An excess of the tau protein found in the brain may cause the spatial disorientation that makes those with Alzheimer’s disease wander, according to a recent study. Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center have found a link between the build-up… Read More
A Baker’s cyst (popliteal) is a fluid-filled sac that causes a bulge, along with feelings of tightness, behind the knee. The pain can worsen when the leg is extended at the knee or when the knee flexes as a result… Read More
We’ve all experienced muscle pain at one time or another. You know, the kind triggered by muscle strain, nerve compression, injury, not to mention when your joints are completely worn down.
Whether it happens suddenly or gradually, muscle pain can… Read More
A new urine test is being developed by researchers from Imperial College London, Newcastle University, and Aberystwyth University that has the ability to detect how healthy a patient’s diet truly is. The five minute test evaluates biological indicators in an… Read More
The world’s first MRI study of the effect of kidney disease on heart function shows that the necessary dialysis treatments for those with kidney failure can cause heart damage.
Recent research conducted by the University of Nottingham used magnetic resonance… Read More
Lower back pain and frequent urination often accompany each other. Pain in the lower back is a common complaint and is the number one reported reason for missing work. Lower back pain can be temporary or chronic, depending on the… Read More
Researchers are reporting that multiple sclerosis (MS) patients may see an improvement in working memory and brain connectivity through magnetic stimulation. This magnetic stimulation is known as repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), and it has been reported to help rebuild… Read More
Psoriatic arthritis patients are at a higher risk of heart disease, according to research findings. The study found that patients with psoriatic arthritis are three to four times more likely to develop plaque along the arteries—known as atherosclerosis—which increases the… Read More
Chronic neck pain can be relieved with tai chi, a low-impact mind-body exercise, according to research findings. Researchers compared a group of participants who completed tai chi exercises for neck pain relief to a control group that did not receive… Read More
Tingling in the left arm can be triggered by many different causes – some more serious than others. It’s important to pay attention to other symptoms you may be experiencing while the tingling in the left arm is taking place… Read More