Diabetes is a serious metabolic disease in which the body’s blood sugar levels are not correctly controlled. There are two types of this condition, Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 is also known as juvenile diabetes. It typically appears in childhood, often well before the age of 10. It’s possible for adults to get… Continue reading New Procedure Could Eliminate the Need for Insulin In Majority of Type 2 Diabetics
A COVID-19 vaccine is big news right now. Politicians like President Donald Trump are pushing for a vaccine to be approved by November 3rd. This has caused worries about whether these vaccines will be tested thoroughly enough. Even an expedited vaccine or one given an emergency approval will still have to meet certain FDA requirements… Continue reading All Potential COVID-19 Vaccines Must Pass These FDA Requirements
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease that remains a challenge to manage for both doctors and their patients for years. They have faced the challenge as more research on ways to manage its symptoms and progression is underway. However, recent studies in treatment and medications have brought about positive results and quality of… Continue reading Research on Division of Rheumatoid Arthritis into Two Types
Heart disease kills more women in the United States than any other ailment. Although it is the top killer of women, many American women are unaware of the statistics. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC, around one in five women’s death are directly related to heart disease. According to a… Continue reading Heart Disease: Top Cause of Death in Women. Do You Know the Warning Signs?
No spring-time egg hunts. No summer pool parties. No fall fairs. Less income to splurge on extras anyway. Covid-19 has been making everyone feel sad this year. Whether or not that sadness will devolve into full-blown depression is different for everyone, but there is growing concern that, come this winter, our nation may experience a… Continue reading Will More People Suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder this Winter?
The 2020-21 flu season begins in October for nations in the Northern Hemisphere following the conclusion of the influenza season in the South. The question on the lips of many experts as the flu season in the north begins is, how will COVID-19 and the lockdown measures that have been put in place work out?… Continue reading What We Can Learn From The Southern Hemisphere’s Flu Season
The flu is a very dangerous illness. Each year, millions of people get infected. While many survive without any ill results, many more die as a result. Others get the flu and suffer severe side effects. A case of the flu can leave people with debilitating symptoms such as exhaustion, reduced energy and even a… Continue reading Is It Too Soon for the Flu Vaccine?
Dementia is one of the most tragic things that can happen to a person. It can occur for many reasons, but the end result is the same: Disorientation, degradation of memory and cognitive skills, and a lack of awareness about what is happening around a person. According to available statistics, 50 million people throughout the… Continue reading Dementia Risk is Declining
The effects of poor sleep can include changes in mood and thinking difficulty, which can be bothersome, but for years, people have thought that missed sleep every now and then is nothing to worry about. However, research is now starting to suggest that individuals who typically get less than six hours of sleep per night… Continue reading Could Sleep Ward Off Alzheimer’s?
It goes without saying that the United States has been utterly battered by the COVID-19 pandemic, perhaps worse than any other western country. At the moment, the United States has more than 5.8 million infections and 180,000 deaths*. That says nothing about the tens of millions of unemployed Americans or the hundreds of thousands of… Continue reading COVID-19: Is It Really A Second Wave If The First Never Ended?