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Bonding With Friends — Without Food

Bonding With Friends — Without Food

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News TUESDAY, Jan. 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Socializing with friends is great for physical and emotional well-being, but if all of your get-togethers are at restaurants or bars, it can be hard to stick to a healthy eating plan. Try these ideas for having fun […]

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Flu May Be a Factor in Many Kidney Failure Deaths

Flu May Be a Factor in Many Kidney Failure Deaths

Latest Cold and Flu News MONDAY, Jan. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Seasonal flu and other respiratory infections may be especially dangerous for kidney failure patients, researchers say. A new study found that influenza-like illnesses likely contribute to more than 1,000 deaths among kidney failure patients in the United States each year. These illnesses include […]

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Breast Cancer May Bring Higher Odds for A-fib, Too

Breast Cancer May Bring Higher Odds for A-fib, Too

Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, Jan. 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Women diagnosed with breast cancer may face a higher risk of developing the abnormal heartbeat called atrial fibrillation (a-fib), Danish researchers report. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide. In 2018, more than 2 million women were diagnosed with the disease. The […]

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What are the signs of depression in men?

What are the signs of depression in men?

Both men and women can experience depression, but the signs and symptoms can be different. Although the primary symptom of depression for many is often a feeling of sadness, men may have a higher tendency than women to feel anger, demonstrate aggressive feelings, and engage in substance abuse. Due to the different symptoms, and because […]

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Safe exercises for a herniated disk

Safe exercises for a herniated disk

Gentle exercises, stretches, and activities can all help relieve the pain of a herniated disk. Exercises can also strengthen and improve flexibility in the spine, neck, and back. A herniated disk, or a slipped or ruptured disk, occurs when some of the soft jelly in the center of the disk slips out past the tough […]

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Diagnosis and treatment of duodenal cancer

Diagnosis and treatment of duodenal cancer

Duodenal cancer is a rare type of cancer that forms in the first part of the small intestine. Symptoms can be vague, which can make early diagnosis difficult. In this article, we look at what duodenal cancer is, along with its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. We also discuss survival rates for this type of cancer. […]

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What happens when breast cancer metastasizes in the lungs?

What happens when breast cancer metastasizes in the lungs?

Metastatic breast cancer in the lungs refers to cancer that originally developed inside the breast tissue but has spread to the lungs. Breast cancer can spread to various parts of the body. This is called metastasis. The most common sites for breast cancer metastases include the bones, brain, lungs, and liver. This article will discuss […]

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How to do the 5:2 diet

How to do the 5:2 diet

The 5:2 diet is a popular form of intermittent fasting that involves eating regularly for 5 days and eating very little for 2 days. Intermittent fasting is any diet that includes regular periods of not eating, or fasting. This article will explain the 5:2 diet and give a basic example of how to eat on […]

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What to expect during a bowel resection

What to expect during a bowel resection

Crohn’s disease is a long-term condition that causes inflammation within the digestive tract. While medications are often effective in treating or preventing symptoms, some people may require surgery if standard treatments are unsuccessful. One type of surgery that a doctor may recommend for people with Crohn’s disease is bowel resection. This procedure involves removing part […]

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What types of HIV medications are there?

What types of HIV medications are there?

Although there is currently no cure for HIV, a range of medications can control the condition. People with HIV take combinations of medicines. These regimens help them lead longer and healthier lives. This article provides a list of HIV medications that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have currently approved. We also give […]