When do you need a blood transfusion? Is there a maximum number of blood transfusions a person can have? Find out in this article.
A look at senna tea, which is used for many reasons including constipation relief. Included is detail on drug interactions and the potential side effects.
If you’re a sleep talker, read on. Researchers reveal the words we’re most likely to say during slumber â€” many of which shouldn’t be repeated.
Current research investigates the potential of an experimental compound in causing cancer cell ‘starvation’ by depriving them of access to a key nutrient.
Adenopathy is any disease or inflammation that involves glandular tissue or lymph nodes. Learn about what causes swollen lymph nodes.
Panniculitis causes large, tender bumps to form under the skin. They usually occur on the lower legs but can affect other parts of the body.
Researchers have created a blood test that can detect eight cancer types with high specificity, representing a major step forward in cancer diagnostics.
It’s Cervical Health Awareness Month, so we turn to an important topic: the Pap test. What is it, should it scare you, and why should you get it done?
Scientists use a novel approach to design flu vaccines in which the body’s immune response is preserved and the virus’s defense mechanisms are attacked.
A look at racing thoughts and how to stop them. Included is detail on how to calm the mind and medical options for racing thoughts that are distracting.
Doing 12 weeks of Bikram yoga in a hot room results in similar improvement to vascular health as doing the same program at normal temperature, study shows.
A look at anuria, a condition when the kidneys stop production of urine. Included is detail on diagnosis and the potential treatment options.
A look at alopecia universalis, a condition resulting in hair loss across the entire body. Included is detail on diagnosis and the relationship to stress.
Coconut oil is shrouded in controversy. While health organizations advise a limited intake, it is seen by many as a superfood. What is the latest?
A look at hip flexor strain that can occur when the hip flexor muscles are overstretched or injured. Included is detail on surgery and prevention.
A large-scale study examines the link between diets rich in pro-inflammatory markers and the risk of developing colorectal cancer.
If, like me, you grind your teeth when you sleep, you might be interested in this study. It claims that Botox could help to treat bruxism.
So many of us try so hard to reach the ideal body weight that we desire, but the question is: once we achieve our weight goal, can we maintain it?
Traction alopecia is hair loss caused by tight hairstyles. Caught early, it is fully reversible and the hair can regrow. Learn more about treatment.
If you or a loved one live with an eating disorder, helpful advice and support from those in a similar situation can be gained from eating disorder blogs.