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Are almonds beneficial for people with diabetes?

Are almonds beneficial for people with diabetes?

Almonds and almond milk may provide several health benefits for people with diabetes. As these nuts are high in protein, healthful fats, and fiber but low in carbohydrates, they may increase satiety and aid blood sugar regulation and weight management. Diabetes is a long-term condition that affects how the body regulates blood sugar levels. Although […]

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New evidence that social media increases loneliness

New evidence that social media increases loneliness

Although experts have debated the potential link between social media use and decreased well-being for years, a new study adds more fuel to the fire. A new study investigates the psychological impact of social media. According to the first author of the new study, which featured in the Journal of Social & Clinical Psychology, no […]

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Prostate Problems Symptoms and Signs

Prostate Problems Symptoms and Signs

Prostate problems definition and facts* *Prostate problems facts medical author: Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD The prostate is a gland that is a part of the male reproductive system that wraps around the male urethra near the bladder. The gland is about the size of a walnut and grows larger as you age. Enlargement of […]

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Must Blood Pressure Rise Wth Age? Remote Tribes Hold Clues

Must Blood Pressure Rise Wth Age? Remote Tribes Hold Clues

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest High Blood Pressure News WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Contrary to common belief, blood pressure doesn’t have to rise as you age, a study of two remote South American tribes suggests. Looking at the isolated Yanomami tribe in the Venezuelan rainforest, researchers found their blood pressure remained low […]

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Health Tip: How Bad is Your Hearing Loss?

Health Tip: How Bad is Your Hearing Loss?

(HealthDay News) — You’ve had a professional diagnose your hearing loss. So how bad is it? Latest Hearing News Your degree of hearing loss can range from “mild” to “profound,” the Better Hearing Institute says. Here’s are brief explanation of each degree: Mild — It’s the most common and under-diagnosed degree of hearing loss, the […]

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What are the health benefits of Thai massage?

What are the health benefits of Thai massage?

Many people believe that the health benefits of Thai massage include lowering stress, boosting energy, and improving athletic performance. Thai massage uses gentle pressure and stretching techniques to relax the whole body. This is an ancient healing practice that originated in India. It dates back to around 2,500–7,000 years ago. The technique that Thai massage […]

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Parkinson’s disease: Scientists find new target to destroy protein clumps

Parkinson’s disease: Scientists find new target to destroy protein clumps

Blocking an enzyme could put a stop to the buildup of toxic protein clumps that occurs in the brains of people with Parkinson’s disease. New research reveals that blocking a certain protein clears Lewy bodies — toxic structures that are a hallmark of Parkinson’s disease. This was the conclusion that scientists at Georgetown University Medical […]

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What is a lumbar MRI scan?

What is a lumbar MRI scan?

Magnetic resonance imaging is a noninvasive diagnostic tool that uses radio waves and a magnetic field to produce detailed images of the inside of a body. Doctors can use them to examine a person’s lower spine, or lumbar region, and the surrounding tissues. The exam itself is very safe because it does not use ionizing […]

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Pancreatic cancer cells are ‘addicted’ to key protein

Pancreatic cancer cells are ‘addicted’ to key protein

New research finds that the cancer cells in a particularly aggressive form of pancreatic cancer rely heavily on a key protein to grow and spread. The findings may soon lead to new treatments and prevention strategies. Pancreatic cancer cells are ‘addicted’ to a certain protein, new research finds. Pancreatic cancer is particularly difficult to treat. […]

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Do penis enlargement methods work?

Do penis enlargement methods work?

Marketers claim that extenders, vacuum devices, pills, and lotions can increase penis size. But do penis enlargement methods work? Penis size is a common source of anxiety. This has fueled a multimillion-dollar penis enlargement, or male enhancement, industry. This article will look at the effectiveness and side effects of penis enlargement methods. It will also […]