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What Causes Dark Inner Thighs and How Can You Treat and Prevent This Symptom?

READ THE REST OF THIS STORY AT WHERE IT ORIGINALLY APPEARED Overview Dark skin on the inner thighs can be experienced by anyone, regardless of skin tone. It occurs when the skin on the inner thigh produces an abundance of melanin, a pigment that gives skin its color. This is called hyperpigmentation. The discoloration of dark inner thighs may even ...

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Undetected hypertension is major cause of sudden deaths in Ghana

A Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the National Cardiothoracic Centre at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Prof. Mark Tettey, says undetected and uncontrolled hypertension (high blood pressure) is a major cause of sudden deaths in the country. He explained that generally, hypertension can destroy the coronary vessels which supply blood to the heart and when that happens, the person might experience chest ...

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More than 30 people overdose at downtown city park with suspected synthetic marijuana.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say more than 30 people have overdosed from suspected synthetic marijuana at or near a Connecticut city park. Officials say most of the overdoses happened on the New Haven Green throughout the day Wednesday. No deaths have been reported, but authorities say two people had life-threatening symptoms. Some people fell unconscious and others vomited. ...

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Facts About Vitamin D and Rheumatoid Arthritis

A study has linked vitamin D deficiency with an increased risk for cancer and autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis MS, and lupus. Researchers found, through mapping vitamin D receptors binding throughout the human genome, that vitamin D deficiency is an environmental factor in increasing the risk of developing these disorders. Hydroxychloroquine, or Plaquenil, and corticosteroids, which both can be ...

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DANA RICE not a registered product in Ghana -FDA

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says it has not registered any product with the name DANA RICE, which is purported to have been imported from Pakistan.Preliminary investigations and Market Surveillance so far conducted by the FDA indicated that the product; with a claim that the rice is infested with a virus is not on the Ghanaian market. A press ...

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Long Work Hours Tied to Higher Diabetes Risk in Women

Association not seen in men who worked 45+ hours in a week by Kristen Monaco, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Women who work long hours may be at a heightened risk for diabetes, a new study found. Specifically, those who worked ≥45 hours in 1 week reported a significantly higher risk for developing incident diabetes compared with women who worked 35-40 hours each ...

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5 Ways Sex Can Kill YoU

  By Andrea Neblett Reviewed by QualityHealth’s Medical Advisory Board It’s not something most of us want to think about. After all society — from alcohol commercials to Dr. Ruth—promotes sex as a pleasurable activity that’s a natural part of life. For the most part, they’re right. Unfortunately, in some cases sex can lead to conditions that will kill you. ...

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Long sex may kill you!

Long sex may kill you *MEN BEWARE! LONG SEX MAY KILL YOU!!!* Few weeks ago, I was called to see a patient. Without delay I rushed down the stairs and headed to the hospital wards. The man was sitting in the back seat of a car that brought him. I watched him closely but there was no respiratory efforts, I ...

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