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Hearing problems and vision impairment in seniors reduce active participation in events and activities. It is important for older adults to stay socially active as it helps improve quality of life and overall health outcomes, but their ability to engage… Read More
Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease that impacts about 700,000 Americans. The inflammatory processes and ulcers associated with this condition lead to a lot of discomfort as well as frequent emptying of the colon.
In inflammatory bowel disease… Read More
Ulcerative colitis and diverticulitis are two conditions affecting the colon and gastrointestinal system. Nonetheless, their origins, symptoms, and treatments are quite different.
Ulcerative colitis is part of the group of conditions known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs). Prior to the… Read More
Psoriasis was found to be influenced by stress and linked to itchy skin, hyperhidrosis, and flaky patches on scalp. The percentage of psoriasis patients who believe that stress affects their skin is quite high – between 37 and 87 percent… Read More
Crohn’s disease patients report high fatigue levels, according to research. Often overlooked by doctors, fatigue as a symptom can have a large toll on the quality of life in Crohn’s disease patients. Previous studies have shown links between fatigue and… Read More
Rheumatoid arthritis and gout hospitalization trends have reversed, according to new research. In the last two decades, there has been a switch in hospital admission trends, with more gout patients being hospitalized than rheumatoid arthritis patients. Researcher Sian Yik Lim… Read More
May is the National Stroke Awareness Month, so we compiled an overview of some of the many factors contributing to stroke, including high blood pressure, the Mediterranean diet, migraine with aura, and the flu vaccine. Stroke is a… Read More
If you’re a male, having a deeper voice doesn’t necessarily make you more attractive to women, but it is associated with greater dominance. Two new experiments revealed the differences in the perceived attractiveness of deeper male voice between the animal… Read More
Fibromyalgia affects sensory perception and blunts touch perception. The findings of the study reveal that there is abnormal processing of signals in C-type skin nerves (associated with the perception of touch) in fibromyalgia.
The researchers from the National Center for… Read More
April 2016 is IBS Awareness Month, which highlights health conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), diverticulitis, IBS symptoms, anxiety, and depression. IBS is a growing gastrointestinal problem, affecting nine to 23 percent of the world’s population.… Read More
Heart attack recovery is slower with mental stress in women. Women experience higher stress levels than men, which can contribute to worsened recovery outcomes when it comes to heart attack, according to researchers at Yale University.
First author Xiao Xu… Read More
Stroke risk may increase with caring for a sick spouse or experiencing violence. In a study, spouse caregivers that were stressed had a 95 percent higher risk of stroke compared to matched controls.
Lead author, Sindhu Lakkur, said, “Stroke is… Read More