Dry skin: Seven home remedies
Whether it is caused by aging, an underlying skin condition, or environmental factors, having dry skin can be uncomfortable and itchy. There is a range of treatments available to treat dry skin at home - but which are most effective
Medical News Today - Thu. Sep 28
Onion juice for hair growth: Does it work?
Onions, normally seen as a humble kitchen staple, may have uses other than simply adding flavor to our food. It might sound surprising to some, but onion juice is also a home remedy for hair loss.
Medical News Today - Tue. Sep 26
80 percent of activity tracker users stick with the devices for at least 6 mon...
PHILADELPHIA -- Use of activity trackers, such as wearable devices and smartphone apps, is on the rise, and a new study shows that 80 percent of users stuck with the device for at least six months. Though the gadgets may help motivate users to increase exercise, the populations that could benefit most may not be using the technologies. In the first national study of a large, diverse population, researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the Universi ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 26
Does CBD oil work for chronic pain management?
While many people use cannabidiol oil to relieve pain, more scientific research is needed to be certain it can be safely used. Understanding cannabidiol can help overcome the stigma associated with it.
Medical News Today - Sun. Sep 24
Five effective essential oils for headaches
Essential oils are used as home remedies for a variety of ailments. But is using essential oils an effective way to relieve headaches, and, if so, which essential oils are best
Medical News Today - Sun. Sep 24
Five hacks for a good work-life balance
In today s often intense work culture, it can be difficult to strike and successfully maintain a good balance between work and our personal lives. This, in many cases, can cause burnout. Here, we provide for some tips on how to keep this balance and avoid self-sabotage.
Medical News Today - Sun. Sep 24
Individualized diets for irritable bowel syndrome better than placebo
New Haven, Conn.-- Patients with irritable bowel syndrome who follow individualized diets based on food sensitivity testing experience fewer symptoms, say Yale researchers. Their study is among the first to provide scientific evidence for this medication-free approach to a debilitating condition. As many as one in five adults meet the criteria for irritable bowel syndrome IBS , a disorder that can cause chronic abdominal pain, gas, diarrhea, and constipati ...
EurekAlert - Sun. Sep 24
Seven tips for wisdom teeth pain relief
People often decide to have their wisdom teeth removed, as they can cause painful, aching gums. How can wisdom teeth pain be relieved at home before their removal
Medical News Today - Wed. Sep 20
Ensuring broccoli sprouts retain their cancer-fighting compounds
Raw broccoli sprouts, a rich source of potential cancer-fighting compounds, have become a popular health food in recent years. But conventional heat treatment used to kill bacteria on produce can reduce levels of the broccoli sprouts helpful phytochemicals. Now researchers report in ACS Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry that high pressure processing could wipe out harmful bacteria while maintaining high concentrations of its health-promoting ingre ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Sep 20
How to use rosemary oil for hair growth
Hair loss can undermine self-esteem and it can be a challenge to search for a cure. However, some studies recommend rosemary oil to encourage hair growth or to halt hair loss.
Medical News Today - Tue. Sep 19
Comprehensive meta-analysis affirms cranberries' role in promoting a healthy u...
CARVER, Mass., September 19, 2017 - A thorough review of dozens of studies led scientists to conclude that healthcare professionals should be telling their patients to have cranberry products as a first step in reducing recurrent UTIs. The comprehensive meta-analysis and assessment of human clinical trials, published in the official journal of the American Urological Association, The Journal of Urology reg , assures practitioners and their patients that cr ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 19
Slimming tea: Does it work and is it bad for you?
Slimming teas are often advertised as a way to lose weight and cleanse the body. The theory is that the tea stimulates digestion, aids metabolism, and, in some cases, rids the body of impurities.
Medical News Today - Sun. Sep 17