Health

Infecciones vaginales (Vaginitis)

Podcast Síntomas que te alertan de una infección vaginal • Secreción diferente de la normal. • Dolor al tener relaciones sexuales. • Flujo con mal olor • Comezón e inflación en el área. • Irritación y enrojecimiento. • Ardor al orinar. Los tipos de infecciones vaginales más frecuentes Candidiasis. Es una de las infecciones más frecuentes. Se caracteriza por el flujo espeso y la inflamación de vagina y vulva. Infección bacteriana. Aunque no es transmitida sexualmente, es más común entre mujeres en edad reproductiva. Síntoma: flujo blanco o incoloro que aumenta después de tener relaciones sexuales. Tricomoniasis. Se transmite sexualmente.…
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AAP Recommends No Fruit Juice for Kids Under Age 1

Fresh fruit is preferable for older children because it provides dietary fiber and less sugar than juice, according to updated policy statement Fruit juice offers no nutritional benefit to children under age 1 and should not be included in their diet, according to a new policy statement issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics that marks the Academy’s first change in recommendations on fruit juice since 2001. Over past years, the Academy advised against offering fruit juice to children under the age of 6 months, but has expanded that time frame to include the entire first year of life. The…
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Study reveals low adoption of advice to reduce nuclear cardiology radiation exposure

Vienna, Austria – 9 May 2017: A study in 65 countries has revealed low adoption of International Atomic Energy Agency recommendations to reduce nuclear cardiology radiation exposure. The research is presented today at ICNC 2017 by Dr Edward Hulten, a cardiologist at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Nuclear cardiology uses small amounts of radioactive tracers which are injected into the veins and taken up by the heart. A gamma camera images the radiation from the tracer. The cardiac images are used to measure the heart size and function, identify coronary heart disease, and predict the risk of…
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Ben & Jerry’s Recalling Certain Boxes of Chocolate Fudge Brownie Pint Slices

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that a limited number of boxes of Ben & Jerry’s Chocolate Fudge Brownie Pint Slices are being recalled because they may contain Vanilla Peanut Butter Cup Pint Slices. Peanuts are not listed on the outer product packaging. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product. The affected product is sold in a paperboard box, containing 9 fL oz (266 mL) (3 individually wrapped ice cream slices) with UPC code of 076840657940 best by…
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