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Metabolic syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors for heart disease, diabetes, and other health problems. You can have just one risk factor, but people often have several of them together.

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Bacterial Vaginosis

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a condition caused by changes in the amount of certain types of bacteria in your vagina. BV is common, and any woman can get it

The Importance of Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women worldwide. While more commonly associated with women, it can also affect men

Pregnancy FAQs for the Covid-19 Pandemic

Pregnant women are scared about coronavirus. Let’s take a step back and review the basic information everyone should know.

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SPRAVATO® (esketamine) CIII Nasal Spray to Treat Depressive Symptoms in Adults...

SPRAVATO® (esketamine) CIII nasal spray, taken with an oral antidepressant, to treat depressive symptoms in adults with major depressive disorder (MDD) with acute suicidal ideation or behavior.


Isabel Symptom Checker

Medika has partnered with Isabel Health and you can now check your aches and pains in seconds by simply typing in your symptoms. Enjoy free access to a tool used by medical professionals.


Labor Induction; What Pregnant Women Want to Know

Get my baby out! As the due date approaches, the back pain, hip pain, insomnia, and fatigue add up. Many women are ready to...


Chlamydia: The Most Common Bacterial STI and How to Avoid It

Chlamydia, caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis, is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted disease in the United States

Hypoglycemia, Low Blood Glucose

Hypoglycemia, also called low blood glucose or low blood sugar, occurs when the level of glucose in your blood drops below normal

AAT Deficiency, Inherited Emphysema

Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is an inherited disorder that may cause lung disease and liver disease. The signs and symptoms of the condition and the age at which they appear vary among individuals.

UFE: Treating Uterine Fibroids without Losing Your Uterus

Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) is a minimally invasive procedure to shrink or destroy uterine fibroids. Although fibroids are a common gynecologic condition, this procedure is not done by a gynecologist.

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Perrigo Voluntarily Recalls Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation Aerosol

A voluntary U.S. nationwide recall of albuterol sulfate inhalation aerosol to the retail level after previously halting production and distribution.

Another Step Forward to Addressing Women’s Cardio Health Inequalities

MINOCA, or myocardial infarction with non-obstructive coronary arteries, a condition that accounts for 6 to 15 percent of heart attacks and is 3 times more common among women than men with heart attack


Dr. Christiane Northrup on Medika’s Quack Scale

Dr Christiane Northrup scores 4 out of 5 on Medika's Quack Scale. She poses a medium to high risk to both her patients and the general public and we recommend against following any of her advice.