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6 Potential Mental Health Benefits of Deleting Social Media

“Social media cleanse”—a fancy term for deleting social media—has become something of a buzz-phrase in our increasingly plugged-in society. In December 2015, Ed Sheeran took an indefinite hiatus from Instagram…

All you should know about biotin deficiency

All you should know about biotin deficiency

Biotin is a B vitamin also known as vitamin H or B-7. It helps the body convert carbohydrates into glucose, which it needs to make energy. Biotin also helps metabolize…

Can you get a headache from sugar?

Can you get a headache from sugar?

Rapid swings in blood sugar levels caused by eating too much sugar or too little sugar can sometimes cause headaches. Headaches can range from annoying to debilitating, so understanding what…

Take three steps before visiting GP, public urged

Take three steps before visiting GP, public urged

Image copyright PA People should take three steps to try to solve a health problem before seeing their GP, a doctors’ leader has urged. Patients should see if they can…

World first for dog’s broken leg

Researchers in Scotland have saved the leg of a dog using a new technique to grow bones in the laboratory. Eva the dog would have had her entire leg amputated…

What to Expect After IUD Removal: Ob/Gyn Experts Explain

Whether you have an IUD removal on the books or you’re just wondering what the procedure is like, you’ve come to the right place. IUDs, also known as intrauterine devices,…

Special Report: In a hospital ward in Yemen, the collapse of a nation

ADEN (Reuters) – Nahla Arishi, chief pediatrician at the al-Sadaqa hospital in this Yemeni port city, had not seen diphtheria in her 20-year career. Then, late last month, a three-year-old…

Knee osteoarthritis: What’s the best weight loss plan?

Knee osteoarthritis: What’s the best weight loss plan?

A new study set out to explore the best weight loss regimen for overweight and obese people living with osteoarthritis of the knees. Knee osteoarthritis can sometimes lead to knee…

Tomatoes may restore lung damage caused by smoking

Tomatoes may restore lung damage caused by smoking

From cutting skin cancer risk in half to supporting the immune system, a diet rich in tomatoes and fruits imparts many health benefits. Now, researchers have found that these foods…

What you should know about morbid obesity

What you should know about morbid obesity

Obesity is an ever-growing health problem. As the number of overweight and obese Americans rises so does the number who are severely or morbidly obese. Morbid obesity is a serious…