Deaf Seniors Find Happiness With Cochlear Implants
The deaf community has come a long way with the help of cochlear implants.
Birth Control Side Effects To Be Prepared For
It is pretty well documented what side effects can be expected if no birth control is used, but recently there have also been various studies outlining the side effects of birth control, particularly the oral pill.
Women Who Can't Breastfeed Are More Likely To Deal With Postpartum Depression
While many women make the decision to breastfeed or not to breastfeed, not all women have this option. Sometimes breastfeeding is not possible based on an inability to produce milk, other new mothers may give up due to pain and infection.
Eating Food And Drinking Water Might Not Be Your Hangover Answer
The cure for the hangover is a long sought treatment, but unfortunately studies have shown that even the methods we thought were previously effective may not be working as well as we thought they were.
Treating IBS Is Still A Case By Case Basis
bowel syndrome is a highly uncomfortable and sometimes painful disorder that can make it quite difficult to eat the foods that you enjoy without getting sick afterwards.
Botox Provides Aid In New Medical Cases
Botox, a medical tool derived from the botulinum toxin, is known throughout the cosmetic industry as a method of smoothing wrinkles and slowing the aging process, but it has also shown promise in a variety of other medical methods.
Breastfeeding Shows Positive Effects For MS Patients
It has long been recognized that breastfeeding brings with it a multitude of benefits for the baby, including natural antibodies from the mother, and a sense of bonding which is stronger than that of bottle fed babies.
Multiple Sclerosis Linked To Vitamin D Deficiency
Deficiency multiple Sclerosis has no known cure and no one common cause to date, but a recent study has opened doors to new information on some of the possible underlying reasons for MS to begin.
New Single Pill Treatment Not Available For HIV
HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus, has long been thought of as a one-way ticket to AIDS, but recent breakthroughs in medical research have made it possible for many HIV patients to live full, and otherwise healthy lives without ever contracting full AIDS.
Knee Replacement Surgery Poses More Risks Than Initially Thought
From time to time osteoarthritis or other joint deterioration calls for a knee replacement. This invasive surgery is safe when performed by a trained surgeon, but still poses a lengthy list of side effects, which is not always considered.
Doctors Say Vegetables Could Help Reduce Cancer Risk
If you have ever been told that you must eat your greens by a parent or guardian, you might be happy to learn that all of that vegetable eating was beneficial. New research has shown that produce may carry a key to the reduction of risks associated with breast cancer.
Yoga Shows Promise For Dementia Patients
The art of yoga has long been beneficial for the human mind and body, and new research now shows that it could also help reduce the risk of dementia, particularly in seniors. The latest research was documented in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, and was led by Dr. Lavretsky, who followed twenty-five participants over the age of fifty-five who took par in a three-month workshop which included Kundalini yoga and Kirtan Kriya meditation.
Restless Leg Syndrome Not Just A Symptom of Stress
Recent studies have shown that restless leg syndrome, also called Willis-Ekbom Disease, has long been associated with stress and menopause, may be an underlying symptom of a greater problem.
Coffee Shows Promise Of Decreasing Eye Fatigue During Exercise
Physical activity, such as an extensive gym workout, can leave your muscles tired and sore, and this can lead to more than just stiff knees. During and following a workout, you are likely to notice that your eyelids have a difficult time remaining open and fully alert.
New Information on Pregnancy After 35
It has long been apparent that there is a safety zone for pregnancy. Women will find that after the age of 25, the pregnancy and delivery process become far more complicated. In some cases, it is unsafe for both the mother and the child, and many pregnancies have issues resulting in pain or death.
Diet Can Impact Migraine Pain
Headache and migraine research has been an ongoing effort, with many variables to factor. From sleep deprivation, to stress, and overexertion, the pain in your head could be a result of several things.
Studies Show That Cutting Out Alchol Provides Several Benefits
Whether it’s for a new year resolution, a weight loss initative, or you just want to stop spending so much money on your drinking, cutting out alcohol could have some surprising medical benefits. The journal of Health Psychology recently published a study which showed that men and women who quit drinking for only thirty days saw continued results in the 180 days which followed.
Fad Diets Pose Risk for Future Obesity
low carb to low calorie, there are a multitude of fad diets, which have developed over the past few decades. With more pressure than ever before on both men and women to look and live healthier, the prospect of an easy way to slim down has definite appeal.
Drinking Sweet Drinks Linked to Low Sleep Levels
debate on whether sugar impacts sleep has been a long one, with good points on both sides, but a recent study performed by UC San Francisco has found that there is a link.
New Home Remedies for Carpel Tunnel Show Promise
caused by repetitive motions of the wrist, fingers, and hand, which causes swelling, and pinching of the median nerve. For some, surgical means is the answer, for others, less drastic approaches are taken.