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Returning to Intimacy After Childbirth

Returning to Intimacy After Childbirth

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News WEDNESDAY, May 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — “No sex for six weeks” used to be the standard advice following childbirth and, according to many doctors, it is still a good practice to allow healing. But it’s not a hard-and-fast rule. Although a woman is at the highest risk […]

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Health Tip: Uses for Botox

Health Tip: Uses for Botox

(HealthDay News) — Botox injections work by weakening or paralyzing muscles, says MedlinePlus. Common side effects include pain, swelling or bruising at the injection site. Latest Skin News Depending on the condition being treated, the effects of Botox can last from three to 12 months. Doctors often use Botox in small doses to treat: Copyright […]

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Blood test may predict cardiovascular disease

Blood test may predict cardiovascular disease

New research suggests that a simple blood test, which doctors currently use to diagnose heart attacks, may be useful in predicting the risk of cardiovascular disease. New research suggests a simple blood test could accurately predict who will go on to develop cardiovascular disease. According to the latest statistics from the American Heart Association (AHA), […]

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What Price Beauty for Women? Far More Than for Men

What Price Beauty for Women? Far More Than for Men

Latest Skin News WEDNESDAY, May 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Facial moisturizers are a mainstay against the march of time, smoothing over wrinkles and keeping dry skin supple. But new research shows that women pay a much higher price for that anti-aging weapon than men do. In the study, dermatologists from Massachusetts General Hospital checked […]

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Your Virtual Doctor Will ‘See’ You Now

Your Virtual Doctor Will ‘See’ You Now

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Prevention & Wellness News TUESDAY, April 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Need to see your doctor, but can’t take time off from work? There’s an app for that. And new research shows patients find the ability to see a doctor “virtually” convenient and satisfying. Nine out of 10 people who […]

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Health Tip: Understanding Breast Biopsy

Health Tip: Understanding Breast Biopsy

(HealthDay News) — A doctor may call for a breast biopsy when he or she is suspicious about an area of the breast. Latest Cancer News A breast biopsy is a test that includes removal of tissue or fluid. The removed cells are then examined to check for breast cancer. Typically, the procedure is performed […]

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Vampire Facials at New Mexico Spa Linked to HIV Infections

Vampire Facials at New Mexico Spa Linked to HIV Infections

Two people may have contracted HIV after undergoing so-called “vampire facials” at a New Mexico spa, state health officials say. Latest HIV News In this procedure, nutrient-rich plasma is injected into the face using a tool called a micro-needling pen. The plasma typically comes from the client’s own blood, CNN reported. Laboratory tests showed that […]

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Blood Test Might Diagnose Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Blood Test Might Diagnose Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Chronic Pain News TUESDAY, April 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Chronic fatigue syndrome is such a mysterious illness that it took years to be recognized as a legitimate ailment, and doctors still struggle to accurately diagnose it. Now, an experimental blood test has successfully spotted the syndrome, also known as […]