How to gain weight quickly and safely
While obesity is becoming a significant public health risk, being underweight can also cause health problems. However, there are still many misunderstandings about the correct methods for putting on weight safely.
Medical News Today - Fri. Jun 1
Honey for asthma: How does it work?
Honey has anti-inflammatory properties, and it is a common ingredient in cold and flu remedies. But can honey treat asthma
Medical News Today - Mon. May 28
The best essential oils for hair growth: Do they work?
There are many essential oils a person can use to promote hair health. These oils are ingredients in a variety of products, including specialty shampoos and conditioners.
Medical News Today - Mon. May 28
Green tea for BPH: Does it work?
Benign prostatic hyperplasia is the medical term for an enlarged prostate. There is continuing research into alternative ways to manage the condition, including by drinking green tea.
Medical News Today - Mon. May 28
Saw palmetto for BPH: Does it work?
People often use saw palmetto as a natural remedy for benign prostate hyperplasia, which is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland.
Medical News Today - Mon. May 28
Top 5 tips for boosting your energy levels
Do you often feel tired and wish you could be more energetic and able to take better advantage of your time Read on for Medical News Today s top tips on how to feel more awake.
Medical News Today - Mon. May 28
Vitamin D and joint pain: What does the research say?
Vitamin D is a nutrient that is vital for bone health. Several studies show that low levels of vitamin D can cause increased joint and muscle pain, but the research to date is inconclusive.
Medical News Today - Mon. May 28
Autism is not linked to eating fish in pregnacy
A major study examining the fish-eating habits of pregnant women has found that they are not linked to autism or autistic traits in their children. Scientists at the University of Bristol looked at the assumption that mercury exposure during pregnancy is a major cause of autism using evidence from nearly 4500 women who took part in the Children of the 90s study. Using analysis of blood samples, reported fish consumption and information on autism and autist ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 28
Tuberculosis: Pharmacists develop new substance to counteract antimicrobial re...
Antimicrobial resistance is on the rise worldwide. This is becoming a problem for infectious diseases like tuberculosis as there are only a few active substances available to combat such diseases. Pharmacists at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg MLU have now found a way to increase the efficacy of a common tuberculosis agent while, at the same time, reducing resistance to it. The research group presents its latest developments in the international ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 28
No Evidence Acupuncture Boosts Fertility Treatment
Although some women may try acupuncture hoping it will help them conceive, new research suggests it won t. The study compared outcomes for more than 800 Australian and New Zealand women who underwent either real or sham acupuncture along with their in vitro fertilization IVF treatments. The women ranged in age from 18 to 42 and underwent IVF cycles using fresh embryos, according to an Australian team led by Caroline Smith, of the NICM Health Research Insti ...
Healthday - Fri. May 18
Box breathing: How to do it, benefits, and tips
Box breathing is a powerful, yet simple, relaxation technique that aims to return breathing to its normal rhythm. This breathing exercise may help to clear the mind, relax the body, and improve focus.
Medical News Today - Fri. May 18
Qi deficiency: What is it and can you treat it?
According to Traditional Chinese Medicine TCM , qi is the vital energy that circulates through the body at all times. Practitioners believe that a qi deficiency is linked to the spleen and that rest and eating certain foods can treat the imbalance.
Medical News Today - Fri. May 18