Migraines are not typical headaches; they are extremely painful events and are often accompanied by nausea, blurred vision, or ultrasensitivity to smells, light, or sounds. These episodes can be debilitating and highly disruptive to day-to-day life. More women than men tend to experience them, and researchers ask why. New research looks to hormones to understand […]
In glaucoma, pressure builds up inside the eye and damages the optic nerve, which leads to vision loss. However, scientists note that even in some people treated for the pressure buildup, who regain regular intraocular pressure, vision loss still occurs. New research finds out why that is. Scientists uncover a hidden culprit in glaucoma: the […]
A new clinical trial shows the benefits of an innovative form of radiation therapy, which delivers the radiation in only five sessions instead of the usual 37. A new form of radiotherapy may significantly improve survival for people with prostate cancer. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) estimate that prostate cancer affects over 160,000 people in […]
Tinnitus Symptoms Together with other abnormal ear noises, ear ringing is medically called tinnitus. People with tinnitus perceive sounds when no sound is present like: buzzing, roaring, and pulsating sounds. Read more about tinnitus and ringing in your ears symptoms » What causes tinnitus? Tinnitus is a symptom, not a disease, and it has a […]
Eating a healthful diet is particularly important during pregnancy. The right nutrients help the fetus to develop and grow as it should. Pregnant women should eat a variety of fruits to provide them with healthful nutrients that may also help to relieve their symptoms. Learn which fruits to eat during pregnancy here.
Many cancers are hard to treat because they share a faulty cell-signaling pathway that is very difficult to target. Could one new experimental drug on the brink of human trials be the much-needed breakthrough? A new experimental drug could be a significant breakthrough in cancer treatment. The cell-signaling pathway is called RAS/MAPK and it influences […]
A new study has investigated the impact of dietary soy on bone strength in postmenopausal women. The authors conclude that eating more soy might in fact strengthen bones in women of all ages. Could soy improve bone health in women? The reduction in bone density and strength that is common in postmenopausal women is of […]
Scientists have designed a hydrogel loaded with magnetic particles and laboratory-grown neurons. By applying magnetic force, the researchers were able to reduce the pain signaling of the neurons. When applied to neurons, a magnetic field can reduce the cells’ pain signals, suggests a new study. In the United States, chronic pain is “the most common […]
By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Men’s Health News WEDNESDAY, Aug. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Attention guys: Your tighty whities may not be doing your sperm any favors. Men who wear tight-fitting briefs have sperm counts that suffer in comparison to men who wear boxers, according to results from the largest study to date on […]
Cats are loved for their elegance, their calming purrs, and the sweetness of their cuddles, but do you know how they can actually improve your health?