Having high triglyceride levels is often part of the criteria when diagnosing high cholesterol, and it also plays a role in cardiovascular disease and strokes. Keeping triglyceride levels down in our blood stream may require the use of pharmaceutical medication,… Read More
If there is one thing in life that every adult wants, it’s probably to be young again. Not just to feel young, but to have boundless energy, youthful skin, and be at the peak of physical health. Sadly, however, we… Read More
Researchers may have found yet another reason that getting the necessary shut-eye is so important, especially for men. According to a new preliminary study, sleep deprivation may be linked to fatal prostate cancer.
A study analyzed long-term data from more… Read More
Enjoying a drink now and then doesn’t do us much harm. In fact, if alcohol is consumed modestly, it may actually provide some health benefits. We can all agree there is definitely a point when drinking too much and too… Read More
Patients suffering from cases of severe multiple sclerosis (MS) received great news in the form of a new drug approval by the US Food and Drug Administration. The new medication offers hope for the most severe form of the progressive… Read More
Resistant hypertension (high blood pressure) is diagnosed when a person has made the appropriate lifestyle changes in order to reduce their blood pressure or have taken at least two different types of blood pressure-lowering medications, and yet their blood pressure… Read More
Infectious arthritis is an infection in a joint, and it may also be referred to as septic arthritis. It typically occurs due to an infection caused by bacteria or a virus that spreads to a joint or the fluid surrounding… Read More
Researchers at John Hopkins University School of Medicine have just discovered that a type of bacteria that causes inflammatory gum infections also triggers the inflammatory response characteristic of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The researchers believe that this new finding could have… Read More
According to a study published online by JAMA Ophthalmology, patients with age-related macular degeneration who received seven or more eye injections of the drug Bevacizumab annually had a higher risk of having glaucoma surgery.
The most common cause of macular … Read More
When people think of strokes, they immediately think of an abnormality occurring in the brain. However, it can happen in the eyes too. This type of stroke is referred to as retinal artery occlusion.
A typical stroke affecting the brain… Read More