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The Facts on Diabetic Nerve Pain in Feet

Considered one of the most expensive diseases known to man, diabetes can cause damage to virtually all of a person’s organ systems over time. As the condition wears on, it can give rise to a host of new complications, including nerve damage otherwise called diabetic neuropathy. The symptoms of nerve damage are most pronounced in […]

The Dangers Behind Lower Back Pain and Fever

Lower back pain is the most common reason stated for work-related absences. This type of pain will often have pronounced impact on overall performance and motivation. But because an achy back caused by occupational factors can often be resolved with a little rest, we tend to brush it off as a trivial problem. But did […]

Chagas Disease – Symptoms and Treatments for American Trypanosomiasis

Caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi – also known as the ‘kissing bug’ – Chagas disease is frequently referred to as American trypanosomiasis. In the vast majority of instances, those affected have no idea they are in fact carrying the disease. It is largely without symptoms in the early stages leading the disease to earn the […]

Bourbon Virus – Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatments

Bourbon virus is a member of the thogotoviruses, of which various different strains can be found in dozens of countries globally. Discovered in early 2015 and quickly identified as a potential killer, Bourbon virus is spread via insect bites – most predominantly via ticks. In the months following the discovery of the virus in the […]