Enlarge / Giving online symptom checkers the hairy eyeball. (credit: Carol Munro / Flickr) In 2015, The BMJ (formerly British Medical Journal) did a thorough audit of online symptom checkers. It found that, on average, the sites listed the correct diagnosis first only about a third of the time. Carl Shen, an ophthalmology resident at […]
PARKINSON’S disease symptoms develop slowly over a long period of time, and could be caused by nerve damage in the brain. One of the early signs of the neurodegenerative condition is a change to the nose. Are you at risk of Parkinson’s disease?
By scrapping the crucial Cold War era nuclear agreement Trump is destabilizing global security, even if his ultimate goal is to negotiate a ‘better deal’ and to include other parties like China, geopolitical experts have told RT. “The United States would rather pull out because of China. Right now it cannot develop new intermediate-range missiles […]
HEART attack symptoms vary from person to person, but mainly include chest pain, difficulty breathing, and feeling dizzy. You could be at risk of myocardial infarction symptoms if you have this one sign in your feet. Are you at risk?
DIABETES type 2 symptoms usually include weight loss, feeling very tired, and making more toilet trips than normal. But you could also be at risk of high blood sugar symptoms if you have this sign in your ears. Are you at risk?
Stomach bloating is usually caused by eating food which is gassy or difficult to digest. This can include stodgy food like fast food, or vegetables like beans, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and onions. Having a bloated stomach can be painful and uncomfortable, but isn’t usually a sign of anything serious. However, if stomach bloating occurs after […]
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include tiredness, muscle weakness and hair loss. You could be at risk of the condition, and may need to add more of the ‘sunshine’ supplement to your diet, or eat more vitamin D-rich foods, if you have this sign on your head.
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include weight loss, feeling very tired, and constantly feeling thirsty. But you could also be at risk of the high blood sugar condition if you have this smelly symptom.
Diabetes has been diagnosed in about 3.7 million people in the UK. There are mainly two types of diabetes, and around 90 per cent of all cases are caused by type 2. Common diabetes symptoms include unexplained weight loss, blurred vision, and frequent infections. But, you could also be at risk of high blood sugar if you have […]
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms include tiredness, feeling faint and difficulty breathing. You should add more vitamin B12 foods to your diet if you have this one sign of the condition after exercising.