5 strange, rare, and fascinating medical conditions

On October 20, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

There are medical conditions, such as diabetes, hypertension, or asthma, that almost all of us will have heard of. But what about those that are so rare that very few of us will know about? In this Spotlight, we look at five of the rarest and strangest medical conditions on…

Urologic conditions lead to depression, sleep issues in men

On September 5, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Men who have erectile dysfunction, prostate problems, or other urologic conditions are often at higher risk for depression and sleep disorders. Physicians need to screen for this and refer them for specialist care. Men with urologic conditions such as erectile dysfunction are more likely to have depression and sleep disorders….

Itchy skin at night: Causes, conditions, and relief

On September 24, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Itchy skin at night, or nocturnal pruritus, is a common condition typically caused by natural bodily processes, conditions that irritate the skin, or medications. Several home remedies, as well as over-the-counter and prescription medications, can help reduce symptoms. In rare cases, however, increased skin irritation at night can…