ADHD

  • 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 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 10:00am -
  • 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.
    - 13 days ago, 9 Jan 18, 10:00am -
  • 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.
    - 31 days ago, 22 Dec 17, 11:00am -
  • 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.
    - 63 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 4:00pm -
  • 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.
    - 80 days ago, 3 Nov 17, 10:00am -

Alcohol/Addictions

Alzheimers

Anxiety / Stress

  • BreakingWhat is misophonia?
    A look at misophonia a disorder that results in abnormally strong reactions to everyday human sounds, such as chewing. Included is detail on treatment.
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Jan 18, 5:00pm -
  • How to stop racing thoughts
    A look at racing thoughts and how to stop them. Included is detail on how to calm the mind and medical options for racing thoughts that are distracting.
    - 3 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 3:00pm -
  • Why we're more likely to overeat in the evening
    Stress and changes in levels of 'hunger hormones' may help to explain why we're more likely to overeat in the evening than earlier in the day.
    - 5 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 4:00pm -
  • Anxiety may be an early sign of Alzheimer's
    New research has linked increasing symptoms of anxiety in older adults to higher brain levels of beta-amyloid, a protein linked to Alzheimer's disease.
    - 9 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 5:00pm -
  • How does stress make us ill? Study sheds light
    Have you ever put your illness down to stress? In a new study, researchers help to explain precisely how psychological stress makes us sick.
    - 10 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 5:00pm -
  • Conversion disorder: What you need to know
    Conversion disorder causes physical symptoms, such as shaking, paralysis, or double vision, in response to traumatic or stressful events. Learn more.
    - 11 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • Overcoming sexual performance anxiety
    Whether due to expectations or stress, it is common for men of all ages to experience performance anxiety and erectile dysfunction. Learn how to cope.
    - 12 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 1:00pm -
  • Is lack of sleep to blame for repetitive negative thoughts?
    We now know that sleep quality is linked to various physical and mental health outcomes. Is shorter, poorer sleep also to blame for our obsessive worries?
    - 14 days ago, 8 Jan 18, 4:00pm -
  • The top 10 mental health apps
    Whether you're going through a rough patch, experiencing depression, anxiety, or stress, or having relationship issues, there is an app to help.
    - 14 days ago, 8 Jan 18, 4:00pm -
  • How sniffing your partner's shirt could combat stress
    Do you occasionally wear your partner's shirt, or snuggle with their PJs when they're away? A new study explains why, and it's not because you miss them.
    - 15 days ago, 7 Jan 18, 8:00am -
  • Perfectionism on the rise among millennials, but to what effect?
    New research reveals a worrying trend: millennials may be more perfectionist than previous generations, but what does that mean for their mental health?
    - 16 days ago, 6 Jan 18, 8:00am -
  • Is trypophobia real?
    A look at trypophobia, a condition where a person has a fear of clusters of small holes. Included is detail on what triggers the condition and treatments.
    - 18 days ago, 4 Jan 18, 3:00pm -
  • What are cluster B personality disorders?
    A person with a cluster B personality disorder may have trouble controlling their emotions and display seemingly irrational behaviors. Learn more.
    - 18 days ago, 4 Jan 18, 8:00am -
  • Why antidepressants fail to work in some people
    Researchers might have uncovered why antidepressants only work in some people and have pinpointed the involvement of the glucocorticoid receptor.
    - 19 days ago, 3 Jan 18, 4:00pm -
  • What are the biggest causes of Christmas stress?
    A new poll reveals the biggest burdens on mental well-being this festive season, as well as the factors that help to improve well-being.
    - 29 days ago, 24 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • What is the best type of meditation?
    A look at different types of meditation and the benefits of each. Included are tips for better meditation and information on how long it takes to work.
    - 31 days ago, 22 Dec 17, 3:00pm -
  • How to keep your gut healthy over the holidays
    The stress of last-minute holiday preparation, followed by festive meals with calories numbering in the thousands, can wreak havoc in our guts.
    - 31 days ago, 22 Dec 17, 10:00am -
  • All you need to know about agitated depression
    A look at agitated depression, a low mood involving uneasiness and anxiety. Included is detail on diagnosis and stress-relieving techniques.
    - 33 days ago, 20 Dec 17, 11:00am -
  • Diabetes: New pathway to treatment suggested by protein culprit
    A protein tied to the development of anxiety has now also been linked to the onset of type 2 diabetes. Fortunately, scientists may know how to block it.
    - 35 days ago, 18 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • Yes, you've locked the door: What drives your checking habit?
    How many times do you check your door before leaving the house? Researchers have found that excessive checking behaviors are explained by a simple fear.
    - 36 days ago, 17 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • Causes and remedies for cold feet
    Cold feet are a common occurrence. In this article, learn about a variety of possible causes for cold feet, as well as home remedies to keep the feet warm.
    - 36 days ago, 16 Dec 17, 5:00pm -
  • Another work email out of hours? Why you should ignore it
    Do you often find your work life creeping into your personal life? If so, it's time to draw the line. Your well-being will thank you for it.
    - 37 days ago, 16 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • How can you cope with fear of flying?
    Flying is by far one of the most common means of transportation in today's world, but fear of flying is also widespread. So how can we overcome it?
    - 39 days ago, 14 Dec 17, 4:00pm -
  • How to reduce Christmas stress
    Christmas is supposed to be the season of peace and goodwill, but it's often a source of stress, instead. Here are some tips for a stress-free Christmas.
    - 46 days ago, 7 Dec 17, 4:00pm -
  • Globus sensation: Causes of a lump in the throat
    Globus sensation is an overwhelming feeling of a lump lodged in a person's throat, even when nothing is there. Learn about the causes.
    - 48 days ago, 5 Dec 17, 2:00pm -

Arthritis / Rheumatology

  • 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.
    - 10 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 8:00am -
  • 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.
    - 10 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 5:00pm -
  • What is tendinosis?
    In this article, learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatments for tendinosis, as well as what makes it different from tendinitis.
    - 13 days ago, 9 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.
    - 19 days ago, 3 Jan 18, 11:00am -
  • 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.
    - 22 days ago, 31 Dec 17, 3:00pm -
  • 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.
    - 24 days ago, 29 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • 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.
    - 30 days ago, 22 Dec 17, 5:00pm -
  • 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.
    - 33 days ago, 19 Dec 17, 5:00pm -
  • 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.
    - 34 days ago, 19 Dec 17, 1:00pm -
  • 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.
    - 36 days ago, 17 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • All you need to know about dwarfism
    A look at dwarfism, a condition that causes a person to be very short. Included is detail on the diagnosis of dwarfism and management for the condition.
    - 44 days ago, 9 Dec 17, 11:00am -
  • Anti-inflammatory diet: What to know
    An anti-inflammatory diet involves eating certain foods and avoiding others in order to minimize the symptoms of chronic inflammatory diseases.
    - 49 days ago, 3 Dec 17, 5:00pm -
  • What is polyarthritis?
    Learn all about polyarthritis, a condition where pain and inflammation occur in multiple joints at once. We look at the symptoms, causes, and treatments.
    - 57 days ago, 26 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • What is polyarthralgia?
    Polyarthralgia is when pain affects several joints in the body with no signs of inflammation. Learn about its causes, symptoms, and treatment options here.
    - 58 days ago, 24 Nov 17, 5:00pm -
  • Could vitamin D help to keep rheumatoid arthritis at bay?
    A new study using cells taken from joints of people with rheumatoid arthritis shows that some types of immune cell can lose their sensitivity to vitamin D.
    - 61 days ago, 22 Nov 17, 3:00pm -
  • What is sacroiliitis?
    Sacroiliitis is a condition where one or both of the sacroiliac joints become inflamed. It is often misdiagnosed as lower back pain. Learn more.
    - 71 days ago, 11 Nov 17, 5:00pm -
  • What are biologics for RA?
    Biologics work by targeting the specific immune system cells that cause rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more about biologics in this article.
    - 73 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 5:00pm -
  • Study lists 33 foods proven to relieve rheumatoid arthritis
    A major review of existing studies narrows down the research findings to 33 foods clearly proven to relieve the progression of rheumatoid arthritis.
    - 73 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 5:00pm -
  • How do you manage arthritis in hands?
    A look at arthritis in hands, a condition that can make moving fingers and grasping objects difficult. We look at the causes and diagnosis.
    - 74 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 2:00pm -
  • What are hand cramps?
    A look at hand cramps, a condition where muscle contractions stiffen the hands. Included is a look at the best methods of prevention.
    - 75 days ago, 7 Nov 17, 5:00pm -
  • What is neck cracking and why does it happen?
    Neck cracking is a noise that occurs when the joint in the neck is loosened. It also refers to a technique carried out by chiropractors.
    - 76 days ago, 7 Nov 17, 2:00pm -
  • What is nociceptive pain?
    Nociceptive pain is caused by physical trauma, such as a sports injury, arthritis, dental procedure, or even stubbing a toe. Learn more.
    - 81 days ago, 2 Nov 17, 2:00pm -
  • All you need to know about jaw popping
    A look at jaw popping, a condition where the jaw makes a clicking sound and has a sensation of pain. Learn more about the medical treatments and outlook h
    - 82 days ago, 1 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • How does rheumatoid arthritis affect the skin?
    Rashes only affect a small percentage of people with rheumatoid arthritis. Learn about the symptoms and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis rashes here.
    - 83 days ago, 31 Oct 17, 8:00am -
  • What causes dactylitis (sausage fingers)?
    Dactylitis is swelling of the fingers that causes a sausage-like appearance. Learn about causes of dactylitis, including syphilis and sickle cell disease.
    - 84 days ago, 29 Oct 17, 5:00pm -

Autism

  • Supplements during pregnancy may reduce autism risk
    The latest study to investigate the relationship between vitamin supplements during pregnancy and autism spectrum disorders finds a significant link.
    - 17 days ago, 5 Jan 18, 8:00am -
  • Experimental drugs rewire brain connections in autism
    Researchers reveal a different role played by missing gene in autism and uncover potential new treatments to reverse its effect on neural communication.
    - 81 days ago, 2 Nov 17, 8:00am -
  • The 10 best autism blogs
    Autism affects everyone differently depending on its severity. We have found the best autism blogs that support individuals, families, and carers.
    - 95 days ago, 19 Oct 17, 4:00pm -
  • What is stimming?
    Stimming is a common symptom of autism. Learn more about it here, including the different types of behavior that can occur, and what can be done to help.
    - 97 days ago, 17 Oct 17, 8:00am -
  • Could multivitamin use in pregnancy protect children from autism?
    A new study published in The BMJ suggests that children born to mothers who use multivitamins during pregnancy may be at lower risk of autism.
    - 5 Oct 17, 6:00pm -

Back Pain

  • 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.
    - 19 days ago, 3 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • 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.
    - 19 days ago, 3 Jan 18, 11:00am -
  • 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.
    - 24 days ago, 28 Dec 17, 5:00pm -
  • What to know about breast cancer and back pain
    A look at breast cancer and back pain, a symptom in later stages of the disease. Included is detail on the link and self-care options people can try.
    - 26 days ago, 27 Dec 17, 11:00am -
  • Gua sha: What you need to know
    Gua sha is a technique used in traditional East Asian medicine that is often used to treat muscle pain and tension. We look at the benefits and risks.
    - 30 days ago, 23 Dec 17, 8:00am -

Bipolar News

  • 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.
    - 49 days ago, 4 Dec 17, 4:00pm -
  • Tardive dyskinesia: What you need to know
    Tardive dyskinesia is a side effect of some drugs that causes unintended muscle movements, usually in the face. Learn about which medications cause it.
    - 54 days ago, 29 Nov 17, 3:00pm -
  • Hyperarousal: Symptoms and treatment
    Hyperarousal is common in people with post-traumatic stress disorder. What are the key signs of hyperarousal and how can people manage their symptoms?
    - 70 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 3:00pm -
  • What is psychomotor agitation?
    Psychomotor agitation can cause a person to make movements without meaning to. It is a symptom of several conditions, including bipolar disorder.
    - 98 days ago, 16 Oct 17, 1:00pm -
  • What is bipolar II disorder? Symptoms and treatment
    How does bipolar II disorder differ from bipolar I disorder? In this article, learn about the symptoms of bipolar II disorder and how it is diagnosed.
    - 7 Sep 17, 8:00am -

Bird Flu / Avian Flu News

Cholesterol News

Chron's / IBD News

  • 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.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 5:00pm -
  • 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.
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 1:00pm -
  • 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.
    - 28 days ago, 25 Dec 17, 1:00pm -
  • 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.
    - 46 days ago, 7 Dec 17, 10:00am -
  • What you need to know about pancolitis
    A look at pancolitis, a form of ulcerative colitis affecting the intestine. Included is information on flare-ups and complications of the condition.
    - 65 days ago, 18 Nov 17, 3:00pm -

Cystic Fibrosis News

Depression News

  • How to stop racing thoughts
    A look at racing thoughts and how to stop them. Included is detail on how to calm the mind and medical options for racing thoughts that are distracting.
    - 3 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 3:00pm -
  • Dopamine deficiency: What you need to know
    A dopamine deficiency is linked to several health conditions, including Parkinson's disease and depression. Learn more about the symptoms.
    - 5 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 1:00pm -
  • Magic mushrooms: Treating depression without dulling emotions
    Antidepressants may cause 'emotional blunting.' Can a 'magic mushroom' compound treat depression while avoiding this side effect? Two new studies explore.
    - 6 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 4:00pm -
  • Anxiety may be an early sign of Alzheimer's
    New research has linked increasing symptoms of anxiety in older adults to higher brain levels of beta-amyloid, a protein linked to Alzheimer's disease.
    - 9 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 5:00pm -
  • Seasonal depression: Women more affected than men
    When it comes to symptoms of seasonal depression, a new study finds that women are more vulnerable than men, particularly in the winter months.
    - 13 days ago, 9 Jan 18, 8:00am -

Dyslexia News

Eating Disorders News

  • 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.
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 4:00pm -
  • Why we're more likely to overeat in the evening
    Stress and changes in levels of 'hunger hormones' may help to explain why we're more likely to overeat in the evening than earlier in the day.
    - 5 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 4:00pm -
  • Why your body size perception could be wrong
    Are you as thin or large as you think you are? Probably not. Researchers suggest that we judge our body size based on previous experiences.
    - 10 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 10:00am -
  • What is lanugo and what causes this hair to grow?
    Learn about lanugo, a type of hair that grows on fetuses in the womb, and some adults with eating disorders. We examine its causes and possible functions.
    - 51 days ago, 2 Dec 17, 11:00am -
  • Food addiction: What to know
    Food addiction is when a person becomes dependent on certain types of foods. Learn more about the causes and when to see a doctor.
    - 11 Oct 17, 2:00pm -

Eczema / Psoriasis News

  • 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.
    - 2 days ago, 20 Jan 18, 3:00pm -
  • 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.
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 1:00pm -
  • 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?
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 11:00am -
  • 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.
    - 6 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 8:00am -
  • How to prevent psoriasis from spreading
    A look at how psoriasis can spread. Included is detail on triggers for outbreaks, ways spread can be prevented, and risk factors for the condition.
    - 11 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 5:00pm -
  • Anti-inflammatory diet: What to know
    An anti-inflammatory diet involves eating certain foods and avoiding others in order to minimize the symptoms of chronic inflammatory diseases.
    - 49 days ago, 3 Dec 17, 5:00pm -
  • Is the sun good or bad for psoriasis?
    People with psoriasis may notice that their symptoms tend to get better in the summer, when they are more exposed to the sun. Does sunlight heal psoriasis?
    - 50 days ago, 3 Dec 17, 2:00pm -
  • Psoriasis could be prevented with artificial vanilla extract
    In mouse models of psoriasis, researchers found that oral administration of a synthetic vanilla extract called vanillin reduced skin inflammation.
    - 51 days ago, 2 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • What causes skin on the fingertips to peel?
    There are many potential causes of skin peeling on the fingertips, including hand-washing, dermatitis, and changes in the weather. Learn more.
    - 62 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 8:00am -
  • Psoriasis and stress: What's the link?
    Not only can stress trigger psoriasis flare-ups, but living with psoriasis can have an effect on a person's overall mental health. Learn more.
    - 63 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 1:00pm -
  • Can cannabis help treat psoriasis?
    Can the active cannabinoids in cannabis be an effective treatment for itchy and painful psoriasis? We look at the evidence in this article.
    - 63 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • Can aloe vera treat psoriasis?
    Psoriasis is a long-term condition that causes excess skin cells to form inflamed or scaly patches on the skin. Can aloe vera help manage the symptoms?
    - 63 days ago, 19 Nov 17, 5:00pm -
  • Psoriasis severity may influence type 2 diabetes risk
    A study shows that not only is psoriasis independently tied to risk of type 2 diabetes, but that the risk rises with severity of the skin disease.
    - 67 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 3:00pm -
  • What are these white spots on my skin?
    What conditions could be behind white spots appearing on the skin? This article looks at the possible causes and treatment options.
    - 81 days ago, 2 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • Why do toenails become thick?
    Learn about the different causes of thick toenails, including psoriasis, fungal infection, and aging. This article also examines available treatments.
    - 85 days ago, 29 Oct 17, 8:00am -
  • Dogs may lower risk of childhood eczema, reduce asthma symptoms
    Researchers reveal how exposure to a canine companion in early life could help to protect against eczema and reduce asthma symptoms in childhood.
    - 85 days ago, 28 Oct 17, 6:00pm -
  • Could Alzheimer's be prevented with a vaccine?
    Researchers are hopeful that one day, Alzheimer’s disease could be prevented with a vaccine that has recently shown positive results in mice.
    - 89 days ago, 24 Oct 17, 5:00pm -
  • What are these white spots on my face?
    In this article, learn about five possible causes of white spots on the face. Why might spots appear and what treatment options are available?
    - 92 days ago, 22 Oct 17, 1:00pm -
  • How do you choose the best lotion for psoriasis?
    How do you choose the best lotion for psoriasis? We answer the question and provide details on retinoids, coal tar, and moisturizers.
    - 99 days ago, 15 Oct 17, 8:00am -
  • Can psoriasis be passed on genetically?
    We examine the genetic factors affecting psoriasis. Learn more about the genes involved and what the studies say about skin conditions being hereditary.
    - 100 days ago, 14 Oct 17, 2:00pm -
  • How is severe psoriasis treated?
    Learn more about how this particular type of psoriasis is treated, including the treatment options and how it is different to other types.
    - 100 days ago, 14 Oct 17, 11:00am -
  • Psoriasis in children: Symptoms, treatments, and causes
    We look at psoriasis in children including how adult psoriasis is different, when to see a doctor, and lifestyle remedies for the condition.
    - 10 Oct 17, 8:00am -
  • Psoriasis: What is the Koebner phenomenon?
    We look at the Koebner phenomenon, which causes lesions to develop at injury sites of people with psoriasis. Learn more about how to prevent it, here.
    - 9 Oct 17, 2:00pm -
  • Is it nail psoriasis or fungus?
    Is it nail psoriasis or fungus? Find out here as we explain the differences, exactly what it is to look out for, and how to treat the condition.
    - 6 Oct 17, 2:00pm -
  • Soap for psoriasis: All you need to know
    What are the important considerations when choosing a soap for psoriasis? We look at the types of soaps available for psoriasis, and their uses.
    - 3 Oct 17, 5:00pm -

Epilepsy News

  • 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 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 3:00pm -
  • What is Todd's paralysis?
    Learn all about Todd’s paralysis or when it becomes impossible to move part or all of the body after a seizure. We look at the management options.
    - 36 days ago, 17 Dec 17, 3:00pm -
  • To the brain, sleep deprivation is 'like drinking too much'
    Sleep deprivation makes our brain cells 'sluggish,' so memory and perception are impaired, a study shows. Like overdrinking, this can have risky effects.
    - 76 days ago, 7 Nov 17, 8:00am -
  • Dietary supplement may help to prevent seizures
    Researchers suggest that glucosamine, a dietary supplement,may help to reduce brain cell excitability, bringing us closer to a new therapy for epilepsy.
    - 98 days ago, 16 Oct 17, 4:00pm -
  • Severe epilepsy and circadian rhythm protein linked
    New research shows that a protein involved in circadian rhythms, called CLOCK, plays a role in severe cases of epilepsy that do not respond to treatment.
    - 12 Oct 17, 8:00am -

Eye Health / Blindness News

  • Five tips for healthy sight
    Are you worried about your eyes? We have compiled some top tips to help you maintain healthy sight, boost eye health, and prevent eye-related diseases.
    - 6 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 5:00pm -
  • What to know about central serous retinopathy
    A look at central serous retinopathy, a condition where the retina detaches and causes vision loss. Included is detail on risk factors, and diagnosis.
    - 9 days ago, 13 Jan 18, 8:00am -
  • An introduction to eyes and how they work
    The eyes are incredibly complex organs. In this article, we explain their anatomy, how they work, and describe some conditions that affect the eyes.
    - 10 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 8:00am -
  • All you should know about Waardenburg syndrome
    A look at Waardenburg syndrome, a group of diseases that cause changes in the body and eye color. Find out about how rare it is and the diagnosis.
    - 13 days ago, 8 Jan 18, 5:00pm -
  • What is optic neuritis?
    Learn all about optic neuritis, a condition where the optic nerve is inflamed. This article looks at the symptoms, treatments, and causes.
    - 28 days ago, 25 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • What is keratitis?
    Learn more about inflammation of the cornea, also known as keratitis. We examine its different causes, along with symptoms and treatment options.
    - 34 days ago, 18 Dec 17, 5:00pm -
  • Could a cup of hot tea each day reduce the risk of glaucoma?
    Glaucoma, an eye condition that can lead to blindness, affects a significant number of older adults. Could a household beverage help to shield us from it?
    - 38 days ago, 15 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • What you should know about rose water
    A look at rose water, a liquid made using water and rose petals. Included is detail on the types of rose water and the side effects of using it.
    - 48 days ago, 5 Dec 17, 11:00am -
  • Uhthoff's phenomenon: What you need to know
    Uhthoff’s phenomenon is when changes in body temperature make a person’s existing MS symptoms worse. Learn about the triggers and how to cope.
    - 56 days ago, 27 Nov 17, 3:00pm -
  • All you should know about sunken eyes
    A look at the condition of sunken eyes, where the eyes seem deep set and darkened. Included is detail on home remedies and when to see a doctor.
    - 59 days ago, 24 Nov 17, 3:00pm -
  • Exercise may protect you from glaucoma
    The results of a new study show that people who engage in moderate- to vigorous-intensity exercise have a 73 percent lower risk of developing glaucoma.
    - 68 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 3:00pm -
  • What is a basilar migraine?
    Basilar migraines can cause severe pain and are often accompanied by visual disturbances. Learn more about their diagnosis and how to cope.
    - 69 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 1:00pm -
  • What you need to know about esotropia
    A look at esotropia, a condition that causes the eyes to turn inward. Included is detail on the common causes and how the condition is diagnosed.
    - 75 days ago, 8 Nov 17, 2:00pm -
  • What is a heliotrope rash?
    A heliotrope rash may appear as a purple rash on or around the eyelids. Learn more about the causes and risk factors of this rash.
    - 76 days ago, 6 Nov 17, 5:00pm -
  • Cataract surgery tied to lower risk of death in older women
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