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Being aware of these risk factors for stroke

Being aware of these risk factors for stroke

Unhealthy lifestyle habits and chronic health conditions can raise your risk of having a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). These things are known...
Discovery about gut may lead to new diabetes treatment

Discovery about gut may lead to new diabetes treatment

In a recent study, researchers from University of Queensland shows that understanding the link between diabetes and the gut may help develop new treatment...
Common painkillers linked to obesity and sleep problems

Common painkillers linked to obesity and sleep problems

In a recent study, researchers find that commonly prescribed painkillers, if used for a long time, are linked to obesity and sleep deprivation. Therefore, they...

YouTube is source of misinformation on plastic surgery

In the first study to evaluate YouTube videos on facial plastic surgery procedures, Rutgers University researchers found that most are misleading marketing campaigns posted...
How many American cities protect the rights of employed breastfeeding mothers

How many American cities protect the rights of employed breastfeeding mothers

In the United States, the majority of women have to work. But of the 151 largest U.S. cities, only New York and Philadelphia safeguard...
Could different cultures teach us something about dementia?

Could different cultures teach us something about dementia?

Picture two different families, each dealing with a diagnosis of dementia in one of its members. In one case, the patient is a retired executive,...
How a massage can help cure back pain

How a massage can help cure back pain

We've all been there: Your back is aching from sitting in front of a computer all day or perhaps you pulled a muscle during...
3 steps to lower blood pressure effectively

3 steps to lower blood pressure effectively

Everyone has some blood pressure, so that blood can get to all of the body’s organs. Usually, blood pressure is expressed as two numbers, such...
New HIV therapy reduces virus, boosts immunity in drug-resistant patients

New HIV therapy reduces virus, boosts immunity in drug-resistant patients

In a study, a new HIV drug reduced viral replication and increased immune cells in individuals with advanced, drug-resistant HIV infection. Used in combination with...
As body mass index increases, blood pressure may as well

As body mass index increases, blood pressure may as well

Body mass index is positively associated with blood pressure, according to the ongoing study of 1.7 million Chinese men and women. Body mass index is...