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Greater Caution Urged for X-Rays in Pregnancy, Infants

Greater Caution Urged for X-Rays in Pregnancy, Infants

FRIDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) — There’s a small increased risk of cancer for children who had X-rays before they were 3 months old and those whose mothers had X-rays while pregnant, researchers say. Possible increase in cancer risk in … Read more

Gout: Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Gout: Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Symptoms of acute gouty attacks: * Symptoms develop suddenly and usually involve only one or a few joints. The big toe, knee, or ankle joints are most often affected. * The pain frequently starts during the night … Read more

How to deal with Aarskog Syndrome

How to deal with Aarskog Syndrome

Aarskog syndrome (Aarskog-Scott syndrome) is a rare inherited condition described in 1970 by Dr D Aarskog and Dr CI Scott in 1971. It is a development disorder characterised by short stature with facial, genital and skeletal anomalies. The condition affects … Read more