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Genetics Home Reference: hyaline fibromatosis syndrome

Hyaline fibromatosis syndrome is a disorder in which a clear (hyaline) substance abnormally accumulates in body tissues. This disorder affects many areas of the body, including the skin, joints, bones, and internal organs. The severity of the signs and symptoms of hyaline fibromatosis syndrome fall along a spectrum. In more severe cases (previously diagnosed as… Read More »

No, ‘post-birth control syndrome’ isn’t a real thing, doctors say

Doctors are calling out the latest unsubstantiated health advice aimed at women — naturopaths claiming they can “recover” women from “post-birth control syndrome,” and Gwyneth Paltrow’s new “Madame Ovary” dietary supplement for menopause — while doctors could have themselves at least partially to blame for women turning to pseudoscientific treatments. According to U.S. naturopath Jolene… Read More »