Urolithiasis (urinary tract stones) have been related to an increased risk of stroke in a new study from Kaohsiung Medical University. It has been shown in previous research that urinary tract stones are often connected with cardiovascular diseases, but there… Read More
Proteinuria (abnormal proteins in the urine) is a common side effect of stroke, but there is little known about the connection between proteinuria and patients who also suffer from hypertension (high blood pressure) following a stroke.
Previous studies have hypothesized… Read More
Exercise is recommended to keep your bones strong and prevent osteoporosis. Even if you have osteoporosis, you should still partake in some exercise, but the types of exercises do change. In fact, there are some exercises that should be… Read More
According to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, the use of certain medications, often prescribed to treat epilepsy, can increase a patient’s risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia. The results… Read More
The slow methodical form of exercise known as tai chi could be a good way to treat COPD. This according to a study that shows the ancient martial art is equivalent to traditional pulmonary rehabilitation treatment.
The study, published in… Read More
Some people can have a bone spur in the knee and not realize it because they have no symptoms, while others have pain so severe that it interrupts their regular movement. To get a better understanding of the causes of… Read More
In healthy individuals, the bright red of oxygenated blood circulating underneath your skin creates a pink tint around the fingertips. When blood is lost, the skin appears pale, but purple discoloration in the fingers indicate a lack of oxygen in… Read More
Several studies have found the use of antibiotics to have negative effects on different bodily systems. One collaborative study between Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health observed 37,510 women… Read More
A stroke and a seizure are two medical events that occur in the brain. Both conditions share similar symptoms, which can make diagnosis confusing. If both are left untreated, they could lead to serious long-term damage to the brain or… Read More
Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) is caused by misalignment of one or both temporomandibular joints in the mandible bone. The mandible is one of the largest and strongest bones in the face. It offers support for the lower jaw.
Trauma to… Read More