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Health Tip: Starting a Healthy Weight Loss Plan

Health Tip: Starting a Healthy Weight Loss Plan

(HealthDay News) — More than 70 percent of U.S. adults are overweight or obese, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases says. Latest Diet & Weight Management News Are you one of them? Before starting a weight loss plan, you should visit your doctor. The first questions to consider are: How can […]

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How Getting a Flu Shot Could Save Your Life

How Getting a Flu Shot Could Save Your Life

Latest Cold and Flu News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s not too late to get your flu shot, which can protect you in ways that may surprise you. The flu vaccine can be a lifesaver for people with heart disease, according to infectious disease specialist Dr. Michael Chang, assistant professor of pediatrics […]

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Cancer Diagnosis May Quadruple Suicide Risk

Cancer Diagnosis May Quadruple Suicide Risk

Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The risk of suicide is more than four times higher among Americans with cancer than those without the disease, a new study finds. “Even though cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, most cancer patients do not die from […]

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Keep Moving to Keep Brain Sharp in Old Age

Keep Moving to Keep Brain Sharp in Old Age

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Alzheimer’s News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Staying active in old age may help preserve your memory and thinking skills, a new study suggests. In fact, older people who were physically active kept their minds sharp, even if their brains showed signs of lesions or other markers linked […]

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What to know about psoriasis remission

What to know about psoriasis remission

Psoriasis remission occurs when the symptoms of psoriasis disappear temporarily. There is no cure for psoriasis, so remission is the primary goal of treatment. Psoriasis develops when the immune system mistakenly attacks the skin cells, causing red, scaly, or painful patches to appear. During remission, the immune system stops these attacks, and the skin has […]

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Can tamanu oil help with psoriasis?

Can tamanu oil help with psoriasis?

Some people use tamanu oil to help treat various skin conditions, including psoriasis. Tamanu oil may reduce the inflammation that psoriasis causes, but there is currently a lack of reliable evidence to confirm this. In this article, we consider the potential use of tamanu oil as a treatment for psoriasis and look at whether or […]

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What are the benefits of oregano oil?

What are the benefits of oregano oil?

Oregano oil is a product made from the oregano plant, Origanum vulgare. It contains a higher concentration of the helpful compounds that occur naturally in the plant. This oil is available to use orally, unlike oregano essential oil, which is much more concentrated and used in aromatherapy. People should not take essential oils by mouth. […]

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How to burn more fat naturally

How to burn more fat naturally

To lose weight, a person needs to burn more calories than they take in. Some natural fat burners, however, may help the body burn more fat by increasing metabolism or reducing hunger. To burn fat, a person cannot rely on a single food or supplement. They also need to reduce their total calorie intake and […]

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Is corn healthful?

Is corn healthful?

The widespread use of corn in food products has led to debate about whether corn is healthful. However, corn has nutritional benefits, and there is no evidence that it is harmful to health. The internet is full of conflicting advice about corn. Some alternative health sites focus on the perceived harms of genetically-modified organism (GMO) […]

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Experimental drug may prevent Alzheimer’s disease

Experimental drug may prevent Alzheimer’s disease

A drug that scientists are currently developing to treat stroke survivors might also help stave off Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers are trialing a new treatment that may help people with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 5.7 million people in the United States are living […]