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Hepatitis A Outbreak in Six States Linked to Fresh Blackberries

Hepatitis A Outbreak in Six States Linked to Fresh Blackberries

Latest Digestion News WEDNESDAY, Dec. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — There have been 18 illnesses in six states in a hepatitis A outbreak possibly caused by fresh blackberries from the grocery stores Fresh Thyme Farmers Market and Woodman’s Market, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday. The illnesses have occurred in Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, […]

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‘Diabetes Burnout’ Is Real, Here’s How to Cope

‘Diabetes Burnout’ Is Real, Here’s How to Cope

Latest Diabetes News By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Living with diabetes — especially if you need insulin to survive — is a never-ending job that can be life-threatening if done wrong. That constant daily stress can lead to “diabetes burnout,” a new study says. Diabetics experiencing burnout are mentally […]

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Health Tip: Understanding Muscle Spasms

Health Tip: Understanding Muscle Spasms

Latest Chronic Pain News Could CBD Treat Opioid Addiction? Less Pain, More Car Crashes: Legalized Marijuana Hypnotherapy, Alternative to Opioids for Pain? Scientists Spot Unexpected Player in Fibromyalgia 1 in 4 American Workers Struggles With Back Pain Want More News? Sign Up for MedicineNet Newsletters! (HealthDay News) — Muscle spasms occur when your muscle contracts […]

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For Some, Follicular Lymphoma May Be Curable

For Some, Follicular Lymphoma May Be Curable

Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, Dec. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Some patients in remission from the blood cancer called follicular lymphoma can be considered cured, a new small study suggests. Using DNA sequencing, researchers were able to test the patients’ blood to see if mutations that caused the cancer were still present two years after […]

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What to know about non-Hodgkin lymphoma

What to know about non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a name for a group of cancers that start in certain types of white blood cell. According to the American Cancer Society, non-Hodgkin lymphoma is among the most common forms of cancer in the United States, making up around 4% of all cancer cases in the country. It can develop at any […]

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Depression on birth control: Everything you need to know

Depression on birth control: Everything you need to know

Some people who use hormonal birth control, such as the pill, the patch, or hormonal intrauterine device (IUD), report experiencing depression as a side effect. Research on the topic has mixed results, so the precise link between depressive symptoms and birth control remains unclear. A 2016 analysis suggested a link between the use of hormonal […]

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Pressure points to help you fall asleep

Pressure points to help you fall asleep

Acupressure is a component of traditional Chinese medicine that may help ease some symptoms of health issues, including insomnia. Acupressure is a relatively new subject of scientific research. However, a handful of studies suggest that it may be a safe way to get more or better sleep. To use a pressure point, apply gentle but […]

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Depression during pregnancy: Symptoms, treatment, and more

Depression during pregnancy: Symptoms, treatment, and more

Depression is a widespread mental health condition. Pregnant women have a higher risk of depression due to increased stress, physical health changes, chemical changes in the body, and other factors. While estimates vary, a 2016 analysis suggests that between 7% and upwards of 20% of pregnant women around the world have depression. The actual rate […]

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What does it mean to be asexual?

What does it mean to be asexual?

Asexuality describes a lack of sexual attraction. Asexual people may experience romantic attraction, but they do not feel the urge to act on these feelings sexually. Asexuality is a sexual orientation, like being gay or straight. It is different from celibacy or abstinence. Asexuality exists on a spectrum, with much diversity in people’s experiences and […]