lymph nodes, treatment options, and when to see a doctor. (Medical News Today)

Candida infection can reach brain and impair memory
New research shows that the Candida albicans fungus may lead to brain inflammation and impair memory in mice. The results have implications for dementia. (Medical News Today)

Acne: How common drug changes skin microbiome
Severe acne is often treated with isotretinoin, which can have serious side effects. New research sheds light on how the drug works and may be improved. (Medical News Today)

Antibiotic resistance: Old Irish 'soil cure' tackles major superbugs
Newly identified bacteria in Irish soil long used in folk medicine stops growth of MRSA and three other superbugs behind antibiotic-resistant infections. (Medical News Today)

How to treat paronychia (an infected nail)
Paronychia is the medical term for an infection in the skin around the nail, which becomes inflamed, swollen, and painful. People can treat mild paronychia at home, and a doctor can provide medication for more severe cases. In this article, we look at the causes and treatments of paronychia. (Medical News Today)

What to know about peritonsillar abscesses
Peritonsillar abscesses form around the tonsils. They usually occur as a complication of tonsillitis and are often caused by the same bacteria. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of peritonsillar abscesses here. (Medical News Today)

What is bowel obstruction?
A bowel obstruction occurs when something blocks part of the small or large intestine. This blockage can be a serious problem if it is left untreated, so a person should speak to a doctor if they experience any of the symptoms. Learn more about these symptoms, the causes, treatment options, and diet tips here. (Medical News Today)

Síntomas, causas y tratamiento para el herpes
Existen dos tipos de herpes: VHS-1 (herpes tipo 1 u oral) y VHS-2 (herpes tipo 2 o genital). Descubra las diferencias entre ellos y las opciones de tratamiento. (Medical News Today)

Todo lo que necesita saber sobre los herpes labiales
Los herpes labiales son pequeñas lesiones similares a las ampollas que aparecen alrededor o dentro de la boca y la nariz. El herpes oral es la principal causa que las origina. (Medical News Today)

Todo lo que necesita saber sobre la varicela
La varicela es una infección muy contagiosa provocada por el virus varicela-zóster. No tiene cura, pero si existe una vacuna contra ella. (Medical News Today)

Breast infections: What to know
Breast infections can happen for a variety of reasons. They are more common when a person is breastfeeding, but they can also affect people who are not. Learn more in this article. (Medical News Today)

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