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Common Diabetes Drug May Also Shield Kidneys, Heart

Common Diabetes Drug May Also Shield Kidneys, Heart

Latest Diabetes News MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A common diabetes drug may also greatly reduce the odds for death from kidney failure and heart disease in diabetes patients with kidney disease, a new study finds. The news on Invokana (canagliflozin) is important, experts say, because diabetes and kidney trouble so often go […]

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With Weeks to Live, Many Cancer Patients Try Useless Treatments

With Weeks to Live, Many Cancer Patients Try Useless Treatments

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, April 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Learning you have a cancer that looks imminently terminal is tough news to swallow. And new research indicates that when given just one month to live, a significant number of patients still opt for aggressive and often costly interventions, despite little […]

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Balversa Approved for Advanced Bladder Cancer

Balversa Approved for Advanced Bladder Cancer

MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Balversa (rdafitinib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with advanced or spreading bladder cancer caused by a genetic defect called FGFR3 or FGFR2, the agency said in a news release. Latest Cancer News “We’re in an era of more personalized or […]

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Diabetes: Can cheese control blood sugar?

Diabetes: Can cheese control blood sugar?

A new study shows that cheese improved insulin sensitivity in prediabetic rats, but industry funded the research. Can people with diabetes benefit from eating cheese? According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), 30.3 million adults in the United States live with diabetes, and the condition is the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. […]

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Hair growth: 6 home remedies

Hair growth: 6 home remedies

Hair growth depends on several factors, including a person’s genetic history. However, there are some home remedies that may help.Whether a person is trying to prevent hair loss or encourage more growth, knowing some tips on diet and how to treat the hair can help them achieve their goal. When hair loss is due to […]

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What to know about black earwax

What to know about black earwax

Earwax is a naturally produced yellow substance that helps keep a person’s ears clean and free of debris. Black earwax can sometimes appear, but it is usually the result of an excessive buildup of earwax and is rarely a cause for concern.Earwax protects the ear canal from things that may enter it, including: water shampoo […]

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11 home remedies for gout

11 home remedies for gout

Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis that causes pain and discomfort, often in the toes, ankles, and knees. There is no cure for gout, so a combination of medications and home remedies can help keep gout in remission.Gout occurs when the body builds up too much uric acid. This acid is a by-product from […]