Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about convulsions

A convulsion is a general term that people use to describe uncontrollable muscle contractions. Some people may use it interchangeably with the word “seizure,” although a seizure refers to an electrical disturbance in the brain. Seizures may cause a person to have convulsions, but this is not always the case.

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Medical News Today: Are tattoos linked to poor health and risky behavior?

Tattoos have grown in popularity dramatically over recent decades. A new survey-based study investigates whether they have any associations with risky behavior or adverse health outcomes. Tattoos are now more popular than ever. In 2003, just 16 percent of people in the United States had a tattoo. By 2015, that

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Medical News Today: Could stem cells reverse diabetes?

Diabetes is manageable with proper care, but no cure is yet available. Some scientists believe that transforming stem cells into insulin-secreting cells might offer hope. Stem cell researchers are attempting to crack diabetes. A new study, which features in the journal Stem Cell Reports, highlights research from Washington University School

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