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Prostate cancer symptoms: This painful sign during sex could mean you’re at risk

Prostate cancer occurs when cells multiply uncontrollably, forming a tumour, in the prostate gland. And painful sex could indicate you have the disease. The prostate is a small gland at the base of the bladder. It surrounds the first part of the tube that carries urine and semen out of the body – otherwise known… Read More »

Stomach bloating: Persistent bloating could signal this painful stomach condition

Stomach bloating commonly describes what happens when too much gas fills up the gastrointestinal tract GI, a series of hollow organs joined in a long, twisting tube from the mouth to the anus. The primary cause of gas build-up is eating foods known to cause wind so shunning the worst offenders, such as beans, should… Read More »

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Feeling this sensation in your joints could be a sign

Sun exposure is the second significant source of vitamin D. Ultraviolet light starts a chemical reaction in the skin that produces a usable form of vitamin D. How much vitamin D your body produces changes with the environment and how well your skin absorbs vitamin D. Thankfully, restoring vitamin D levels to normal is relatively… Read More »

Medical News Today: Could a probiotic prevent or reverse Parkinson’s?

A new study using a roundworm model of Parkinson’s disease found that a probiotic bacterium could prevent, and in some cases reverse, toxic protein buildup. Misfolded alpha-synuclein proteins in the brain are the hallmark sign of Parkinson’s disease. Many experts believe that these toxic protein clumps lead to the progressive loss of brain cells that… Read More »