Got Scabies? Here’s What to Do

FRIDAY, Dec. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) — If you or a family member develops scabies, you need to take immediate action, a dermatologist advises. Scabies is a common skin condition caused by the human itch mite. Symptoms include an itchy rash, sores and a thick crust on the skin. “Most people get scabies from direct…

Are Women With Parkinson’s at a Disadvantage?

FRIDAY, Dec. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Women with Parkinson’s disease appear to face a disadvantage: They’re much less likely than men to have caregivers, a new study finds. That’s probably because women often outlive their most likely potential caregiver — their husband, according to researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. “Care…