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California Ends Warning Over Coffee and Cancer

California Ends Warning Over Coffee and Cancer

TUESDAY, June 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has ruled that coffee does not pose a significant cancer risk, so customers don’t have to be warned that their favorite drink is dangerous. Latest Cancer News The decision overturns a judge’s order that companies like Starbucks have to add […]

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Is MRI Screening Worth It for Breast Cancer Survivors?

Is MRI Screening Worth It for Breast Cancer Survivors?

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, June 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Breast MRI screening is a good way to detect small tumors, but it’s unclear how much it benefits women with a history of breast cancer, a new study finds. Right now, experts recommend that breast cancer survivors have yearly mammograms to […]

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Osteopenia

What are treatment options and medications for osteopenia? People with osteopenia should make certain important lifestyle modifications and ensure that their dietary intake of calcium and vitamin D (vitamin D2, vitamin D3, cholecalciferol) are adequate. Management of an underlying condition causing malabsorption, such as celiac sprue, can improve bone density. Not everyone with osteopenia requires […]

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Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction (SI Joint Pain)

Source: MedicineNet What are the sacroiliac (SI) joints? The sacroiliac (SI) joints are formed by the connection of the sacrum and the right and left iliac bones. The sacrum is the triangular-shaped bone in the lower portion of the spine, centrally located below the lumbar spine. While most of the bones (vertebrae) of the spine […]

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Health Tip: Nasal Spray Safety

(HealthDay News) — For people who use nasal sprays to combat seasonal allergies, it’s important to follow safety guidelines, says the Allergy & Asthma Network. Latest Allergies News When using a nasal spray. you should: Aim away from the center of your nose. Always follow the package instructions, as brands vary. Blow your nose gently […]

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Is hair loss a side effect of Adderall?

Is hair loss a side effect of Adderall?

Adderall is a combination of the stimulant drugs amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. Doctors prescribe it for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy, and they sometimes use it off-label for other conditions. Although taking Adderall can cause hair loss in some people, this is a relatively uncommon side effect. Some people misuse Adderall […]

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What can cause lower back pain?

What can cause lower back pain?

Lower back pain is very common. It usually develops due to overuse or a minor injury, but sometimes there may be no obvious cause. Lower back pain can also be a symptom of an underlying medical condition. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, around 80% of adults will have lower back […]

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Best ways to lose weight during menopause

Best ways to lose weight during menopause

People going through the menopausal transition may gain weight. Those who wish to lose this weight may have more difficulty than usual, and keeping the weight off can be challenging. Weight gain occurs before and during menopause partly because of a drop in estrogen levels. Low-quality sleep and regular, age-related reductions in metabolism and muscle […]

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What to know about liver metastases

What to know about liver metastases

Liver metastases refers to when a cancer that originally formed in another part of the body spreads to the liver. Some healthcare professionals may call liver metastases “secondary liver cancer.” The cancer cells that develop in liver metastases are not cells from the liver. They are cells from the part of the body where the […]

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What can cause lower back and testicle pain?

What can cause lower back and testicle pain?

Many people experience lower back pain from time to time. However, lower back pain that occurs along with testicle pain is less common and can indicate an underlying condition that requires medical treatment.In this article, we discuss some possible causes of lower back and testicle pain. We also cover when to see a doctor. Lumbar […]