ADHD

  • What is Evekeo?
    Evekeo is an amphetamine-based medication that is used to treat narcolepsy, ADHD, and excess weight. Evekeo is the trade name as there is no generic amphetamine drug. It is a controlled substance, due to the risk of dependence and adverse effects. Fi…
    - 28 days ago, 20 Jun 18, 7:00am -
  • How does the Conners rating scale work?
    There are many criteria used for a diagnosis of ADHD. Symptoms and impact on daily life are measured in various ways. One way is by using the Conners rating scale. This diagnostic tool works by rating symptoms and providing a score, which determines…
    - 56 days ago, 23 May 18, 6:00pm -
  • Is my ADHD medication working?
    Symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are often managed with medication. It is important to know whether this medication is effective and to adjust the type or dosage if needed. Here, learn how to tell whether ADHD medication is…
    - 56 days ago, 23 May 18, 1:00pm -
  • How is ADHD rated?
    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, known as ADHD, is a complex condition that can be difficult to diagnose. There are several different types of ADHD rating scale used to diagnose the condition. These all look at the symptoms and behaviors tha…
    - 58 days ago, 21 May 18, 12:00pm -
  • What effect does ADHD have on sexuality?
    ADHD is a behavioral disorder that causes some people to become frustrated or hyperactive at inappropriate times. It is often lifelong and is usually managed by medications. It can often impact many areas of a person’s life, including their se…
    - 60 days ago, 19 May 18, 7:00am -
  • Can you drink coffee while taking Adderall?
    Adderall is a stimulant medication commonly used to treat ADHD. The caffeine in coffee can alter the side effects and efficacy of the drug. In this article, we look at the side effects of both caffeine and Adderall. We also consider whether or not it…
    - 62 days ago, 17 May 18, 6:00pm -
  • Caring for a child with ADHD: 21 tips
    Parenting or caring for a child with ADHD can be both challenging and rewarding. In this article, we give tips on how to encourage positive behaviors and development in a child, as well as how to talk to them about their condition. We also look at ho…
    - 84 days ago, 25 Apr 18, 6:00pm -
  • How are Dexedrine and Adderall different?
    Dexedrine and Adderall are two medications that are commonly used to treat ADHD. Both drugs are similar, but there are some differences in how they are used. In this article, we examine the similarities and differences between these two medications,…
    - 88 days ago, 21 Apr 18, 1:00pm -
  • Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking Adderall?
    There are risks and dangers to drinking alcohol alongside Adderall, a drug commonly used to treat ADHD. Here, we look at why it might be dangerous to drink alcohol while taking Adderall, with or without a prescription. We also describe symptoms and s…
    - 90 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 12:00pm -
  • Mental health risk higher for transgender youth
    Researchers have identified a greater risk of mental health conditions among children and teenagers who are transgender and gender non-conforming.
    - 93 days ago, 16 Apr 18, 3:00pm -
  • What are the early signs of ADHD?
    Symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder present in many different ways. However, there are also many traits shared by people with ADHD. These can include irritability, lack of concentration, and fidgeting. This article helps you spot the…
    - 93 days ago, 16 Apr 18, 10:00am -
  • Coping with a Vyvanse crash
    When Vyvanse starts to wear off, or when a person stops taking the medication suddenly, they may experience a Vyvanse crash. This ADHD medication can cause severe withdrawal symptoms such as fatigue or depression. In this article we look at methods a…
    - 96 days ago, 13 Apr 18, 12:00pm -
  • Coping with an Adderall crash
    Adderall is a stimulant medication that is used to treat ADHD or narcolepsy. When a person stops taking Adderall too quickly, they can experience withdrawal symptoms, such as sleep problems or depression. Here, we look at the causes and timeline of a…
    - 96 days ago, 13 Apr 18, 10:00am -
  • Is acetaminophen really safe in pregnancy?
    More than two thirds of pregnant women take acetaminophen at some stage during their pregnancy. New research supports claims that this may be harmful.
    - 11 Jan 18, 9:00am -
  • ADHD: Could maternal depression be the cause?
    ADHD is growing in prevalence, but we are still no nearer to understanding why it occurs. New research asks whether maternal depression might be the key.
    - 9 Jan 18, 9:00am -
  • Conduct disorder: What you need to know
    Conduct disorder is a mental health condition that affects children. It is characterized by antisocial, hostile, and violent behavior. Learn more.
    - 22 Dec 17, 10:00am -
  • The 10 best blogs for ADHD
    ADHD blogs offer educational information, tips, and support for those with ADHD and their friends and families. We have selected the best ADHD blogs.
    - 20 Nov 17, 3:00pm -
  • Acetaminophen during pregnancy is associated with ADHD
    Acetaminophen use by pregnant women has previously been linked with ADHD in the offspring. A new study backs up these concerning findings.
    - 3 Nov 17, 9:00am -
  • Adult-onset ADHD may not exist, study suggests
    A new study suggests that the vast majority of ADHD symptoms that arise in adulthood can be explained by other factors, such as substance abuse.
    - 23 Oct 17, 5:00pm -
  • Could micronutrient supplements combat ADHD?
    ADHD is difficult to treat. Over recent years, the impact of nutrition has come to the fore. New research investigates the potential use of micronutrients.
    - 16 Oct 17, 3:00pm -
  • ADHD and sleeplessness: A critical link?
    Many individuals with ADHD have sleep-related disorders. Researchers investigate the link and hypothesize that the relationship may even be causal.
    - 3 Sep 17, 7:00am -
  • Cognitive-behavioural therapy particularly efficient in treating ADHD in adults
    Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) group training was shown to achieve the same results as neurofeedback training in treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
    - 25 Aug 17, 7:00am -
  • Do pets really benefit children's health? Large study investigates
    Using advanced statistical tools, the largest study of its kind investigates the supposed link between children's health and household pet ownership.
    - 12 Aug 17, 7:00am -
  • Adult ADHD: What you need to know
    Adults with ADHD can find it difficult to focus, to listen attentively to others, and to remain organized. Since childhood, the person may have developed coping mechanisms to enable them to function in work and relationships, but this can be stressf…
    - 17 Jul 17, 7:00am -
  • ADHD medication tied to lower risk for alcohol, drug abuse in teens and adults
    About one-third lower risk revealed in IU-led analysis of 3 million Americans with attention deficient hyperactivity disorder.
    - 14 Jul 17, 7:00am -

Alcohol/Addictions

  • What is gaming disorder?
    The World Health Organization have given gaming disorder a mental health classification. People with gaming disorder prioritize gaming over other activities and experience negative effects from continuing to play video games. Here, we discuss what ga…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Jul 18, 9:00pm -
  • Major study finds 'no evidence' that cannabis relieves chronic pain
    A 4-year prospective cohort study finds that cannabis may not be very effective for treating chronic pain that is not cancer-related.
    - 10 days ago, 8 Jul 18, 10:00am -
  • Signs of alcohol withdrawal syndrome
    Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is the cluster of symptoms that may develop when someone who is alcohol dependent suddenly stops drinking. Alcohol affects many body systems, so the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal syndrome can vary widely. In this article,…
    - 13 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 11:00am -
  • Medical cannabis for epilepsy approved in FDA first
    Earlier this week, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first ever cannabis-based drug for the treatment of severe forms of epilepsy.
    - 20 days ago, 28 Jun 18, 10:00am -
  • What causes alcohol addiction? Study investigates
    Rats that persistently choose alcohol despite negative consequences have the same altered signaling mechanism in the brain as human addicts, a study shows.
    - 21 days ago, 27 Jun 18, 2:00pm -
  • What to know about birth control and alcohol
    Alcohol does not directly reduce the effectiveness of birth control. However, excessive drinking may prevent a person from taking the birth control pill correctly, or increase their likelihood of engaging in risky behavior. Side effects such as vomit…
    - 22 days ago, 26 Jun 18, 10:00am -
  • Is it possible to prevent a hangover?
    A hangover is what some people experience the morning after an evening of heavy drinking. There are many supposed hangover cures, but few are proven. Here, we look at nine evidence-based ways to prevent a hangover, including drinking in moderation, e…
    - 23 days ago, 25 Jun 18, 5:00pm -
  • Parkinson's drugs may lead to compulsive behavior
    A new study finds that, with time, half of those who take dopamine agonists develop compulsive shopping, eating, gambling, or sexual behaviors.
    - 27 days ago, 21 Jun 18, 7:00am -
  • Alcohol, mortality, and cancer risk: Is moderation key?
    There have been many studies on alcohol and its impact on health, but the relationship is not fully understood. A new, large-scale study investigates.
    - 28 days ago, 20 Jun 18, 10:00am -
  • What to know about Freon poisoning
    Chemicals used as cooling agents in refrigeration and air-conditioning units can be deadly if inhaled. This rarely occurs by accident, but some people inhale these chemicals, commercially known as Freon, to get high. Read on to find out about the dan…
    - 31 days ago, 17 Jun 18, 10:00am -
  • What is rhinophyma?
    The skin disorder rhinophyma is a subtype of rosacea. It causes a distinctive growth of the nose, which can make it look red, large, bulbous, and distorted. Doctors can often diagnose rhinophyma visually. In this article, learn about the causes and r…
    - 32 days ago, 16 Jun 18, 6:00pm -
  • What is refeeding?
    Refeeding is reintroducing food after a period of malnourishment or starvation. If electrolytes become imbalanced as digestion resumes, a person can develop refeeding syndrome. Symptoms include fatigue and weakness, and treatment involves careful mon…
    - 35 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 4:00pm -
  • Does CBD oil work for menopause symptoms?
    There are different treatments available for menopause symptoms. Cannabidiol (CBD) is becoming a more popular alternative treatment, however, there is some dispute over how effective it is. Also, its legal status means that it is not available everyw…
    - 39 days ago, 9 Jun 18, 1:00pm -
  • Alcohol may prime the brain for Alzheimer's, but how?
    Heavy drinking is a risk factor for the development of Alzheimer's. New research now reveals how alcohol may endanger the brain by impairing its defenses.
    - 43 days ago, 5 Jun 18, 3:00pm -
  • The truth about formaldehyde in e-cigarettes
    Whether there are dangerous levels of formaldehyde in e-cigarettes or not has been a contentious issue for years. A new study reopens the debate.
    - 54 days ago, 25 May 18, 7:00am -
  • Understanding and treating alcoholic neuropathy
    Alcoholic neuropathy is a serious condition caused by excessive alcohol use. This can damage a person’s nerves, which can lead to unusual sensations in the limbs, reduced mobility, and loss of some bodily functions. Here, learn what alcoholic…
    - 61 days ago, 18 May 18, 6:00pm -
  • Drug addiction: Is brain stimulation the answer?
    Researchers used a brain stimulation technique called transcranial magnetic stimulation to reduce the brain's response to drug cues in chronic drug users.
    - 61 days ago, 18 May 18, 3:00pm -
  • Foods for bladder health
    Having an overactive bladder can be a very challenging condition, but there are many ways in which people can improve their symptoms. These include monitoring the foods and drinks that they consume, as well as avoiding alcohol, caffeine, and spicy fo…
    - 61 days ago, 18 May 18, 1:00pm -
  • How long does a cup of coffee keep you awake?
    Caffeine stimulates the nervous system. People often consume it to stay alert, but how long do effects last, and how does it impact sleep? This depends on many factors, including the amount of caffeine ingested at once and an individual's metabolism.…
    - 66 days ago, 13 May 18, 12:00pm -
  • Which drugs pose the biggest threat to public health?
    A brand new, up-to-date report, collecting data from large organizations worldwide, sheds light on which substances threaten public health the most.
    - 68 days ago, 11 May 18, 4:00pm -
  • Foaming or frothing at the mouth: What to know
    The conditions known to cause foaming at the mouth are all medical emergencies. They include rabies, seizures, and drug overdoses. In this article, learn what to do if someone starts foaming at the mouth. We also look at treatment options and how to…
    - 69 days ago, 10 May 18, 12:00pm -
  • How to manage thin skin
    As a person ages, their skin naturally becomes thinner, less elastic, or papery. While there is no specific way to treat thin skin or to thicken the skin, a person can prevent skin from getting thinner by using retinol creams and avoiding risk factor…
    - 69 days ago, 10 May 18, 10:00am -
  • Can marijuana help treat asthma?
    Asthma is a condition that causes chronic inflammation in the airways. Research about the anti-inflammatory effects of marijuana is ongoing and often positive. In this article, we look at whether marijuana can be used to help reduce asthma symptoms.…
    - 70 days ago, 9 May 18, 12:00pm -
  • How does alcohol affect your sleep?
    A new, first-of-its-kind study reveals a key link between alcohol consumption and poor sleep quality in a large sample of men and women.
    - 72 days ago, 7 May 18, 7:00am -
  • Could this common diabetes drug prevent cocaine relapse?
    A rat study finds that GLP-1 receptor agonists for treating type 2 diabetes and obesity may prevent relapse in cocaine addiction without side effects.
    - 78 days ago, 1 May 18, 2:00pm -

Alzheimers

Anxiety / Stress

  • How to cope with a depressive episode
    Depressive episodes are periods of low mood and other symptoms of depression. Tackling depression as soon as it arises and making changes to thoughts and behaviors might improve a person’s mood and help them recover more quickly. Here, we cove…
    - 13 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 6:00pm -
  • What happens when you get an adrenaline rush?
    Certain situations will trigger an adrenaline rush, which is the release of adrenaline from the adrenal gland. This defense mechanism causes an increased heart rate, sweating, and pupil dilation. People can control an adrenaline rush with slow breath…
    - 15 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 4:00pm -
  • What causes a bounding pulse?
    A bounding pulse is when a person can feel their heart beating strongly. They may feel the pulse in their chest, neck, or wrists. This is often caused by anxiety or panic attacks, though in some cases it can signal another medical condition. Learn ab…
    - 4 days ago, 13 Jul 18, 11:00pm -
  • What is fluoxetine?
    Fluoxetine oral capsule is a prescription medication used to treat conditions such as depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), eating disorders, and panic attacks. It comes as the brand-name drugs Prozac and Prozac Weekly, and as a generic dr…
    - 6 days ago, 12 Jul 18, 1:00am -
  • What is venlafaxine?
    Venlafaxine oral tablet is a prescription drug used to treat depression and social anxiety disorder (SAD). It comes in two forms: immediate-release (treats depression) and extended-release (treats depression and SAD). Both forms are available only as…
    - 6 days ago, 12 Jul 18, 1:00am -
  • How to treat anxiety naturally
    Anxiety is one of the most common mental health problems in the United States, affecting millions of people every year. Conventional treatment options include therapy and medication, but there are also many natural remedies available. In this article…
    - 9 days ago, 9 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • Which foods are good for constipation?
    Constipation is a very common complaint, and a person’s lifestyle and diet often play a role. Eating foods such as yogurt, pulses, wheat bran, and prunes can increase the frequency of bowel movements and relieve symptoms. Here, we explore the…
    - 13 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 4:00pm -
  • How to safely stop antidepressants
    People may wish to stop taking antidepressants for several reasons, but stopping suddenly can cause withdrawal symptoms or relapse. Here, we look at why stopping antidepressants can be hard and how to relieve withdrawal symptoms. We discuss which ant…
    - 13 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 12:00pm -
  • How to remove cortisol from the body naturally
    Cortisol is necessary for many bodily functions, including the stress response and regulating sleep. High cortisol levels may raise blood pressure and affect mood. It is possible to lower cortisol by making some lifestyle changes, such as eating a mo…
    - 16 days ago, 2 Jul 18, 5:00pm -
  • Why does depression make you feel tired?
    Depression can lead to a lack of physical and emotional energy, in addition to causing sleep disturbances that leave a person feeling chronically fatigued. In this article, learn about the link between fatigue and depression, as well as the possible…
    - 22 days ago, 26 Jun 18, 4:00pm -
  • What does it mean if you have shaky hands?
    Shaky hands can interfere with everyday activities, and the tremors vary in severity. Neurological conditions, movement disorders, and issues such as anxiety or withdrawal may be responsible for the tremors, and a wide range of treatments are availab…
    - 28 days ago, 20 Jun 18, 1:00pm -
  • Assessing trauma through art: The signs of inner struggle
    Traumatic brain injury can bring post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, or anxiety. Can therapy art help to assess how severe someone's trauma is?
    - 33 days ago, 15 Jun 18, 10:00am -
  • How to stop anxious lip biting
    Many people bite their lip when they are anxious or uncomfortable, which can result in redness and sores on the lips. In extreme cases this is called body-focused repetitive behavior (BFRB). This habit can have a negative impact on a person's daily l…
    - 37 days ago, 11 Jun 18, 10:00am -
  • What happens in the brain during a spiritual experience?
    How might spiritual practice affect the brain? A new study suggests that heightened spiritual experiences may help to counteract the effect of stressors.
    - 39 days ago, 9 Jun 18, 10:00am -
  • Probiotics might make us immune to stress
    New research shows that a specific probiotic called Mycobacterium vaccae reduces the brain's inflammatory response to stress in rodents.
    - 39 days ago, 9 Jun 18, 7:00am -
  • What is separation anxiety disorder in adults?
    Separation anxiety is part of development for young children, but it may also occur in adults. Unfounded fear concerning one's self or family, difficulty sleeping, and depression are some of the symptoms. Treatment involves learning management strate…
    - 40 days ago, 8 Jun 18, 6:00pm -
  • Job strain could be harming your heart
    A study has found that job strain — defined as doing highly demanding work but having low control over it — is tied to higher risk for atrial fibrillation.
    - 43 days ago, 5 Jun 18, 4:00pm -
  • What is a pseudoseizure?
    The symptoms of a pseudoseizure are nearly identical to those of an epileptic seizure. However, while misfiring neurons in the brain cause epilepsy, pseudoseizures occur as a result of underlying mental health conditions, such as stress. Here, learn…
    - 45 days ago, 3 Jun 18, 7:00am -
  • What can I take for PMDD?
    Premenstrual dysphoric disorder is an uncommon condition that affects people during their menstrual cycle and can cause symptoms such as irritability and anxiety. Natural treatments, including meditation and exercise, can help to alleviate symptoms o…
    - 49 days ago, 30 May 18, 4:00pm -
  • What are the health benefits of lemongrass tea?
    Lemongrass is an herb that people can use to make a nutritious tea. Study results suggest that lemongrass has a wide range of health benefits, including relieving anxiety, lowering cholesterol, and reducing bloating. In this article, we look at these…
    - 49 days ago, 30 May 18, 12:00pm -
  • The link between hay fever, anxiety, and depression
    In a recent review, researchers identify important links between hay fever and an increased risk of anxiety and depression in adolescents.
    - 49 days ago, 30 May 18, 7:00am -
  • What to know about the fear of death
    Thanatophobia is an intense fear of one's own death or the process of dying. Also known as death anxiety, this fear can badly impact on a person's life. Thanatophobia can also be linked to other anxiety or panic disorders. Find out here how to tackle…
    - 52 days ago, 27 May 18, 7:00am -
  • What causes diarrhea in the middle of the night?
    When diarrhea occurs during the night, this is called nocturnal diarrhea. Foods, allergies, periods of excessive stress, and several bowel conditions can cause it. Other symptoms may include pain, cramping, nausea, and fever. Here, learn more about n…
    - 52 days ago, 26 May 18, 7:00pm -
  • Causes and treatment of lower back spasms
    There are many possible causes of lower back spasm, including poor posture, muscle overuse, and injuries. In some cases, the spasm may occur as a result of a more serious, underlying condition. Here, we look at the causes of lower back spasm as well…
    - 54 days ago, 25 May 18, 10:00am -
  • How job strain may impair mental health
    A new study examines the link between high job strain and the risk of developing common mental health issues such as anxiety and depression.
    - 63 days ago, 16 May 18, 7:00am -

Arthritis / Rheumatology

  • What to know about bone grafts
    Doctors use bone grafts in the treatment of a variety of health issues, including fractures, bone infections, spinal fusions, tumors, and joint problems. In this article, learn about the different types of bone grafts and replacement materials. We al…
    - 15 days ago, 3 Jul 18, 4:00pm -
  • Toxic synovitis: Causes and symptoms
    Toxic synovitis causes joint pain and inflammation in the hip. It primarily affects children and usually occurs following a viral infection. Signs of toxic synovitis include limping, walking on the tips of the toes, complaining of leg or hip pain, an…
    - 31 days ago, 16 Jun 18, 7:00pm -
  • How can disc desiccation be treated?
    The bones in the back have sponge-like discs between them. These discs can become dehydrated and lose flexibility, often as people age, resulting in desiccation. Treatment, that can include at-home therapy, depends on the severity of the desiccation,…
    - 35 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 6:00pm -
  • What to know about trochanteric bursitis
    Trochanteric bursitis is an inflammation of the bursa in the hip. The main symptom of trochanteric bursitis is pain outside the hip at the tip of their thighbone. It can be very painful, especially at night, and can interfere with daily life. This co…
    - 83 days ago, 26 Apr 18, 1:00pm -
  • What is the best thing for stiff joints?
    Bones are heavy and moving them around can put strain on the joints. Overuse, injury, age, or a medical condition can cause joint strain and stiffness. Depending on the cause, joint stiffness may not require medical treatment. Many remedies are avail…
    - 85 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 7:00pm -
  • Why does my head feel heavy?
    The weight of the head can seem heavier sometimes, which may have a variety of causes. Learn more about the treatments and when to see a doctor here.
    - 10 Mar 18, 12:00pm -
  • How do you know if you have a sprained thumb?
    A thumb may become sprained when the joint is stressed or overextended. We look at symptoms, treatment, and how to feel more comfortable during recovery.
    - 9 Mar 18, 4:00pm -
  • How to identify and treat inner knee pain
    Learn about the causes of inner (medial) knee pain, treatments, and exercises you can do at home to strengthen the knee and relieve pain.
    - 27 Feb 18, 8:00pm -
  • What is golfer's elbow and how is it treated?
    In this article, we look at medial epicondylitis, its symptoms, and causes. We also provide information on treatment and exercises for it.
    - 16 Feb 18, 4:00pm -
  • What is an intercostal muscle strain?
    Learn all about intercostal muscle strain, when the muscles between the ribs are damaged. We look at the signs, causes, and treatment options here.
    - 14 Feb 18, 6:00pm -
  • What is De Quervain's tenosynovitis?
    A look at De Quervain’s tenosynovitis where the tendons of the thumb become inflamed. Included is detail on symptoms and exercises for the condition.
    - 14 Feb 18, 10:00am -
  • Could a bacterium found in milk trigger rheumatoid arthritis?
    New research examines people with rheumatoid arthritis and finds that many of them have a genetic predisposition for the disease and a common bacterium.
    - 31 Jan 18, 4:00pm -
  • What to know about tarsal tunnel syndrome
    A look at tarsal tunnel syndrome, a condition where the foot becomes inflamed. Included are details on diagnosis and the outlook for people affected.
    - 28 Jan 18, 7:00am -
  • What is palmar erythema?
    Palmar erythema is a rare condition that makes the palms of the hands turn red. Learn about the causes, including pregnancy and liver cirrhosis.
    - 12 Jan 18, 7:00am -
  • What to know about iliopsoas bursitis
    A look at iliopsoas bursitis, a condition that can cause pain in the hip joint. Included is detail on recovery time and exercises for prevention.
    - 11 Jan 18, 4:00pm -
  • What is tendinosis?
    In this article, learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatments for tendinosis, as well as what makes it different from tendinitis.
    - 9 Jan 18, 12:00pm -
  • What is bursitis of the shoulder?
    Learn all about bursitis of the shoulder, a painful condition affecting the shoulder joint. We look at symptoms, causes, and ways of relieving the pain.
    - 3 Jan 18, 10:00am -
  • Trigger finger surgery: What to expect
    The recovery time for trigger finger surgery is quick and the procedure has a high chance of success. Learn more about the types of surgery.
    - 31 Dec 17, 2:00pm -
  • Knee osteoarthritis: What's the best weight loss plan?
    Weight loss is known to reduce osteoarthritis symptoms and signs. But which weight loss regimen is best? New research investigates.
    - 29 Dec 17, 7:00am -
  • What is overpronation?
    What is overpronation? We take a look at the causes of flat feet, along with the treatment options and exercises to help with this condition.
    - 22 Dec 17, 4:00pm -
  • All you need to know about myositis
    A look at the condition myositis, an illness where inflammation occurs within organ tissue. Learn more about how it is diagnosed and the causes here.
    - 19 Dec 17, 4:00pm -
  • What is facet arthropathy?
    Facet arthropathy occurs when the facet joints degenerate, or become worn down. This can cause pain, stiffness, and swelling. Learn more.
    - 19 Dec 17, 12:00pm -
  • What is prolotherapy and what is it used to treat?
    Learn all about prolotherapy, an alternative form of treatment for joint and back pain. We take a look at how it works, what to expect, and its efficacy.
    - 17 Dec 17, 7:00am -
  • All you need to know about dwarfism
    Dwarfism is a condition that causes a person to be very short. It is different from short stature. It results from genetic factors, but it is not a disease, and it does not necessarily lead to disability. People with dwarfism can live normal lives. F…
    - 9 Dec 17, 10:00am -
  • Anti-inflammatory diet: What to know
    An anti-inflammatory diet involves eating certain foods and avoiding others. This is thought to minimize the symptoms of chronic inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis and asthma. Foods to eat include green, leafy vegetables, and those t…
    - 3 Dec 17, 4:00pm -

Autism

  • Reversing autism with a cancer drug
    Scientists may have found a new treatment for a genetic form of autism; experiments in mice successfully reverse the condition using cancer trial drugs.
    - 21 days ago, 27 Jun 18, 10:00am -
  • Autism blood test: One step closer
    A novel blood test achieves 88 percent accuracy in diagnosing autism spectrum disorder. This advance could help to identify the condition earlier.
    - 23 days ago, 25 Jun 18, 10:00am -
  • Can these hormones provide the key to autism, schizophrenia?
    The hormones oxytocin and vasopressin have been linked to pair-bonding, but can they help to improve impaired social behavior? A new study investigates.
    - 49 days ago, 30 May 18, 3:00pm -
  • What effect does ADHD have on sexuality?
    ADHD is a behavioral disorder that causes some people to become frustrated or hyperactive at inappropriate times. It is often lifelong and is usually managed by medications. It can often impact many areas of a person’s life, including their se…
    - 60 days ago, 19 May 18, 7:00am -
  • Pupillary reflex may predict autism
    A new study examines the pupillary light reflex in infants and concludes that the amount of light the pupil lets in may be an accurate autism predictor.
    - 71 days ago, 8 May 18, 7:00am -

Back Pain

  • How do you get rid of a lower back spasm?
    Lower back spasms can be debilitating, but they are treatable. People can get immediate relief from muscle spasms by using home treatments, such as stretching and massage. For long-term treatment of chronic back spasms, doctors can prescribe muscle r…
    - 14 days ago, 4 Jul 18, 6:00pm -
  • Tending to the diaphragm may relieve chronic low back pain
    A new clinical trial tests the effectiveness of an osteopathic treatment with specific techniques on the diaphragm for relieving chronic low back pain.
    - 22 days ago, 26 Jun 18, 4:00pm -
  • How can disc desiccation be treated?
    The bones in the back have sponge-like discs between them. These discs can become dehydrated and lose flexibility, often as people age, resulting in desiccation. Treatment, that can include at-home therapy, depends on the severity of the desiccation,…
    - 35 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 6:00pm -
  • Lower back pain and vaginal discharge: What to know
    Lower back pain and vaginal discharge are common on their own. When they occur together, this can point to specific medical issues. In this article, learn about seven possible causes of both lower back pain and vaginal discharge. We also describe ris…
    - 35 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 11:00am -
  • Dry needling vs. acupuncture: What the research says
    Dry needling and acupuncture look similar and involve sticking thin needles into the skin, but they are different practices with different aims. In this article, we look at how dry needling and acupuncture work, the ailments they intend to treat, and…
    - 48 days ago, 31 May 18, 11:00am -
  • What to know about hyperlordosis
    Hyperlordosis means excessive curvature of the lower spine just above the buttocks, which results in a C-shaped spine. It can cause pain and muscle problems. In this article, we look at the causes, symptoms, and treatment of hyperlordosis. We also pr…
    - 50 days ago, 29 May 18, 6:00pm -
  • Causes and treatment of lower back spasms
    There are many possible causes of lower back spasm, including poor posture, muscle overuse, and injuries. In some cases, the spasm may occur as a result of a more serious, underlying condition. Here, we look at the causes of lower back spasm as well…
    - 54 days ago, 25 May 18, 10:00am -
  • What to know about shoulder subluxation
    Shoulder subluxation happens when the ball of the upper arm bone comes partly out of its socket. This is usually the result of trauma or sports injuries, and it is also common after a stroke. Exercises can help, but a person may need surgery. Learn a…
    - 55 days ago, 24 May 18, 12:00pm -
  • Sitting positions for good posture
    A person's sitting position can have a significant impact on their posture and back health. Many people have to sit down for extended periods during the day and should take care to maintain a good posture, especially when working at a desk. Learn how…
    - 58 days ago, 21 May 18, 11:00am -
  • Can stomach problems cause lower back pain?
    The back is a sensitive part of the body, which has many nerves and organs nearby. This means that issues such as digestive conditions can occur at the same time as back pain. Back pain and bloating are common symptoms of injury, pregnancy, or gastro…
    - 63 days ago, 16 May 18, 6:00pm -
  • Can inversion therapy help with back pain?
    Inversion therapy, where a person is held upside down for several minutes, is an alternative therapy for back pain. They may use gravity boots or an inversion table or chair to reduce the pressure on their spine. Evidence for the effectiveness of thi…
    - 75 days ago, 4 May 18, 1:00pm -
  • What to know about trochanteric bursitis
    Trochanteric bursitis is an inflammation of the bursa in the hip. The main symptom of trochanteric bursitis is pain outside the hip at the tip of their thighbone. It can be very painful, especially at night, and can interfere with daily life. This co…
    - 83 days ago, 26 Apr 18, 1:00pm -
  • How do you stretch the latissimus dorsi?
    The latissimus dorsi is a large muscle that stretches from the middle to lower back. While overuse can lead to pain, some movement may provide relief. We describe exercises that stretch and alleviate pain in this muscle, also known as the lats. Here,…
    - 83 days ago, 26 Apr 18, 10:00am -
  • How to treat a crick in the neck
    A crick in the neck is a widespread but uncomfortable experience. Most of the time, it is caused by muscle stiffness or injuries caused by poor posture or sleeping in an uncomfortable position. Other times, a crick or stiffness in the neck can indica…
    - 100 days ago, 9 Apr 18, 6:00pm -
  • Why do I get a pain in my back after eating?
    A range of issues can cause back pain after eating, including poor posture, ulcers, and even a heart attack. Learn about symptoms and prevention here.
    - 14 Mar 18, 12:00pm -
  • Middle back pain: Causes and relief
    Learn about 13 causes of middle back pain and discover techniques to find relief. Common causes include poor posture, arthritis, and herniated disks.
    - 13 Mar 18, 12:00pm -
  • How do you relieve neck spasms?
    A neck spasm is a common complaint that has a range of potential causes and treatments. Included is detail on stretches and massage.
    - 12 Mar 18, 12:00pm -
  • What can cause hip pain at night?
    Learn about several causes of hip pain at night. We also take a look at the steps that can be taken to reduce, treat, and prevent this pain.
    - 8 Mar 18, 3:00pm -
  • Now too much standing is bad for us, says study
    Studies have long been telling us that too much sitting is bad for our health. Now, a new study claims that prolonged standing may cause us harm, too.
    - 28 Feb 18, 4:00pm -
  • Could sciatica be causing the pain in your buttocks?
    A look at pain in the buttocks, a common complaint with many causes but often the result of sciatica. Included is detail on diagnosis and seeing a doctor.
    - 10 Feb 18, 4:00pm -
  • How should you sleep if you have lower back pain?
    Lower back pain can prevent a person from sleeping well, which, in itself, can make back pain worse. Learn about how to sleep to reduce back pain.
    - 10 Feb 18, 7:00am -
  • I tried cupping, and this is how it felt
    Recently, cupping has become popular with sportspeople and celebrities. I gave it a try and, in this feature, I explain how it felt and if it works.
    - 26 Jan 18, 9:00am -
  • Quadratus lumborum pain: Treatment and stretches
    Quadratus lumborum pain is located deep in the lower back on both sides of the spine. Learn about the symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
    - 3 Jan 18, 1:00pm -
  • What is bursitis of the shoulder?
    Learn all about bursitis of the shoulder, a painful condition affecting the shoulder joint. We look at symptoms, causes, and ways of relieving the pain.
    - 3 Jan 18, 10:00am -
  • What is dextroscoliosis?
    Dextroscoliosis refers to an abnormal, right-leaning curvature of the spine. It is a type of scoliosis. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment.
    - 28 Dec 17, 4:00pm -

Bipolar News

  • Is there a link between bipolar and narcissism?
    Bipolar disorders are mood disorders characterized by extreme high and low moods. Sometimes, a person experiencing a manic episode can be mistaken for having narcissistic traits. Learn more about the link between narcissism, narcissistic personality…
    - 48 days ago, 30 May 18, 10:00pm -
  • Could these 'molecular switches' stop brain cancer?
    New research provides further promising evidence that molecular approaches might slow or reverse the progress of glioblastoma, an aggressive brain cancer.
    - 62 days ago, 17 May 18, 2:00pm -
  • Sleep-wake disruption strongly linked to mood disorders
    A large study that took objective measures of activity and rest patterns has found a strong link between disruption of circadian rhythm and mood disorders.
    - 63 days ago, 16 May 18, 4:00pm -
  • What are delusions of grandeur?
    A delusion of grandeur is a false belief in one’s importance or greatness. A person may believe, for instance, that they are famous, can end world wars, or that they are immortal. Grandiose delusions are often caused by mental health condition…
    - 82 days ago, 27 Apr 18, 4:00pm -
  • It's official: Pets benefit our mental health
    A systematic review of existing studies lists the many ways in which pets provide people with mental health issues some much-needed comfort.
    - 19 Feb 18, 7:00am -
  • Teen marijuana use may lead to bipolar symptoms later on
    A prospective study examines the link between cannabis use at the age of 17–18 and hypomania — a common symptom of bipolar disorder — in early adulthood.
    - 4 Dec 17, 3:00pm -
  • Tardive dyskinesia: What you need to know
    Tardive dyskinesia is a side effect of some drugs, and especially antipsychotic drugs. It causes unintended muscle movements, usually in the face. Symptoms include grimacing, frowning, or chomping the teeth. Learn which medications cause it and ways…
    - 29 Nov 17, 2:00pm -
  • Hyperarousal: Symptoms and treatment
    Hyperarousal is common in people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The person can become particularly sensitive to things that are happening around them. They may be irritable and find it hard to sleep. Find out more about the key signs, tr…
    - 13 Nov 17, 2:00pm -
  • What is psychomotor agitation?
    Psychomotor agitation can cause a person to make movements without meaning to. They may fidget, tap their toes, or move items around for no reason. It is a symptom of several conditions, including bipolar disorder. It can be frustrating for the pers…
    - 16 Oct 17, 12:00pm -
  • What's to know about bipolar II disorder?
    Bipolar disorder can cause severe mood swings and changes in activity levels. However, there are different types of bipolar disorder that can affect a person in different ways. In this article, learn about the symptoms of bipolar II disorder and how…
    - 7 Sep 17, 7:00am -
  • Bipolar disorder in children: Risk factors and symptoms
    Bipolar disorder is usually diagnosed during young adulthood, but symptoms can appear in children. A combination of genetic factors and high stress levels may trigger symptoms. Find out more about how to recognize the disorder in children, how it is…
    - 1 Sep 17, 10:00am -
  • What is pressured speech in bipolar disorder?
    A person with bipolar disorder can sometimes speak in a rapid and disorganized way, especially during a manic phase. They may speak loudly, with a sense of urgency, or inappropriately. This can affect personal and work relationships. Treatment for t…
    - 31 Aug 17, 1:00pm -
  • What is erotomania?
    Erotomania is a type of delusional belief where a person believes that another person is in love with them, regardless of the evidence otherwise.
    - 28 Aug 17, 1:00pm -
  • The 10 best bipolar blogs
    Bipolar blogs are written by mental health professionals and individuals who are living with bipolar disorder. We have selected the best bipolar blogs.
    - 24 Aug 17, 3:00pm -
  • Afternoon slump explained by brain's 'reward center'
    A neuroscientific study suggests that the brain's reward-processing hub, controlled by our body clock, drives us into an energy slump around 2 p.m.
    - 22 Aug 17, 3:00pm -
  • Bipolar disorder: Brain mechanism could be key for prevention
    Scientists have identified a brain mechanism making siblings of bipolar people resilient to the disorder and hope it will be the key to its prevention.
    - 18 Aug 17, 7:00am -
  • Bipolar disorder speeds up biological aging
    Research finds deep links between biological aging, bipolar disorder, and brain structure. Telomere length may be a new marker for psychiatric disorders.
    - 28 Jul 17, 7:00am -
  • Bipolar disorder: What you need to know
    Learn about the symptoms of bipolar disorder, a condition characterized by alternating periods of extreme high and low moods, as well as how it is managed.
    - 28 Jun 17, 10:00am -
  • Researchers develop online support for people with bipolar disorder
    An online relapse prevention tool for Bipolar Disorder offers a "cheap accessible option" for people seeking support following treatment, say researchers.
    - 3 May 17, 7:00am -
  • Bipolar breakthrough: New study reveals disease-causing mechanism
    A new study shows how a forebrain deficiency in the cellular protein phospholipase Cγ1 causes bipolar disorder-like symptoms in mice.
    - 20 Feb 17, 7:00am -
  • Novel risk genes for bipolar disorder
    Bipolar disorder (BD), characterized by mood swings between positive manic/hypomanic and negative/depressive states, is a common psychiatric disorder with a lifetime prevalence of ~1%.
    - 30 Jan 17, 7:00am -
  • New study shows old drugs far better at treating bipolar
    A new Deakin University and Barwon Health study has found an old treatment for bipolar is much more effective than a newer medication.
    - 26 Jan 17, 7:00am -
  • What's to know about dysphoric mania?
    Dysphoric mania is a common group of symptoms linked to bipolar disorder, including depression, suicidal thoughts, and irritability. What are effects of dysphoric mania and why does it occur? This MNT Knowledge Centre article explores the available t…
    - 5 Jan 17, 7:00am -
  • How does bipolar disorder affect women?
    Bipolar disorder affects both men and women, but triggers, symptoms, and treatments may be different for women. Find out how gender affects this condition.
    - 30 Dec 16, 7:00am -
  • Bipolar spectrum: What does it involve?
    Bipolar is a spectrum disorder. It involves mood swings and a range of other symptoms, in varying degrees. Bipolar I disorder involves at least one severe manic episode, compared with cyclothymia, which involves a series of hypomanic and depressive s…
    - 26 Dec 16, 7:00am -

Bird Flu / Avian Flu News

Cholesterol News

  • Is it true that 'healthy obesity' boosts death risk?
    New research questions whether metabolically healthy obesity — obesity without diabetes, hypertension, or high cholesterol — actually increases mortality.
    - 3 days ago, 15 Jul 18, 7:00am -
  • Gene editing shown to lower cholesterol in monkeys
    In a first-of-its kind study, genome editing is proven to reduce 'bad' cholesterol in large animals. The findings pave the way for human clinical trials.
    - 8 days ago, 10 Jul 18, 2:00pm -
  • What to know about reduced blood flow to the brain
    The brain requires constant blood flow for it to function correctly. Not getting enough blood flow to the brain could be a sign of a vertebrobasilar circulatory disorder. Symptoms can include slurred speech and dizziness. Learn more about the symptom…
    - 21 days ago, 27 Jun 18, 11:00am -
  • Is drinking ginger water good for health?
    Ginger is a well-known traditional remedy for treating a variety of health conditions, such as pain and nausea. Drinking ginger water is a convenient way of consuming ginger for its potential health benefits. Here, we examine the possible benefits an…
    - 23 days ago, 25 Jun 18, 6:00pm -
  • Six health benefits of safflower oil
    Safflower oil is a healthful source of fatty acids in the diet. Research suggests that safflower oil is a heart-healthy choice that may have a range of health benefits, including when used in cooking or on the skin. In this article, we look at six be…
    - 23 days ago, 25 Jun 18, 11:00am -
  • How does cheese affect cholesterol levels?
    Most types of cheese are high in cholesterol and saturated fat. Studies provide conflicting information about the relationship between cheese and blood cholesterol levels. Here, learn more about how cheese may affect a person's cholesterol levels, an…
    - 42 days ago, 6 Jun 18, 12:00pm -
  • These four foods are proven to lower your cholesterol
    A new analysis shows that the so-called Portfolio diet — which consists of four main food components — reduces cholesterol and cardiovascular risk.
    - 43 days ago, 5 Jun 18, 2:00pm -
  • How are liver function and cholesterol production linked?
    The liver has many roles, one being to make cholesterol while another is to remove excess amounts. Healthy cholesterol levels are essential for the liver to function correctly. When the liver has too much cholesterol, there are several things people…
    - 44 days ago, 4 Jun 18, 10:00am -
  • Is butter good or bad for cholesterol?
    Many people believe that butter is bad for their cholesterol levels because it is high in cholesterol. However, some research suggests that dietary cholesterol does not directly cause high blood cholesterol. It is still best to limit butter in the di…
    - 48 days ago, 31 May 18, 10:00am -
  • What to know about non-fasting triglyceride tests
    Triglyceride tests measure the levels of triglycerides in the blood. Concentrations of these fats or lipids in the blood increase after a meal, so fasting triglyceride tests are common. But non-fasting tests may be just as accurate and helpful. Learn…
    - 48 days ago, 30 May 18, 8:00pm -
  • What are the health benefits of balsamic vinegar?
    Balsamic vinegar is a food cupboard staple in many kitchens. It can be used on roasted vegetables, salads, and as a marinade. In this article, we look at the many health benefits of balsamic vinegar, including reducing blood sugar, lowering cholester…
    - 55 days ago, 24 May 18, 4:00pm -
  • Dyslipidemia: Everything you need to know
    Blood lipids are fatty substances, such as triglycerides and cholesterol. When a person's levels are too high or low, they have dyslipidemia. It can be caused by genetic conditions or lifestyle factors, such as consuming too many foods high in satura…
    - 62 days ago, 17 May 18, 4:00pm -
  • Cholesterol found to play a role in Alzheimer's
    According to the latest study, cholesterol plays a role in the formation of plaques in Alzheimer's disease. The findings open new avenues for drug design.
    - 68 days ago, 11 May 18, 3:00pm -
  • What is serum cholesterol?
    Serum cholesterol is a measurement of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, which is considered good, low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, which is considered bad, and triglycerides. A person's serum cholesterol level can help to determin…
    - 92 days ago, 17 Apr 18, 10:00am -
  • What is the difference between HDL and LDL cholesterol?
    The body needs cholesterol, but too much bad cholesterol can be harmful and is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. In this article, learn about the difference between HDL and LDL — “good� and “bad�  
    - 96 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 7:00pm -
  • 'Good' cholesterol tied to higher infectious disease risk
    High-density lipoprotein cholesterol is known to play a role in the health of the heart. Now, researchers suggest it could also affect the immune response.
    - 97 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 7:00am -
  • A noisy workplace might affect your heart
    Occupational noise is an important health hazard linked to a heightened risk of hearing loss. It can also endanger the heart, finds a new study.
    - 26 Mar 18, 7:00am -
  • Cholesterol deposits in the eyes: Symptoms and treatment
    Cholesterol can deposit around the eyes and form fatty, yellow lumps. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for cholesterol deposits here.
    - 21 Mar 18, 7:00am -
  • Is it possible to unclog your arteries?
    Prevention is the best treatment for clogged arteries. Learn about causes, prevention, treatment, and risk factors for plaque buildup and atherosclerosis.
    - 17 Mar 18, 4:00pm -
  • High cholesterol in late life may mean better brain health
    Having cholesterol higher than it was in midlife was linked to lower risk of marked cognitive decline in those aged 85–94, compared with those aged 75–84.
    - 5 Mar 18, 2:00pm -
  • The 10 best apps to lower cholesterol
    High cholesterol levels can result in severe health conditions such as heart disease. So, we have conducted some research and selected the best apps to help you lower your cholesterol.
    - 26 Feb 18, 3:00pm -
  • Cholesterol-removing gene may prevent heart disease
    Researchers have discovered that a gene once believed to be 'useless' actually helps to remove excess cholesterol from the blood vessels.
    - 14 Feb 18, 4:00pm -
  • How does high cholesterol cause cancer? Study sheds light
    Researchers have discovered a cell mechanism in which cholesterol influences the proliferation of stem cells and the growth of intestinal tumors in mice.
    - 26 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • All you need to know about egg yolk
    A look at egg yolk, the yellow part of the egg. Included is detail on the benefits of eating the yolks, as well as how they compare to the whites.
    - 27 Dec 17, 7:00am -
  • All you need to know about xanthan gum
    A look at xanthan gum, a food thickener with numerous health benefits. It is created from bacteria that is taken from plants. It may have a number of health benefits, and it is used in gluten-free food. However, there are also some risks, and alterna…
    - 8 Dec 17, 10:00am -

Chron's / IBD News

  • Targeting one hormone may help treat bowel cancer
    A new study reveals that p38 protein in myeloid cells promotes gut inflammation and tumor formation with help from a hormone triggered by p38 in the cells.
    - 2 days ago, 16 Jul 18, 4:00pm -
  • Study shows how 'friendly' bacteria keep our gut healthy
    A new study explains the mechanism by which good bacteria help our guts stay healthy. The results have therapeutic implications for conditions such as IBD.
    - 13 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 7:00am -
  • What is a gastrointestinal fistula and what causes one?
    A gastrointestinal fistula occurs when part of the digestive tract connects abnormally to the skin or another organ in the body. This severe condition often occurs after surgery and can cause complications such as malnutrition and severe pain. Learn…
    - 19 days ago, 29 Jun 18, 10:00am -
  • Could treating these immune cells cure IBD?
    By identifying a distinct group of CD4 T cells that create and perpetuate intestinal inflammation, scientists could be on track to finding a cure for IBD.
    - 20 days ago, 28 Jun 18, 3:00pm -
  • What to know about ischemic colitis
    Ischemic colitis happens when there is not enough blood flow to the colon. It tends to occur more often in people who are over 60 or have chronic conditions. Symptoms include cramps, nausea, and diarrhea. It may resolve on its own and diet changes ca…
    - 31 days ago, 17 Jun 18, 7:00am -
  • Common toothpaste ingredient may promote colon cancer
    Triclosan is a widely used ingredient in household goods. A study in mice shows that it may have a negative impact on gut inflammation and cancer growth.
    - 48 days ago, 31 May 18, 7:00am -
  • Inflammatory bowel disease may raise Parkinson's risk
    Having IBD is tied to a 22 percent higher risk of Parkinson's disease, according to a nationwide Danish population study that covered nearly 40 years.
    - 57 days ago, 22 May 18, 4:00pm -
  • What causes abdominal bloating?
    There are many causes of abdominal bloating, including fluid retention, irritable bowel syndrome, food intolerance, and infection. For most people, the cause of bloating may be fairly harmless and can be treated with simple home remedies. Here, we lo…
    - 58 days ago, 21 May 18, 6:00pm -
  • E. coli toxin linked with inflammatory bowel disease
    Researchers have accidentally discovered a surprising link between microcin B17, a toxin produced by E. coli, and inflammatory bowel disease.
    - 60 days ago, 19 May 18, 7:00am -
  • What to know about diverticulitis surgery
    Diverticulitis occurs when small pockets in the large intestine become infected, causing pain and other symptoms. It can be severe and require surgery, which carries risks and is not always successful. In this article, learn about the types of divert…
    - 69 days ago, 10 May 18, 1:00pm -
  • What causes undigested food to appear in stool?
    Certain foods, including high-fiber foods and sweetcorn, are more difficult to digest than others. It is normal for a person to notice undigested bits of these foods in their stool. If undigested food in the stool occurs with other symptoms, includin…
    - 70 days ago, 9 May 18, 4:00pm -
  • What to eat and avoid on a low-fiber diet
    Fiber is a crucial part of a healthful diet, but some people may benefit from eating less fiber, especially if they have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or have had a recent bowel surgery. In this article, learn which foods to eat and to avoid when…
    - 89 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 7:00am -
  • Can this biochemical 'switch off' inflammation?
    Scientists uncover a new metabolic process involving a molecule called itaconate that blocks the production of inflammatory factors by macrophages.
    - 3 Apr 18, 2:00pm -
  • Inflammatory bowel disease may raise heart attack risk
    An analysis of more than 17.5 million patients' medical records reveals that having IBD raises heart attack risk independently of other risk factors.
    - 1 Mar 18, 2:00pm -
  • What are the causes of loose stools?
    A look at loose stools, which are unusually watery bowel movements. Find out about the causes and the role of diet in the consistency of bowel movements.
    - 9 Feb 18, 12:00pm -
  • Could a bacterium found in milk trigger rheumatoid arthritis?
    New research examines people with rheumatoid arthritis and finds that many of them have a genetic predisposition for the disease and a common bacterium.
    - 31 Jan 18, 4:00pm -
  • What is panniculitis? Causes and treatment
    Panniculitis causes large, tender bumps to form under the skin. They usually occur on the lower legs but can affect other parts of the body.
    - 19 Jan 18, 4:00pm -
  • 10 rashes caused by ulcerative colitis
    This article looks at skin conditions that are related to ulcerative colitis, including psoriasis, vitiligo, and hives. Learn about causes and prevention.
    - 18 Jan 18, 12:00pm -
  • What is renal colic? Symptoms and relief
    Renal colic is pain caused by a urinary tract stone. The pain can be anywhere in the urinary tract. Learn more about how it is treated.
    - 25 Dec 17, 12:00pm -
  • Colitis and Crohn's: Is 21st century living to blame?
    It is not clear why some people develop inflammatory bowel disorders and some don't. Research now shows that our lifestyle plays a significant part.
    - 7 Dec 17, 9:00am -
  • What you need to know about pancolitis
    Pancolitis is a form of ulcerative colitis that affects the entire large intestine or bowel. It is a type of inflammatory bowel disease. It is a chronic condition that develops over a long period and there is currently no known cure. Pancolitis can c…
    - 18 Nov 17, 2:00pm -
  • What you can and can't eat on the bland diet
    The bland diet is a diet where people consume soft foods that are low in fiber as these are easy on the digestive system. It is also known as a soft diet, low residue diet, or gastrointestinal soft diet. It may be recommended to people experiencing g…
    - 15 Nov 17, 2:00pm -
  • What is chronic diarrhea and how is it treated?
    A number of conditions can lead to chronic diarrhea, including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Dietary factors and allergies can also be a factor. Symptoms include bloating, frequent bowel movements, and loose stools. Find out more about the causes…
    - 13 Nov 17, 7:00am -
  • What is left-sided colitis?
    Left-sided colitis is a form of ulcerative colitis that affects the left side of the colon, causing a range of gastrointestinal symptoms. There may be weight loss, dehydration, and pain. Infections and use of antibiotics may trigger it. Find out when…
    - 8 Nov 17, 10:00am -
  • The 10 best Crohn's disease blogs
    Crohn's disease blogs can be a useful source of educational information on the condition and contain tips and accounts from individuals with the disease.
    - 2 Nov 17, 3:00pm -

Cystic Fibrosis News

Depression News

  • How to cope with a depressive episode
    Depressive episodes are periods of low mood and other symptoms of depression. Tackling depression as soon as it arises and making changes to thoughts and behaviors might improve a person’s mood and help them recover more quickly. Here, we cove…
    - 13 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 6:00pm -
  • Can Lexapro cause weight changes?
    Lexapro is the brand name for a drug called escitalopram, which treats depression and anxiety. As a side effect, Lexapro may cause some people to gain a small amount of weight. Less commonly, it may cause weight loss. A healthful diet and regular exe…
    - 5 days ago, 13 Jul 18, 12:00pm -
  • What is venlafaxine?
    Venlafaxine oral tablet is a prescription drug used to treat depression and social anxiety disorder (SAD). It comes in two forms: immediate-release (treats depression) and extended-release (treats depression and SAD). Both forms are available only as…
    - 6 days ago, 12 Jul 18, 1:00am -
  • What is fluoxetine?
    Fluoxetine oral capsule is a prescription medication used to treat conditions such as depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), eating disorders, and panic attacks. It comes as the brand-name drugs Prozac and Prozac Weekly, and as a generic dr…
    - 6 days ago, 12 Jul 18, 1:00am -
  • How to boost serotonin and improve mood
    Foods that contain tryptophan can help the body produce serotonin, which may improve mood. Here, we look at eight foods that boost serotonin, including salmon, eggs, spinach, and seeds. We also cover the difference between serotonin and tryptophan, t…
    - 8 days ago, 10 Jul 18, 5:00pm -
  • How does depression affect the body?
    Depression does not only affect a person’s mood and emotions. Long-term, it can also affect their body in ways that may be serious. In this article, learn about the physical effects that doctors link to depression, including chronic pain, weig…
    - 9 days ago, 9 Jul 18, 12:00pm -
  • How to safely stop antidepressants
    People may wish to stop taking antidepressants for several reasons, but stopping suddenly can cause withdrawal symptoms or relapse. Here, we look at why stopping antidepressants can be hard and how to relieve withdrawal symptoms. We discuss which ant…
    - 13 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 12:00pm -
  • Signs of alcohol withdrawal syndrome
    Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is the cluster of symptoms that may develop when someone who is alcohol dependent suddenly stops drinking. Alcohol affects many body systems, so the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal syndrome can vary widely. In this article,…
    - 13 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 11:00am -
  • Could an Amazonian psychedelic treat depression?
    For many people with depression, medical treatments do not work. According to a recent study, the psychedelic drug ayahuasca might be the answer.
    - 16 days ago, 2 Jul 18, 7:00am -
  • Exercise, the 'best antidepressant,' also prevents heart disease
    Depression often interferes with the motivation to exercise and raises the risk of heart disease. New research aims to help people overcome this obstacle.
    - 20 days ago, 28 Jun 18, 2:00pm -
  • Why does depression make you feel tired?
    Depression can lead to a lack of physical and emotional energy, in addition to causing sleep disturbances that leave a person feeling chronically fatigued. In this article, learn about the link between fatigue and depression, as well as the possible…
    - 22 days ago, 26 Jun 18, 4:00pm -
  • How does ketamine relieve depression so quickly?
    Ketamine has been shown to relieve symptoms of depression quickly. A new study delves into the molecular details and asks how and why.
    - 23 days ago, 25 Jun 18, 2:00pm -
  • Study reveals new cause of depression
    Understanding the interactions of a hormone receptor that regulates sleep and feeding may help to design innovative ways of treating depression.
    - 27 days ago, 21 Jun 18, 3:00pm -
  • Catatonic depression: What to know
    Catatonic depression is a subtype of depression characterized by not speaking or responding to things for a prolonged period. Catatonia can be a part of several other mental health conditions, including schizophrenia and mood disorders. Learn more ab…
    - 28 days ago, 20 Jun 18, 4:00pm -
  • Early risers have lower risk of depression, study finds
    How do your sleep-wake preferences affect your risk of developing a mood disorder such as depression? A large, detailed observational study investigates.
    - 31 days ago, 17 Jun 18, 10:00am -
  • Why do I wake up depressed?
    Diurnal variations are types of depression that cause symptoms to get worse at certain times of the day. Morning depression is a common diurnal variation. In this article, learn about the symptoms and risk factors for morning depression, as well as t…
    - 32 days ago, 15 Jun 18, 7:00pm -
  • Assessing trauma through art: The signs of inner struggle
    Traumatic brain injury can bring post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, or anxiety. Can therapy art help to assess how severe someone's trauma is?
    - 33 days ago, 15 Jun 18, 10:00am -
  • Sleep paralysis, hallucinations may raise depression risk in some people
    A new study finds that sleep paralysis and hallucinations are unexpectedly common and predict depression severity among young athletes.
    - 41 days ago, 7 Jun 18, 2:00pm -
  • The link between hay fever, anxiety, and depression
    In a recent review, researchers identify important links between hay fever and an increased risk of anxiety and depression in adolescents.
    - 49 days ago, 30 May 18, 7:00am -
  • Link between depression and cognitive decline explored
    Following an analysis of existing studies, researchers conclude that there is a link between depression and age-related cognitive decline.
    - 50 days ago, 29 May 18, 7:00am -
  • Sleep-wake disruption strongly linked to mood disorders
    A large study that took objective measures of activity and rest patterns has found a strong link between disruption of circadian rhythm and mood disorders.
    - 63 days ago, 16 May 18, 4:00pm -
  • How job strain may impair mental health
    A new study examines the link between high job strain and the risk of developing common mental health issues such as anxiety and depression.
    - 63 days ago, 16 May 18, 7:00am -
  • Should 'shock therapy' be used to treat depression more often?
    A study concludes that if electroconvulsive therapy was used earlier in the treatment of depression, the outcome for many patients would be much improved.
    - 69 days ago, 10 May 18, 2:00pm -
  • Seasonal affective disorder: Why brown-eyed women are at risk
    Two studies shed new light on seasonal affective disorder, concluding that brown-eyed women may be particularly prone to the condition.
    - 75 days ago, 4 May 18, 7:00am -
  • Could anxiety lead to dementia?
    New research suggests that moderate to severe anxiety in midlife may be an independent risk factor for developing dementia in old age.
    - 78 days ago, 1 May 18, 7:00am -

Dyslexia News

Eating Disorders News

  • Brain study reveals why some people fail to stick to their diet
    A new study finds that greater gray matter volume in two regions of the brain is linked to greater ability to exercise self-control in food choices.
    - 23 days ago, 25 Jun 18, 4:00pm -
  • What are the signs of not eating enough?
    Undereating can negatively impact health and wellbeing. Aside from losing weight, signs that someone might not be eating enough can include feeling tired, getting ill more often, hair loss, and skin problems. Here, we cover the risks and reasons for…
    - 32 days ago, 16 Jun 18, 1:00pm -
  • What is refeeding?
    Refeeding is reintroducing food after a period of malnourishment or starvation. If electrolytes become imbalanced as digestion resumes, a person can develop refeeding syndrome. Symptoms include fatigue and weakness, and treatment involves careful mon…
    - 35 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 4:00pm -
  • Coping with a Vyvanse crash
    When Vyvanse starts to wear off, or when a person stops taking the medication suddenly, they may experience a Vyvanse crash. This ADHD medication can cause severe withdrawal symptoms such as fatigue or depression. In this article we look at methods a…
    - 96 days ago, 13 Apr 18, 12:00pm -
  • The 10 best blogs for eating disorders
    If you or a loved one live with an eating disorder, helpful advice and support from those in a similar situation can be gained from eating disorder blogs.
    - 18 Jan 18, 3:00pm -

Eczema / Psoriasis News

  • Does taking omega-3 help with psoriasis?
    Many people believe that taking omega-3 can improve symptoms of psoriasis. Indeed, research has shown that omega-3 supplements, including fish oil, can improve skin redness and itchiness, along with boosting people's heart health. Learn about how ome…
    - 20 days ago, 28 Jun 18, 4:00pm -
  • What's to know about acitretin?
    Acitretin is a prescription drug. It is available as an oral capsule and as a brand-name drug called Soriatane, as well as in generic form, and is effective for treating severe psoriasis. The drug carries an FDA Black Box warning, so there are safety…
    - 21 days ago, 27 Jun 18, 7:00am -
  • Tips for dyeing hair when you have psoriasis
    People with psoriasis can dye their hair safely. However, there are factors to consider before, during, and after applying the dye. In this article, learn about the risks, and seven tips developed to help people with psoriasis to dye their hair safel…
    - 26 days ago, 22 Jun 18, 5:00pm -
  • What is causing this rash on my wrist?
    There are many different causes of a rash on the wrist, including eczema, allergic reactions to metals in jewelry, and other skin conditions. Here, you can try to identify your skin rash using the picture gallery and learn more about causes and treat…
    - 28 days ago, 20 Jun 18, 5:00pm -
  • What do yellow toenails mean?
    There are several possible causes of yellow toenails, including fungal infection and overuse of nail polish. This symptom can sometimes indicate a more serious condition, such as yellow nail syndrome. In this article, we look at why toenails might be…
    - 38 days ago, 10 Jun 18, 11:00am -
  • Can you have RA and PsA at the same time?
    There are many types of arthritis. Psoriatic arthritis is linked to the skin condition psoriasis, where the immune system overreacts, resulting in psoriasis rashes. Rheumatoid arthritis also causes the immune system to overreact, but results in stiff…
    - 55 days ago, 24 May 18, 6:00pm -
  • How is psoriatic arthritis different from osteoarthritis?
    There are many different types of arthritis. Each one causes a problem in the joints, which can lead to pain or damage. Two distinct types that people often get are psoriatic arthritis and osteoarthritis. Each has its own different causes and symptom…
    - 66 days ago, 13 May 18, 4:00pm -
  • How to beat psoriasis at its own game
    Harnessing the power of immune cells, researchers create a compound that successfully treats psoriasis in mice. The innovative approach may also treat MS.
    - 89 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 7:00am -
  • How do I get rid of my dry hands?
    Dry hands can be uncomfortable and sometimes may crack or bleed. Learn about some of the most effective home remedies for dry hands here.
    - 15 Mar 18, 12:00pm -
  • How to manage a detached toenail
    What causes a toenail to fall off, and what do you do when this happens? We look at causes, recovery time, removing the nail, and when to see a doctor.
    - 6 Mar 18, 5:00pm -
  • What are some itchy beard remedies?
    An itchy beard is a common complaint, but what makes it itch? We look at the causes of an itchy beard and reveal seven ways to find relief.
    - 23 Feb 18, 6:00pm -
  • How to identify and treat eyelid dermatitis
    Learn about the types of eyelid dermatitis, and how to get rid of these itchy rashes. We also look at symptoms, causes, and prevention.
    - 23 Feb 18, 7:00am -
  • The difference between dandruff and a dry scalp
    We look at how the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for both dandruff and a dry scalp may differ, and what the link is between the two.
    - 21 Feb 18, 2:00pm -
  • Psoriasis drug may lower heart disease risk
    A new study finds that a psoriasis drug might help to reduce heart disease risk. Overall, it reduced a particular risk marker by 19 percent.
    - 20 Feb 18, 7:00am -
  • What is palmoplantar pustulosis?
    Learn all about palmoplantar pustulosis, a condition that causes blisters to form on the palms and feet. Learn more about the symptoms and treatments here.
    - 13 Feb 18, 11:00am -
  • Eczema elimination diet and foods to eat
    Eczema is linked to inflammation in the body, so eating an anti-inflammatory diet may help reduce symptoms. Learn about which foods to eliminate.
    - 8 Feb 18, 10:00am -
  • What is spongiotic dermatitis?
    Learn about spongiotic dermatitis, a skin condition related to eczema that causes swelling under the skin. We look at the symptoms and treatment options.
    - 7 Feb 18, 12:00pm -
  • What is dyshidrotic eczema?
    Learn about dyshidrotic eczema, a common form of this skin condition that causes blisters. We look at the symptoms and treatment options.
    - 5 Feb 18, 4:00pm -
  • What can be done about eczema on the scalp?
    In this article, learn all about when eczema affects the scalp. We look at the symptoms, triggers, and treatment options for this condition.
    - 31 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • What is scrotal eczema?
    Learn about scrotal eczema, a form of eczema that affects the scrotum. We examine the symptoms, treatment options, and management tips for this condition.
    - 30 Jan 18, 12:00pm -
  • Childhood eczema, asthma may be relieved with new treatment
    New research uses a combination of two anti-inflammatory compounds in an attempt to stop the development of the so-called atopic march.
    - 24 Jan 18, 7:00am -
  • What you should know about hyperkeratosis
    A look at hyperkeratosis, a condition where the skin becomes thicker than normal. Included is detail on types of hyperkeratosis and when to see a doctor.
    - 20 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • 10 rashes caused by ulcerative colitis
    This article looks at skin conditions that are related to ulcerative colitis, including psoriasis, vitiligo, and hives. Learn about causes and prevention.
    - 18 Jan 18, 12:00pm -
  • Which Fitzpatrick skin type are you?
    Fitzpatrick skin typing is a way of classifying different types of skin. What does a person's Fitzpatrick skin type tell us about their skin?
    - 18 Jan 18, 10:00am -
  • What are the different types of psoriasis?
    Learn about different types of psoriasis in their mild to moderate forms. We include information on symptoms and treatment options for different types.
    - 16 Jan 18, 7:00am -

Epilepsy News

  • Medical cannabis for epilepsy approved in FDA first
    Earlier this week, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first ever cannabis-based drug for the treatment of severe forms of epilepsy.
    - 20 days ago, 28 Jun 18, 10:00am -
  • Foaming or frothing at the mouth: What to know
    The conditions known to cause foaming at the mouth are all medical emergencies. They include rabies, seizures, and drug overdoses. In this article, learn what to do if someone starts foaming at the mouth. We also look at treatment options and how to…
    - 69 days ago, 10 May 18, 12:00pm -
  • Epilepsy raises risk of unnatural death, study finds
    Researchers have associated a diagnosis of epilepsy with a greater risk of suicide, accidental drug poisoning, and other unnatural causes of death.
    - 97 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 7:00am -
  • What are simple partial seizures?
    Simple partial seizures are a form of seizure where a person does not lose consciousness. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment options here.
    - 23 Jan 18, 7:00am -
  • What to know about complex partial seizures
    A look at complex partial seizures, a form of seizure that occurs in just one part of the brain. Included is what to do if someone has a seizure.
    - 11 Jan 18, 2:00pm -

Eye Health / Blindness News

  • What causes a blocked tear duct in infants?
    A blocked tear duct is very common in babies. There are many possible causes, including tear ducts that are too narrow. Symptoms include excessive watering of the eyes. Most cases do not cause any pain and do not require treatment. Learn more about t…
    - 15 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 4:00pm -
  • What is a slit lamp exam?
    A slit lamp exam is a routine procedure where a doctor shines a light into the eye to look for injuries or diseases. These may include a detached retina, corneal abrasion, or cataracts. Abnormal results can also indicate infection, inflammation, or i…
    - 22 days ago, 26 Jun 18, 4:00pm -
  • How to get debris out of your eye
    Getting an object stuck in the eye is a common problem. It does not usually cause lasting damage, but it is essential to remove it to avoid scratching the cornea. Here, learn how to remove a foreign object from the eye safely at home. If a sharp or f…
    - 26 days ago, 22 Jun 18, 6:00pm -
  • Persistent stress may lead to vision loss, study shows
    A new analysis of existing studies shows that persistent psychological stress can lead to conditions such as glaucoma, retinal neuropathy, and vision loss.
    - 27 days ago, 21 Jun 18, 2:00pm -
  • The curious case of a blind woman who sees motion
    The brain's ability to rewire itself, or neuroplasticity, explains the case of a blind woman who can see objects only when they are in motion.
    - 34 days ago, 14 Jun 18, 7:00am -
  • Education may lead to short-sightedness
    New research offers 'strong evidence' that the more years someone spends in full time education, the more likely they are to become short-sighted.
    - 41 days ago, 7 Jun 18, 7:00am -
  • What to know about punctal plugs for dry eye
    Punctal plugs are small medical devices that doctors can insert into the tear ducts in a procedure called punctal occlusion. The plugs may be temporary or last many years, and they keep the eyes lubricated to improve dry eye symptoms. Here, learn abo…
    - 44 days ago, 4 Jun 18, 1:00pm -
  • Broken eye socket: Symptoms, surgery, and recovery
    A broken eye socket can occur if an accident or injury leads to an excessive force on the area around the eye. There are four different types of broken eye socket, which doctors categorize according to the part of the socket where the fracture occurs…
    - 47 days ago, 1 Jun 18, 4:00pm -
  • Can you use Botox under your eyes?
    Botox is often used to treat lines and wrinkles around the eyes and mouth. Can it also reduce dark circles or bags under the eyes? Using Botox under the eyes is not approved in the U.S. and researchers are unsure how well it may work and what side ef…
    - 54 days ago, 25 May 18, 4:00pm -
  • How do you get rid of itchy eyes?
    Itchy eyes at night can be bothersome and reduce a person's ability to sleep properly. Itching can also cause redness and swelling, which may continue into the daytime. Allergies, irritants, or even eyestrain may trigger them. There are many home rem…
    - 67 days ago, 12 May 18, 4:00pm -
  • What does it mean when your eyes are glassy?
    When a person is tired, their eyes can become glassy or cloudy. In other cases, glassiness in one or both eyes can signal an underlying medical condition. Some, like conjunctivitis, require treatment and can be severe. In this article, learn why eyes…
    - 68 days ago, 11 May 18, 7:00am -
  • How to get rid of yellow eyes
    Yellow eyes can result from damage to the liver, pancreas, or gallbladder. These organs help to filter bilirubin, a yellow compound, from the blood. While most cases require medical attention, we look at whether home remedies can be safe and effectiv…
    - 70 days ago, 9 May 18, 1:00pm -
  • What causes burning eyes?
    Burning eyes is stinging or irritation of the eyes. They can be uncomfortable and concerning. Treatment depends upon identifying the underlying cause. Common causes include dry eyes, allergies, and sun exposure. Here, we look at the different causes…
    - 71 days ago, 8 May 18, 12:00pm -
  • Can the eyes really turn purple?
    Alexandria's genesis is a fake condition that began in 2005 with a rumor spread online. Supposedly, a genetic mutation can turn a person into a "perfect" being with purple eyes. We describe this myth and real conditions that can alter the color of th…
    - 75 days ago, 4 May 18, 1:00pm -
  • What causes mucus strands in the eyes?
    Mucus fishing syndrome is a condition where a person continually fishes excess strands of mucus from the surface of their eye. Constantly removing the mucus can cause further irritation. Causes include conjunctivitis, dry eye, and physical irritation…
    - 76 days ago, 3 May 18, 4:00pm -
  • Is it possible to change your eye color?
    A person may want to change their eye color for cosmetic reasons or because they have a condition that alters the pigmentation of the iris. In this article, we describe temporary and permanent ways to change eye color. Also, learn how the tint of the…
    - 78 days ago, 30 Apr 18, 10:00pm -
  • Causes and treatment for dilated pupils
    Mydriasis refers to dilated pupils that do not change in response to changes in light levels. Some medications, recreational drugs, and injuries can cause this. The opposite, pinpoint pupils, is called miosis. In this article, we talk about the possi…
    - 78 days ago, 30 Apr 18, 10:00pm -
  • What does eye herpes look like?
    The herpes simplex virus that causes cold sores can also affect the eyes. Herpetic eye disease can lead to sores forming on the eyelid, light sensitivity, and may affect vision. In this article, we examine the ways that herpes affects the eyes and wh…
    - 78 days ago, 30 Apr 18, 10:00pm -
  • Dark chocolate may boost vision
    Researchers have set their sights on dark chocolate as a potential vision booster, after finding that the delicious treat may improve eyesight.
    - 80 days ago, 29 Apr 18, 7:00am -
  • How to safely flush your eye
    If chemicals come into contact with the eye, it is essential to flush them out immediately. In this article, we describe how to flush the eyes using clean water or a solution. We also explain what to do if an object becomes lodged in the eye. Learn h…
    - 83 days ago, 26 Apr 18, 5:00pm -
  • What causes bumps on the eyeball?
    Finding a bump on the eyeball can be alarming, but most causes are harmless and easily treatable. In this article, we look at issues that can cause a bump to form, including a stye and a scratched cornea. We also describe types of bumps. Here, learn…
    - 85 days ago, 24 Apr 18, 1:00pm -
  • Why is my eyelash growing in the wrong direction?
    Instead of becoming trapped under the skin, an ingrown eyelash may grow in the wrong direction, toward the eye. This is called trichiasis, and it can cause irritation, pain, and damage to the cornea. Injury, inflammation, or certain conditions may be…
    - 88 days ago, 21 Apr 18, 6:00pm -
  • How long are you contagious with pink eye?
    Pink eye is a relatively common eye condition. There are many potential causes, but one of the most significant problems is how not to spread the condition to others. There are different types of pink eye, which can change the length of contagiousnes…
    - 89 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 12:00pm -
  • Does the 20-20-20 rule prevent eye strain?
    The 20-20-20 rule says that after spending 20 minutes on the computer, a person should spend 20 seconds looking at an object 20 feet away. This may help to prevent eyes from becoming dry or watery. Here, learn why the 20-20-20 rule is effective. We a…
    - 91 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 6:00pm -
  • What happens if you sleep with your eyes open?
    People sometimes sleep with their eyes open, which is known medically as nocturnal lagophthalmos. Symptoms caused by this condition include redness and blurry vision. Treatment options include eye drops, moisture goggles, or even surgery. It does not…
    - 92 days ago, 16 Apr 18, 7:00pm -