What is allergic eczema?

When your body comes into contact with something that could make you sick, your immune system promotes chemical changes to help your body ward off disease. You’re exposed to thousands of substances each day. Most don’t cause your immune system to react. In some cases, though, you may come into contact with certain substances that trigger

Multiple sclerosis culprit new identified

Multiple sclerosis culprit new identified

  Multiple sclerosis (MS), which is an autoimmune disease, causes the immune system to mistakenly attack  myelin. Myelin is the substance that coats axons, which are the projections that allow neurons to connect and transmit information. This process is known as demyelination, and it affects the correct functioning of the central nervous system.  The condition is

Smoke and drink- Teenagers who smoke and drink suffer ill effects by age of 17

Teenagers who smoke and drink alcohol are causing visible damage to their arteries by the age of 17, a study has revealed. Tests showed stiffening of the arteries had begun by this relatively young age. These physical changes have been linked with an increased risk of heart and blood vessel problems, such as stroke and

The island where children have given up on life

Suicide attempts and horrifying acts of self-harm are drawing fresh attention to the suffering of refugee children on Nauru, in what is being described as a “mental health crisis”. The tiny island nation, site of Australia’s controversial offshore processing centre, has long been plagued with allegations of human rights abuses. But a series of damning