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Fatty liver disease: Abdominal pain is an early sign of the dangerous condition

Fatty liver is also known as hepatic steatosis. It happens when fat builds up in the liver. Having small amounts of fat in your liver is normal, but too much can become a health problem. Experiencing abdominal pain could be a sign you’re at risk of the dangerous condition. A person with fatty liver disease… Read More »

Is a dangerous new coronavirus strain circulating in farmed mink?

By Graham Lawton Denmark officials plan to cull all mink in the country’s fur farms to contain the spread of a coronavirus mutationHenning Bagger/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock The Danish government has ordered the slaughter of all farmed mink in the country after the reported discovery of a mutant form of coronavirus in the animals. It has already spread… Read More »

‘Dangerous’: MP’s anti-malaria drug rant

Liberal backbencher Craig Kelly has gone on an online rant about anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine. The Therapeutic Goods Administration has strongly discouraged the used of hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 unless the patient is part of a clinical trial. But that hasn’t stopped the Member for Hughes in Sydney’s south spending the early hours of Monday morning… Read More »

When depression becomes dangerous

Information presented in this article may be triggering for some people. If you are having suicidal thoughts, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at for support and assistance from a trained counselor. If you or a loved one are in immediate danger, call For more mental health resources, see our National Helpline Database. One way… Read More »

‘Medics working to fight world’s most dangerous eating disorder diabulimia’

It’s been called the world’s most dangerous eating disorder and diabulimia could be just that, according to a BMJ analysis by health specialist Ingrid Torjesen. So what is it? Well, the name gives it away – bulimia in someone who’s diabetic. Diabulimia is an eating disorder in which patients with Type 1 diabetes cut down… Read More »

Is genital herpes dangerous

Even less frequently, infants can pick up a herpes infection from skin-to-skin dangerous mouth-to-skin contact with another person. Preventing acquisition of a new genital herpes infection is particularly herpes for dangerous in late pregnancy, as this is when the risk for neonatal herpes is greatest. WHO genital partners are working to accelerate research to develop… Read More »