Colitis refers to the inflammation of the colon, more commonly known as the large intestine. The inflammation could be the result of an allergic reaction, infection, an inflammatory bowel disease, or due to a reduction in blood supply—a condition called… Read More
This week featured several articles on eye problems that cause distorted vision and covered the causes and treatments of problems such as palinopsia, oscillopsia, visual snow, metamorphopsia, and sudden blurred vision.
Vision problems are more than just blurry eyes caused… Read More
Risk factors for prostate cancer include age, race/ethnicity, family history, genetic changes and mutations, diet, obesity, smoking, chemical exposure, inflammation of the prostate, sexually transmitted disease, and undergoing a vasectomy.
Researchers have been focusing on chemical exposure and its link… Read More
Diastolic heart failure occurs when the lower left chamber of the heart, known as the left ventricle, is unable to fill with blood during the diastolic phase (when the heart relaxes and fills with blood). This reduces the amount of… Read More
An embolic stroke is caused by a blood clot that breaks loose somewhere in the body and travels into the brain through blood vessels. Once in the brain, the blood clot gets lodged in an artery, resulting in an embolic… Read More
HDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels are correlated to the psychological well-being of a person, according to a recent study published in Lipids in Health and Disease. The study was conducted to verify whether the psychological make-up of a person could… Read More
Postmenopausal women have low estrogen levels, which are associated with vascular problems such as high blood pressure and muscle problems causing loss of leg strength. However, there may be a simple solution for this. The latest research published in Menopause… Read More
We all experience low-energy from time to time, either due to poor sleep, stress, or even medical conditions. When we experience low energy, our ability to perform tasks becomes limited because we simply don’t have the energy to carry them… Read More
When it comes to reasons why you can’t get a good night’s sleep, the possibilities are endless. But these common myths could be contributing to your poor sleep without you even realizing it. And once you stop believing these myths,… Read More
Gut bacteria and insulin resistance affect our digestion, and according to a new study by John Hopkins researchers, they are also linked to obesity.
Why is gut bacteria important?
It is a well-known fact that our intestines have bacteria also… Read More
Human bowels are made up of the large intestine (colon) and the small intestine. Short bowel syndrome or short gut syndrome is a condition that affects people who have had a lot of their small intestine removed, significant damage to… Read More
Diabetes refers to a condition in which the pancreas may produce insufficient insulin or fail to produce insulin—a hormone that converts glucose into energy. When glucose is not converted into energy, it remains in the blood stream in significantly high… Read More