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Young Adults Flocking to Energy Drinks

Young Adults Flocking to Energy Drinks

Latest Healthy Kids News TUESDAY, April 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — More young Americans than ever are turning to caffeinated energy drinks, and the trend is cause for concern, researchers say. In a new study, investigators found a significant increase in energy drink consumption among teens, and young and middle-aged adults over the past decade. […]

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Vampire Facials at New Mexico Spa Linked to HIV Infections

Vampire Facials at New Mexico Spa Linked to HIV Infections

Two people may have contracted HIV after undergoing so-called “vampire facials” at a New Mexico spa, state health officials say. Latest HIV News In this procedure, nutrient-rich plasma is injected into the face using a tool called a micro-needling pen. The plasma typically comes from the client’s own blood, CNN reported. Laboratory tests showed that […]

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Blood Test Might Diagnose Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Blood Test Might Diagnose Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Chronic Pain News TUESDAY, April 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Chronic fatigue syndrome is such a mysterious illness that it took years to be recognized as a legitimate ailment, and doctors still struggle to accurately diagnose it. Now, an experimental blood test has successfully spotted the syndrome, also known as […]

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Health Tip: Understanding Breast Biopsy

Health Tip: Understanding Breast Biopsy

(HealthDay News) — A doctor may call for a breast biopsy when he or she is suspicious about an area of the breast. Latest Cancer News A breast biopsy is a test that includes removal of tissue or fluid. The removed cells are then examined to check for breast cancer. Typically, the procedure is performed […]

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Blood test may predict cardiovascular disease

Blood test may predict cardiovascular disease

New research suggests that a simple blood test, which doctors currently use to diagnose heart attacks, may be useful in predicting the risk of cardiovascular disease. New research suggests a simple blood test could accurately predict who will go on to develop cardiovascular disease. According to the latest statistics from the American Heart Association (AHA), […]

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What causes dizziness when lying down?

What causes dizziness when lying down?

A common cause of dizziness when lying down is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, a condition where tiny crystals that help sense gravity in one part of the ear mistakenly move into parts of the inner ear that detect head motion. People with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) experience benign, or not life-threatening, paroxysmal, or sudden […]

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What causes a smell behind the ear?

What causes a smell behind the ear?

Most people do not give the area behind their ears much attention. However, some people may notice a smell that originates there. Sometimes, poor hygiene can cause the smell, but minor infections are also a common cause.Because people cannot see the area behind their ears, they may not think to wash it or check for […]