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For Many With Mild Asthma, Popular Rx May Not Work: Study

For Many With Mild Asthma, Popular Rx May Not Work: Study

Latest Asthma News TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A widely used type of asthma medication may not work in more than half of patients who are prescribed it, new research shows. Inhaled corticosteroids, which are designed to reduce airway inflammation, are recommended for all patients with persistent asthma. But this medication’s effectiveness may […]

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Cleaner Air Linked to Lower Asthma Rates in Kids

Cleaner Air Linked to Lower Asthma Rates in Kids

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Asthma News TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Air pollution levels have been declining for years, and researchers can now show that cleaner air is linked to fewer kids developing asthma. The new study looked at nine California communities. The researchers found that reductions in certain pollutants were tied […]

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‘Mediterranean diet may protect against depression symptoms’

‘Mediterranean diet may protect against depression symptoms’

Evidence indicates that following a Mediterranean-style diet, rich in fruit, vegetables, nuts, and cereals, can bring many health benefits, including protection against cardiovascular and metabolic problems. Now, a study also presents a link between this diet and a lower risk of depression later in life. New research finds a link between Mediterranean-style diets and a […]

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Best 10 foods to boost metabolism

Best 10 foods to boost metabolism

Certain foods contain specific nutrients that increase the body’s metabolism. Metabolism is the rate at which the body burns calories and carries out other processes. By boosting their metabolic rate, people may be able to shed excess weight and reduce their risk of obesity and related health issues. Read on to discover 10 of the […]

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What can cause shoulder pain?

What can cause shoulder pain?

The shoulder is a very flexible joint that is made up of several tendons, ligaments, and muscles that all work together. Should pain can result from injuries, general wear and tear, and a number of inflammatory conditions. The shoulder comprises three bones: the humerus, which is the upper arm bone the scapula, which is the […]

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What are the health benefits of lemons vs. limes?

What are the health benefits of lemons vs. limes?

Lemons and limes are types of citrus fruit with very similar nutritional profiles and health benefits. However, there are also some differences between them. Lemons come from a small evergreen tree native to South Asia. Several types of citrus tree can produce limes, such as the key lime tree, which is native to Southeast Asia. […]

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How long will a person with stage 4 colon cancer live?

How long will a person with stage 4 colon cancer live?

Stage 4 colon cancer occurs when cancer in the colon spreads, or metastasizes, to other tissues and organs. Colon cancer most often spreads to the liver, but it may also reach the lungs, the lymph nodes, or the lining of the abdominal cavity. The American Cancer Society (ACS) note that the 5-year relative survival rate […]

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What are the benefits of cocoa butter?

What are the benefits of cocoa butter?

Cocoa butter is a popular home remedy that people use to promote healthy skin. What does the research say about the benefits of cocoa butter?People have used cocoa butter for its health benefits for hundreds of years. Research suggests that cocoa butter can improve the skin, and it may have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. The […]