A fifth of American adults take medications that clash with each other, according to new research from Oregon State University and Yale University, underscoring the need to keep all care providers in the loop about each patient’s treatment plan.
Nearly 75 percent of older people in the United States have a chronic medical condition, meaning that many of them could be treating those conditions with medications that should not be combined – and the treatment for one condition could be …Read more
That’s small effort for big payoff. If you’ve experienced the frustration and embarrassment of urinary incontinence (UI), an involuntary loss of urine, you might be dancing up a storm in no time.
Millions of women around the world have this condition. For some, it can be a mild irritation but, for others, it is overwhelming. …Read more
Acupuncture is a form of Chinese medicine that has been practiced for thousands of years. Many people use acupuncture to treat various ailments including chronic pain, migraines and nausea caused by chemotherapy. A study published in Acupuncture in Medicine suggests that acupuncture may also be an effective treatment for weight loss.Read more
Forget the messy eye drops. Newly developed contact lenses may be the answer. Researchers from Massachusetts Harvard Medical School say these revolutionary lenses are in the works.
Glaucoma is the eye disorder that results from a blockage in the tubes that allows the eye to drain. The fluid in the eye begins to accumulate …Read more