What to know about skin paleness

Related video Anemia Bleeding Vitamin deficiencies Infections Fatigue Breathing issues Genetic disorders Cancer When to see a doctor Outlook Skin paleness involves the skin appearing lighter than usual. Another term for this is pallor, and it can occur in a person with any skin tone. While people tend to associate pallor with the face, it […]

A hidden truth: Hospital faucets are often home to slime and biofilm

Related video Hand hygiene is a critical component of infection prevention in hospitals, but the unintended consequences include water splashing out of a sink to spread contaminants from dirty faucets according to new research presented last week in Philadelphia at the 46th Annual Conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). […]

New knowledge on the development of asthma

Related video Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have studied which genes are expressed in overactive immune cells in mice with asthma-like inflammation of the airways. Their results, which are published in the journal Immunity, suggest that the synthesis and breakdown of fats plays an important part in the process. The job of the human […]

What causes irritability?

Related video Life stress Depression Anxiety Phobia disorders Lack of sleep Low blood sugar Hormonal imbalance Premenstrual syndrome Irritability in children Irritability in older adults Treatments Ways to manage irritability Summary When a person feels irritable, small things that would not usually bother them can make them feel annoyed or agitated. The resulting tension can […]