fb_thumb
L-glutamine for IBS: Benefits, side effects, and research
L-glutamine is a non-essential amino acid that is often simply called glutamine. It is produced by the body and is also found in food.
Medical News Today - Mon. Feb 12
Foods to eat on a ketogenic diet
The ketogenic diet is when people change their nutrition plan, so their bodies produce ketones. This occurs in a process called ketosis, which is when a person burns fat instead of carbohydrates as their main source of energy.
Medical News Today - Mon. Feb 12
Home remedies for pneumonia: 12 ways to ease symptoms naturally
Pneumonia is an inflammatory disorder of the lungs caused by an infection of the airways. It is a serious condition, and home remedies cannot be used to treat it. However, they can help ease the symptoms.
Medical News Today - Mon. Feb 12
Engaging family in care of hospitalized loved ones enhances healing, reduces r...
A voluntary program being spearheaded by Intermountain Healthcare that allows family members of hospitalized patients to participate in their care enhanced healing and reduced readmission rates, according to a new study published in the February issue of the medical journal, CHEST . Intermountain s Partners in Healing program provides opportunities for family members to help with basic care for their loved ones, which helps them prepare for taking over car ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 12
Researchers inhibit cancer metastases via novel steps
In one of the first successes of its kind, researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and six other institutions have inhibited the spreading of cancer cells from one part of the body to another. In doing so, they relied on a new model of how cancer metastasizes that emphasizes epigenetics, which examines how genes are turned on and off. In a study published in Nature Medicine , the investigators--including scientists from the Nati ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 12
New study shows vegan diet improves diabetes markers in overweight adults
A plant-based diet improves beta-cell function and insulin sensitivity in overweight adults with no history of diabetes, according to a new study published in Nutrients by researchers from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Measuring the function of beta cells, which store and release insulin, can help assess future type 2 diabetes risk. The study randomly assigned participants--who were overweight and had no history of diabetes--to an inte ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 12
11 types of headaches: Causes and treatment
There are many different types of headaches, and their causes and symptoms can vary. Although most are short-lived and rarely a cause for concern, being able to recognize which kind of headache a person is experiencing can inform them how best to treat it and whether to see a doctor.
Medical News Today - Wed. Feb 7
Cloves: Health benefits and uses
Originating in Indonesia, cloves are dried flower buds from the clove tree. They are a popular spice that people use in soups, stews, meats, sauces, and rice dishes.
Medical News Today - Wed. Feb 7
How to use a dermaroller: Uses, tips, and how they work
A dermaroller is a skin care device used to help rejuvenate the skin, treat acne scarring, and reduce signs of aging. But how does dermarolling work
Medical News Today - Wed. Feb 7
6 ways to improve circulation
Circulation is the process by which the heart pumps a person s blood around their body. Good circulation is vital to a person s health. So, how can someone improve their circulation
Medical News Today - Wed. Feb 7
Do digestive enzymes for IBS work? Supplements and benefits
The symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome can be uncomfortable and interfere with an individual s quality of life. More research on digestive enzymes is needed to prove whether they are helpful for this condition.
Medical News Today - Wed. Feb 7
Does meditation really make us better people?
According to popular belief, the ancient practice of meditation makes us all happier, shinier, more compassionate human beings. Most of those things might be true except the compassionate part, suggests new research.
Medical News Today - Wed. Feb 7