Cholinergic urticaria is a type of skin rash commonly called hives that occurs in some people when their body gets too warm and sweats. The rash usually develops very quickly after a person gets too hot. In most cases, the condition clears up quickly on its own with no real … [Read more...] about What is cholinergic urticaria and how is it treated?
Neurology / Neuroscience
Hydranencephaly is a rare disability present at birth that causes a central nervous system disorder. When it occurs, the front hemispheres or cerebrum of a baby's brain are missing. In their place, the cerebrospinal fluid that typically cushions the brain fills the space. The … [Read more...] about What is the outlook for hydranencephaly?
A pain in a person's buttocks can be worrying and uncomfortable. If someone has this kind of discomfort, it is advisable to find the cause and the right medical treatment. Though most causes of buttock pain do not lead to serious complications and may go away on their own, in … [Read more...] about Could sciatica be causing the pain in your buttocks?
Endorphins are chemicals produced naturally by the nervous system to cope with pain or stress. They are often called "feel-good" chemicals because they can act as a pain reliever and happiness booster. Endorphins are primarily made in the hypothalamus and pituitary glands, though … [Read more...] about Endorphins: Effects and how to increase levels
Battle's sign is a bruise that appears after a person breaks a bone at the base of their skull. This type of break is known as a basilar skull fracture. Basilar skull fractures can lead to permanent brain injury, meningitis, or other complications. Minor basilar fractures, … [Read more...] about What causes Battle’s sign?