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Changes to Flu Shot Supply Chain Could Save Lives: Study

Changes to Flu Shot Supply Chain Could Save Lives: Study

Latest Cold and Flu News FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Problems with flu vaccine distribution in the United States may cost lives and pose a serious threat in the event of a flu pandemic, researchers warn. However, a computer model shows that proposed changes to the current distribution system could save thousands of […]

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients Get Short Shrift in ERs

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients Get Short Shrift in ERs

Latest Chronic Pain News THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) patients say they aren’t taken seriously when they arrive in hospital emergency rooms, a new study finds. It included 282 people with diagnosed CFS who completed an online questionnaire. Of those, only 59 percent had gone to the emergency […]

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Even a Little Exercise May Help Cancer Patients Live Longer

Even a Little Exercise May Help Cancer Patients Live Longer

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Regular exercise before and after a cancer diagnosis significantly improves odds of survival, a new study finds. Among more than 5,800 U.S. patients with a range of early- to late-stage cancers, those who exercised three or four times a week before and after their diagnosis […]

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AI Beats Humans at Detecting Cervical Precancers

AI Beats Humans at Detecting Cervical Precancers

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many women in developing countries lack access to advanced screening for cervical cancer. But researchers say a new “AI” technique might help. The technique relies on photos and computer artificial intelligence to identify changes that may lead to cervical cancer. Catching […]

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What are the benefits of royal jelly?

What are the benefits of royal jelly?

Royal jelly is a creamy white substance with a high nutrient content that young bees make to feed queen bee larvae. There are claims that it offers a range of health benefits, such as easing the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome and supporting wound healing. Royal jelly is highly nutritious and may have antibacterial, antioxidant, and […]

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What to know about the Adam’s apple

What to know about the Adam’s apple

The Adam’s apple is a lump of cartilage that sticks out from the throat. It is more prominent in males, and it serves no specific function. A person can remove or change the size of their Adam’s apple with surgery. Adam’s apples develop during puberty and are not present in prepubescent children. They are often […]

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Is there a link between garlic and HIV?

Is there a link between garlic and HIV?

Garlic is a common ingredient that may lower blood pressure and reduce a person’s risk of certain types of cancers. However, what does the research say what about garlic and HIV? Can consuming garlic help people with HIV, or does it cause more harm? The main compound in garlic is allicin. Garlic also contains other […]

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Can Dermalex help with psoriasis?

Can Dermalex help with psoriasis?

Dermalex is an over-the-counter skin cream that people can use to treat psoriasis. Unlike some other psoriasis creams, it does not contain steroids. However, there is little research to support its safety and effectiveness. Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes skin cells to multiply faster than usual, resulting in a buildup of skin cells. […]

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What is pharyngitis?

What is pharyngitis?

Pharyngitis is inflammation of the mucous membranes that line the back of the throat, or pharynx. This inflammation can cause discomfort, dryness, and difficulty swallowing. Pharyngitis is the medical term for a sore throat. Causes of pharyngitis include viral infections, such as common colds, and bacterial infections, such as group A Streptococcus. Pharyngitis is a […]