All posts by LadyLively

  • Minor Cuts Are Simple to Treat

    There’s no need to panic if you cut yourself with a knife or broken glass, one dermatologist says, since most cuts can be treated at home. “The most important thing to do is to gently wash the...

    • Posted July 15, 2018
    • 15
  • To Fend Off Migraines, Try Keeping a Headache Diary

    A migraine diary may help you pinpoint — and avoid — headache triggers, a neurologist says. About 12 percent of people in the United States suffer from migraines, according to the Migraine Research Foundation. “A migraine can...

    • Posted July 14, 2018
    • 2
  • A 3-Pronged Plan to Cut Type 2 Diabetes Risk

    The type 2 diabetes tide remains unchecked in the United States, as does pre-diabetes — having a blood sugar level higher than normal, but not high enough for a diabetes diagnosis. A U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

    • Posted July 13, 2018
    • 0
  • Can You Eat Your Way to Better Asthma Control?

    Need another reason to eat healthy? New evidence bolsters the notion that nutritionally rich foods might help prevent or minimize asthma. While the study couldn’t prove cause and effect, one asthma specialist said there’s certainly no downside...

    • Posted July 13, 2018
    • 14
  • Brains May Be as Unique as Fingerprints

    New research suggests that no two brains are alike, as genetics and experience make their mark on your mind. “With our study, we were able to confirm that the structure of people’s brains is very individual,” said...

    • Posted July 13, 2018
    • 14
  • Where Snakebites Are Deadliest

    Where you live in the world may determine whether you’ll survive a snakebite. About 93 million people worldwide live in remote regions where there are venomous snakes. If bitten, these folks are at increased risk of death...

    • Posted July 13, 2018
    • 1
  • HPV Shot Eliminates Advanced Skin Cancer in 97-Year-Old

    Two years ago, Ian McKenzie thought his mom’s remaining days were dwindling. The 97-year-old woman had developed a severe case of what was thought to be an untreatable form of squamous cell carcinoma, the second leading form...

    • Posted July 13, 2018
    • 4
  • Health Highlights: July 13, 2018

    Jury Awards $4.62 Billion in Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Lawsuit Heart Disease in Dogs May be Linked to Certain Pet Foods: FDA FDA Creates Task Force to Tackle Drug Shortages

    • Posted July 13, 2018
    • 15
  • Health Tip: Understanding the Teenage Brain

    (HealthDay News) — The brain is the most complex organ in the body. It’s the center of learning, and is responsible for processing sensory information and directing the body’s responses. The teen brain is still maturing, though...

    • Posted July 13, 2018
    • 11
  • Health Tip: Microwave Safely

    (HealthDay News) — Microwave ovens, regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, should be safe to use without risking exposure to unhealthy amounts of radiation. Burns — from hot containers, overheated food or boiling liquids —...

    • Posted July 13, 2018
    • 15