Pelvic pressure, heavy bleeding, frequent urination… sounds like the world’s worst party! But for the millions of women who have uterine fibroids it can often be just par for the course. Fibroids, also called leiomyomas, are non-cancerous growths that occur ...Read More »
After examining the link between metabolites in urine and overall health, researchers created a 5-mi...
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It almost seems like a no-brainer: Men and women’s bodies are different. Why, then, would we expect them to respond to infectious diseases the same way? Believe it or not, this assumption has long existed, but data are now showing ...Read More »
This week a group of health industry experts has issued an update of their 2009 recommendation that all adults should be screened for depression to specifically include pregnant and postpartum women. The new recommendations come from the U.S. Preventative Services ...Read More »
Did you know that May 12-16th, 2016, is National Neuropathy Awareness Week? It was established in 2005 as one of the federal government’s official national health observances, and is a week filled with events, media coverage, and educational outreach across ...Read More »
Social media isn’t just for sharing cat videos and pictures of puppies. According to a 2012 report from PwC’s Health Research Institute, one-third of consumers are using Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sights to “seek medical information, discuss symptoms ...Read More »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) notes that the prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may be increasing, at least among women. In 2005, for instance, studies showed that it had gone up from 0.8 percent in 1995 to ...Read More »
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each day, 46 people die from an overdose of prescription painkillers in the U.S. Healthcare providers wrote 259 prescriptions for these drugs in 2012—enough for every American adult to have ...Read More »
Allie McIver is constantly bouncing her legs. It gets worse at night, especially if she’s been too sedentary that day. It’s a feeling she describes as similar to an itch — or an overwhelming desire to move her legs – ...Read More »
Top off your cups, coffee lovers! The World Health Organization has recently revised their classification of coffee as a possible carcinogen. Coffee was originally added to the list of culprits in 1991, at that point there appeared to be a ...Read More »
We reported on the Zika virus back in February (see the article here), but there have been a lot of changes since then. While other areas around the world struggle to contain concerning outbreaks, in America, the concern is that ...Read More »