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Stents no better than drugs for many heart patients: US study

, Chicago - Many patients with severe but stable heart disease who routinely undergo invasive procedures to clear and prop open clogged arteries would do as well by just taking medications and making lifestyle changes, US researchers reported on Saturday11-16-2019. If adopted into practice, the fin

Diabetes cases soar, one in 11 adults affected: Doctors

Paris - More than 460 million people – one in 11 adults – now suffer from diabetes, largely brought on by an over-rich lifestyle short on exercise, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) said Thursday 14 November 2019. Releasing its latest Diabetes Atlas, the IDF said the current n

What can cause back pain and nausea?

Back pain and nausea can often occur together. Sometimes, the pain of a stomach issue can radiate to the back. Vomiting can also cause pain and tension in the back. Pain that radiates from the stomach to the back may signal a problem with an organ such as the liver or kidneys. In this article, we

Scientists uncover likely cause of US vaping deaths

Health officials have identified the likely cause of a series of vaping-related injuries and deaths recently reported in the US. Tests were carried out on lung fluids of 29 people who fell ill during a dangerous outbreak of respiratory-injuries linked to e-cigarettes. Although the presence of othe

Top tips for World Vegan Month if you’re feeling peckish

Here are a few tips for those thinking of exploring veganism, on the 25th anniversary of World Vegan Month Eat local… It’s very easy to stay vegan and still enjoy a multitude of Arabic food staples. Hummus is usually fine for vegans (just check that the restaurant hasn’t added y

Fruits and the keto diet: What to eat and what to avoid

by: Darnel Fernandez   (Natural News) The ketogenic or keto diet is a popular diet known to help people lose fat. It involves taking a restricted amount of carbohydrates while increasing fat consumption to be used as energy. This means that you have to give up quite a few foods to cut your ca

Diet plans

  When it comes to weight loss, there's no shortage of diet plans. Check any magazine rack, and you're bound to see the latest and greatest diet plans. But how do you know if a diet plan fits your needs and lifestyle? Ask yourself these questions about any diet plan you're considering: Doe

Ulcerative Colitis: Starting a Food Diary

Your head is packed with nutrition tips to help manage your ulcerative colitis (UC). Caffeinated drinks or high-fat or fiber-rich foods? Eat with caution. Smaller meals more often? A big yes. But even all the careful planning might not be enough to soothe your symptoms. Food itself doesn’t ca

Xanax is being recalled in the U.S. over possible contaminant — is it still safe to take it?

Rachel Grumman Bender    The popular anti-anxiety prescription drug Xanax is being recalled over the “potential presence” of a “foreign substance,” according to a statement by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Mylan Pharmaceuticals has issued a nationwide re

Dairy-heavy diet linked to higher risk of prostate cancer

Disclaimer: Views expressed in this article are the author's own and MSN does not endorse them in any way. Neither can MSN independently verify any claims made in the article. You should consult your physician before starting any weight loss or health management programme to determine if it is rig

Opioid crisis: Aberration, or logical outgrowth of for-profit US healthcare system?

By Helen Buyniski    Four major drug companies have reached a partial settlement over their role in the opioid epidemic, dodging a federal trial. The drug plague is less of an accident than an inevitable consequence of a for-profit healthcare system.US drug distributors AmerisourceBergen

Herbs and Spices with Health Benefits

The use of herbs and spices has been incredibly important throughout history.  Many have been used for over 3000 years in both China and India.  Modern science has now shown that many of them do indeed carry remarkable health benefits.Listed below are 10 of the world’s healthiest h

If You're Struggling to Lose Body Fat, Then You Should Do These 9 Things

Losing weight is all well and good, but when you're looking for the scale to drop, you are most likely wanting to lose fat, not muscle. So how do you make sure you're shedding fat and also maintaining lean muscle mass? It takes a concentrated effort to dial in your nutrition, get moving (specifica

How Do Agricultural Chemicals Affect Human Health?

By Meghan De Jong   Each year over 5.6 billion pounds of pesticides are sprayed across the world’s agricultural landscapes, despite the fact that these chemicals often have devastating impacts on both the environment and human health. It is estimated that approximately 25 million agricu

10 Top Benefits of Adding Olive Oil to Your Diet

By Julia   Olive oil is not just a dietary staple in the Mediterranean region. It also enjoys an honorable reputation in the United States. As a food ingredient, olives themselves are made up of 18 to 28 percent oil. About 75 percent of it is heart-healthy monounsaturated fatty acid or MUFA.

Best Homemade Natural Painkillers

  We are fortunate to have access to several kinds of over-the-counter pain relievers, because daily life comes with bumps, bruises, and aches. Sometimes chronic conditions like arthritis, sciatica, or spinal stenosis can be behind the pain. Our first instinct is usually to reach for some ac

The Conversation : This overdose-reversal medicine could reduce opioid deaths – so why don’t more people carry it?

Prodita Sabarini Forty-seven thousand Americans died of opioid-related overdoses in 2017 – similar to the number of deaths from car accidents and gun violence. That number could have been much lower had more people received naloxone, a medication that reverses opioid-related overdose. Nalox

J&J recalls 33,000 bottles of baby powder as FDA finds asbestos in sample

  J&J shares fell more than 6% to close at $127.70. The move marks the first time the company has recalled its iconic baby powder for possible asbestos contamination, and the first time U.S. regulators have announced a finding of asbestos in the product. Asbestos is a known carcinogen th


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