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Could probiotics evolve in the gut and cause harm?

Could probiotics evolve in the gut and cause harm?

New research in the journal Cell Host & Microbiome suggests that under certain conditions, probiotics can be harmful due to their ability to evolve once in the gut. For some people, probiotics may do more harm than good. Probiotics are live microorganisms that play a key role in intestinal function. They achieve this by helping […]

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What can cause stomach pain when breathing?

What can cause stomach pain when breathing?

Stomach pain when breathing can have several possible causes, such as a hiatal hernia, pleurisy, or acid reflux. Pain while breathing can also indicate a medical emergency. When a person breathes, the diaphragm tightens and relaxes as air moves in and out of the lungs. The diaphragm is a large, thin muscle at the bottom […]

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15 healthful gluten-free meals to try

15 healthful gluten-free meals to try

It is easier than many people might think to make delicious, healthful gluten-free meals.People with celiac disease have a serious gluten intolerance and need to eat gluten-free meals to stay well. Other people may have a nonceliac gluten sensitivity and find that cutting out gluten reduces gas and bloating. Some individuals choose to follow a […]

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Using artificial intelligence to predict mortality

Using artificial intelligence to predict mortality

New research that appears in the journal PLOS ONE suggests that machine learning can be a valuable tool for predicting the risk of premature death. The scientists compared the accuracy of artificial intelligence prediction with that of statistical methods that experts are currently using in medical research. New research suggests that healthcare professionals should use […]

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Brain Stimulation May Soothe Severe Depression

Brain Stimulation May Soothe Severe Depression

Latest Depression News THURSDAY, March 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — For those who suffer debilitating depression, stimulating the brain can bring desperately needed relief, new research shows. The study findings suggest that this type of therapy should be considered as an alternative or additional treatment for the toughest cases of the mood disorder. Depression is […]

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Stroke vs. Mini-Stroke (TIA)

Stroke vs. Mini-Stroke (TIA)

Stroke vs. mini-stroke (TIA) quick comparison between differences Mini-stroke (transient ischemic attack, TIA) and stroke usually are caused by blockage of an artery in the brain, and less often by bleeding into the brain tissue. Strokes usually are classified as either ischemic or hemorrhagic. The causes of strokes and min-strokes (transient ischemic attack, TIA) are […]

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Woman Feels No Pain, Thanks to Her Genes

Woman Feels No Pain, Thanks to Her Genes

Latest Chronic Pain News THURSDAY, March 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Jo Cameron, 71, has lived a life without pain. The Scottish woman has experienced childbirth, broken limbs, cuts, burns and surgeries with little or no discomfort. She’s leaned on her own hot stove and not realized there’s a problem until she smelled something burning. […]

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In Most States, Insurance Won’t Cover Addiction Treatments

In Most States, Insurance Won’t Cover Addiction Treatments

Latest Mental Health News THURSDAY, March 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — In a finding that brings bad news as America struggles with an opioid epidemic, a new report shows that only four states provide adequate insurance coverage for addiction treatment. “We are calling on states to ensure health plans cover the full range of effective […]

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Jatenzo Approved for Men With Low Testosterone

Jatenzo Approved for Men With Low Testosterone

THURSDAY, March 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Jatenzo (testosterone undecanoate) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat men with low testosterone, medically called hypogonadism. Latest Men’s Health News The approval covers men with low levels of the male hormone due to specific medical conditions, including genetic disorders such as Klinefelter […]

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Multiple Sclerosis Early Symptoms and Signs (Early, Body Areas Affected)

Multiple Sclerosis Early Symptoms and Signs (Early, Body Areas Affected)

What is multiple sclerosis (MS)? At what age does multiple sclerosis start? Does multiple sclerosis cause pain? 5 early signs and symptoms of multiple sclerosis Sexual problems Bladder and bowel problems Speech and swallowing problems Balance, thinking, and emotional problems Vision problems Muscle, movement, and spasticity problems Numbness, tingling, and pain What are the treatment […]