Glaucoma can lead to vision loss, but a turmeric derivative can improve current treatments. New research devises a viable method of adding it to eye drops.
A lipoma is a lump under the skin that occurs due to an overgrowth of fat cells. Doctors consider lipomas to be benign tumors, which means that they are non-cancerous growths. However, people may wish to remove a lipoma that causes pain, complications, or other symptoms. Some people also have concerns about the cosmetic appearance […]
Osteosarcoma is a type of bone cancer. A person with osteosarcoma may feel many symptoms, including pain and swelling. Doctors do not know why some people develop osteosarcoma. The outlook is more favorable when the tumor has not spread. Osteosarcoma is a relatively rare type of cancer with around 800 to 900 new cases reported […]
It has been generally accepted that high levels of ‘good cholesterol’ protect the heart. But new research questions this, urging specialists to reassess.
Consuming artificially sweetened soft drinks such as diet colas may be linked to a significantly lower risk of cancer return or death in patients with stage 3 colorectal cancer. Drinking artificially sweetened soft drinks could lower your risk of cancer recurrence. It is also likely that around half the effect is due to artificially sweetened […]
The drug used to manage some of the most salient symptoms of Parkinson’s disease is known to expose patients to more motor issues, as part of its side effects. Researchers suggest that ketamine could be used to neutralize those side effects. Researchers are planning a phase I clinical trial to test the dyskinesia-relieving effects of […]
Proper self-care is important for physical health and mental well-being after an abortion. When a medical professional performs an abortion, it is a safe procedure that carries few risks. However, women should be aware of what to expect after an abortion and how to plan their rest and recovery. According to one analysis, it is […]
That diabetes and cancer are linked in some way is by no means a new idea, but it had never previously been confirmed. Now, a major new study draws a firm conclusion: diabetes raises a person’s risk of developing cancer. New research warns that the risk of cancer is sex-specific in people with diabetes, and […]
Medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) is a rare type of thyroid cancer. The earliest sign of MTC is typically a painless lump in the neck. Later symptoms can include pain or discomfort, hoarseness, coughing, and difficulty swallowing or breathing. If caught early, the outlook for MTC is often very good. Learn more here.
Testosterone is the primary male sex hormone. Boosting its levels can have many effects, such as promoting muscle growth and improving libido. Saw palmetto, a plant resembling the leaves of a palm tree, may boost testosterone levels and offer other health benefits. Learn more about saw palmetto and testosterone here.