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Uses and types of urinary catheter

Uses and types of urinary catheter

A urinary catheter is a flexible tube for draining urine from the bladder. It may be necessary for a person to use a urinary catheter if they have difficulty passing urine naturally. This article outlines the different types of urinary catheter and provides advice on how to avoid side effects. Uses A person may need […]

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Home remedies to ease a hangover

Home remedies to ease a hangover

A hangover can leave someone with fatigue, nausea, and muscle aches. People swear by certain hangover cures, but do home remedies really help? Drinking alcohol can cause fatigue, nausea, brain fog, and low mood the next day. People who are experiencing a hangover feel these symptoms partly because of the after-effects of drinking alcohol, including: […]

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Breast cancer: Changing tumor cells into fat cells stops spread

Breast cancer: Changing tumor cells into fat cells stops spread

Scientists have developed a novel drug combination that makes invasive breast cancer cells transform into fat cells. The treatment prevented metastasis in mice. New research in mice finds a way to stop breast cancer from spreading. Metastasis is the process through which cancer cells escape from primary tumors and grow new tumors, or metastases, in […]

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Exercise can halve heart attack risk in healthy people

Exercise can halve heart attack risk in healthy people

New research, appearing in the European Heart Journal, suggests that lack of physical activity can drastically increase the risk of a heart attack in the long-term, even if there are no symptoms at present. Exercise that raises the heart rate, such as running, may cut heart attack risk by half, suggests a new study. Cardiorespiratory […]

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How to prevent psoriasis flares

How to prevent psoriasis flares

Psoriasis is a long-term autoimmune skin condition. There is no cure, but people can use medical treatments, home remedies, and lifestyle changes to prevent psoriasis flares and reduce their severity. Psoriasis prevention requires people with this condition to take prescription medication or to identify and avoid any psoriasis triggers. The best treatment option may vary […]

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Side effects of apple cider vinegar

Side effects of apple cider vinegar

Research suggests that apple cider vinegar may have several health benefits. However, consuming too much vinegar can cause unwanted effects. Apple cider vinegar is a common ingredient in food dressings, flavorings, and preservatives. It is also becoming popular as a home remedy for a number of health issues. According to a 2016 review, several studies […]

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What are the benefits of golden milk?

What are the benefits of golden milk?

Golden milk is a traditional Indian drink that people make with turmeric, which gives it a yellow or gold hue. People also call golden milk “turmeric milk.” To make golden milk, a person must warm up nondairy milk with turmeric, cinnamon, ginger, and other spices. Many of these spices contain antioxidants or have anti-inflammatory properties. […]

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How do our brains remember?

How do our brains remember?

The way in which our brains retrieve memories is still quite poorly understood, and we often remember moments and events in a general fashion, without recalling exact details. Why is that? New research pins down the steps of simple memory recall. “We know that our memories are not exact replicas of the things we originally […]

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New Birth Control Skin Patch Being Developed

New Birth Control Skin Patch Being Developed

A skin patch that provides a month’s worth of birth control for women is being developed by U.S. researchers. Latest Women’s Health News The patch, which can be pressed into an arm or leg, has dissolvable microneedles that implant into the skin and slowly dissolve over time, delivering a contraceptive hormone, NBC News reported. No […]