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Fibromyalgia – Genetics Home Reference

  Fibromyalgia is known to run in families, suggesting that genetic factors contribute to the risk of developing this disease. However, little is known for certain about the genetic basis of fibromyalgia. It is likely that variations in many genes, each with a small effect, combine to increase the risk of developing this condition. The … Continue reading “Fibromyalgia – Genetics Home Reference”

Aspirin Treatment for Chronic Sinusitis – Mayo Clinic

Dr. Matthew Rank, an allergy specialist at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ, discusses the option of aspirin desensitization treatment for chronic sinusitis. Learn more at http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/chronic-sinusitis/DS00232/DSECTION=treatments-and-drugs source

The Brain on ADHD

How does this brain disorder make it harder to pay attention and focus? ADHD in Adults: http://wb.md/2mOWsBe 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] ADHD,distracted,adult ADHD,cannot focus,adhd animation,add,explained,science,animation,explainer

Mind Over Matter: Prescription Pain Medications (Opioids)

  Long-term opioid use changes the way nerve cells work in the brain. This happens even to people who take opioids for a long time to treat pain, as prescribed by their doctor. The nerve cells grow used to having opioids around, so that when they are taken away suddenly, the person can have lots … Continue reading “Mind Over Matter: Prescription Pain Medications (Opioids)”

Miracles in Iowa – Mayo Clinic

It took the 911 dispatcher a moment to realize the brother and sister injured in the accident were not in the same car … they had crashed into each other. One was leaving the farm and the other was coming home. Their mom says their survival was nothing short of a miracle. source

Is Working Long Hours Raising Your Risk for Diabetes?

Women who work 45 hours or more each week may be upping their risk of diabetes, new research finds. Men who work the same number of hours, however, are not affected. While prior research has suggested a link between a long work week and an increased risk of diabetes, most of these studies focused on … Continue reading “Is Working Long Hours Raising Your Risk for Diabetes?”

The NIH HEAL Initiative | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

  Request for Information on The HEALing Communities Study NIDA, in partnership with SAMHSA, has released a Request for Information (RFI) for the HEALing Communities Study, part of NIH’s Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) Initiative. The HEALing Communities Study will test the implementation of an integrated set of addiction prevention and treatment approaches in an array of … Continue reading “The NIH HEAL Initiative | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)”

What Is Cardioversion?

If your heart doesn’t beat in a healthy rhythm, your doctor may do a treatment called a cardioversion. Here’s what to expect before, during, and after the procedure. Learn more: http://wb.md/2dGAMow 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,cardioversion,irregular heartbeat,heart rhythm,heart,Afib,blood … Continue reading “What Is Cardioversion?”

CJD Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease – Mayo Clinic

There is a disease that strikes just 300 Americans each year. Yet, it is a nightmare that some have described as a lightening quick version of Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s diseases combined. For families losing loved ones, research holds the only hope. Here’s Dennis Douda for Medical Edge. source

Benzodiazepines and Opioids | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

  More than 30 percent of overdoses involving opioids also involve benzodiazepines, a type of prescription sedative commonly prescribed for anxiety or to help with insomnia. Benzodiazepines (sometimes called “benzos”) work to calm or sedate a person, by raising the level of the inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA in the brain. Common benzodiazepines include diazepam (Valium), alprazolam … Continue reading “Benzodiazepines and Opioids | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)”