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What causes undigested food to appear in stool?

What causes undigested food to appear in stool?

Undigested food in a person’s stool is not usually a cause for concern. The body is not able to fully break down high-fiber foods, or foods with hard shells, such as sweetcorn. Consequently, these may pass through the digestive system unchanged. When undigested food in the stool is accompanied by another change in bowel habits, […]

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Why ovarian cancer spreads and how we might stop it

Why ovarian cancer spreads and how we might stop it

New research has revealed exactly why ovarian cancer spreads to the peritoneal cavity. Existing drugs could be repurposed to stop this from happening. New treatments that can stop ovarian cancer from spreading may be within reach. In the United States, ovarian cancer is estimated to affect around 20,000 women every year. In 2014, the Centers […]

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Scientists may have found ‘best time’ to administer chemo drugs

Scientists may have found ‘best time’ to administer chemo drugs

The best time of day to give the chemotherapy drug cisplatin to people with cancer could be when their healthy tissue is busy mending damaged DNA, according to new research on biological clocks and DNA repair. Giving cisplatin to cancer patients at a certain time of day could reduce side effects. The study, now published […]

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Alzheimer’s: Are changes in the brain’s attention hub at fault?

Alzheimer’s: Are changes in the brain’s attention hub at fault?

Researchers suggest that we become more easily distracted as we age, and that it’s all down to a part of our brains called the locus coeruleus. Could this advance our understanding of Alzheimer’s disease? As we age, we find it increasingly hard to stay focused under conditions of stress, new research shows. The “locus coeruleus” […]

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How to get rid of yellow eyes

How to get rid of yellow eyes

The eyes usually start to turn yellow when a compound called bilirubin accumulates in the blood. This type of yellowing is often referred to as jaundice. Yellowing of the eyes and skin are almost always symptoms of a condition that requires medical treatment. Anyone with yellow eyes should contact a doctor as soon as possible […]

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Can marijuana help treat asthma?

Can marijuana help treat asthma?

Changes in marijuana laws and the increased use of medicinal marijuana have led to questions about what conditions it can be used to treat. Many people wonder whether marijuana can affect or treat asthma. Asthma is a chronic lung disease that occurs when the airways in the chest get narrower or become inflamed. Symptoms of […]

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Do nightshade vegetables make arthritis worse?

Do nightshade vegetables make arthritis worse?

Fruits and vegetables from the nightshade family are staple foods for many people. Nightshades are nutritious, healthful foods and the idea that they cause inflammation is not supported by evidence. Nightshade foods contain solanine, a chemical which some people believe may aggravate arthritis pain or inflammation. The Arthritis Foundation say that this is not true. […]

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Natural Home Remedies for Sunburn Treatment

Natural Home Remedies for Sunburn Treatment

Sunburn definition and facts Sunburn is the result of too much exposure to the sun, or a sun-equivalent (such as a tanning bed or other UV source). Sunburn is most common during the summer when the sun’s rays are the strongest. Mild sunburn symptoms include skin redness and pain. After about 4-7 days, skin peeling […]

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A Bone Drug That Treats Baldness?

A Bone Drug That Treats Baldness?

Latest Skin News TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A drug intended as a treatment for osteoporosis may help treat hair loss, researchers say. “The fact this new agent, which had never even been considered in a hair loss context, promotes human hair growth is exciting because of its translational potential: It could one […]

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Walmart Announces New Measures to Cut Opioid Abuse

Walmart Announces New Measures to Cut Opioid Abuse

Walmart Inc. says it will take more steps to reduce opioid medication abuse and misuse. Earlier this year, the company announced free opioid medication disposal in all its U.S. pharmacies. Latest Prevention & Wellness News On Monday, the company said that within the next 60 days, Walmart and Sam’s Club will restrict initial acute opioid […]