Medicine

How to avoid the pain and agony from gout

How to avoid the pain and agony from gout

Sudden, painful swelling at the base of the big toe is often the first warning sign of gout. It can affect other joints as...
Herbal remedies that help treat heartburn

Herbal remedies that can help treat heartburn

Some people find herbs and other natural remedies to be helpful in treating heartburn symptoms. Here are some examples: Chamomile. A cup of chamomile tea may...
Increased physical activity, lower BMI may lower heart failure risk

Increased physical activity, lower BMI could lower heart failure risk

Lifestyle patterns, including physical activity and body mass index (BMI), are associated with a risk of overall heart failure but are more strongly associated...
9 Risk Factors for Pancreatic Cancer Everyone Should Know

9 risk factors for pancreatic cancer everyone should know

Over 95% of pancreatic cancers are pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas (PDA). Pancreatic cancer is the most lethal cancer, and more than 60% of pancreatic cancer patients...
What you should know about radiation

What you should know about radiation

Radiation can be dangerous, but it can also save lives. How can that be? Harnessed properly, radiation can help diagnose and even treat disease. So when...
Breast cancer recurrence risk lingers years after treatment ends

Breast cancer recurrence risk lingers years after treatment ends

Even 20 years after a diagnosis, women with a type of breast cancer fueled by estrogen still face a substantial risk of cancer returning...
Atrial Fibrillation associated with reduced frontal lobe in the brain

Atrial Fibrillation associated with reduced frontal lobe in the brain

It is well established that Atrial Fibrillation (AF), a common heart arrhythmia, is associated with an increased risk of stroke and cognitive decline. However, the...
Marijuana use associated with increased risk of stroke, heart failure, research shows

Marijuana use associated with increased risk of stroke, heart failure, research shows

Using marijuana raises the risk of stroke and heart failure even after accounting for demographic factors, other health conditions and lifestyle risk factors such...
How often should women have bone tests

How often should women have bone tests?

Experts say that older women should have regular bone density tests to screen for osteoporosis. But it’s been unclear how often to repeat the...
Simple test predicts diabetes remission following weight loss surgery

Simple test predicts diabetes remission following weight loss surgery

A new simple test that helps predicts which people with type 2 diabetes will benefit most from weight loss surgery has been developed by...