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How much antibiotics is too much

How much antibiotics is too much?

In a new study, researchers have provided guidance about how much antibiotics can safely be prescribed for patients. The findings may help prevent resistant superbugs. This...
How to choose blood thinner drugs if you have heart problems

How to choose blood thinner drugs if you have heart problems

Research has shown that irregular heartbeat problems, such as Atrial fibrillation (Afib), may lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure, and other heart health issues. People with these...
Diabetes may raise risk of spread of cancer

Diabetes may increase risk of spread of cancer

In a new study, researchers found that diabetes may increase the risk of metastatic cancer. Their finding provides a possible explanation for this health double...
How to use PPIs safely if you have heartburn or other reflux problems

How to use PPIs safely if you have heartburn or other reflux problems

Heartburn is a digestive problem caused by excess back-flow of stomach contents. The problem can be painful and damage one’s esophagus if it is a...
10 common myths about skin cancer everyone should know

10 common myths about skin cancer everyone should know

As the weather becomes warmer, you may increase your outdoor activity. This is good for health if you protect your skin carefully. According to the American...
measure blood pressure in both arms

Why you should measure blood pressure in both arms

In a recent study, researchers found that routinely measuring blood pressure in both arms is important to predict heart disease risk. The study was led...
Scientists discover a new type of dementia

Scientists discover a new type of dementia

In a new study, researchers have discovered a new type of dementia. The new disease is called Limbic-predominant Age-related TDP-43 Encephalopathy, or LATE. The brain disorder...
5 big myths about liver detoxing you should know

5 big myths about liver detoxing you should know

The liver plays an important role in our body functions. It is the primary filtration system, which can convert toxins into waste produces. With a...

Common “cuff method” for measuring blood pressure often inaccurate

In a recent study, researchers found that the most common way of measuring blood pressure is often inaccurate. The research was conducted by an international...
What you should know about hepatitis infections

What you should know about hepatitis infections

Recent research has shown that hepatitis infection rates are increasing worldwide. The deaths from viral hepatitis grow every year, and the disease remains one of...