- What causes low energy in men?Thursday, October 18, 2018, 5:00 pm
Men experience low energy levels for many reasons, including diet, sleep quality, and exercise patterns, or an underlying medical condition. In this article, we discuss the causes and treatments for low energy in men.
- Why do people feel tired after eating?Thursday, October 18, 2018, 5:00 pm
Feeling tired after eating is usually a natural biological response. Certain types of food and the size and timing of meals can all affect a person's energy levels. Learn more here.
- How do you treat a droopy eyelid?Thursday, October 18, 2018, 5:00 pm
Ptosis refers to a droopy eyelid, where the upper eye area lowers downward. Causes include genetics, eye surgery, and excessive rubbing. Treatment can involve surgery, but usually for cosmetic reasons only. Prevention is harder due to genes playing a role. Learn more about this manageable condition here.
- What are the side effects of insulin therapy?Thursday, October 18, 2018, 5:00 pm
People with type 1 diabetes need to take insulin to stay healthy. Doctors sometimes also prescribe insulin for people with type 2 diabetes or gestational diabetes. However, insulin therapy can sometimes cause side effects. Learn more here.
- What to know about urine drug screeningThursday, October 18, 2018, 4:00 pm
Doctors, sports officials, or employers may request a urine drug screen to check if a person has recently used illegal or prescription drugs. Urine tests can detect many substances, including alcohol, cocaine, and marijuana. The detection times differ, depending on the drug. Learn more here.
- High blood pressure control with 'exercise in a pill'Thursday, October 18, 2018, 4:00 pm
Increased body levels of a compound that the liver makes could control high blood pressure without having to exercise or eat less salt, study suggests.
- Can stevia benefit people with diabetes?Thursday, October 18, 2018, 2:00 pm
Stevia is a sugar substitute that is about 300 times sweeter than table sugar. Stevia is very low in calories, and there is growing interest in whether this sweetener can help people with diabetes use their diet to control their blood sugar levels. Learn more here.
- MS: Gut bacteria may trigger harmful mechanismThursday, October 18, 2018, 2:00 pm
While the cause of multiple sclerosis remains unknown, new research suggests that the harmful autoimmune response associated with it originates in the gut.
- Seafood rich in omega-3 may promote healthy agingThursday, October 18, 2018, 10:00 am
New research suggests that people who consume high levels of omega-3 fatty acids from seafood are more likely to stay disease-free well into old age.
- Can a vitamin combo prolong your life?Thursday, October 18, 2018, 7:00 am
A new review finds that 30 known vitamins and minerals, as well as 11 other compounds, are crucial to maintaining health and prolonging the lifespan.
- Everything you need to know about thyroid gland removalWednesday, October 17, 2018, 5:00 pm
A doctor may recommend thyroid gland removal for many reasons. A nodule on the thyroid may be cancerous or causing dangerous symptoms. Also, some people with hyperthyroidism require removal surgery. In this article, learn about the types of procedure and what to expect.
- How to use cromolyn sodium to treat allergiesWednesday, October 17, 2018, 5:00 pm
Cromolyn sodium is a widely available medication for preventing and treating nasal allergies, such as hay fever and pet or dust allergies. It comes as a nasal solution and works by preventing the release of histamines in the nose. Learn more here.
- Alzheimer's: These psychiatric symptoms may be an early signWednesday, October 17, 2018, 4:00 pm
A postmortem study of brain tissue tests and interviews of those close to the deceased ties some psychiatric symptoms to early Alzheimer's disease.
- Psychopaths in business: Why sex mattersWednesday, October 17, 2018, 3:00 pm
A new study investigates whether psychopathic traits really do enhance your career prospects. Along the way, it uncovers an interesting sex difference.
- Everything you need to know about gingivostomatitisWednesday, October 17, 2018, 3:00 pm
Gingivostomatitis is an infection that occurs in and around the mouth. It causes painful sores, blisters, and swelling. It is more common in children and is highly contagious. Learn more about the causes and risk factors in this article, as well as treatment options and how to get relief.
- Heart surgery: Does it impact cognitive ability?Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 2:00 pm
A new review looks at the impact of heart valve surgery on cognitive ability. A deficit may occur during the first few months, but more study is needed.
- Does COPD show up on an X-ray?Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 2:00 pm
Diagnosing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can involve an X-ray, which may show enlarged lungs and diaphragm problems. Doctors may order X-rays and other tests when a person has symptoms, such as shortness of breath or chest tightness. Learn more about how doctors interpret X-rays to diagnose the condition here.
- Which yogurts contain Lactobacillus acidophilus?Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 2:00 pm
Some yogurt manufacturers add Lactobacillus acidophilus, a healthful probiotic, to their products. In this article, we look at the yogurt brands that contain L. acidophilus and consider its potential health benefits.
- Can you drink alcohol if you have COPD?Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 2:00 pm
The link between alcohol and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is unclear. While smoking is the biggest cause and risk factor for COPD, alcohol may also play a role. Whether a person with COPD can drink alcohol safely may depend on factors such as the severity of symptoms. Learn more here.
- Do your surroundings affect your taste? Virtual reality answersWednesday, October 17, 2018, 10:00 am
Our sense of taste impacts many of our choices, but how do our surroundings influence it? A series of virtual reality experiments now provide an answer.