5 Facts About Adult Acne

When you mention acne most people instantly think of hormonal teenagers standing in front of the bathroom mirror refusing to go to school because of a pimple on the end of his or her nose. Acne isn’t necessarily like that, though. It’s true that Acne does appear to be a hormonal affliction but it isn’t true that it’s only teenagers who can get it. Adult men and women can suffer from adult acne at any age and it is not uncommon to see people of 40 suffering quite badly. Adult acne can be just as serious as teen acne causing depression and social anxiety in people of all ages and from all backgrounds. 1- Adult acne really is a lot …

Keyhole Surgery: An Innovative Boon For Live Kidney Donors

(NC)-Each year, a growing number of Canadians make the heartfelt decision to give one of their kidneys to a relative or friend in need. While this life-saving gesture is a blessing for the recipient, it can pose challenges on a number of levels for the donor. The standard practice for removing a kidney is to make a 20- to 30- centimetre incision across the side of the body, go through two to three layers of muscle and remove 10 centimetres of rib. With incurred scarring and several months of subsequent inactivity, the decision to be a donor is understandably daunting for many. Yet thanks to an innovative medical procedure called laparoscopic or “keyhole” surgery, painful incisions and long recovery periods …