- What to know about ulnar tunnel syndromeMonday, May 21, 2018, 8:00 pm
The ulnar nerve runs all along the arm. When it becomes compressed a person may feel pain and numbness in the outer fingers. This is called ulnar tunnel syndrome. It can be treated using surgery or wrist braces, and nerve gliding exercises may also help. In this article we give an overview of ulnar tunnel syndrome.
- Is honey good for asthma?Monday, May 21, 2018, 7:00 pm
Honey is a common home remedy for sore throats and coughing. It is known to have antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. In this article, we find out whether it can also help to treat asthma symptoms, after exploring a range of scientific studies and research. We also describe risks and other treatments.
- What causes abdominal bloating?Monday, May 21, 2018, 6:00 pm
There are many causes of abdominal bloating, including fluid retention, irritable bowel syndrome, food intolerance, and infection. For most people, the cause of bloating may be fairly harmless and can be treated with simple home remedies. Here, we look at the causes of bloating, what to do, and when to see a doctor.
- Could Viagra and a flu shot kill cancer?Monday, May 21, 2018, 4:00 pm
A Viagra, Cialis, and inactivated flu vaccine combination reduced cancer spread in a mouse model of post-surgery metastasis by helping the immune system.
- What to know about tricompartmental osteoarthritisMonday, May 21, 2018, 4:00 pm
Tricompartmental osteoarthritis, or osteoathrosis, is a form of osteoarthritis that affects all three compartments of the knee. It can be more painful and debilitating than other forms. Here, we give an overview of tricompartmental osteoarthritis, including what causes it, and how it can be treated to ease symptoms.
- This 'natural antioxidant' may protect heart healthMonday, May 21, 2018, 3:00 pm
Bilirubin, a byproduct of red blood cell breakdown, may speak to cardiovascular health, researchers argue. Further studies should investigate mechanisms.
- Lung cancer destroyed with tea leaf nanoparticlesMonday, May 21, 2018, 2:00 pm
Researchers destroyed up to 80 percent of lung cancer cells using a type of nanoparticle called 'quantum dots,' which they derived from tea leaves.
- Ten facts about why we fartMonday, May 21, 2018, 1:00 pm
Although we rarely talk about it, all human beings fart. In fact, healthy people fart between 12 and 25 times a day. In this article, we look at why people fart and which foods are the most likely to cause flatulence. We also list ten interesting facts about this essential bodily function.
- How is ADHD rated?Monday, May 21, 2018, 12:00 pm
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, known as ADHD, is a complex condition that can be difficult to diagnose. There are several different types of ADHD rating scale used to diagnose the condition. These all look at the symptoms and behaviors that the person displays. Learn more about the ADHD rating scale here.
- Sitting positions for good postureMonday, May 21, 2018, 11:00 am
A person's sitting position can have a significant impact on their posture and back health. Many people have to sit down for extended periods during the day and should take care to maintain a good posture, especially when working at a desk. Learn how to achieve good posture and improve back health here.
- What happens when calcium levels are low?Monday, May 21, 2018, 11:00 am
Calcium is an essential mineral, and when the body is chronically deficient, serious complications can arise, including muscle and dental problems, depression, and osteoporosis. We describe these issues in detail and explore symptoms and when to seek treatment. Learn more about calcium deficiency disease here.
- Belly fat linked to vitamin D deficiencyMonday, May 21, 2018, 7:00 am
Vitamin D deficiency is a huge and growing problem in the United States. A recent study finds a link between abdominal fat and low levels of vitamin D.
- How tomato sauce can boost your gut healthSunday, May 20, 2018, 7:00 am
Tomato sauce is not just a tasty addition to your meal, it is also a healthful one. It could help to boost the activity of good bacteria in the gut.
- Type 2 diabetes: Intermittent fasting may raise riskSunday, May 20, 2018, 7:00 am
The 'trendy' diet of intermittent fasting may have adverse consequences on our metabolism, a new study warns. The diet may impair pancreatic function.
- Lowering cholesterol improves cancer-fighting immunotherapySaturday, May 19, 2018, 7:00 am
A recent study demonstrates that a certain type of cancer immunotherapy might be enhanced simply by reducing cholesterol levels in cells.
- E. coli toxin linked with inflammatory bowel diseaseSaturday, May 19, 2018, 7:00 am
Researchers have accidentally discovered a surprising link between microcin B17, a toxin produced by E. coli, and inflammatory bowel disease.
- What effect does ADHD have on sexuality?Saturday, May 19, 2018, 7:00 am
ADHD is a behavioral disorder that causes some people to become frustrated or hyperactive at inappropriate times. It is often lifelong and is usually managed by medications. It can often impact many areas of a person’s life, including their sexuality and relationships. Learn more about ADHD’s effects on sexuality here.
- Hepatosplenomegaly: Everything you need to knowSaturday, May 19, 2018, 7:00 am
Hepatosplenomegaly refers to an enlargement of the liver and spleen. Its causes include a variety of conditions that affect these two organs, including liver disease, HIV, anemia, infections, and cancer. In this article, we look at the causes, symptoms, how doctors diagnose hepatosplenomegaly, and treatment options.
- Adult diaper rash: What you need to knowFriday, May 18, 2018, 7:00 pm
While diaper rash is most common in infants, adults are also at risk of developing the condition, particularly those who wear adult diapers, incontinence briefs, or pads. In this article, we look at how to treat adult diaper rash using home remedies and explain when a person should seek medical treatment.
- Understanding and treating alcoholic neuropathyFriday, May 18, 2018, 6:00 pm
Alcoholic neuropathy is a serious condition caused by excessive alcohol use. This can damage a person’s nerves, which can lead to unusual sensations in the limbs, reduced mobility, and loss of some bodily functions. Here, learn what alcoholic neuropathy is, what causes it, and the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.