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view post Medical News Today: How blood vessel health may drive IBD

Researchers have found that blood vessels likely contribute to the development of inflammatory bowel diseases. The finding also suggests novel

view post Medical News Today: Alzheimer’s disease: Brain immune cells may offer new treatment target

A new study attributes the link between tau protein clumping and brain damage in Alzheimer’s disease to brain immune cells

view post Medical News Today: What to know about acetylcholine

Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter that plays a key role in brain and muscle function. Here, we look at what acetylcholine

view post Medical News Today: What is plantar fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is a common condition that causes pain in the heel. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment

view post Too old for the pediatrician? Time to switch doctors

It happens to every young adult: at some point, they become too old for their pediatrician. When it happens depends

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view post A Magical Way to Work with Our Habitual Patterns

“You have Within you more love than you could ever understand.” ~Rumi By Leo Babauta Every day, I work with

view post Medical News Today: What are the 12 cranial nerves?

The cranial nerves are a set of twelve nerves that originate in the brain. Each has a different function for

view post Medical News Today: What to know about post-viral syndrome

Post-viral syndrome, or post-viral fatigue, refers to tiredness or weakness that lingers after a person fights off a viral infection.

view post Medical News Today: Depression: Brief change in diet may relieve symptoms

The role of nutrition in depression is an area of increasing research. A recent study tries a 3-week nutritional intervention

view post Medical News Today: How air pollution may lead to hair loss

New research explains the effect of pollution particles on hair follicle cells and suggests that the mechanism explains why pollution

view post Medical News Today: Thyroid cancer: New test could reduce unnecessary diagnostic surgeries

A new test that looks for a chemical fingerprint of thyroid cancer in fine needle aspiration samples may improve the

view post Should I participate in a cardiac rehabilitation program?

Cardiac rehabilitation (CR), or “cardiac rehab,” is a multifaceted, medically supervised program proven to improve heart health and outcomes in

view post Medical News Today: What to know about boswellia

Boswellia is a resin that has widespread use in natural medicine. Scientific research is starting to provide evidence for its

view post Medical News Today: What are the best foods to aid digestion?

Eating certain foods can make it easier for the digestive system to work. In this article, we discuss some foods

view post Ranitidine (Zantac) recall expanded, many questions remain

As anticipated, recall of the popular heartburn medicine ranitidine (Zantac) has expanded. But we still have more questions than answers.

view post Medical News Today: Human breath may significantly affect office air quality

New evidence suggest that humans unintentionally pollute office air by carrying and spreading harmful volatile compounds into the indoor environment.

view post Medical News Today: Having a dog may boost survival after a heart attack or stroke

Two new studies show that owning a dog significantly reduces people’s risk of death following a heart attack or stroke,

view post Medical News Today: Graphene air filter traps and kills bacteria

Scientists have devised a graphene air filter that can capture and destroy microorganisms, such as bacteria and other infectious agents

view post Gene testing to guide antidepressant treatment: Has its time arrived?

Depressive disorders are among the most common conditions that disrupt lives. Fortunately, medications, psychotherapies, and lifestyle changes are usually successful

view post Medical News Today: How does a vasectomy affect ejaculation?

Once the body has healed, ejaculation after a vasectomy should be the same as it was before. Learn more about