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
Visiting the doctor for low back pain? Expect something different now...
If you visit your family doctor with low back pain LBP , you may be surprised at the treatment options they suggest now. Recent changes to major international guidelines for the management of LBP mean that general practitioners GP are now unlikely to recommend pain medicines which were previously the go-to treatment. Low back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide. It is the second most common reason for seeking care from a family doctor. In Aus ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Nov 18
New link found between gut bacteria and age-related conditions
A new study shows for the first time that gut bacteria from old mice induce age-related chronic inflammation when transplanted into young mice. Called inflammaging , this low-grade chronic inflammation is linked to life-limiting conditions such as stroke, dementia and cardiovasuclar disease. The research, published today in open-access journal Frontiers in Immunology , brings the hope of a potentially simple strategy to contribute to healthy ageing, as the ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Nov 11
Younger women with advanced breast cancer needlessly excluded from treatment t...
Lisbon, Portugal Pre-menopausal women with the most common type of advanced breast cancer are usually excluded from medical research unnecessarily, according to an expert panel at the Advanced Breast Cancer Fourth International Consensus Conference ABC 4 . In new guidelines for treating advanced breast cancer agreed today Saturday , the panel said that the majority of clinical trials for hormone-dependent advanced breast cancer either explicitly exclude pr ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Nov 11
Cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic pain -- can CBT help fight the Opioid...
Nov. 9, 2017 - By teaching patients better strategies for coping with chronic pain, cognitive behavioral therapy CBT is a valuable treatment alternative for the millions of Americans taking opioids for noncancer pain, according to an article in the Journal of Psychiatric Practice . The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer . Cognitive behavioral therapy is a useful and empirically based method of treatment for pain disorders that can decrease reliance on ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Nov 11