Tag: Symptoms

Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak: Signs, Symptoms, And Treatment

Recently, a woman who thought she had a runny nose found out that it was actually cerebrospinal fluid leaking out of her brain. Here are all the symptoms of the medical condition and what one can do to treat it.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 10, 2018

Rare Eye Cancer Ocular Melanoma: Signs, Symptoms, And Treatment

Recent reports highlighted the risks of ocular melanoma, which is considered quite rare. This form of eye cancer can have many symptoms or signs but such condition is difficult to detect visually in its early stages.

Medicine May 5, 2018

Colorectal Cancer: 'Very, Very Subtle' Signs And Symptoms To Heed

In light of new findings that more Gen Xers and millenials are getting colorectal cancers, what signs and symptoms should one look for? Quite subtle ones, according to experts who remind about common indicators of the disease.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 3, 2017

Palliative Care Improves Quality Of Life And Survival, Lessens Patient Symptoms: Study

Palliative care has been found to improve quality of life and survival rates and lessen symptoms for patients with serious illness. Researchers are pushing to have palliative care offered as a standard health care practice, not merely as an add-on.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 24, 2016

Breakthrough Drug May Help Reduce Symptoms Of Severe Asthma

Hailed as a 'game-changer,' a new asthma drug has been found to significantly reduce the symptoms of severe asthma. Researchers believe the new drug offers hope for millions of asthma sufferers.

Public Health August 7, 2016

Vaginal Yeast Infection: Signs, Symptoms, Treatment And Prevention

Vaginal yeast infection can be detrimental to one's health. Here's what you should know about vaginal yeast infection and how to prevent it.

Life April 10, 2016

Epilepsy: Signs, Seizures, Diagnosis, Treatment And Care

Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder, however, the symptoms caused by this disorder such as seizures are similar to symptoms caused by other health conditions. How do we then really know if its epilepsy?

Life March 29, 2016

Zika Virus Now In The US: What You Should Know About This Mosquito-Borne Disease That Causes Birth Defects

The CDC confirmed that the Zika virus has reached the United States. This virus may not be harmful to adults, but it may cause birth defects to the unborn child of pregnant women.

Life January 12, 2016

These Symptoms May Be Sudden Cardiac Arrest Warning Signs

Most people believe that sudden cardiac arrests are so abrupt that intervention is almost impossible. However, a new study in Portland revealed that if the warning signs are caught early on, survival odds for patients could improve.

Life December 22, 2015

Everything You Need To Know About E. Coli Infection: Signs, Symptoms And Treatment

Investigators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are looking into a latest string of E. coli infections detected in Kansas, Oklahoma and North Dakota last month that caused five people to become sick. Each of the victims has reportedly dined at a Chipotle restaurant a week before.

Life December 22, 2015

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Signs, Symptoms And Common Treatments

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease affecting connective tissues including the joints. Common signs and symptoms include pain, swelling and stiffness of the joints in the hands, feet, knees and elbows.

Life November 10, 2015

New Study Reveals Why You Should Not Rely On Online Symptom Checkers: Yes, Dr. Internet Is No Good

A new study suggests that patients should not rely on online symptom checkers for medical advice. Developers of such services do not seek approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Life July 11, 2015

Peanut Allergy May Be More Difficult To Diagnose Due To Asthma Symptoms

Does your child have asthma? There’s a good chance that he might be allergic to peanuts as well.

Life May 18, 2015

Most People Ignore Cancer Signs and Symptoms, Survey Reveals

Cancer can happen to anyone at any time. Unfortunately, a lot of people are putting themselves at even bigger risk by ignoring possible cancer symptoms.

Life December 4, 2014

Broccoli compound alleviates autism symptoms: Study

Chemical in broccoli, by mimicking how a fever affects the body, seems to reduce symptoms of autism, researchers say. Chemical known as sulforaphane already being studied for apparent ability to slow cancers.

Life October 14, 2014

Women with PTSD symptoms with higher risk of food addiction: Study

Women who show PTSD symptoms are more likely to meet food addiction criteria. Around 7 to 8 percent of Americans suffer from PTSD at some point in their life.

Life September 18, 2014

Early autism treatment could diminish symptoms, improve development

A new study shows that treatment in children as young as six months old can provide effective prevention for autism spectrum disorder.

Healthy Living/Wellness September 9, 2014

If your ears are ringing, try coffee: Study finds it helps reduce tinnitus

Consumption of higher-than-average amounts of caffeine may prevent occurrence of tinnitus with its ringing in the ears, study suggests. Researchers say they don't know why, look to further studies.

Healthy Living/Wellness August 8, 2014

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