Monthly Archives: February 2016

Fish and pregnancy: mercury exposure outweighed by beneficial effects

Among its myriad of health benefits, fish contains nutrients that are important for developing fetuses, which is why pregnant women are advised to eat two or three servings of fish each week. However, concerns over the detrimental effects of mercury … Continue reading

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Macrolide antibiotics ‘do not increase risk of heart arrhythmia, death’

Macrolide antibiotic use appears not to increase the risk of serious heart rhythm disturbances or death, contrary to warnings issued by the US Food and Drug Administration. These are the findings of a large study published in the CMAJ. Some … Continue reading

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Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Although the word “arthritis” means joint inflammation, the term is used to describe around 200 rheumatic diseases and conditions that affect joints, the tissues that surround the joint, and other connective tissue.5 The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis. … Continue reading

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Chikungunya: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

The chikungunya virus infects humans through the bite of a mosquitoand causes fever and joint pain. It is rarely fatal, but the symptoms can be severe, long-lasting and debilitating. Once considered a disease of the tropics, cases have now been … Continue reading

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