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Medical News Today: Can essential oils treat a UTI?
Monday, April 23, 2018
Essential oils are popular home remedies for many ailments, but can they help to relieve the symptoms of a UTI? In this article, we look at the essential oils that may be best able to fight bacteria, including cinnamon, oregano, and lavender. Here...
Medical News Today: What is the best thing for stiff joints?
Monday, April 23, 2018
Bones are heavy and moving them around can put strain on the joints. Overuse, injury, age, or a medical condition can cause joint strain and stiffness. Depending on the cause, joint stiffness may not require medical treatment. Many remedies are av...
Medical News Today: Why do some people sneeze after eating?
Monday, April 23, 2018
If a person sneezes after eating all or certain foods, they may either have gustatory rhinitis, snatiation, or a food allergy. Hot or spicy foods are the most common triggers. Sneezing after eating is a common complaint that can be managed by avoi...
Medical News Today: Is telogen effluvium reversible?
Monday, April 23, 2018
Telogen effluvium is a form of temporary hair loss that usually happens several months after a person experiences a traumatic event or stress. The hair usually regrows within 6 to 9 months. In this article, learn more about causes, treatments, and...
Medical News Today: What are phleboliths and are they safe?
Monday, April 23, 2018
Phleboliths are small, round lumps of calcium that form inside a person's veins. This type of vascular calcification often occurs in the pelvic area and is more common with age. Phleboliths frequently develop in people over 40. On an X-ray, the lu...
Medical News Today: Best 40 foods for vitamin K
Monday, April 23, 2018
Vitamin K is an essential nutrient that helps the body clot blood, build strong bones, and keep the heart healthy. In this article, we look at foods to eat to increase vitamin K intake, including kale, spinach, other leafy greens, some dairy produ...
Medical News Today: Common allergic conditions linked to mental health
Monday, April 23, 2018
Although allergies might seem a world away from mental health, a new study finds that common allergic conditions increase the risk of psychiatric problems.
Medical News Today: What is calcific tendonitis and what causes it?
Monday, April 23, 2018
Calcific tendonitis is a condition where deposits of calcium build up in a tendon or muscle, which can lead to pain and reduced movement. It often occurs in the shoulder. We look at the possible risk factors for this condition, its signs and sympt...
Medical News Today: Want better sleep? Leave your work at the office
Monday, April 23, 2018
Your work-related stress is mental baggage that you must learn not to drag home with you. If you hold on to it, both your sleep and health will suffer.
Medical News Today: How vitamin D protects against type 2 diabetes
Monday, April 23, 2018
A new study suggests that vitamin D deficiency is tied to a five times greater risk of type 2 diabetes compared with levels well above the healthy minimum.
Medical News Today: Eczema during pregnancy: What to know
Monday, April 23, 2018
Many women experience eczema for the first time during pregnancy, while those who already have eczema may experience an increase or reduction in symptoms. We look at how a woman can safely treat pregnancy eczema and what home remedies may help. We...
Medical News Today: What are the benefits of barley water?
Monday, April 23, 2018
Barley is a great source of fiber and contains many other essential minerals, including magnesium, manganese, and selenium. In this article, we look at the benefits of barley water and how to make this nutritious beverage.
Medical News Today: Is apple cider vinegar good or bad for diarrhea?
Monday, April 23, 2018
Apple cider vinegar has recently been touted as a cure-all for many ailments, including diarrhea. However, this common household ingredient is highly acidic and can cause stomach problems in some people. In this article, learn about the potential ...
Medical News Today: Artificial sweeteners may damage blood vessels
Monday, April 23, 2018
In the most detailed study of its type, researchers demonstrate that artificial sweeteners damage blood vessels and may increase diabetes risk.
Medical News Today: Diabetes: Body fat percentage, not BMI, predicts risk
Monday, April 23, 2018
A new study suggests that the standard body mass index cannot accurately predict someone's risk of developing type 2 diabetes or prediabetes.
Medical News Today: Parkinson's: Targeting new compound slows disease in rats
Sunday, April 22, 2018
The results of a decade-long study are in: a new therapeutic target is found, and scientists manage to slow the progression of the disease in animals.
Medical News Today: What is cervicitis and what causes it?
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Cervicitis refers to inflammation of the cervix, the narrow passage connecting the uterus and vagina. It can result in itching, pain, and bleeding, and it is caused by a variety of conditions. In this article, we examine the symptoms and causes an...
Medical News Today: 'Biomedical tattoo' might catch cancer early
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Medical research is reaching a new frontier with implants that can accurately spot early signs of cancer. Yet the road from laboratory to patient is long.
Medical News Today: What is cervical stimulation and is it safe?
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Some people use the term cervix penetration to refer to cervical stimulation. With this, the small canal behind the vagina is stimulated when the penis or other object rubs against it. Is cervix penetration safe, are there health risks, and what c...
Medical News Today: Why is my eyelash growing in the wrong direction?
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Instead of becoming trapped under the skin, an ingrown eyelash may grow in the wrong direction, toward the eye. This is called trichiasis, and it can cause irritation, pain, and damage to the cornea. Injury, inflammation, or certain conditions may...