Headaches: What Yours Is Trying To Tell You

Recurring headaches should never be ignored.Credit: iStock From the pounding of a migraine to a low-level nagging discomfort, few of us escape the pain of a headache. According to a 2022 study published in The Journal of Headache and Pain, more than half the world’s population – 52 per cent – have experienced some type […]

If Cancer Can’t Survive In An Alkaline Environment, Why Don’t We Use That As A Treatment?

Shutterstock If no disease, including cancer, can survive in an alkaline environment, then why aren’t doctors using this method to heal their patients? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Mike Condron, M.D. Medicine, Meharry Medical College, on […]

Sore Throats Suck. Do Throat Lozenges Help At All?

It’s hard to get through a winter without suffering sore throat, but luckily they normally get better within a few days. Sore throat is a common symptom of COVID and its newer variants. And of course, many sore throats are caused by viral colds or flu, so they can be treated at home. The most […]

Monkeypox Likely Spread By Sex at 2 Raves In Europe

This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left, and spherical immature virions, right, obtained from a sample of human skin associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. A leading doctor who chairs a World Health Organization expert group described the unprecedented outbreak […]

Trial Finds Vitamin D Supplements May Reduce Risk of Autoimmune Disease

New data from a large placebo-controlled clinical trial investigating the effect of daily vitamin D and omega-3 use indicates the supplements may reduce the risk of developing autoimmune disease. At the five-year follow-up, the trial found those taking vitamin D alone, or in conjunction with omega-3, showed lower rates of autoimmune disease compared to those […]