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How to stop a runny nose: 5 natural and home remedies
A runny nose can be one of the most annoying symptoms of the common cold. Thankfully, there are several natural and home remedies to try.
Medical News Today - Thu. Feb 22
UNIST researchers reveal how one bacterium inhibits predators with poison
Infections caused by Gram-negative bacteria, such as salmonella, pneumococcus, and cholera have continued to be a major problem for patients with compromised immune systems, as well as for premature babies. Bdellovibrio and like organisms BALOs are bacterial predators that attack and feed on other gram-negative bacteria without harming humans. Therefore, the use of predatory bacteria has been suggested as an alternative approach to tackle a range of drug-r ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Feb 22
Study Finds Options to Opioid Use After Knee Surgery
Alternative drug-free interventions to manage pain, including acupuncture and electrotherapy, may help reduce the need for prescription painkillers after knee replacement surgery, a new review suggests. As prescription opioid use is under national scrutiny and because surgery has been identified as an avenue for addiction, it is important to recognize effective alternatives to standard pharmacological therapy, which remains the first option for treatment, ...
Healthday - Mon. Feb 19
Aromatherapy: The Scent of Dispute
Aromatherapy is an affordable, accessible natural path to relief for a variety of health problems, ranging from arthritis pain to nausea to drowsiness, supporters insist. But skeptics dismiss any claims that the use of essential oils from flowers, herbs and trees can promote health in any way. And both sides are unlikely to relinquish their positions anytime soon. Aromatherapy works for so many different things, it is amazing, said Kelly Holland Azzaro, a ...
Healthday - Mon. Feb 19
Sex Lives Often an Overlooked Casualty of Traumatic Brain Injury
For the more than 3 million Americans living with traumatic brain injury, there is often an unspoken problem Many suffer from sexual dysfunction, something that is easily overlooked as patients struggle with overwhelming physical and emotional issues that can last for years, new research has found. The sexual difficulties usually become most apparent about six months after the injury and, if left unaddressed, worsen with time, said study author Jhon Alexan ...
Healthday - Mon. Feb 19
11 iodine deficiency signs
Iodine is a mineral that is essential for good health. But what are the signs of iodine deficiency and is it dangerous
Medical News Today - Sat. Feb 17
Raw water: Is it safe to drink?
A person s body is about 60 percent water, and drinking water is essential to a healthful diet. However, what types of water a person drinks has become surprisingly controversial. One of the emerging trends in late 2017 and early 2018 is the sale of raw water.
Medical News Today - Sat. Feb 17
Home remedies for ringworm: 11 natural treatments
Ringworm is a very common fungal infection that is not, despite its name, caused by a worm. It is caused by the fungus Tinea , which is highly contagious. Anyone can get ringworm, although some people are more susceptible than others, such as those with compromised immunity and young children.
Medical News Today - Sat. Feb 17
Apple cider vinegar detox: Drink, diet, and side effects
Over the last few years, cleansing diets have been growing steadily in popularity. One example of a detox diet involves using apple cider vinegar an amber-colored vinegar made from cider or apple must.
Medical News Today - Sat. Feb 17
Infected hangnail: Treatment, complications, and when to see a doctor
A hangnail is a small piece of jagged or torn skin that appears at the very edge of the fingernail. Hangnail infections are common and highly treatable.
Medical News Today - Sat. Feb 17
How to make yourself poop: 7 natural remedies
Sometimes it can be difficult to have a bowel movement. We discover some of the natural remedies that can help a person poop, and lifestyle changes to help them stay healthy and regular.
Medical News Today - Sat. Feb 17
Direct access to physical therapy reduces costs to treat neck and back pain
Patients who begin care with a physical therapist for neck or back pain, rather than first seeing a physician, may realize comparable improvement in their condition at significantly reduced costs, according to a new study published in the February 2018 issue of the Journal of Orthopaedic Sports Physical Therapy reg JOSPT reg . In the United States alone, approximately 85 billion are spent annually on spine conditions, with an additional 10 to 20 billion at ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Feb 17