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
Experiencing a headache can ruin anyone’s day: it’s painful, annoying, and can prevent you from enjoying your day. But what most people don’t realize is that there are several different kinds of headaches, each with their own unique set… Read More
Otosclerosis—also known as otospongiosis—is a condition that affects the ears where an abnormal growth of bone forms around the stapes bone, a tiny bone in the middle of the ear. This bone is then stuck in place, and for the… Read More
Drinking alcohol—be it a couple of beers or a glass of wine—is generally considered a weekend or special occasion activity, but according to a new study, having a drink every day may help protect a person’s heart against disease.
Yes,… Read More
A new study presented by researchers at the department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology at Uppsala University in collaboration with colleagues at Karolinska Institute Medical University have produced a new tool for the prognosis and choice of therapy for rheumatoid… Read More
Prostatitis (prostate inflammation) causes painful urination and urinary tract infections (UTIs) increase the risk of developing the condition. Prostatitis can be referred to as an infection of the prostate, but inflammation often occurs without a known infection. Roughly five to… Read More