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Health Tip: Uses for Botox

Health Tip: Uses for Botox

(HealthDay News) — Botox injections work by weakening or paralyzing muscles, says MedlinePlus. Common side effects include pain, swelling or bruising at the injection site. Latest Skin News Depending on the condition being treated, the effects of Botox can last from three to 12 months. Doctors often use Botox in small doses to treat: Copyright […]

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Your Virtual Doctor Will ‘See’ You Now

Your Virtual Doctor Will ‘See’ You Now

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Prevention & Wellness News TUESDAY, April 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Need to see your doctor, but can’t take time off from work? There’s an app for that. And new research shows patients find the ability to see a doctor “virtually” convenient and satisfying. Nine out of 10 people who […]

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Returning to Intimacy After Childbirth

Returning to Intimacy After Childbirth

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News WEDNESDAY, May 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — “No sex for six weeks” used to be the standard advice following childbirth and, according to many doctors, it is still a good practice to allow healing. But it’s not a hard-and-fast rule. Although a woman is at the highest risk […]

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More Evidence CBD Can Help Ease a Form of Epilepsy in Kids

More Evidence CBD Can Help Ease a Form of Epilepsy in Kids

Latest Neurology News TUESDAY, April 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — There’s new data supporting the use of Epidiolex — the first cannabidiol (CBD) medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration — to help curb a form of epilepsy. The research found that the drug reduced seizures by nearly half in children with Dravet […]

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Klonopin (clonazepam) vs. Restoril (temazepam)

Klonopin (clonazepam) vs. Restoril (temazepam)

Klonopin vs. temazepam: What’s the difference? Klonopin (clonazepam) and Restoril (temazepam) are benzodiazepines used to treat anxiety. Klonopin is primarily used for treating panic disorder and preventing certain types of seizures such as those caused by Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Temazepam is used to treat symptoms of insomnia. A brand name for clonazepam is Klonopin. A brand […]

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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 […]