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Controlling diabetes with your phone might be possible someday
Think about this. You have diabetes, are trying to control your insulin levels and instead of taking a pill or giving yourself an injection, you click an app on your phone that tells your pancreas to bring blood sugar levels back to normal. Sound improbable Not according to Luis Ulloa, an immunologist at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in a paper published today in Trends in Molecular Medicine . Our bodies are a lot like rooms in a house, says Ulloa. In ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 27
Integrative medicine approaches for pain treatment -- can they be an alternati...
Nov. 21, 2017 - Can acupuncture and yoga help to fight the opioid epidemic These and other integrative medicine approaches have shown at least preliminary evidence of effectiveness in pain management, according to an article in the December issue of Anesthesia Analgesia -- a special thematic issue addressing the opioid crisis. In the current opioid crisis era, many integrative medical therapies can be used as complements to mainstream medicine to address p ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 27
Chlorella: Nutrition facts and possible health benefits
Chlorella is a so-called superfood that has earned a glittering reputation among its supporters as a fix-all supplement. This humble alga, native to Taiwan and Japan, has been reported to do everything from boosting antibody count to promoting weight-loss and even fighting cancer.
Medical News Today - Mon. Nov 20
Aloe vera for psoriasis: Benefits and treatments
Psoriasis is a long-term condition that causes excess skin cells to form inflamed, red, and scaly patches on the skin. Can aloe vera help manage the symptoms of this condition
Medical News Today - Mon. Nov 20
How to get rid of bruises: 7 effective home remedies
Bruising is a normal response to an injury. Tiny blood vessels beneath the skin can be damaged by even a small impact, leaving behind blood trapped beneath the skin.
Medical News Today - Mon. Nov 20
Konjac: 6 potential health benefits
Konjac is a plant that is used to make high-fiber dietary supplements, jellies, and flour. It is used traditionally in both Japanese cuisine and Chinese medicine. But does konjac have any proven health benefits
Medical News Today - Sat. Nov 18
Binaural beats therapy: Benefits and how they work
Binaural beats therapy is an emerging form of soundwave therapy in which the right and left ears listen to two slightly different frequency tones yet perceive the tone as one.
Medical News Today - Sat. Nov 18
8 benefits of chamomile tea
Chamomile tea has long been used, as a traditional folk remedy, for a wide range of health issues. Nowadays, researchers are increasingly exploring its effectiveness in managing illnesses, including cancer and diabetes.
Medical News Today - Sat. Nov 18
Burdock root: Benefits, side effects, and uses
Burdock root comes from burdock, a genus of weeds that are related to sunflowers and part of the daisy family. It is available as a tea in various tinctures, with manufacturers promising a wide range of benefits.
Medical News Today - Sat. Nov 18
5 essential oils for constipation
Constipation is a common problem, affecting more than 60 million Americans. Some problems that cause constipation may be simple and easy to treat, such as diet changes, or they may be more complex, such as irritable bowel syndrome.
Medical News Today - Sat. Nov 18
How to make your nails grow faster: Home remedies
Fingernails provide more than just a surface to paint. They protect the fingers, make it easier to grab things, and are a convenient way to scratch an itch.
Medical News Today - Sat. Nov 18
Virtual reality training may be as effective as regular therapy after stroke
MINNEAPOLIS - Using virtual reality therapy to improve arm and hand movement after a stroke is equally as effective as regular therapy, according to a study published in the November 15, 2017, online issue of Neurology reg , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Virtual reality training may be a motivating alternative for people to use as a supplement to their standard therapy after a stroke, said study author Iris Brunner, PhD, of Aarh ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Nov 18