Rss Feeds
Medical News Today: Study reveals new cause of depression
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Understanding the interactions of a hormone receptor that regulates sleep and feeding may help to design innovative ways of treating depression.
Medical News Today: Persistent stress may lead to vision loss, study shows
Thursday, June 21, 2018
A new analysis of existing studies shows that persistent psychological stress can lead to conditions such as glaucoma, retinal neuropathy, and vision loss.
Medical News Today: Almond butter vs. peanut butter: Which is healthier?
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Both peanut butter and almond butter are versatile ingredients and good sources of protein. They also have a variety of other health benefits. In this article, we look at how these two nut butters compare nutritionally, as well as how to add more ...
Medical News Today: What to do after a baby falls
Thursday, June 21, 2018
A baby falling off a bed can be frightening, but in most cases, it does not cause any serious harm. However, injuries are possible, so it is important to be aware of signs indicating that the baby is hurt and should see a doctor. Here, we look at ...
Medical News Today: How to prevent bloating after a meal
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Bloating after eating is a feeling that most people experience occasionally. It can cause swelling and discomfort in the abdomen, as well as flatulence and burping. Bloating is usually nothing to worry about, and people can generally manage it at ...
Medical News Today: Common infections during pregnancy
Thursday, June 21, 2018
During pregnancy, a person’s body goes through many changes. Some of these changes may make it more likely for them to get certain infections. In this article, we look at common vaginal and whole-body infections that affect women during pregnancy,...
Medical News Today: Vaginal dryness: 'Women, please report symptoms,' urge experts
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Many women experience vaginal dryness, especially during and after menopause. Why don't most of them seek help, despite the associated pain and discomfort?
Medical News Today: Parkinson's drugs may lead to compulsive behavior
Thursday, June 21, 2018
A new study finds that, with time, half of those who take dopamine agonists develop compulsive shopping, eating, gambling, or sexual behaviors.
Medical News Today: What to know about RPR testing for syphilis
Thursday, June 21, 2018
The rapid plasma reagin test is a simple blood test that screens for syphilis. Doctors recommend the RPR test when they suspect that a person may have a syphilis infection. Positive results can indicate an infection, but the time course of the inf...
Medical News Today: What to know about lipase tests and the pancreas
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
A doctor will order a lipase test if they suspect that a person has a problem with their pancreas. When the pancreas is inflamed, it often produces more lipase than usual. If the results of a lipase test show high levels, a person may have pancrea...
Medical News Today: Are you getting enough vitamin D?
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Vitamin D is an essential nutrient, but it can be difficult for people to know if they are getting the right amount. Some people will be able to get enough vitamin D from sunlight. Others may need to make dietary changes or take supplements. Here,...
Medical News Today: What is causing this rash on my wrist?
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
There are many different causes of a rash on the wrist, including eczema, allergic reactions to metals in jewelry, and other skin conditions. Here, you can try to identify your skin rash using the picture gallery and learn more about causes and tr...
Medical News Today: Rare case of bubonic plague reported in Idaho
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
This week, the case of a young boy contracting plague has been in the news. Here, we cover the details and offer advice for those who are concerned.
Medical News Today: Catatonic depression: What to know
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Catatonic depression is a subtype of depression characterized by not speaking or responding to things for a prolonged period. Catatonia can be a part of several other mental health conditions, including schizophrenia and mood disorders. Learn more...
Medical News Today: Brain's 'support cells' play active role in memory and learning
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Glial cells don't just support neurons, the brain's information processors. In pruning synapses, they also play a role in learning and memory, says study.
Medical News Today: Is vitamin D deficiency to blame for lung disease?
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
New research from Johns Hopkins University has found that individuals with low blood levels of vitamin D may be more exposed to disabling lung disease.
Medical News Today: Rheumatoid arthritis: How chronic inflammation affects the brain
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
A new study shows how rheumatoid arthritis inflammation affects different brain areas. The findings may explain the cognitive symptoms of the condition.
Medical News Today: What does it mean if you have shaky hands?
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Shaky hands can interfere with everyday activities, and the tremors vary in severity. Neurological conditions, movement disorders, and issues such as anxiety or withdrawal may be responsible for the tremors, and a wide range of treatments are avai...
Medical News Today: What to know about hypohidrosis
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
People with hypohidrosis sweat less than they should. This impairs the body’s ability to cool down and can cause heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke. Hypohidrosis is a less extreme form of anhidrosis, where a person is unable to sweat. Lear...
Medical News Today: How can I tell if I have low magnesium?
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Early signs and symptoms of magnesium deficiency can include vomiting, loss of appetite, and tiredness. However, magnesium deficiency is rare, and symptoms usually indicate an underlying health condition. In this article, we look at the symptoms a...