ADHD

  • ADHD supplements: Are they effective?
    Research suggests that certain supplements, including melatonin, zinc, and vitamin D, may help treat some of the symptoms of ADHD. Learn more here.
    - 29 Jul 19, 8:00pm -
  • What can trigger ADHD?
    Some lifestyle factors and behaviors, such as lack of sleep or too much screen time, can trigger or worsen ADHD symptoms. Learn more here.
    - 26 Jul 19, 12:00pm -
  • Everything you need to know about Wellbutrin for ADHD
    Doctors sometimes prescribe Wellbutrin to treat ADHD if a person cannot take stimulants. Learn more about the efficacy and risks here.
    - 20 Jul 19, 1:00am -
  • Concerta vs. Vyvanse for ADHD
    Concerta and Vyvanse are two stimulant medications that can help treat ADHD. In this article, learn about how they work, as well as their possible side effects.
    - 17 Jul 19, 7:00am -
  • Everything you need to know about methylphenidate
    Methylphenidate is a stimulant drug that doctors prescribe to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Learn about how it works, its side effects, and typical dosages here.
    - 12 Jul 19, 9:00pm -
  • Does ADHD affect IQ?
    There is no correlation between ADHD and intelligence or IQ. However, some people with ADHD may have symptoms that allow them to intensely focus on tasks they enjoy, while others may have symptoms that prevent them from focusing at all. Learn more ab…
    - 11 Jul 19, 7:00pm -
  • What to know about guanfacine for the treatment of ADHD
    Guanfacine (Intuniv) is a nonstimulant drug option for the treatment of children with ADHD. A doctor may prescribe guanfacine if stimulant medications have been unsuccessful or have been causing harmful or unpleasant side effects. Learn more about gu…
    - 9 Jul 19, 6:00pm -
  • Can you overdose on Adderall?
    Adderall is a psychostimulant. While it helps treat some conditions, it also has side effects and risks, including the risk of overdose. Learn about the symptoms of an Adderall overdose and what to do here.
    - 8 Jul 19, 8:00pm -
  • What to know about ADHD and hyperfocus
    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has many symptoms, one of which is hyperfocus. Hyperfocus causes a person to fixate on things that interest them. Learn more about hyperfocus in ADHD, as well as how to manage it, here.
    - 8 Jul 19, 7:00pm -
  • What to know about the Concerta crash
    Concerta is a stimulant medication that helps treat the symptoms of ADHD. As the drug leaves the body, a person may experience fatigue or depression. People call this the ‘Concerta crash.’ Learn about causes and prevention here.
    - 5 Jul 19, 10:00pm -
  • Everything you need to know about Concerta
    Concerta is a type of medication that doctors sometimes prescribe to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is a slow-release medication, meaning that if a person takes one pill in the morning, it will release the drug into the bod…
    - 5 Jul 19, 9:00pm -
  • What is the difference between Concerta and Ritalin?
    Concerta and Ritalin are both prescription drugs containing the active ingredient methylphenidate hydrochloride. Learn about the differences between them here.
    - 4 Jul 19, 5:00am -
  • Everything you need to know about Adderall
    In this article, learn all about Adderall, a type of stimulant medication that doctors sometimes prescribe to treat ADHD or narcolepsy. We cover the uses, side effects, dosage, and more.
    - 3 Jul 19, 7:00pm -
  • What is the difference between autism and ADHD?
    A number of symptoms can be common to autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, these are separate conditions with key differences. It is also possible to have both autism and ADHD. Learn more here.
    - 1 Jul 19, 7:00pm -
  • What to know about ADHD misdiagnosis
    The symptoms of ADHD tend to resemble those of other conditions, which may result in a misdiagnosis. Some characteristics of ADHD may also be symptoms of other conditions. Learn more about why a doctor might misdiagnose ADHD here.
    - 28 Jun 19, 10:00pm -
  • CBD oil for ADHD: Does it work?
    CBD oil is a popular alternative remedy for a variety of medical conditions. In this article, learn about whether it can help treat ADHD and whether it is safe for children to use.
    - 28 Jun 19, 9:00pm -
  • Is ADHD genetic? Everything you need to know
    In this article, learn about the latest research on genetics and ADHD, which includes studies looking at whether the children of parents with ADHD are more likely to develop the same condition.
    - 28 Jun 19, 8:00pm -
  • What is the link between Vyvanse and hypersexuality?
    Vyvanse is a brand of amphetamine that doctors may prescribe for ADHD or binge eating disorder (BED). Some research links amphetamine use to hypersexuality, and both ADHD and BED may also affect sexual function. Learn more about the symptoms of hyper…
    - 28 Jun 19, 12:00am -
  • Is there a link between ADHD and dopamine?
    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common behavioral disorder that can occur in both children and adults. Research suggests that there may be a link between a dopamine imbalance in the brain and the development of ADHD. Learn more h…
    - 18 Jun 19, 8:00pm -
  • What to know about Asperger's syndrome and ADHD
    Autism spectrum disorder and ADHD are conditions that doctors link to brain development. Asperger's syndrome is no longer a separate diagnosis and typically refers to a mild form of autism. In this article, we look at the differences between autism s…
    - 17 Jun 19, 9:00pm -

Alcohol/Addictions

  • Weed: Can it kill you?
    Most medical experts agree there is very little risk of death from using marijuana alone. Read this article to learn more about the potential health risks of cannabis use and what the research says about the risk of dying.
    - 15 days ago, 26 Nov 19, 5:00am -
  • How a hallucinogenic brew makes the brain live in a dream
    DMT is the active ingredient of the hallucinogenic brew ayahuasca. New research looks into how this drug affects brain activity, altering consciousness.
    - 20 days ago, 21 Nov 19, 11:00am -
  • Can activated charcoal detox the body?
    Activated charcoal can reduce the toxic effects of some substances, but it only works in very specific circumstances. Here, learn about the uses and effectiveness of activated charcoal.
    - 20 days ago, 21 Nov 19, 7:00am -
  • Targeting one gut bacterium may treat alcoholic liver disease
    Scientists have successfully eradicated alcoholic liver disease in mice using a combination of viruses that target a certain toxin-releasing gut bacterium.
    - 26 days ago, 15 Nov 19, 5:00pm -
  • Specialists call for 'aggressive' measures against e-cigarettes
    A new study in humans and mice adds to evidence that e-cigarettes damage cardiovascular and lung health and calls for tighter regulation of these devices.
    - 27 days ago, 14 Nov 19, 8:00am -
  • Heart health: E-cigarettes just as, if not more, harmful than traditional cigarettes
    Two new studies provide further evidence that electronic cigarettes may have various and serious adverse effects on cardiovascular health.
    - 29 days ago, 12 Nov 19, 8:00am -
  • Could cannabis use help avert depression in PTSD?
    A new study finds that, in people with PTSD, those who use cannabis are less likely to experience depressive episodes and suicidal thoughts than nonusers.
    - 34 days ago, 7 Nov 19, 4:00pm -
  • Can meditation, hypnosis, and CBT help address the opioid crisis?
    A new review and meta-analysis has concluded that meditation, hypnosis, relaxation, and cognitive behavioral therapy can help reduce pain and opioid use.
    - 36 days ago, 5 Nov 19, 4:00pm -
  • CBD: Online interest is peaking
    A new study looks at the number of Google searches for CBD or cannabidiol and finds that interest in CBD exceeds that in other alternative health topics.
    - 37 days ago, 4 Nov 19, 11:00am -
  • Could a combination of psychedelics and meditation treat depression?
    New research suggests that mindfulness meditation, together with psilocybin, can improve symptoms that have a close association with depression.
    - 37 days ago, 4 Nov 19, 8:00am -
  • What to know about a headache behind the eyes
    Many issues can cause a headache behind the eyes, from eye strain to more serious conditions, such as migraine. Here, find out more about the causes and how to treat them.
    - 39 days ago, 2 Nov 19, 1:00am -
  • Impulsive behavior: What happens in the brain?
    A recent study, carried out in rats, investigates which neural pathways and neurotransmitters might play a role in impulsive behavior.
    - 41 days ago, 31 Oct 19, 3:00pm -
  • What to know about codeine withdrawal
    Codeine is a prescription medication that can sometimes cause addiction. A person who is dependent on codeine may experience withdrawal symptoms when they stop taking the drug. Learn about the symptoms of codeine withdrawal and their expected duratio…
    - 41 days ago, 31 Oct 19, 1:00am -
  • Alcohol intake and reduced brain volume: What explains the link?
    Data from three different studies suggest that lower brain volume and a propensity for alcohol use may have the same underlying cause: genetic factors.
    - 42 days ago, 30 Oct 19, 8:00am -
  • How does alcohol affect Crohn's disease?
    Alcohol and many other foods and drinks can cause flare-ups for people with Crohn’s disease. Here, learn more about the relationship between alcohol and Crohn’s, what the research says, and how to manage the symptoms.
    - 42 days ago, 30 Oct 19, 3:00am -
  • Atrial fibrillation: Daily alcoholic drink riskier than binge drinking
    New research finds that frequent low alcohol consumption, such as one daily drink, has a higher risk of atrial fibrillation than infrequent binge drinking.
    - 54 days ago, 18 Oct 19, 5:00pm -
  • What is cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome?
    Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome is a condition that some long term users of marijuana develop. The hallmarks of the condition include repeated and severe episodes of nausea and vomiting. Learn more here.
    - 54 days ago, 17 Oct 19, 8:00pm -
  • Mindfulness could boost opioid use disorder treatment
    A new study offers evidence that mindfulness could boost the effectiveness of traditional therapy for opioid use disorder, improving control over cravings.
    - 56 days ago, 16 Oct 19, 3:00pm -
  • What to know about delirium
    Delirium is a sudden change in a person’s mental function. It often affects older adults or people experiencing alcohol withdrawal. Learn more here.
    - 56 days ago, 16 Oct 19, 1:00am -
  • What are the links between alcohol and anxiety?
    Many people use alcohol to reduce anxiety, but it can end up making anxiety worse in the long term. Learn about the link between alcohol and anxiety, and tips for coping here.
    - 62 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 10:00pm -

Alzheimers

Anxiety / Stress

  • Facing an existential crisis: What to know
    An existential crisis occurs when a person often wonders if life has any inherent meaning or purpose. Though not a serious mental health condition in itself, it can lead to complications. Read more here.
    - 4 days ago, 7 Dec 19, 3:00am -
  • What to know about elevated blood pressure after eating
    Here, learn how eating can affect a person’s blood pressure. Also, find out which foods to eat and avoid when trying to control high blood pressure.
    - 6 days ago, 5 Dec 19, 7:00am -
  • What is the link between anxiety and high blood pressure?
    Anxiety may cause high blood pressure, and high blood pressure may also cause anxiety. Read about the link between these conditions and the treatment options.
    - 6 days ago, 5 Dec 19, 5:00am -
  • How much hair loss is normal?
    The average person sheds 50–100 hairs a day as part of the natural hair growth cycle. Learn more about how much hair loss is normal in this article.
    - 7 days ago, 3 Dec 19, 7:00pm -
  • Letter from the Editor: Feeling grateful
    Thanksgiving is a time to express gratitude. In this month's letter, Managing Editor Honor talks about the importance of gratitude all year round.
    - 12 days ago, 29 Nov 19, 4:00pm -
  • Obsessive love: What to know
    Obsessive love disorder can be a symptom of an underlying mental health condition or due to previous trauma. Learn more about its symptoms, causes, and treatments here.
    - 18 days ago, 22 Nov 19, 8:00pm -
  • Sinus tachycardia: Everything you need to know
    Sinus tachycardia is when the sinus node in the heart sends electrical impulses faster than the normal rate, resulting in an increased heart rate. Learn more in this article.
    - 18 days ago, 22 Nov 19, 7:00pm -
  • What are the effects of emotional abuse?
    Emotional abuse is a serious form of abuse that can have both short- and long-term effects. Learn about how to spot the signs of emotional abuse and how to seek or provide help here.
    - 20 days ago, 21 Nov 19, 6:00pm -
  • Suicide prevention: Links and resources
    If you or someone you know is considering suicide, you are not alone. Here’s a list of hotlines and online resources to help prevent suicide.
    - 21 days ago, 20 Nov 19, 8:00am -
  • 16 strategies and treatments to fight depression
    Depression is a common mental health condition that can range in severity from mild to debilitating. Learn about 16 ways to fight depression in this article.
    - 25 days ago, 16 Nov 19, 1:00am -
  • Homeopathic treatments for anxiety: What to know
    Homeopathy is a practice that uses diluted nonmedical substances to treat different illnesses. Learn more about whether it can help treat anxiety symptoms in this article.
    - 25 days ago, 15 Nov 19, 7:00pm -
  • What to know about hallucinations
    Hallucinations are sensory experiences that exist only in the mind. There are many types of hallucinations and possible causes, including drugs and mental illnesses. Learn more here.
    - 26 days ago, 15 Nov 19, 7:00am -
  • Causes and treatments for hair loss
    Hair loss can be an upsetting condition to deal with. We look at the various causes, treatment options, and practical tips for preventing further loss.
    - 26 days ago, 15 Nov 19, 3:00am -
  • Listening to music while driving may help calm the heart
    Recent experiments involving driving in stressful traffic conditions suggest that listening to music at this time may help protect heart health.
    - 27 days ago, 14 Nov 19, 3:00pm -
  • What to know about homemade enemas
    In this article, we describe what a homemade enema is. We also look at the different types that people might use, the risks, and when to consult a doctor.
    - 27 days ago, 14 Nov 19, 10:00am -
  • Why is my leg shaking?
    There are many reasons a person’s leg could be shaking, from restless legs syndrome to anxiety. Read this article to learn about 10 possible causes of a shaky leg.
    - 28 days ago, 13 Nov 19, 6:00pm -
  • How is stress linked with constipation?
    Stress can cause constipation, both directly and indirectly. This article looks at the link between stress and constipation and discusses ways to relieve both conditions.
    - 29 days ago, 12 Nov 19, 7:00am -
  • The impact of mental health training in the workplace
    A new study looks at how mental health training affects managers' abilities to support their employees and take measures to prevent mental health issues.
    - 30 days ago, 11 Nov 19, 11:00am -
  • How to stop ruminating thoughts
    Ruminating thoughts are excessive intrusive thoughts about negative experiences. They can be a symptom of an existing mental health condition or just the result of a particular instance of trauma. Read more about the causes of these thoughts and how…
    - 32 days ago, 8 Nov 19, 9:00pm -
  • What connects depression, anxiety, and PTSD?
    Mood disorders, anxiety, and PTSD often share symptoms and occur together. A new study tries to identify similarities in neural activity.
    - 34 days ago, 7 Nov 19, 11:00am -
  • Deep sleep may help treat anxiety
    New research 'establishes a causal connection between sleep and anxiety' and identifies the type of sleep needed to soothe an anxious mind.
    - 35 days ago, 6 Nov 19, 8:00am -
  • Butt sweat: Why it happens and how to get rid of it
    Butt sweat can happen in various situations, such as while exercising. Keeping the area clean and wearing different clothes can help resolve and prevent it. Learn more here.
    - 37 days ago, 4 Nov 19, 10:00am -
  • What to know about a headache behind the eyes
    Many issues can cause a headache behind the eyes, from eye strain to more serious conditions, such as migraine. Here, find out more about the causes and how to treat them.
    - 39 days ago, 2 Nov 19, 1:00am -
  • How to help a teen with depression
    Depression affects many teens. Many signs and symptoms of teen depression are similar to those of depression in adults, but it can be more difficult to identify. Learn about the signs to look for and how to help a teen with depression.
    - 40 days ago, 1 Nov 19, 6:00pm -
  • What causes people to poop right after eating?
    Feeling the urge to poop right after eating is common. Often, it is the result of a normal bodily reaction to food entering the stomach. Here, learn more about the various health conditions that can increase the urge to poop after eating.
    - 40 days ago, 1 Nov 19, 5:00am -

Arthritis / Rheumatology

  • Causes of right shoulder and arm pain
    There are several potential causes of right shoulder and arm pain. Read on to find out the various causes and when to see a doctor.
    - 11 days ago, 30 Nov 19, 3:00am -
  • How to treat hip osteoarthritis
    Hip osteoarthritis can be a painful and debilitating condition. This article explains the various treatment options for hip osteoarthritis.
    - 25 days ago, 16 Nov 19, 7:00am -
  • What to know about shoulder impingement
    Shoulder impingement is a painful problem that occurs due to the overuse of this joint. Learn about the common symptoms and treatment of shoulder impingement here.
    - 27 days ago, 14 Nov 19, 7:00am -
  • Diabetes: Why some anti-inflammatories may increase risk
    Recent findings suggest that glucocorticoids — a class of anti-inflammatory drugs that doctors often prescribe — may increase the risk of diabetes.
    - 28 days ago, 13 Nov 19, 3:00pm -
  • What are hinge joints? Anatomy and function
    Hinge joints allow bones to move in one direction back and forth, much like the hinge on a door. This article looks at their anatomy and function and includes an interactive diagram.
    - 32 days ago, 9 Nov 19, 1:00am -
  • Locked knee: Causes and what to do
    Locked knee refers to an inability to either bend or straighten the knee. This article outlines two types and their associated symptoms and causes. We also discuss the available treatments.
    - 39 days ago, 2 Nov 19, 3:00am -
  • Causes and treatments for stiff fingers
    Stiff fingers can cause much discomfort and loss of motion in the hands. We look at the various causes and treatment options, as well as stretches and exercises that may help.
    - 40 days ago, 1 Nov 19, 7:00am -
  • Symmetric vs. asymmetric arthritis: What to know
    Symmetric and asymmetric arthritis are terms that describe whether arthritis affects both sides of the body in the same way. Learn more about these types of arthritis here.
    - 42 days ago, 30 Oct 19, 6:00pm -
  • What to know about distal interphalangeal joint pain
    Distal interphalangeal joint pain is often due to osteoarthritis or psoriatic arthritis. Learn more about the causes and their symptoms in this article.
    - 43 days ago, 29 Oct 19, 5:00am -
  • What can cause toe swelling?
    There are many possible causes of a swollen toe. In this article, find out about the different causes and their associated symptoms and treatments.
    - 43 days ago, 28 Oct 19, 9:00pm -
  • What is a rheumatologist?
    Rheumatologists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the joints, tendons, ligaments, bones, and muscles. In this article, learn about the conditions they work with, the procedures they perform, and when to see one.
    - 49 days ago, 22 Oct 19, 7:00pm -
  • How plant based diets can help people with rheumatoid arthritis
    A new review of specialist literature shows that following a plant based diet can reduce rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, and explains why that may be.
    - 68 days ago, 4 Oct 19, 8:00am -
  • Does sugar cause inflammation in the body?
    Research has linked sugar with chronic inflammation and a range of health conditions. Learn how this happens, other foods that cause inflammation, and how to reduce inflammation here.
    - 83 days ago, 19 Sep 19, 7:00am -
  • Everything you need to know about hyaluronic acid
    Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance that affects the health of the skin, eyes, and joints. Learn about its uses and benefits in this article.
    - 83 days ago, 19 Sep 19, 5:00am -
  • How can diabetes cause joint pain?
    Diabetes can lead to joint pain by affecting the muscles, skeleton, and nervous system. It also has links with two types of arthritis. Learn more here.
    - 30 Aug 19, 1:00am -
  • 10 healthful turmeric recipes for arthritis
    Turmeric is an anti-inflammatory spice. Research suggests turmeric and other anti-inflammatory foods can help relieve arthritis symptoms. This article looks at 10 ways to use turmeric in tasty, healthful recipes.
    - 30 Jul 19, 11:00pm -
  • A guide to psoriatic arthritis medication
    Medications can relieve the symptoms of psoriatic arthritis, slow disease progression, and reduce or prevent joint damage. We explore the current treatments and medication advances here.
    - 24 Jul 19, 9:00pm -
  • How to strengthen your knee
    People can do many exercises to strengthen their knees, which can relieve pain and reduce the risk of injury. These exercises include leg lifts, hamstring curls, and wall squats. Learn more about how to strengthen the knee here.
    - 19 Jul 19, 11:00pm -
  • What are the differences between naproxen and ibuprofen?
    Naproxen and ibuprofen are anti-inflammatory, pain relieving drugs. This article looks at their similarities and differences, including their uses, side effects, and drug interactions.
    - 19 Jul 19, 3:00am -
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: Everything you need to know
    Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is a group of genetic disorders that affect the connective tissues and cause several symptoms, including stretchy skin and loose joints. Learn more here.
    - 17 Jul 19, 9:00pm -
  • What to know about inflammatory rheumatism
    Conditions that involve inflammation in the joints are known as inflammatory rheumatism. This article looks at the types, symptoms, and treatments of inflammatory rheumatic diseases.
    - 17 Jul 19, 7:00pm -
  • How can rheumatoid arthritis affect the jaw?
    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can affect the jaw joint, causing tenderness and swelling. In this article, we look at the symptoms and treatments for RA in the jaw.
    - 16 Jul 19, 9:00pm -
  • How does alcohol affect rheumatoid arthritis?
    Drinking a moderate amount of alcohol is generally safe for people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and it may even offer some benefits. However, alcohol can interfere with some RA medications, and heavy drinking can lead to health problems. We take a…
    - 11 Jul 19, 10:00pm -
  • Can minocycline help treat rheumatoid arthritis?
    Minocycline is an antibiotic that can reduce inflammation. Minocycline can relieve the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but newer treatments are more common options. Learn about minocycline and other treatments for RA here.
    - 11 Jul 19, 1:00am -
  • What to know about cyclosporine
    Cyclosporine is a prescription drug that works to suppress the immune system. It can help treat rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. This article looks at its uses, dosage, side effects, and risks.
    - 26 Jun 19, 3:00am -

Autism

  • Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID): What to know
    Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID) is a recently recognized eating disorder. People with ARFID stop growing and gaining weight as they do not eat enough calories.
    - 4 days ago, 7 Dec 19, 1:00am -
  • Everything you need to know about autism in adults
    Most autistic people receive a diagnosis in childhood, but many adults also live with the condition. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and more in this article.
    - 41 days ago, 30 Oct 19, 7:00pm -
  • New evidence challenges 'extreme male brain' theory of autism
    A new study has challenged suggestions that the male sex hormone testosterone reduces cognitive empathy, or the ability to read others' emotional states.
    - 97 days ago, 5 Sep 19, 5:00pm -
  • What to know about leaky gut syndrome
    Leaky gut syndrome is a condition that affects the intestinal walls. Find out more about leaky gut symptoms and treatments, as well as its possible links with other health conditions.
    - 21 Aug 19, 10:00pm -
  • What to know about skin picking
    Skin picking involves consistently picking, pulling, or tearing healthy skin. It is a psychological symptom in many cases. Treatment includes therapy and medication. Learn more here.
    - 1 Aug 19, 5:00am -
  • What are the symptoms of autism in a 3-year-old?
    Parents and caregivers often notice the signs of autism, or autism spectrum disorder, when a child is still very young. Learn about the possible signs of autism in a 3-year-old here.
    - 15 Jul 19, 10:00pm -
  • Researchers devise a more 'child-friendly' test for autism
    In a new study, researchers have come up with what they say is a less stressful method of diagnosing autism in children: tracking their gaze.
    - 11 Jul 19, 8:00am -
  • How a unique gene mutation may drive autism
    Working with animal models and analyzing human genetic information, researchers discover how one gene may be key to the development of autism.
    - 4 Jul 19, 4:00pm -
  • What is the difference between autism and ADHD?
    A number of symptoms can be common to autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, these are separate conditions with key differences. It is also possible to have both autism and ADHD. Learn more here.
    - 1 Jul 19, 7:00pm -
  • What to know about autism in girls
    The symptoms of autism in girls are mostly the same as they are in boys, though autistic girls may exhibit certain behaviors less often than autistic boys. Because autism is more common among boys, doctors may be more likely to miss a diagnosis in gi…
    - 26 Jun 19, 11:00pm -
  • Could processed foods explain why autism is on the rise?
    A first-of-its-kind study finds a molecular link between high levels of a food preservative compound and neuronal disruptions that may explain ASD.
    - 24 Jun 19, 4:00pm -
  • What to know about Asperger's syndrome and ADHD
    Autism spectrum disorder and ADHD are conditions that doctors link to brain development. Asperger's syndrome is no longer a separate diagnosis and typically refers to a mild form of autism. In this article, we look at the differences between autism s…
    - 17 Jun 19, 9:00pm -
  • What to know about executive function disorder
    Executive function is a broad set of mental skills that are important for achieving goals and interacting with others. People with executive function disorder may find it difficult to organize themselves, focus their attention, and control their emot…
    - 6 Jun 19, 8:00pm -
  • Brain changes may explain why exercise relieves autism in mice
    Voluntary exercise prompted the brain to prune surplus connections between nerve cells and reduced behavioral symptoms of ASD in a mouse model.
    - 6 Jun 19, 5:00pm -
  • Autism and the gut microbiome: Further evidence strengthens link
    New research in rodents finds additional evidence that the microbiome may influence the likelihood of developing autistic behaviors.
    - 31 May 19, 11:00am -
  • Through my eyes: High functioning autism
    'You don’t seem autistic' is something that I hear a lot. My name is Jonathan Rowland, and this is my experience of living with autism.
    - 24 May 19, 11:00am -
  • Levels of autism: Everything you need to know
    Doctors can diagnose three different levels of autism, which vary in their severity. Getting the correct diagnosis can help ensure that a person receives the right treatment and support. Learn more here.
    - 3 May 19, 6:00pm -
  • What is the GAPS diet? A complete overview
    The GAPS diet aims to ‘cure’ psychological conditions such as autism and dyslexia by changing a person’s diet. We look at the evidence, uses, and controversies around this dietary intervention.
    - 26 Apr 19, 6:00pm -
  • Researchers look at the link between gut bacteria and autism
    New research looks at the effects of poor bacterial diversity in the gut in autism, suggesting a new treatment for gastrointestinal problems.
    - 11 Apr 19, 4:00pm -
  • MMR vaccine does not cause autism, even in those most at risk
    Studies have already shown that the MMR vaccine does not cause autism. A new study goes one step further and proves that at-risk children are safe, too.
    - 7 Mar 19, 8:00am -
  • What to know about autism
    Autism is a set of psychological behaviors often characterized by an emphasis on routine and repetition, fixed behavioral patterns, and impaired social interaction. There are many levels of severity in autism, which is why doctors view it as a spectr…
    - 23 Nov 18, 8:00am -
  • What does autism look like in the brain?
    A new study offers a fresh perspective on how autism works in the brain. Symptoms, the authors say, may be linked to persistent connections in the brain.
    - 20 Nov 18, 11:00am -
  • Autism: What is the link with zinc?
    Past research noted a connection between zinc and autism, but a new study takes a deeper look and helps to further uncover the link.
    - 12 Nov 18, 4:00pm -
  • Could poor protein trafficking be a factor in autism?
    Insufficiency in protein escorter ASTN2 causes receptors to accumulate on cell surfaces, disrupting communication between neurons, a new mouse study shows.
    - 25 Sep 18, 4:00pm -
  • Autism prognosis: Parental genes 'incredibly useful'
    While a main variant primes a person to develop a complex disorder such as autism, their 'genetic background' sets the 'clinical features,' a study finds.
    - 11 Sep 18, 5:00pm -

Back Pain

  • What to know about sharp lower back pain
    There are many possible causes of sharp lower back pain, from a mild muscle strain to some potentially more serious underlying conditions. Read this article for information, treatment options, and when to see a doctor.
    - 14 days ago, 26 Nov 19, 8:00pm -
  • Chronic Lyme disease: Everything you need to know
    Chronic Lyme disease occurs when a person who has already received treatment for Lyme disease continues to have symptoms in the long term. Learn more about this condition here.
    - 15 days ago, 25 Nov 19, 9:00pm -
  • A guide to the spinal cord: Anatomy and injuries
    The spinal cord is a long bundle of nerves and cells that carries signals between the brain and body. This article looks at the spinal cord’s function and anatomy and includes an interactive diagram.
    - 29 days ago, 12 Nov 19, 6:00pm -
  • What can cause back pain and nausea?
    Back pain and nausea can often occur at the same time and cause much discomfort. Learn about the causes and symptoms, when to see a doctor, and appropriate treatment options here.
    - 34 days ago, 7 Nov 19, 7:00am -
  • What to know about herniated disc surgery
    People who have a herniated disc may need surgery to alleviate pain and other symptoms. Find out here about the different surgical options and their risks, plus the recovery process.
    - 47 days ago, 25 Oct 19, 3:00am -
  • Key brain protein may be what maintains chronic pain
    New research in mice identifies a key protein that may drive the maintenance of chronic pain. The protein is linked with mood, pain, and motivation.
    - 57 days ago, 15 Oct 19, 8:00am -
  • What are the possible causes of neck pain?
    There are many possible causes of neck pain, from muscle strain to spinal stenosis. In this article, we list more causes of neck pain, discuss their symptoms, and provide some home remedies.
    - 57 days ago, 15 Oct 19, 7:00am -
  • Link found between chronic headache and back pain
    A review of 14 studies found that people with persistent headache or back pain were about twice as likely to also experience the other condition.
    - 74 days ago, 28 Sep 19, 11:00am -
  • 'Wasabi receptor' may advance treatments for chronic pain
    A pain response that scorpion toxin triggers may help researchers further their understanding of chronic pain and allow them to develop new therapies.
    - 31 Aug 19, 11:00am -
  • What to know about kidney pain after drinking alcohol
    The kidneys are responsible for filtering out waste products, including alcohol, from the body. Kidney pain can be a sign of serious health issues. Learn more in this article.
    - 27 Aug 19, 10:00pm -
  • Chronic pain research: Linking psychology, sociology, and neuroscience
    Understanding chronic pain is challenging. A recent study examined the interplay between sociological, psychological, and neurological factors.
    - 22 Aug 19, 8:00am -
  • What causes pain in the lower left back?
    Pain in the lower left back often originates from muscle strains or kidney problems, but there are many other possible causes. We describe these causes and their treatments.
    - 31 Jul 19, 9:00pm -
  • Exercises and tips for better posture
    Many exercises can help improve posture, including bridges, planks, and other yoga poses. In this article, we look at healthy posture when standing, sitting, and lying down. We also explore exercises and tips for maintaining good posture.
    - 29 Jul 19, 6:00pm -
  • Ocular migraine: Everything you need to know
    People with ocular migraine experience migraine episodes with visual symptoms. These can occur with or without a headache. Learn more in this article.
    - 23 Jul 19, 9:00pm -
  • What causes a hot back?
    Having a hot back can be uncomfortable and worrying, but it is usually treatable. The back may feel hot due to many different issues, including nerve pain and sunburn. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment options here.
    - 16 Jul 19, 10:00pm -
  • Back pain when bending: What to know
    Many people experience lower back pain when bending over. This article looks at a variety of conditions that can cause this pain, as well as treatments, self-care tips, and how to prevent it.
    - 11 Jul 19, 6:00pm -
  • What causes lower back pain when coughing?
    For some people, coughing can cause or exacerbate lower back pain. In this article, learn about the causes and treatment of this symptom and when to see a doctor.
    - 10 Jul 19, 9:00pm -
  • Is there a link between back pain and incontinence?
    Back pain and incontinence can occur at the same time due to a single underlying condition, such as cauda equina syndrome. If they suddenly occur at the same time, it may signal a medical emergency. At other times, the conditions may develop for two…
    - 8 Jul 19, 6:00pm -
  • What can cause both lower back pain and diarrhea?
    Lower back pain and diarrhea are common and tend to be unrelated. However, a number of conditions can cause both symptoms. Examples include celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, kidney infections, and diverticulosis. Learn more here.
    - 6 Jul 19, 3:00am -
  • Are lower back pain and constipation related?
    Several health conditions can cause lower back pain and constipation to occur at the same time. Sometimes, one underlying condition will cause these symptoms, but other times, they will occur due to two unrelated conditions. Learn more about these co…
    - 5 Jul 19, 1:00am -
  • 11 ways to treat back pain without surgery
    Doctors often find chronic back pain challenging to treat, but there are many nonsurgical options that people can try. We discuss 11 methods here, including chiropractic care, acupuncture, and exercises.
    - 29 Jun 19, 5:00am -
  • Causes of lower back pain when standing or walking
    Lower back pain, when standing or walking, can often be a symptom of muscle fatigue or poor posture. However, persistent or recurring pain may be a sign of an underlying condition, such as spinal stenosis, degenerative disk disease, or hyperlordosis.…
    - 11 Jun 19, 5:00am -
  • What causes lower back and hip pain?
    In this article, we look at common causes of lower back and hip pain. We also discuss ways to relieve pain and when to see a doctor.
    - 11 Jun 19, 1:00am -
  • What can cause lower back and leg pain?
    Lower back and leg pain can result from poor posture and overstraining the back muscles. However, persistent or recurring pain can be a sign of an underlying condition, such as arthritis or fibromyalgia. Learn more about the possible causes of lower…
    - 10 Jun 19, 7:00pm -
  • What can cause a tingling sensation on the back?
    A persistent or recurring tingling, or pins and needles, sensation in the back can be a sign of an underlying medical condition. Causes can include infections, injuries, spinal problems, fibromyalgia, and vascular malformations. Learn more here.
    - 7 Jun 19, 1:00am -

Bipolar News

  • Bipolar disorder may increase risk of Parkinson's
    A recent study concludes that experiencing bipolar disorder during adulthood increases the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease later in life.
    - 28 May 19, 8:00am -
  • What to know about mood stabilizers
    Mood stabilizers, such as lithium, can help treat a range of conditions, including bipolar disorder. These drugs are often effective, but there are also some risks. Learn more here.
    - 20 May 19, 6:00pm -
  • How does Zoloft affect bipolar disorder?
    Zoloft is a drug doctors sometimes use for the treatment of bipolar disorder, alongside others. Some side effects include nausea, diarrhea, and indigestion. Learn more about Zoloft and bipolar here.
    - 4 Mar 19, 11:00pm -
  • What are mania and hypomania?
    Mania and hypomania are periods when a person feels unusually elated or energized. They are often symptoms of different types of bipolar disorder. In this article, we discuss the similarities and differences between mania and hypomania.
    - 1 Mar 19, 11:00pm -
  • What counts as bipolar disorder?
    To receive a bipolar disorder diagnosis, a person must have a manic episode, a depressive episode, or both. Specific types have specific diagnostic criteria. Learn more about bipolar diagnosis here.
    - 1 Mar 19, 10:00pm -
  • What to know about bipolar disorder and sex
    Many people with bipolar disorder find that some symptoms can lead to risky sexual behavior and difficulties in relationships. Here, learn about management strategies and more.
    - 1 Mar 19, 8:00pm -
  • What are the treatments for bipolar depression?
    People with bipolar disorder can experience episodes of depression. They can manage these symptoms with medication, therapy, and other treatments. Learn more here.
    - 1 Mar 19, 7:00pm -
  • How to tell if it's bipolar disorder or ADHD
    Bipolar disorder and ADHD share some symptoms, but their treatments are different. In this article, we discuss diagnosis and how to tell the two conditions apart.
    - 28 Feb 19, 8:00pm -
  • What are the main symptoms of mania?
    The symptoms of mania in bipolar disorder include high energy levels, euphoria, and elevated self-esteem. Learn more about bipolar mania symptoms here.
    - 28 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • Things to remember when a parent has bipolar disorder
    Having a parent with bipolar disorder can pose challenges, such as recognizing when they are experiencing a manic or depressive episode. Learn more about dealing with a parent with bipolar disorder here.
    - 20 Feb 19, 6:00pm -
  • How to spot symptoms of bipolar disorder in yourself
    Symptoms of bipolar disorder include periods of mania and depression. Learn more about the potential signs of bipolar disorder, and when to see a doctor for a diagnosis, here.
    - 15 Feb 19, 7:00pm -
  • Bipolar and schizophrenia symptoms
    Bipolar disorder and schizophrenia have some similarities, but there are key differences. Diagnosis and treatment options vary. Here, learn more about the two conditions and when to see a doctor.
    - 14 Feb 19, 12:00am -
  • How genes influence bipolar disorder
    If a person has a close relative with bipolar disorder, there is a higher chance of them developing it. Learn more about the links between genetics and bipolar disorder here.
    - 13 Feb 19, 8:00pm -
  • Bipolar type definitions
    There are five categories of bipolar disorder. Bipolar I and II occur most frequently, while other types are less common. Learn more about the classifications of bipolar disorder here.
    - 13 Feb 19, 7:00pm -
  • Medications for bipolar disorder: What you should know
    There is a variety of medications that can help manage bipolar disorder, including mood-stabilizers, antidepressants, and anticonvulsants. Learn more about these and other drugs in this article.
    - 7 Feb 19, 6:00pm -
  • How can bipolar disorder affect relationships?
    Bipolar disorder causes alterations in mood, leading to depressive and manic or hypomanic episodes. These changes in mood can sometimes put stress on a relationship. Learn how best to navigate a relationship in which one partner has bipolar disorder.
    - 6 Feb 19, 8:00pm -
  • What's the difference between borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder?
    Although borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder share some similar symptoms, they are different conditions. One affects a person’s mood, while the other affects a person’s sense of self and their relationships with others.…
    - 6 Feb 19, 6:00pm -
  • How are bipolar disorder and ADHD different?
    Although ADHD and bipolar disorder can share some symptoms, they are different conditions, and a person can have both of them. Learn about the differences and how doctors diagnose bipolar disorder and ADHD.
    - 5 Feb 19, 7:00pm -
  • What to know about bipolar disorder and anger
    Some people with bipolar disorder experience irritability leading to anger, even though anger is not a typical symptom. Learn about why these complications occur and what to do about them here.
    - 5 Feb 19, 6:00pm -
  • What are the signs of bipolar disorder in teens?
    Bipolar disorder usually develops in a person’s late teens or early adult years. It may be more difficult to diagnose bipolar in teens because of normal mood changes during puberty. In this article, we look at the signs, causes, and treatment…
    - 5 Feb 19, 2:00pm -

Bird Flu / Avian Flu News

Cholesterol News

  • Does the keto diet affect cholesterol?
    Because the keto diet involves limiting the intake of carbohydrates, it can help reduce cholesterol levels. However, the diet is not suitable for everyone. Learn more here.
    - 90 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 1:00am -
  • What are the side effects of Lipitor? An overview
    Lipitor is a cholesterol lowering statin that has a low risk of side effects. Learn about its side effects, warnings, and possible drug interactions here.
    - 100 days ago, 2 Sep 19, 6:00pm -
  • Altering an unhealthy gut microbiome could stave off chronic disease
    New research in mice shows that turning an unhealthy microbiome into a healthy one may provide an alternative way to stave off cardiovascular disease.
    - 27 Aug 19, 8:00am -
  • Are chia seeds effective for losing weight?
    Initial research suggests that chia seeds may have a slight effect on weight loss. Find out more about this research and how to include chia seeds in the diet.
    - 21 Aug 19, 6:00pm -
  • MS: Paleo diet may reduce fatigue by improving cholesterol
    New research finds that improving cholesterol levels by adopting a diet high in vegetables reduces exhaustion in people with multiple sclerosis.
    - 16 Aug 19, 3:00pm -
  • Study finds 'disturbingly' high levels of 'ugly cholesterol'
    New research finds that the levels of remnant cholesterol, also called 'ugly' cholesterol, are much higher than researchers previously believed.
    - 12 Aug 19, 11:00am -
  • How much cholesterol should you have per day?
    Dietary cholesterol is the cholesterol a person gets from the foods they eat. These include most animal products. Learn about the new recommendations about how much cholesterol and fat to consume here.
    - 31 Jul 19, 3:00am -
  • Can bananas help you lose weight?
    Bananas may help people feel full for longer and increase their potassium and fiber intake. Learn more about how bananas may aid weight loss efforts here.
    - 27 Jul 19, 1:00am -
  • Everything you need to know about coming off statins
    Statins are a type of medication that doctors prescribe to lower levels of 'bad' cholesterol and reduce the risks of heart attack and stroke. Learn how and why people stop taking statins here.
    - 24 Jul 19, 1:00am -
  • Everything you need to know about berberine
    Berberine is a naturally occurring compound in plants such as goldenseal, Oregon grape, and tree turmeric. By making changes within the body’s cells, it may help treat conditions such as high blood pressure, inflammation, and cancer. Learn mor…
    - 19 Jul 19, 10:00pm -
  • What causes a pulse in the stomach?
    Feeling a pulse in the stomach, or abdomen, is not a cause for concern in some people. However, in others, it may indicate an aortic aneurysm. Learn more about the causes, risk factors, and symptoms here.
    - 18 Jul 19, 10:00pm -
  • How many calories do eggs contain?
    Eggs are rich in protein, calcium, and potassium, among other vital nutrients. In this article, learn how many calories an egg contains, as well as the risks and benefits of eating eggs.
    - 10 Jul 19, 7:00pm -
  • Very low levels of 'bad' cholesterol may raise stroke risk
    New research in a large sample of participants finds that too little low-density lipoprotein cholesterol correlates with a higher risk of bleeding stroke.
    - 4 Jul 19, 3:00pm -
  • What are the best meat substitutes?
    A variety of meat substitutes are available, including tofu, tempeh, and seitan. Learn about the nutritional value of these and other meat substitutes here.
    - 29 Jun 19, 2:00am -
  • Statins may double the risk of type 2 diabetes
    New research examines the risk of receiving a type 2 diabetes diagnosis among those who are taking statins to lower their cholesterol.
    - 26 Jun 19, 12:00pm -
  • What are the best ways to eat more protein?
    Protein is an important part of anyone’s diet. A person can increase the amount of protein that they consume in various ways, including eating certain foods, trying supplements, and possibly by eating at specific times. Learn more here.
    - 25 Jun 19, 7:00pm -
  • What to know about eating raw eggs
    Eggs provide lots of beneficial nutrients that are good for a person’s health. However, consuming raw, untreated eggs can cause illness, as some eggs may contain Salmonella. Learn more about eating raw eggs here.
    - 20 Jun 19, 3:00am -
  • Is white meat really more healthful than red meat?
    A new randomized controlled trial compares the effects of both red and white meat on blood cholesterol levels. The study also looks at saturated fats.
    - 6 Jun 19, 8:00am -
  • Early-onset Alzheimer's: Is 'bad cholesterol' a factor?
    A new study connects high blood levels of 'bad' cholesterol with the presence of early-onset Alzheimer's. The link, the authors suggest, could be causal.
    - 30 May 19, 4:00pm -
  • How many calories do you burn by walking?
    The number of calories the body burns while a person is walking varies according to their sex, body size, and how fast they are walking. Learn more about how many calories people burn when they are walking here.
    - 30 May 19, 8:00am -

Chron's / IBD News

  • How do doctors test for Crohn's disease?
    Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease. There is no single test for diagnosing it. A doctor might order a few different tests to confirm a diagnosis. Here, learn how doctors test for and diagnose Crohn’s disease.
    - 25 days ago, 16 Nov 19, 3:00am -
  • What to know about bowel disorders
    Bowel disorders affect the organs in the lower gastrointestinal tract. In this article, learn about the different types of bowel disorder, their causes and symptoms, and how to treat them.
    - 32 days ago, 8 Nov 19, 8:00pm -
  • 13 snack ideas for Crohn's disease
    Crohn’s is an inflammatory bowel disease, and adjusting the diet can help reduce and prevent symptoms. Learn about the best snacks for people with Crohn’s disease here.
    - 32 days ago, 8 Nov 19, 7:00pm -
  • What are the 5 types of Crohn's disease?
    Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disorder. There are five types of Crohn’s disease, depending on symptoms and what part of the digestive tract they affect. Here, we explain the types and more.
    - 33 days ago, 8 Nov 19, 6:00pm -
  • What to know about Crohn's disease and intestinal strictures
    Crohn’s disease can sometimes lead to health complications, such as intestinal strictures. Read this article to learn more about the formation of intestinal strictures, the symptoms, and how to treat them.
    - 33 days ago, 7 Nov 19, 9:00pm -
  • Upset stomach: Crohn's disease or something else?
    An upset stomach can have many causes, including Crohn’s disease. Read this article for more information on how to tell whether the cause of an upset stomach is Crohn’s disease or something else.
    - 34 days ago, 6 Nov 19, 9:00pm -
  • How does alcohol affect Crohn's disease?
    Alcohol and many other foods and drinks can cause flare-ups for people with Crohn’s disease. Here, learn more about the relationship between alcohol and Crohn’s, what the research says, and how to manage the symptoms.
    - 42 days ago, 30 Oct 19, 3:00am -
  • Does sunlight change our gut microbiome?
    Scientists have found changes in the gut microbiomes of vitamin D deficient volunteers after only three sessions of ultraviolet light exposure.
    - 46 days ago, 26 Oct 19, 11:00am -
  • Common drugs may alter gut bacteria and increase health risks
    Researchers have found evidence to suggest that many common prescription drugs can impact the gut microbiome, potentially increasing human health risks.
    - 49 days ago, 23 Oct 19, 11:00am -
  • Which foods are beneficial for a healthy gut microbiome?
    A diet that is rich in fruits, vegetables, and legumes, contains some red wine and poultry, and is low in red meat may keep the gut microbiota healthy.
    - 51 days ago, 21 Oct 19, 4:00pm -
  • How blood vessel health may drive IBD
    Researchers have found that blood vessels likely contribute to the development of inflammatory bowel diseases. The finding also suggests novel treatments.
    - 61 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 4:00pm -
  • What to know about boswellia
    Boswellia is a resin that has widespread use in natural medicine. Scientific research is starting to provide evidence for its effects on inflammatory health conditions. Learn about its possible uses, benefits, and side effects here.
    - 63 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 6:00pm -
  • What can make passing stool painful?
    There are many reasons a person may experience pain during a bowel movement. In this article, we discuss 10 possible causes and some treatment options.
    - 77 days ago, 25 Sep 19, 7:00am -
  • Immune system pathway may be key to Crohn's disease treatment
    A new study looks at the interaction between a specific protein and a type of receptor. Blocking this specific pathway may help treat Crohn's.
    - 19 Aug 19, 8:00am -
  • How to recognize Candida in stool
    The presence of Candida in stool does not always signal an overgrowth. Signs of Candida in stool include white or brown mucus, froth, or foam. Treatment options include antifungal medications. Learn more here.
    - 16 Aug 19, 9:00pm -
  • What is bile acid malabsorption?
    Bile acid malabsorption is a condition in which the body does not reabsorb enough bile acid, leading to diarrhea and other gastrointestinal symptoms. Learn more here.
    - 15 Jul 19, 7:00pm -
  • Could a plant based diet be the answer to Crohn's disease?
    Following a plant based diet helped one man with Crohn's disease achieve complete remission after a year of standard treatment had failed to do so.
    - 27 Jun 19, 5:00pm -
  • Diagnosing IBD: Noninvasive method trialed in mice
    New research finds that immuno-PET imaging can accurately detect IBD in mice. The findings reveal information about specific inflammation mediators.
    - 18 Jun 19, 3:00pm -
  • What to know about folate deficiency
    Folate is an essential nutrient. A lack of dietary folate can cause anemia, which is especially dangerous for women during pregnancy. Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of folate deficiency here.
    - 29 May 19, 6:00pm -
  • IBD: Blood test could help predict severity, improve treatment
    Predicting the severity of an individual case of IBD may help guide treatment. A new study outlines a blood-based test that can predict IBD's course.
    - 10 May 19, 8:00am -
  • What to know about abdominal tenderness
    Causes of abdominal tenderness include a variety of gastrointestinal issues, injuries to the area, and organ-related conditions. Treatment varies depending on the cause. Learn more about abdominal tenderness here.
    - 8 May 19, 9:00pm -
  • Why does my stool smell foul?
    Foul-smelling stool can have a variety of causes, from milk allergies to chronic pancreatitis. This article looks at eight reasons why a person's stool might smell particularly bad, as well as diagnosis, treatment, and when to see a doctor.
    - 11 Apr 19, 7:00pm -
  • Researchers explore 'completely novel, nontoxic' IBD treatment
    Researchers identify a new method that could allow them to treat and even prevent the development of inflammatory bowel disease, among other conditions.
    - 3 Apr 19, 8:00am -
  • What to know about tumor necrosis factor
    Tumor necrosis factor is a protein involved in inflammation. Excess tumor necrosis factor (TNF) in the blood has a role in inflammatory conditions, such as forms of arthritis and irritable bowel disease. In this article, we look at TNF, its links wit…
    - 1 Apr 19, 6:00pm -
  • Is it safe to take Humira and alcohol together?
    Humira is a biologic medication that treats inflammatory conditions. In this article, we look at the safety and risks associated with taking Humira and drinking alcohol. We also discuss other Humira side effects and interactions.
    - 26 Mar 19, 8:00pm -

Cystic Fibrosis News

  • Best foods to eat with cystic fibrosis
    In this article, we list some of the best foods for people with cystic fibrosis to eat to help boost their energy intake and nutrient status, even during periods of appetite loss.
    - 71 days ago, 1 Oct 19, 3:00am -
  • What to know about nitric oxide supplements
    Nitric oxide supplements might help reduce erectile dysfunction and enhance heart health in some people. Learn more about nitric oxide supplements here.
    - 83 days ago, 19 Sep 19, 3:00am -
  • Average life expectancies for cystic fibrosis
    Several factors affect cystic fibrosis life expectancy, and averages vary by age. This is partly due to recent advances in treatment and care. Learn more here.
    - 90 days ago, 11 Sep 19, 8:00pm -
  • Cystic fibrosis carriers: What to know
    Cystic fibrosis is a prevalent condition that people can be carriers of without knowing. Testing is available to help a person find out whether cystic fibrosis (CF) might affect them or their child.
    - 31 Aug 19, 5:00am -
  • What to know about cystic fibrosis in children
    Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder that doctors usually diagnose in early childhood. Find out about the diagnostic procedure and the treatments that may help reduce CF symptoms.
    - 23 Aug 19, 3:00am -

Depression News

  • BreakingDepression during pregnancy: Symptoms, treatment, and more
    Depression is a mental health condition that can affect anyone, including women during pregnancy. Learn more about depression during pregnancy, including the symptoms and safe treatments.
    - 11 hours ago, 10 Dec 19, 8:00pm -
  • Facing an existential crisis: What to know
    An existential crisis occurs when a person often wonders if life has any inherent meaning or purpose. Though not a serious mental health condition in itself, it can lead to complications. Read more here.
    - 4 days ago, 7 Dec 19, 3:00am -
  • 16 myths about depression
    Depression is a very common condition. Despite this, many myths and misconceptions continue to surround it. Learn more about depression here, including the facts.
    - 6 days ago, 5 Dec 19, 6:00pm -
  • New MRI scans reveal brain features of depression
    Using new types of MRI, scientists have observed features of the blood-brain barrier and activity in brain circuits that may characterize depression.
    - 7 days ago, 4 Dec 19, 5:00pm -
  • Negative bias in people with depression is temporary
    People with depression process negative facial expressions in a stronger way than neutral ones. However, this tendency disappears as symptoms reduce.
    - 10 days ago, 1 Dec 19, 8:00am -
  • What to know about lithium toxicity
    Lithium toxicity can occur if a person takes too much of a lithium-containing medication. Learn about its symptoms, causes, and what to do here.
    - 13 days ago, 27 Nov 19, 9:00pm -
  • What are the effects of emotional abuse?
    Emotional abuse is a serious form of abuse that can have both short- and long-term effects. Learn about how to spot the signs of emotional abuse and how to seek or provide help here.
    - 20 days ago, 21 Nov 19, 6:00pm -
  • Ketamine for depression: Study investigates side effects
    According to a recent analysis of 13-years' worth of studies, the side effects of ketamine infusion are mild and last only a few hours.
    - 21 days ago, 20 Nov 19, 3:00pm -
  • Suicide prevention: Links and resources
    If you or someone you know is considering suicide, you are not alone. Here’s a list of hotlines and online resources to help prevent suicide.
    - 21 days ago, 20 Nov 19, 8:00am -
  • Depression: 35 extra minutes of exercise daily slashes risk
    New research finds that both high and low intensity physical activity can help offset a genetic predisposition to developing depression.
    - 24 days ago, 17 Nov 19, 8:00am -
  • 16 strategies and treatments to fight depression
    Depression is a common mental health condition that can range in severity from mild to debilitating. Learn about 16 ways to fight depression in this article.
    - 25 days ago, 16 Nov 19, 1:00am -
  • What are the health benefits of saffron?
    Saffron is a spice with a distinct taste and aroma. Due to its antioxidant content, it may provide a variety of health benefits. Learn about them here.
    - 25 days ago, 15 Nov 19, 9:00pm -
  • What to know about hallucinations
    Hallucinations are sensory experiences that exist only in the mind. There are many types of hallucinations and possible causes, including drugs and mental illnesses. Learn more here.
    - 26 days ago, 15 Nov 19, 7:00am -
  • How does temperature affect mental health?
    A new study finds that increases in temperature negatively affect mental health outcomes. The authors conclude that this is due to sleep disturbance.
    - 30 days ago, 11 Nov 19, 4:00pm -
  • How to stop ruminating thoughts
    Ruminating thoughts are excessive intrusive thoughts about negative experiences. They can be a symptom of an existing mental health condition or just the result of a particular instance of trauma. Read more about the causes of these thoughts and how…
    - 32 days ago, 8 Nov 19, 9:00pm -
  • Could cannabis use help avert depression in PTSD?
    A new study finds that, in people with PTSD, those who use cannabis are less likely to experience depressive episodes and suicidal thoughts than nonusers.
    - 34 days ago, 7 Nov 19, 4:00pm -
  • What connects depression, anxiety, and PTSD?
    Mood disorders, anxiety, and PTSD often share symptoms and occur together. A new study tries to identify similarities in neural activity.
    - 34 days ago, 7 Nov 19, 11:00am -
  • Could a combination of psychedelics and meditation treat depression?
    New research suggests that mindfulness meditation, together with psilocybin, can improve symptoms that have a close association with depression.
    - 37 days ago, 4 Nov 19, 8:00am -
  • Metacognitive therapy may prevent depression relapse
    According to new research, a form of therapy that teaches people with depression to break negative thought patterns could be the key to long term recovery.
    - 38 days ago, 3 Nov 19, 11:00am -
  • How to help a teen with depression
    Depression affects many teens. Many signs and symptoms of teen depression are similar to those of depression in adults, but it can be more difficult to identify. Learn about the signs to look for and how to help a teen with depression.
    - 40 days ago, 1 Nov 19, 6:00pm -
  • How can you help a loved one with depression?
    When someone is depressed, it can be hard to know how to help. Find out here the ways people can help a loved one or friend, how to look after their own mental health, plus things not to say.
    - 40 days ago, 31 Oct 19, 7:00pm -
  • Cannabinoid use for mental health conditions lacks evidence
    A meta-analysis of 83 studies finds insufficient evidence to support the use of medicinal cannabinoids to treat six mental health conditions.
    - 42 days ago, 30 Oct 19, 5:00pm -
  • Some narcissistic traits may be useful for mental health
    Some researchers maintain that certain narcissistic traits could actually help safeguard mental health, offering a buffer against stress and depression.
    - 42 days ago, 30 Oct 19, 4:00pm -
  • What are the warning signs of suicide?
    Suicide is preventable with the right treatment and support. Learn about the warning signs and risk factors for suicide in this article. We also discuss how to help people who are having thoughts of suicide.
    - 42 days ago, 30 Oct 19, 10:00am -
  • What are the complications of psoriatic arthritis?
    There are many possible complications of psoriatic arthritis, including uveitis, kidney disease, and depression. Learn about the risks and preventive steps here.
    - 42 days ago, 30 Oct 19, 5:00am -

Dyslexia News

Eating Disorders News

  • Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID): What to know
    Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID) is a recently recognized eating disorder. People with ARFID stop growing and gaining weight as they do not eat enough calories.
    - 4 days ago, 7 Dec 19, 1:00am -
  • Tips and more to help curb binge eating
    There are many strategies to help curb binge eating, including identifying and removing triggers, planning meals, and reducing stress. Learn more in this article.
    - 29 days ago, 12 Nov 19, 1:00am -
  • What to know about pica
    Pica occurs when people crave and eat nonfood items. In some cases, this behavior can become harmful. This article describes what pica is, lists some possible causes, and explains how best to treat it.
    - 48 days ago, 23 Oct 19, 10:00pm -
  • How to induce vomiting: What to know
    Although people sometimes wish to induce vomiting to treat poisoning, to relieve nausea, or due to an eating disorder, there are no safe ways to do this at home. Learn more about the risks of inducing vomiting here.
    - 96 days ago, 5 Sep 19, 9:00pm -
  • What different eating disorders are there?
    Eating disorders are conditions that involve disordered eating. Learn more about the different types of eating disorder and their associated symptoms and complications here.
    - 96 days ago, 5 Sep 19, 8:00pm -
  • Metabolic factors likely contribute to anorexia
    A genetic study suggests that anorexia nervosa has metabolic as well as psychiatric components and opens the door to new treatments for the illness.
    - 19 Jul 19, 5:00pm -
  • Concerta vs. Vyvanse for ADHD
    Concerta and Vyvanse are two stimulant medications that can help treat ADHD. In this article, learn about how they work, as well as their possible side effects.
    - 17 Jul 19, 7:00am -
  • What is the link between Vyvanse and hypersexuality?
    Vyvanse is a brand of amphetamine that doctors may prescribe for ADHD or binge eating disorder (BED). Some research links amphetamine use to hypersexuality, and both ADHD and BED may also affect sexual function. Learn more about the symptoms of hyper…
    - 28 Jun 19, 12:00am -
  • How to get back on track after binge eating
    Many people overeat occasionally, but there are a number of different ways to get back on track. In this article, learn about what to do after binge eating to return to a healthful routine.
    - 31 May 19, 3:00am -
  • What causes a loss of appetite?
    Loss of appetite can have many causes, including short-term infections, psychological or mental health conditions, cancers, and certain medications. In this article, we look at the causes and symptoms of appetite loss, along with treatments and home…
    - 17 Dec 18, 1:00pm -
  • Is compulsive eating before a period normal?
    In the days before a period, it is common to eat compulsively. Some tips and strategies can help prevent these cravings. Learn more here.
    - 11 Oct 18, 6:00pm -
  • What are the effects of bulimia on the body?
    Bulimia is an eating disorder that involves bingeing and purging. It can affect a person’s physical, mental, and emotional health. The side effects, which include tooth decay, digestive issues, and arrhythmia, may become severe without treatme…
    - 23 Aug 18, 2:00pm -
  • 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.
    - 25 Jun 18, 5:00pm -
  • 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…
    - 16 Jun 18, 2:00pm -
  • 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…
    - 13 Jun 18, 5:00pm -
  • 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…
    - 13 Apr 18, 1:00pm -
  • 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, 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.
    - 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.
    - 12 Jan 18, 10:00am -
  • What to eat for hypoglycemia
    Hypoglycemia is low blood sugar that can cause headaches, weakness, and anxiety. What foods should a person with hypoglycemia eat to reduce symptoms?
    - 6 Jan 18, 1:00pm -
  • What is lanugo and what causes this hair to grow?
    Lanugo is a type of hair that grows on fetuses in the womb, and some adults with eating disorders develop it also. Also it may seem unusually to develop these hairs, they do not pose a serious threat to health and generally resolve by themselves. MNT…
    - 2 Dec 17, 11:00am -
  • Food addiction: What to know
    Food addiction is a situation in which a person becomes dependent on certain types of foods. It is linked to dopamine production, and it often happens in response to an emotional issue. Learn more about the causes, the types of food involved, the emo…
    - 11 Oct 17, 2:00pm -
  • These neurons may 'tell us' to keep eating, even when we are full
    New research in mice identifies a class of neurons in the brain's 'emotional hub' that encourages the mice to keep eating even when they are full.
    - 23 Aug 17, 4:00pm -
  • Brains of bulimic people may react differently to food cues
    New brain scan study shows that brains of women with bulimia process food cues differently, possibly explaining why acute stress causes them to binge eat.
    - 10 Jul 17, 3:00pm -
  • Study provides further support for genetic factors underlying addictions
    Impairment of a particular gene raises increases susceptibility to opioid addiction liability as well as vulnerability to binge eating according to a new study.
    - 15 Jun 17, 8:00am -

Eczema / Psoriasis News

  • Why is my tattoo itchy?
    An itchy tattoo is very common, especially if it is a new tattoo. Aside from the normal healing process, there are many other possible causes for an itchy tattoo. Read this article to find out more about these causes and how to treat them.
    - 27 days ago, 13 Nov 19, 9:00pm -
  • Can you prevent psoriatic arthritis?
    It is impossible to know who will develop psoriatic arthritis, though it usually affects people who already have psoriasis. Learn about whether people can prevent psoriatic arthritis here.
    - 36 days ago, 4 Nov 19, 8:00pm -
  • Why are my forearms itching?
    Itchy forearms are not usually the result of a serious medical condition but can be very irritating. Read this article for more information on the possible causes and how to treat them.
    - 41 days ago, 30 Oct 19, 9:00pm -
  • What are the complications of psoriatic arthritis?
    There are many possible complications of psoriatic arthritis, including uveitis, kidney disease, and depression. Learn about the risks and preventive steps here.
    - 42 days ago, 30 Oct 19, 5:00am -
  • Some keto diets may exacerbate skin inflammation
    A study in mouse models with psoriasis-like skin inflammation suggests that ketogenic diets with a very high fat content may exacerbate skin problems.
    - 54 days ago, 18 Oct 19, 11:00am -
  • Home remedies for peeling skin on the face
    Sunburn, dry skin, reactions, and skin conditions can all cause peeling skin on the face. Here, we look into these and other causes and the remedies that can help.
    - 76 days ago, 26 Sep 19, 3:00am -
  • What can cause red spots on the feet?
    There are many possible causes of red spots on the feet, including injuries, insect bites, irritations, and infections. Learn about some common causes and how to treat them here.
    - 20 Aug 19, 7:00pm -
  • Why is my chest itchy?
    Itchy skin, or pruritus, can affect the chest. In this article, learn about the possible causes of an itchy chest, which include skin conditions, kidney problems, and hormonal imbalances. Also, find out more about treatments and remedies for itchy sk…
    - 19 Jul 19, 7:00pm -
  • What to know about cyclosporine
    Cyclosporine is a prescription drug that works to suppress the immune system. It can help treat rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. This article looks at its uses, dosage, side effects, and risks.
    - 26 Jun 19, 3:00am -
  • Through my eyes: Autoimmune conditions
    My name is Amy Hoey, and I have several autoimmune conditions. This is the story of my long and frustrating journey pursuing diagnoses.
    - 12 Jun 19, 4:00pm -
  • What causes penis skin to peel?
    Many factors can cause the skin on the penis to peel, including chafing, allergic reactions, skin conditions, and infections. Learn about the causes of penis skin peeling and how to treat it here.
    - 11 Jun 19, 9:00pm -
  • Can acupuncture help with psoriasis?
    Many researchers have looked at the effects of acupuncture on psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. In this article, we look at how acupuncture can help, what the research says, and how to get acupuncture for psoriasis.
    - 4 Jun 19, 6:00pm -
  • Does body weight contribute to the risk of psoriasis?
    Researchers have now established that greater body weight increases a person's psoriasis risk. The underlying mechanisms, however, remain unknown.
    - 1 May 19, 11:00am -
  • Psoriasis on black skin: What to know
    Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes itchy, inflamed, and scaly patches. It can be more challenging to diagnose on black skin. Learn more about psoriasis on black skin in this article.
    - 30 Apr 19, 8:00am -
  • Dry skin around the mouth: Causes and remedies
    The skin around the mouth may become dry because of allergies, skin conditions, or irritants, including certain products. Learn more about the causes and treatments of dry skin around the mouth here.
    - 27 Apr 19, 3:00am -
  • Is an itchy scalp linked with hair loss?
    An itchy scalp links to hair loss in several different ways. In this article, we look at the causes of each of these issues, the links between them, and possible treatments and home remedies.
    - 25 Apr 19, 3:00am -
  • Dry nipples: Causes and treatment
    The nipples are a sensitive area of the body. Many factors can cause nipple dryness, including chafing, eczema, and Paget’s disease of the breast. In this article, we look at the causes, symptoms, and treatments for dry nipples, as well as whe…
    - 11 Apr 19, 2:00am -
  • Top 6 remedies for dry skin on the face
    The skin on the face is sensitive, so it can often become dry. In this article, we look at the causes of dry skin on the face and discuss gentle treatments and home remedies to relieve and prevent skin dryness.
    - 10 Apr 19, 6:00pm -
  • Best remedies for dry skin on the feet
    Dry, scaly, or cracked skin on the feet is common. People can relieve dry skin using exfoliators, moisturizers, and foot soaks. In this article, we look at the causes of dry skin on the feet and discuss five home remedies to remove and soften dry, de…
    - 9 Apr 19, 1:00am -
  • What to know about psoriatic arthritis mutilans
    Arthritis mutilans most often occurs in people with psoriatic arthritis, though it is very rare today because of advances in medications for psoriatic arthritis. Arthritis mutilans can cause severe hand or foot abnormalities. In this article, we look…
    - 20 Mar 19, 6:00pm -
  • What to know about psoriatic arthritis jaw pain
    Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) can affect any joint in the body, including the jaw. This can cause jaw pain, teeth grinding, and other dental problems. In this article, we explore the symptoms and complications, and we discuss ways to relieve PsA jaw pain…
    - 20 Mar 19, 7:00am -
  • How can psoriatic arthritis affect the feet?
    Psoriatic arthritis can have many effects on the body. In this article, we look at how the condition can affect the feet, including symptoms, risk factors, treatments, and home remedies.
    - 18 Mar 19, 10:00am -
  • What to know about psoriatic spondylitis
    Psoriatic spondylitis is a form of arthritis that affects the spine. It can develop anywhere between the lower back and the neck. In this article, we look at the symptoms, causes, and treatment of psoriatic spondylitis.
    - 14 Mar 19, 2:00am -
  • Psoriatic arthritis and depression: The link
    Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) can contribute to some mental health conditions, including depression. In this article, we look at the link between PsA and depression, as well as treatments and coping strategies.
    - 13 Mar 19, 12:00am -
  • Top 10 cold weather tips for psoriatic arthritis
    In many people with psoriatic arthritis, cold weather can cause symptoms to flare. In this article, we discuss ways to manage psoriatic arthritis in cold weather, both in the short and long term.
    - 11 Mar 19, 10:00pm -

Epilepsy News

  • Dogs may be able to sniff out seizures
    For the first time, researchers demonstrate that dogs can distinguish a distinct odor that the body produces during an epileptic seizure.
    - 4 Apr 19, 11:00am -
  • Everything you need to know about convulsions
    Convulsions are common in some types of seizures and rare in a few other conditions. Learn more about the causes of convulsions and what to do if someone experiences them here.
    - 31 Jan 19, 2:00am -
  • Could acid reflux explain sudden unexpected death in epilepsy?
    Sudden unexpected deaths in epilepsy have proven difficult to unravel. A recent study concludes that they might be driven by acid reflux.
    - 11 Jan 19, 3:00pm -
  • Innovative brain implant could improve Parkinson's treatment
    A novel device able to both record and modulate electrical impulses in the brain may improve treatments for Parkinson's disease and related conditions.
    - 2 Jan 19, 3:00pm -
  • High-tech epilepsy warning device could save lives
    An innovative piece of wearable tech could reduce the risk of death from nighttime seizures for individuals with therapy-resistant epilepsy.
    - 25 Dec 18, 11:00am -
  • What are the side effects of gabapentin?
    Gabapentin is an anticonvulsant medication that doctors often prescribe to prevent seizures in people with epilepsy. It is generally safe but can cause some side effects, including trembling and hoarseness. Here, learn more about the common, long-ter…
    - 21 Nov 18, 6:00pm -
  • Gabapentin: What to know
    Doctors prescribe gabapentin to treat epilepsy, restless legs syndrome, and some types of nerve pain. Learn more about the uses and potential side effects here.
    - 14 Nov 18, 12:00pm -
  • What to know about focal (partial) seizures
    Focal seizures, also called partial seizures, happen when a seizure affects only one part of the brain. Focal seizures differ from generalized seizures, which affect the whole brain. Focal seizures can be simple or complex. In this article, we discus…
    - 9 Nov 18, 5:00pm -
  • What long-term cannabis use can do to your brain
    Cannabis and cannabis-based drugs are increasingly used for clinical purposes, but researchers warn they may also harm the brain. A new study explains how.
    - 15 Aug 18, 11:00am -
  • Epilepsy: New findings 'could change textbooks'
    New research on epilepsy narrows down the culprits to two key brain proteins. The study authors explain why this is a breakthrough in the field.
    - 11 Aug 18, 8:00am -
  • Spider venom may help treat a serious form of epilepsy
    Scientists are studying a specific peptide found in spider venom. They hope it will lead to an effective treatment for a rare and serious form of epilepsy.
    - 8 Aug 18, 8:00am -
  • 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.
    - 28 Jun 18, 11:00am -
  • 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…
    - 10 May 18, 1:00pm -
  • 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.
    - 12 Apr 18, 8:00am -
  • 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, 8:00am -
  • 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, 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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

  • Pink eye in toddlers: Everything you need to know
    Pink eye is a common eye problem in toddlers. Infections, eye irritation, and allergies can all cause pink eye. Here we look at symptoms to watch out for, treatment options, and prevention.
    - 19 days ago, 21 Nov 19, 8:00pm -
  • Asymmetrical eyes: What to know
    Asymmetrical eyes are a very common physical feature. In rare cases, they may be due to a medical condition. Learn more about asymmetrical eyes here.
    - 21 days ago, 19 Nov 19, 8:00pm -
  • Retinal imaging shows promise in early detection of Alzheimer's
    A study of 35 people with and without Alzheimer's disease found that hyperspectral imaging of the retina could aid early diagnosis of the disease.
    - 28 days ago, 13 Nov 19, 5:00pm -
  • Could the eyes predict cardiovascular risk?
    New research finds a link between narrower and more curved retinal blood vessels on the one hand and higher blood pressure and stiff arteries, on the other.
    - 30 days ago, 11 Nov 19, 8:00am -
  • What to know about a headache behind the eyes
    Many issues can cause a headache behind the eyes, from eye strain to more serious conditions, such as migraine. Here, find out more about the causes and how to treat them.
    - 39 days ago, 2 Nov 19, 1:00am -
  • How long does eye dilation take to wear off?
    Some eye examinations require the dilation of the pupils. Pupil dilation and its effects can continue for hours after the examination has finished. Read on to find out how long pupil dilation lasts and how to manage the potential side effects.
    - 48 days ago, 24 Oct 19, 6:00pm -
  • What are the best vitamins for eye health?
    Certain vitamins are important for maintaining good eye health. Read on to discover the four best vitamins for eye health, as well as three other nutrients that are beneficial for the eyes.
    - 48 days ago, 23 Oct 19, 7:00pm -
  • What is ophthalmology?
    Ophthalmology is the study of medical conditions relating to the eye. Learn about the specialisms of ophthalmologists here, as well as the medical conditions they treat and the procedures they perform.
    - 50 days ago, 22 Oct 19, 6:00pm -
  • How does taurine affect the body?
    Taurine is an amino acid that occurs naturally in the body. People can also get taurine from supplements and other dietary sources. This article outlines the health benefits and potential risks of taurine.
    - 54 days ago, 18 Oct 19, 1:00am -
  • Dry eye disease: New treatment on the horizon
    Current treatments for dry eye disease do not work for everyone. A preliminary investigation of new antibody based eye drops produces encouraging results.
    - 56 days ago, 16 Oct 19, 11:00am -
  • What to know about milia under the eyes
    Milia are small bumps of trapped keratin. They are common on the face, especially under the eyes and on the cheeks and forehead. Learn more in this article.
    - 56 days ago, 15 Oct 19, 7:00pm -
  • Everything you need to know about hyaluronic acid
    Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance that affects the health of the skin, eyes, and joints. Learn about its uses and benefits in this article.
    - 83 days ago, 19 Sep 19, 5:00am -
  • What to know about cataract surgery
    Cataracts are cloudy areas that develop on the lens of the eye. They can affect a person’s vision. Surgery is currently the only way to remove cataracts and restore vision. Learn about what to expect from the different surgical procedures.
    - 88 days ago, 14 Sep 19, 3:00am -
  • Do tea bags benefit eye health?
    Many people believe that placing tea bags on the eyes reduces dark circles and helps treat minor ailments. Learn more about tea bags for eyes in this article.
    - 91 days ago, 10 Sep 19, 7:00pm -
  • World first: Doctors use 'reprogrammed' stem cells to repair cornea
    In a groundbreaking procedure, surgeons have successfully repaired a human cornea using 'reprogrammed' cells from the patient's skin.
    - 96 days ago, 6 Sep 19, 3:00pm -
  • What causes dark circles under the eyes?
    Many people have dark circles under their eyes. In this article, we look at possible causes and home remedies for dark circles under the eyes.
    - 8 Aug 19, 7:00pm -
  • Preauricular lymph nodes: What to know
    The preauricular lymph nodes sit just in front of the ears. Some medical problems, such as infections, can cause them to swell. Learn more here.
    - 5 Aug 19, 7:00pm -
  • Ocular migraine: Everything you need to know
    People with ocular migraine experience migraine episodes with visual symptoms. These can occur with or without a headache. Learn more in this article.
    - 23 Jul 19, 9:00pm -
  • What to know about eye floaters
    Eye floaters are specks in a person’s vision. They are normal and not necessarily harmful. It is not always possible to prevent them, and they may not require treatment. Learn more about eye floaters here.
    - 17 Jul 19, 11:00pm -
  • What is kaleidoscope vision?
    When a person has kaleidoscope vision, it is because their brain has created a visual illusion of fractured or bright colors. Ocular migraine is what most often causes kaleidoscope vision, but this visual symptom can also indicate a stroke. Learn abo…
    - 12 Jul 19, 8:00pm -
  • What to know about optic neuritis and MS
    Multiple sclerosis (MS) can damage the optic nerve and cause optic neuritis. In this article, we look at the causes, symptoms, treatment, and diagnosis of optic neuritis in MS.
    - 13 Jun 19, 8:00pm -
  • How does MS affect the eyes?
    Multiple sclerosis (MS) can affect a person's vision due to its effects on the nerve cells. In this article, we look at why MS affects the eyes and discuss eye-related symptoms and treatment options.
    - 12 Jun 19, 7:00pm -
  • What causes pupils of different sizes?
    The medical term for pupils of different sizes is anisocoria. Find out about the possible causes of anisocoria here, as well as when to seek emergency treatment.
    - 11 Jun 19, 7:00pm -
  • What can cause a sore eyelid?
    Causes of sore eyelids can include styes, chalazia, injuries, infections, and problems with contact lenses. Although sore eyelids often get better on their own, a person should see a doctor if they experience vision problems or their symptoms are sev…
    - 22 May 19, 9:00pm -
  • How the brain adapts to hear better after vision loss
    Researchers look at what happens in the brains of people with vision loss to understand what allows them to hear better than their fully sighted peers.
    - 25 Apr 19, 8:00am -