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Many Parents Wrong About What Prevents Colds in Kids

Many Parents Wrong About What Prevents Colds in Kids

Latest Cold and Flu News MONDAY, Jan. 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — No parent wants to see their child catch a cold, but some take prevention measures that have little basis in science, a new survey shows. For example, 51 percent of parents said they give their child an over-the-counter vitamin or supplement to prevent […]

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4 Exercises for a Better Back

4 Exercises for a Better Back

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Chronic Pain News TUESDAY, Jan. 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — To strengthen your back — the most commonly injured part of the body — it’s important to condition both the muscles in it and the ones that support it, notably the abs. Here are four moves to boost back fitness: […]

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Blood Test Might Yield Early Warning of Alzheimer’s

Blood Test Might Yield Early Warning of Alzheimer’s

Latest Alzheimer’s News TUESDAY, Jan. 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Leaky blood vessels in the brain may be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers say. They followed 161 older adults for five years and found that those with the most severe memory declines had the greatest leakage in their brain’s blood vessels, regardless of […]

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Health Tip: Diagnosing Alzheimer’s Early

Health Tip: Diagnosing Alzheimer’s Early

(HealthDay News) — If a loved one has symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, he or she should visit a doctor for a formal evaluation. Latest Alzheimer’s News It may be easier to control the disease if it’s diagnosed early, the Alzheimer’s Association says. Here is the association’s list of other potential benefits of early diagnosis: Better […]

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Differences between ketosis and ketoacidosis

Differences between ketosis and ketoacidosis

Ketosis and ketoacidosis both involve the production of ketones in the body. However, while ketosis is generally safe, ketoacidosis can be life-threatening. Nutritional ketosis occurs when the body starts burning fat instead of glucose. Inducing ketosis is the aim of a ketogenic diet, or “keto” diet, which is a high-fat, very-low-carb diet that can help […]

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Crohn’s disease and joint pain

Crohn’s disease and joint pain

Crohn’s disease is a long-term condition that causes a range of gastrointestinal symptoms. Some people with this disease may also experience joint pain. Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, that can affect any part of the digestive tract. However, the inflammationmost commonly affects the last section of the small intestine […]

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Is this rash baby acne or eczema?

Is this rash baby acne or eczema?

Babies are prone to rashes and other skin problems. Baby acne and eczema are two skin conditions that are common in babies. Both cause rash-like patches on the skin, and it can be tricky to tell the difference between them. Both baby acne and eczema are treatable, and the symptoms are usually temporary. In this […]

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What are macadamia nuts good for?

What are macadamia nuts good for?

Macadamia nuts are high in healthy fats and may help those trying to lose weight. One serving of macadamia nuts also contains dietary fiber, protein, manganese, thiamin, and a good amount of copper. The fat content of macadamia nuts is higher than that of other popular nuts such as almonds, cashews, and walnuts. A 1-ounce […]

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Top 12 natural remedies for eczema

Top 12 natural remedies for eczema

Home remedies and natural treatments can soothe the dry, itching skin that comes with eczema. People can use creams, natural products, and dietary and lifestyle changes to manage or prevent eczema flares, especially in the winter, when symptoms tend to be at their worst. Natural substances, such as aloe vera gel and coconut oil, can […]

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Ovarian cancer risk after a hysterectomy

Ovarian cancer risk after a hysterectomy

A hysterectomy is a surgical procedure in which a surgeon removes a person’s uterus. However, the surgeon often leaves part or all of the ovaries intact, which means it might still be possible for an individual to get ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer starts when tumor cells develop in the ovaries or the surrounding tissues. The […]