Hemorrhoids are swollen, irritated veins around the anus or rectum that can last for varying lengths of time. In some people, hemorrhoids clear up on their own after a few days. In other cases, they can become a regular occurrence.
The use of mud or wet clay as a topical skin treatment or a poultice is a common practice in some cultures and the concept of using mud as medicine goes back to earliest times. Now Mayo Clinic researchers and their collaborators at Arizona State University have found that at least one type of clay may help fight disease-causing bacteria in wounds, including some treatment-resistant bacteria. The findings appear in the International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents.
New findings show that male pattern baldness and getting gray hair prematurely puts men under 40 at risk of heart disease. In fact, these men are five times likelier to develop the condition, representing a risk higher than the one posed by obesity.
Engineered tissue containing human stem cells has allowed paraplegic rats to walk independently and regain sensory perception. The implanted rats also show some degree of healing in their spinal cords. The research, published in Frontiers in Neuroscience, demonstrates the great potential of stem cells -- undifferentiated cells that can develop into numerous different types of cells -- to treat spinal cord injury.
High alcohol consumption and smoking predict development of visible age-related signs. This is the first prospective study to show that heavy alcohol use and smoking are associated with generally looking older than one's actual age.
These new guidelines suggest avoiding pain medicines initially and discouraging other invasive treatments such as injections and surgery. If your pain started a long time ago, they might suggest treatments such as yoga, exercise or mindfulness as treatment. Other effective options could include spinal manipulation, acupuncture, or multi-disciplinary rehabilitation programs.
The findings showed that people who lived in areas with higher levels of PM2.5 and black carbon -- a type of air pollution from vehicle exhaust -- had lower levels of an important calcium and bone-related hormone, and greater decreases in bone mineral density than did those exposed to lower levels of the two pollutants.
New research finds that sexual intercourse is only rarely tied to cardiac arrest, a condition that causes the heart to stop beating suddenly
Stem cells taken from muscle tissue could promote better blood flow in patients with diabetes who develop peripheral artery disease, a painful complication that can require surgery or lead to amputation.
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Facts and data about stroke
- Each year nearly 800,000 people experience a new or recurrent stroke.
- A stroke happens every 40 seconds.
- Every 4 minutes someone dies from stroke.
- Up to 80 percent of strokes can be prevented.
- Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability .
Tension headache may be described as a mild to moderate constant band-like pain, tightness, or pressure around the forehead or back of the head and neck.
Gynaecomastia (referred to as "man boobs") is a common condition that causes boys’ and men’s breasts to swell and become larger than normal.
Heat stroke can kill or can cause damage to brain and internal organs. Although heat stroke mainly affects people over age 50, it also takes a toll on healthy young adults and athletes.
If you have a family history of diabetes, having sedentary lifestyle(desk job),overweight, age >30 years or any symptoms mentioned do not hesitate to screen yourself.
Why do we cry cutting onions?
Tears come in three distinct types, basal, reflex and emotional , and they each serve unique functions
The first simple and greatest truth regarding weight loss is , it’s a reality where there is no terms as too fat /too late /too old
Call it junk food, fast food, processed food we are eating it more than ever before. Junk food is called junk because its high in sodium, calories, fat and cholesterol, its everything that doctor didn’t order.
Like all drugs, painkillers simply mask the pain for which they are taken. They don’t “cure” anything. Someone continuously trying to dull the pain may find himself taking higher and higher doses—only to discover that he cannot make it through the day without the drug.
evere migraines are now being treated by Genesis — an implanted electrical stimulator.
Placed just under the skin, the device turns off the painful symptoms by sending out electrical signals that interfere with the pain messages travelling along the nerve to the brain.