Hippocrates did WHAT to treat hemorrhoids?

Did you know that more than half of all people will experience hemorrhoids at least once in their life? While hemorrhoids are a problem no one looks forward to, if you ever find yourself dealing with that annoying condition, be VERY glad you don’t live in ancient Greece with the famous Hippocrates (aka the “father … Read more

Monday Mind Talks: Here’s How Eating Disorders Harm Your Mental Health

Eating disorders are a group of conditions in which individuals have abnormal eating habits that harm their health and psychosocial functioning. It is important to identify and diagnose individuals with this condition in view of its effect on mental and physical well-being. dr. Suchismitha Rajamanya, Internal Medicine Advisor, Manipal Hospital Whitefield, is here with us … Read more

Reality check: what supplements can and cannot do?

If you can’t meet the nutritional needs of food, supplements may seem like a solution. But do they work?ljubaphoto/iStockPhoto/Getty Images It is well known that eating a healthy diet helps protect against chronic diseases. Studies have consistently shown that a diet based on fruits and vegetables, whole grains, a variety of proteins and healthy fats … Read more

New imaging technique grimly reveals the source of long-lasting COVID in the lungs

While COVID vaccines have saved millions of lives worldwide by reducing the overall severity of the disease, nearly one in ten of those who recovered still have lingering symptoms after the initial illness is over. These patients exhibit a dizzying array of more than 200 symptoms, including dizziness, diarrhea, shortness of breath, fatigue and debilitating … Read more

An invisible threat to a healthy home

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Generation Next — Dr. Matthew Szarko, MD, WVU Medicine United Hospital pathologist |

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Current Monkeypox virus may show accelerated evolution as more new cases increase

The monkeypox outbreak that health authorities first noticed in Europe in May is getting worse. According to the latest report from the World Health Organization, there are more than 2,100 confirmed cases and at least one person has died. Now geneticists finally have enough data to get a handle on exactly how the outbreak started … Read more

CDC investigates ‘major, ongoing’ outbreak of meningococcal disease in Florida

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating “one of the worst outbreaks of meningococcal disease among gay and bisexual men in U.S. history” after at least 24 cases and six deaths were reported in Florida. In a Wednesday press release, the CDC described a serogroup C meningococcal outbreak that mainly spreads among … Read more

Man fights for life in ICU after contracting flesh-eating bacteria on Gulf Coast

CAMERON PARISH, La. (KPLC/Gray News) – While flesh-eating bacteria may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you head to the beach, doctors say it’s something to be aware of. This year, a deadly species of flesh-eating bacteria called Vibrio vulnificus is appearing earlier than in past summers. dr. Stephen Castleberry of … Read more

Los Angeles County reports 14 total probable monkeypox cases as infections slowly rise in US

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — As monkeypox infections continue to rise in the US, Los Angeles County public health officials Thursday reported a total of 14 possible cases in the region. LA County confirmed its first suspected case of monkey pox on June 2 after an adult resident of the district traveled and a known close … Read more