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What to know about focal (partial) seizures

Focal seizures, also called partial seizures, occur in only one part of the brain.There are two types of focal seizure: Partial and complex. In this article, we look at the types, causes, symptoms, and treatment of focal seizures. What is…

An overview of diabetes types and treatments

Diabetes is a condition that impairs the body's ability to process blood glucose, otherwise known as blood sugar.In the United States, the estimated number of people over 18 years of age with diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes is 30.2…

7 benefits of rooibos tea

Rooibos (pronounced ROY-boss) tea is a red herbal tea that comes from the fermented leaves of the Aspalathus linearis shrub, a plant native to South Africa.Many people enjoy it as an alternative to green or black tea. Unfermented green…

What is a TENS unit and does it work?

A transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) unit is a battery-operated device that some people use to treat pain.TENS units work by delivering small electrical impulses through electrodes that have adhesive pads to attach them to a…

Ancient Roman medicine

The Roman Empire began around 800 B.C.E. and existed for around 1,200 years. Medical knowledge and practice were advanced for the time, and the ancient Romans made progress in many areas.The Romans encouraged the provision of public health…

What is ancient Greek medicine?

Greek civilization emerged around 700 B.C.E. and continued until around 600 C.E. Greek doctors used rational thinking when dealing with medicine. This approach continues to influence medicine today.Greek doctors turned the corner from a…

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