Posted by
Muscle Power Might Be Key to Long Life

Muscle Power Might Be Key to Long Life

Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you want to celebrate many more birthdays, new research suggests you should speed up your weight-lifting routine. Boosting muscle power, which is different than muscle strength, translated into longer lives, the Brazilian scientists said. What exactly is the difference? For example, climbing […]

Posted by
Pinworms (Infection in Children and Adults, Enterobiasis)

Pinworms (Infection in Children and Adults, Enterobiasis)

Source: iStock Pinworm definition and facts Pinworm infections are caused by worm-like parasites (Enterobius vermicularis) that infect humans’ intestines and rectal/anal areas. Young children, school-aged children, and their household members, including adults, are at risk for pinworm infections. Pinworms are visible. They range in size from 2-13 mm, are white, and resemble a worm but […]

Posted by
Colonoscopy (Test, Side Effects, Preparation, Recovery)

Colonoscopy (Test, Side Effects, Preparation, Recovery)

What’s new in colonoscopy? There are several new developments in colonoscopy. Most of these center around improving the detection of difficult-to-see lesions — small ones (for example, small polyps) and flat ones — as well as the ability to determine at the time of colonoscopy whether or not polyps and lesions need to be biopsied […]

Posted by

Health Tip: Living With Animal Allergies

(HealthDay News) — Over half of U.S. households have pets, but unfortunately millions of Americans are allergic to animals. The best way to manage symptoms of pet allergies is to avoid pets, says the American Academy of Asthma and Immunology. Latest Allergies News Other ways to minimize symptoms include: Don’t hug or kiss pets. Keep […]

Posted by
Does a common pain reliever reduce empathy?

Does a common pain reliever reduce empathy?

Following on from a series of similar studies, researchers are once again investigating whether acetaminophen can influence our psychology. This time, the focus is on positive empathy. Could acetaminophen reduce our ability to demonstrate empathy? Acetaminophen is one of the most commonly used drugs globally. It offers quick relief from mild pain and is readily […]

Posted by
Experimental drug may ease opioid withdrawal symptoms

Experimental drug may ease opioid withdrawal symptoms

A drug that scientists originally developed to treat depression may have promise for the treatment of opioid withdrawal, researchers say. A new experimental drug may help reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms. Opioid withdrawal is a challenging experience, and although there are medications already on the market that can help curb the symptoms of withdrawal, these drugs […]

Posted by
What to know about diabetic gastroparesis

What to know about diabetic gastroparesis

Gastroparesis affects how the stomach moves food into the intestines and leads to bloating, nausea, and heartburn. When diabetes causes the condition, doctors call it diabetic gastroparesis. In this article, we provide an overview of diabetic gastroparesis, including its causes, symptoms, complications, and treatments. What is diabetic gastroparesis? A person with diabetic gastroparesis may experience […]

Posted by
How can diabetes cause nausea?

How can diabetes cause nausea?

Nausea is a common complaint among people living with diabetes. Nausea can occur as a result of diabetes complications or other factors relating to the condition. In most cases, nausea is temporary and harmless. However, alongside other symptoms, it can indicate a more serious complication of diabetes. In this article, we look at the causes […]

Posted by
What can cause morning back pain?

What can cause morning back pain?

Waking up with lower back pain can often indicate a problem with a person’s sleeping posture, mattress, or pillows. However, morning back pain can sometimes be a symptom of a medical condition. Waking up with lower back pain can make for a slow start to a person’s day. Determining the cause of the pain can […]