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Pregnancy and lupus – What you should know

Pregnancy and lupus Women with lupus can safely get pregnant and most will have normal pregnancies and healthy babies. However, all women with lupus who get pregnant are considered to have a “high risk pregnancy.” This means that problems during pregnancy may be more likely for women with lupus. It doesn’t mean there will definitely be … Continue reading “Pregnancy and lupus – What you should know”

Hormone Therapy to Treat Cancer

Hormone Therapy to Treat Cancer Credit: iStock Hormone therapy is a cancer treatment that slows or stops the growth of cancer that uses hormones to grow. Hormone therapy is also called hormonal therapy, hormone treatment, or endocrine therapy. Hormone Therapy to Treat Cancer Hormone therapy is used to: Treat cancer. Hormone therapy can lessen the … Continue reading “Hormone Therapy to Treat Cancer”

Stem Cell Transplants in Cancer Treatment

Stem cell transplants help restore blood-forming stem cells in people who have had theirs destroyed by certain cancer treatments. Credit: National Cancer Institute Stem cell transplants are procedures that restore blood-forming stem cells in people who have had theirs destroyed by the very high doses of chemotherapy or radiation therapy that are used to treat … Continue reading “Stem Cell Transplants in Cancer Treatment”

How Cancer Is Diagnosed

How Cancer Is Diagnosed X-rays use low doses of radiation to create pictures of the inside of your body. If you have a symptom or your screening test result suggests cancer, the doctor must find out whether it is due to cancer or some other cause. The doctor may ask about your personal and family … Continue reading “How Cancer Is Diagnosed”

What is Myocardial infarction

Myocardial infarction (MI), commonly known as a heart attack, occurs when blood flow decreases or stops to a part of the heart, causing damage to the heart muscle. The most common symptom is chest pain or discomfort which may travel into the shoulder, arm, back, neck, or jaw. Often it occurs in the center or … Continue reading “What is Myocardial infarction”

The Benefits of Breastfeeding for Both Mother and Baby | WebMD

In honor of Breastfeeding Awareness Month, we will be sharing a series of articles promoting breastfeeding.  This next one is about the “ABC’s” of breastfeeding – a brief overview of the basics you should know, republished in full from WebMD. Breastfeeding Overview Making the decision to breastfeed is a personal matter. It’s also one that’s likely to … Continue reading “The Benefits of Breastfeeding for Both Mother and Baby | WebMD”

Breastfeeding saves lives, boosts economies in rich and poor countries

In honor of Breastfeeding Awareness Month, we will be sharing a series of articles promoting breastfeeding.  This one focuses on breastfeeding as the most exquisite form of personalized medicine. SOURCE:  By Catharine Paddock PhD, Published Friday 29 January 2016 The decision not to breastfeed harms the long-term health, nutrition and development of children – and the … Continue reading “Breastfeeding saves lives, boosts economies in rich and poor countries”

What Causes Musculoskeletal Pain?

You can feel musculoskeletal pain in your muscles, ligaments, tendons, and bones. What can you do to ease the aches? Subscribe to WebMD here: https://www.youtube.com/user/WebMD Follow WebMD here: Website: http://webmd.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WebMD/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/webmd/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WebMD Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/webmd/ Source by [author_name] muscle pain,build muscle,increase flexibility,muscle pain cause,physical therapy,Musculoskeletal,pain management,Musculoskeletal pain

Diet & IBD – Edward Loftus Jr., M.D.

Edward Loftus Jr., M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic discusses the controversial topic of using nutrition in the setting of IBD, dietary changes that may help patients with IBD, and the difficulty of proving whether or not specific diets are helpful in treating IBD. For more information on IBD, visit: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/inflammatory-bowel-disease/DS01195/?mc_id=youtube source

The Basics: Pinkeye Causes and Treatments

Say goodbye to pinkeye. Find out how to soothe your red, itchy eye and keep the infection from spreading. Subscribe to WebMD here: https://www.youtube.com/user/WebMD Follow WebMD here: Website: http://webmd.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WebMD/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/webmd/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WebMD Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/webmd/ Source by [author_name] WebMD,health,pinkeye,eye infection,swollen eyelid,itchy eyes,is pinkeye contagious,pinkeye treatment,conjunctivitis,pinkeye cause