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What to know about a swollen scrotum

Scrotal swelling refers to swelling of the scrotum. The scrotum is the sac of skin that holds the testicles. Sometimes, scrotal swelling may affect the entire scrotum. At other times, there may be swollen lumps on one or both sides of the scrotum. Scrotal swelling may be painless or very painful. Although it can be… Read More »

The truth about research: Lessons learned by an aspiring physician-researcher

Sara-Jane Onyeama, MD | Physician | May 27, 2020 Many people looking in on the world of research have perceptions of brilliant minds at work, rapidly putting forth groundbreaking ideas.  While they’re not entirely wrong, I discovered that this arena of fascinating new discoveries is not always so rapid and not glamorous at all. As… Read More »

Get Excited about the Brain!

A coloring and activity book for kids ages 8-12 Did you know the human brain generates enough electricity to power a small lightbulb? This free, printable coloring and activity book for children ages 8-12 features exciting facts about the human brain and mental health. Download and print the PDF version today! New Links on MedlinePlus

What to do about back muscle pain

Bending your back initially is unavoidable, but when you bend your back try not to stoop, and be sure to tighten your stomach muscles so that your pelvis is pulled in. It can cause pain and muscle This is a stronger painkiller that should ideally only be used for a few days, as it can… Read More »

World Autism Awareness Day 2020: From Causes to Types, 7 Most Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs) About Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Awareness (Photo Credits: Wiki) Every year on April 2, World Autism Awareness Day is observed. The international observation encourages measures to raise awareness about people who have Autism Spectrum Disorder all around the world. Autism, also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is often characterised with issues faced with “social skills, repetitive behaviours, speech… Read More »

Massive $2 trillion coronavirus bill equivalent to about seven months of ‘Medicare for all’ spending

The U.S. Senate late Wednesday night passed a massive $ 2 trillion relief bill with the aim of propping up the economy, which has been largely shut down by the response to the coronavirus. The bill has been dubbed “the largest economic rescue package in U.S. history” or at least “in modern American history.” And… Read More »