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Study Hints at Why Women Suffer More Migraines

14/08/2018 WebMD Health 0

Results of new research suggest that changing levels of the female sex hormone estrogen make cells around a key nerve in the head and connected blood vessels more sensitive to migraine triggers, scientists say. And that increases migraine risk.

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Lung Cancer Screening’ Risks Not Discussed Enough

13/08/2018 WebMD Health 0

Lung cancer screening is recommended for high-risk current and former smokers. But the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and other organizations say that doctors need to explain the risks as well as the benefits. Those risks include a high rate of fa…

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Study Links 3 Eye Diseases, Alzheimer’s

12/08/2018 WebMD Health 0

Patients with age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy or glaucoma had a 40 to 50 percent greater risk of Alzheimer’s disease than those without the eye conditions, the authors of a new study report.

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‘Snapchat Dysmorphia’: Seeking Selfie Perfection

10/08/2018 WebMD Health 0

In increasing numbers, people go to cosmetic surgeons requesting “fuller lips, bigger eyes, or a thinner nose” that they see in photo filters, according to new research. The trend, called “Snapchat dysmorphia,” was first identified in 2015 and is now r…