Here’s what you need to know about adult jaundice: Jaundice is caused by a build of a substance called bilirubin in the blood and the body’s tissues.According to the NHS website, bilirubin is a waste product created when red blood cells break down.(I'm not even 40, and I'm one of them.) To the hip kids who have grown up with the four-year-old short video sharing app: It is with regrets that admittedly I may even incorrectly explain some of how this service—with its myriad of odd features—works. A social network where people share photos and short videos for just 24 hours, Snapchat is the answer to the Internet's problem of never forgetting.
Anyone across Australia experiencing a personal crisis or thinking about suicide can contact Lifeline.After all, the NHS estimates that six out of every 10 babies develop jaundice, including eight out of 10 born prematurely.In babies, jaundice is usually treated very easily with phototherapy, in which a special type of fluorescent light is absorbed by the baby’s skin and improves the condition.Newborn jaundice, as it is known, is usually discovered within 72 hours of a baby being born and can often sort itself out too.[Read more: What the colour of your urine says about your health] Adults can also be affected by jaundice, and it can be a symptom of serious illness.
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