Category: Health

What is vaginal delivery after cesarean section?Vaginal delivery after cesarean section represents a natural birth in women, who gave birth by cesarean section at least once before. Modern women giving birth after a previous cesarean section more often have a…

Overview & Description The acid phosphatase test measures the level of acid phosphatase in the blood. Acid phosphatase is an enzyme found in the prostate gland, semen, liver, spleen, blood cells, and bone marrow. If these organs and tissues are…

Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors Menstrual cramps are the pain and cramping some women experience during their monthly periods. The term dysmenorrhea usually refers to pain and cramps severe enough to prevent normal activity. What is going on in the…

FBD is an association between fibrosis and cysts in the breast tissue. Its cystic component is formed when mammary ducts lock and fill with fluid. The area around the blocked duct then tends to form fibrotic tissue, which is the…

Due to hectic lifestyle, many people experience stress and it is a known fact that stress is not good for health. In fact, too much stress in life can cause negative effects on your body, mood and behavior. It can…

* An Egyptian Medical Papyrus from 1850 BC proposes to use crocodile excrements for the prevention or termination of pregnancy. In Arabic medicine, elephant feces were recommended for this purpose. The Ebers Papyrus (1550 BC) contains several recipes that lead…

Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors Blood in the semen is uncommon. Seeing it can make people quite anxious, but it is rarely serious. What is going on in the body? Most cases of blood in the semen are from unknown…

As shown by official statistics for the past years, their morbidity increased across almost all countries of the world, infecting 5% of the population. However, nowadays, people assume that sexually transmitted diseases have virtually disappeared, that they are light and…