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Worse Than Gingivitis: Periodontitis Causes & Symptoms

WORSE THAN GINGIVITIS: PERIODONTITIS CAUSES & SYMPTOMS

By Katherine Brind'Amour, PhD Periodontitis is an infection or inflammation of the bones and ligaments that support your teeth. It...

Thinning Retina: Early Warning Sign for Parkinson's Disease

THINNING RETINA: EARLY WARNING SIGN FOR PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Thinning of retina is linked to loss of brain cells that control movement in people with Parkinson's disease.

 
 
 
Aretha Franklin Died Of A Particularly Deadly Cancer That Gets Little Attention

ARETHA FRANKLIN DIED OF A PARTICULARLY DEADLY CANCER THAT GETS LITTLE ATTENTION

But doctors hope the icon's death helps raise awareness of risk factors and a need for research around the disease.

Portuguese kidney disease patient left with 'FROST' on his face

PORTUGUESE KIDNEY DISEASE PATIENT LEFT WITH 'FROST' ON HIS FACE

The man's white spots that covered his body are known medically as uremic frost, kidney specialists from just outside Lisbon in Portugal...

 
 
 
Ohio Insurer Turns to Propeller Health for Digital Approach to COPD

OHIO INSURER TURNS TO PROPELLER HEALTH FOR DIGITAL APPROACH TO COPD

Propeller Health said this week that it has partnered with an Ohio-based health insurer to help a group of its Medicare patients who...

BASF-backed study links dietary omega-3 intake and NAFLD management

BASF-BACKED STUDY LINKS DIETARY OMEGA-3 INTAKE AND NAFLD MANAGEMENT

Eating more long-chain omega-3 fatty acids could help control non-alcoholic fatty liver disease , according to a meta-analysis of existing...

 
 
 
Bio Roundup: Big Approvals, ICER Influence, Drug-Price Pushback & More

BIO ROUNDUP: BIG APPROVALS, ICER INFLUENCE, DRUG-PRICE PUSHBACK & MORE

We'll start the roundup this week with two drug approvals that came late last Friday. Both were landmarks for the companies receiving...

Man told he'd never walk or talk because of rare disease stuns doctors with mobility

MAN TOLD HE'D NEVER WALK OR TALK BECAUSE OF RARE DISEASE STUNS DOCTORS WITH MOBILITY

Macauley Collinson, from Lancaster, suffers with the rare Moebius Syndrome - a rare neurological condition which affects the nerves...

 
 
 
Weight Loss: More Protein can Reduce Fatty Liver

WEIGHT LOSS: MORE PROTEIN CAN REDUCE FATTY LIVER

Increase in dietary protein is linked to reduce the liver's fat content in people with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease .

Don't jack with nature: Electively shortening pregnancy causes higher risk of disease for the child

DON'T JACK WITH NATURE: ELECTIVELY SHORTENING PREGNANCY CAUSES HIGHER RISK OF DISEASE FOR THE CHILD

Expecting women, beware: Having your babies early can increase their risk of heart- and lung-related complications later in life. This...

 
 
 
New Book, “Run to the Light,” Chronicles a Journey with Batten Disease

NEW BOOK, “RUN TO THE LIGHT,” CHRONICLES A JOURNEY WITH BATTEN DISEASE

On Sunday, August 19, Taylor King will turn 20. On November 1, Laura King Edwards's inspiring book “Run To The Light” will be published,...

Exposure to air pollution found to increase risk of chronic kidney disease

EXPOSURE TO AIR POLLUTION FOUND TO INCREASE RISK OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Outdoor air pollution is detrimental to a person's health - this much is certain. Various studies link it to major health conditions...

 
 
 
Better Option than Amputation can Save Your Life and Limbs

BETTER OPTION THAN AMPUTATION CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE AND LIMBS

Blood flow restoration is the better option than amputation for treating severe peripheral artery disease, otherwise called as critical...

Stand up for yourself! Sitting down for long periods increases the risk of Alzheimer's

STAND UP FOR YOURSELF! SITTING DOWN FOR LONG PERIODS INCREASES THE RISK OF ALZHEIMER'S

Decreased blood flow can affects cognitive function and risk greater likelihood of neurodegenerative diseases. But, walking for 120...

 
 
 
7 Natural Remedies for Reactive Arthritis Symptoms

7 NATURAL REMEDIES FOR REACTIVE ARTHRITIS SYMPTOMS

If you experience pain and swelling in your joints after an infection, you may have reactive arthritis. This form of arthritis causes...

Scientists find Ayurvedic medicine can help treat Type 2 diabetes

SCIENTISTS FIND AYURVEDIC MEDICINE CAN HELP TREAT TYPE 2 DIABETES

Patients with Type 2 diabetics may have a new, natural means of treating their complicated disease. Sri Lankan researchers tested the...

 
 
 
CDC monitoring measles outbreak in 21 states, including Illinois

CDC MONITORING MEASLES OUTBREAK IN 21 STATES, INCLUDING ILLINOIS

Health officials across the country are monitoring the spread of measles across 21 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control...

Marital spats may cause disease: Couples who argue have higher levels of inflammation

MARITAL SPATS MAY CAUSE DISEASE: COUPLES WHO ARGUE HAVE HIGHER LEVELS OF INFLAMMATION

Researchers from Ohio State University also found that hostile married couples are more at risk of leaky guts and inflammation if one...

 
 
 
Polygenic Risk Score Predicts Risk of Developing Common but Serious Diseases

POLYGENIC RISK SCORE PREDICTS RISK OF DEVELOPING COMMON BUT SERIOUS DISEASES

Polygenic screening test score predicts risk of developing common but serious diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, breast cancer...

Malabsorption Syndrome (+ 5 Natural Ways to Get the Nutrients Your Body Needs)

MALABSORPTION SYNDROME (+ 5 NATURAL WAYS TO GET THE NUTRIENTS YOUR BODY NEEDS)

You might eat a healthy diet. You may try to take the right supplements and drink pure, hydrating beverages. But all that might not...