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Hyperglycemia (High Blood Sugar) Symptoms, Levels, Diet and Causes

Hyperglycemia (High Blood Sugar) Symptoms, Levels, Diet and Causes

Source: Getty Images What should you know about high blood sugar (hyperglycemia)? The medical definition of hyperglycemia or high blood sugar, is an abnormally high blood level in the blood. Hyperglycemia is a hallmark sign of diabetes (both type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes) and prediabetes, and diabetes is the most common cause of […]

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Cablivi Approved for Rare Clotting Disorder

Cablivi Approved for Rare Clotting Disorder

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Cablivi (caplacizumab-yhdp) injection has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (aTTP), a rare and deadly disorder that causes blood clotting. Latest Chronic Pain News “Patients with aTTP endure hours of treatment with daily plasma exchange, which requires […]

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Bladder cancer: What to know about BCG treatment

Bladder cancer: What to know about BCG treatment

Bacillus Calmette–Guerin is a form of immunotherapy that doctors can use to treat some forms of bladder cancer. Following surgery to remove the cancer, this treatment can help prevent the cancer from returning. In this article, we will discuss what Bacillus Calmette–Guerin (BCG) therapy is, when doctors use it, and what to expect during treatment. […]

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The best healthful fast-food options

The best healthful fast-food options

Fast-food outlets are abundant and, while fast food has a reputation for being unhealthful, a growing number of the big chains are adding more nutritious options to their menus. Outlets that allow greater customization of orders tend to have lower calorie or more nutritious choices. However, there are healthful options on the menu of most […]

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What are the health benefits of passion fruit?

What are the health benefits of passion fruit?

Passion fruit is an exotic purple fruit with a healthful nutritional profile and a range of health benefits. Passion fruit is a flowering tropical vine, known as Passiflora, that grows in warm climates, including South America, Australia, South Africa, and India. Passion fruit contains a soft pulp and lots of seeds inside a hard rind. […]

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How can bipolar disorder affect relationships?

How can bipolar disorder affect relationships?

Bipolar disorder is a manageable, long-term condition that affects a person’s mood. The highs and lows characteristic of some forms of bipolar may affect the way a person thinks, feels, and behaves. This includes how they act in romantic relationships. People with bipolar disorder experience severe high and low moods. These are called manic (or […]

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What foods are off limits while pregnant?

What foods are off limits while pregnant?

Pregnancy causes a lot of changes in the body, and pregnant women should consider adjusting their eating habits to adapt to these changes. Diet is one of the most important factors that can affect a pregnant woman’s overall health and the health of her child. Important foods to avoid include raw shellfish and undercooked eggs. […]

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What’s the difference between borderline personality disorder and bipolar?

What’s the difference between borderline personality disorder and bipolar?

People sometimes confuse borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder because they can have similar symptoms, such as intense emotional responses, depression, and impulsive behavior. However, borderline personality disorder (BPD) and bipolar disorder are two separate types of condition with different symptoms and treatment options. In this article, we discuss the primary differences between BPD and […]

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Colorectal cancer: TV viewing tied to risk of early onset

Colorectal cancer: TV viewing tied to risk of early onset

Recent research has linked prolonged sitting while viewing TV to a raised risk of developing colorectal cancer before the age of 50 years. According to a new study, watching TV may raise the risk of young-onset colorectal cancer. This effect, which appeared to be strongest for cancer that starts in the rectum, was independent of […]