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Dry hands: 11 home remedies, causes, and treatments
Dry hands are very common and triggered mainly by environmental influences. People who wash dishes frequently or live in a cold, dry climate may be more prone to experiencing painful dry hands than other people.
Medical News Today - Fri. Mar 16
How to remove moles: 15 home remedies
Moles are a skin growth that can develop anywhere on the body. Many people would like to remove a mole, but this can be costly. Instead, some people may turn to home remedies. But are they effective and safe
Medical News Today - Fri. Mar 16
Baking soda for hair: Is it safe?
There is no shortage of suggestions on how to get beautiful hair, and using baking soda is part of the no shampoo or no poo trend. However, just because baking soda is natural does not mean it is safe.
Medical News Today - Fri. Mar 16
Heart Attack Survival Better When Specialists Are Out of Town
Believe it or not, new research suggests that people hospitalized for a heart attack are more likely to survive when certain heart specialists are out of town. The study of more than 34,000 U.S. heart attack patients found survival rates were higher when interventional cardiologists were attending their annual conference. Those cardiologists are specialists in using minimally invasive procedures such as angioplasty and stenting to treat a heart attack. Dur ...
Healthday - Fri. Mar 16
Study shows omega-3 levels better predictors of death risk than serum choleste...
Study shows omega-3 levels are better predictors of risk for death than serum cholesterol A recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology looked at the value of measuring blood levels of EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids to assess an individual s risk for developing certain diseases. In this new report from Harris and colleagues, the Omega-3 Index the EPA DHA content of red blood cell membranes was measured in 2500 participants in the Offsprin ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Mar 16
Home remedies for gastritis: 8 best natural treatments
Gastritis is a condition that affects a person s stomach lining, causing it to become inflamed. Some cases of gastritis can be treated at home with simple remedies.
Medical News Today - Mon. Mar 12
7 best natural antibiotics: Uses, evidence, and effectiveness
Certain natural substances have antibacterial properties, but which are safe to use, and when should a person use them
Medical News Today - Thu. Mar 8
10 home remedies for heart pain
A heart attack can be the first thing a person thinks of when they have chest pain. However, there are many potential causes of pain in the chest area. No matter the cause, a person usually wants to eliminate the pain quickly.
Medical News Today - Thu. Mar 8
Baking soda for acne: Effectiveness and how to use it
Acne occurs when the pores on a person s face become clogged with oils naturally produced by the body. This blockage can cause bacteria to grow and pimples to appear. Baking soda is a popular natural remedy for acne breakouts and scar prevention, but is it safe
Medical News Today - Thu. Mar 8
For City Kids With Asthma, Nearby Green Space Is Key
Living near a park can help reduce asthma symptoms among children who live in cities, researchers say. The new study included 196 inner-city children in Baltimore, aged 3 to 12 years, with persistent asthma. Some lived close to a park or other green space, while others were more than 0.6 miles away from one. The farther the children lived from a park, the more asthma symptoms they had over a two-week period, the study found. For every 1,000 feet between th ...
Healthday - Thu. Mar 8
Opioids Not Best Option for Back Pain, Arthritis, Study Finds
Risky opioids are no better at controlling chronic back or arthritis pain than non-opioid drugs, including Tylenol or Motrin, new research finds. With opioid overdose deaths rising in the United States, the findings suggest addictive medications like oxycodone OxyContin or morphine don t have to be the first choice against crippling arthritis pain or chronic backache. We found that opioids had no advantages over non-opioid medications for pain, function or ...
Healthday - Thu. Mar 8
Researchers use health data to predict who will use opioids after hospitalizat...
Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus are working to develop statistical models to better predict which patients will be prescribed opioid medications long-term following discharge from a hospital stay. Opioids are commonly prescribed in the hospital but little is known about which patients will progress to chronic opioid therapy following discharge. In the U.S. last year, more than 63,000 people died of a drug overdose, with op ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Mar 8