The latest medical news on General Practice (Family Medicine)

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Headache / Migraine

Elavil is a discontinued brand of the generic drug amitriptyline. Doctors may prescribe amitriptyline to treat depression and other conditions. Lea...

Genetics

A genetic study suggests that anorexia nervosa has metabolic as well as psychiatric components and opens the door to new treatments for the illness.

Stress & Anxiety

New research examines the fluctuations in levels of the stress hormone cortisol both before and after interacting with dogs and cats.

Geriatrics

A new study in human volunteers and mice identifies which danger signaling molecules lie at the heart of skin rejuvenation pathways.

Sleep

Methods of helping knee pain when sleeping include trying a new sleep position, using hot or cold packs, and losing weight. Learn more about treati...

Mental Health

A new paper asks whether there is sufficient evidence to prove that antidepressants work better than a placebo. They conclude that there is not.

Mental Health

Some signs of emotional abuse include controlling, shaming, blaming, and purposely humiliating another person. Emotional abuse can occur in many si...

Mens Health

A variety of health conditions can cause red spots on the penis, including eczema, balanitis, and some sexually transmitted infections. Learn about...

Pharmacy

Naproxen and ibuprofen are anti-inflammatory, pain relieving drugs. This article looks at their similarities and differences, including their uses,...

Cardiology

Feeling a pulse in the stomach, or abdomen, is not a cause for concern in some people. However, in others, it may indicate an aortic aneurysm. Lear...

The Conversation (AU) - Health

Leptospirosis is spread by rats and other rodents, potentially killing dogs and humans. But we can protect ourselves and our pets.

The Conversation (AU) - Health

Cost-cutting, funding that doesn't reward good food, and residents not having a voice contribute to poor quality nutrition in our aged care homes. ...