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‘Selfie Elbow’ May Be Real Medical Condition

Selfie addicts, beware! Constantly takings too many pictures of yourself may cause you to develop a “selfie elbow”, doctors have warned. Like tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow, a dedication to selfie-taking is landing people in the doctor’s office. According to Jordan Metzl, a sports medicine physician at Hospital for Special Surgery in the US, the problem is overuse. Like carpal ... Read More »

Upsurge In Paralysis Condition Accompanies Zika: Doctors

Zulay Balza fails to close her eyes as neurologist Jairo Lizarazo tests her facial muscles at the Erasmo Meoz Hospital in Cucuta, Colombia. (AP Photo) CUCUTA, Colombia:  The doctor taps Zulay Balza’s knees with a hammer and she doesn’t feel a thing. She can’t squeeze his outstretched fingers or shut her eyelids. Her face is partially paralyzed. “The weakness started ... Read More »