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Are We Taking Some Medicines for Too Long?

<i>By Sonya Collins<br>WebMD Health News</i><p><i>Reviewed by Michael W. Smith, MD</i><p>July 17, 2015 -- At any given time, almost half of all Americans are using at least …

Medicine

Biotin For Hair Growth | Biotin Side Effects And Benefits

Vitamins are very important for the better growth and development of the body.<p>If our body does not get required amount of essential vitamins and …

Should you Continue with your Depression Medication? | Daily Tips New York

The way you feel about something often really turns, on what you know others to think of the matter. For instance, as long as long as the doctor is …

Antidepressants And Painkillers Together May Raise The Risk Of Brain Bleeds

A new study in the journal <i>The BMJ</i> finds that the risk of intracranial hemorrhage – bleeding that occurs in or around the brain – is increased when one combines antidepressants with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) like ibuprofen or naproxen. Since depression and chronic pain often go …

Medicine

There May Be Some Hope For Restoring Lost Memories In The Brain

Alzheimer's Disease is the most common neurodegenerative disorder in the United States -- affecting more than 5 million Americans. Perhaps the most devastating symptom of the disease is its characteristic loss of memory and identity, which can take a heavy psychological and emotional toll on its …

Blood Test Could Tell Individual Smokers The Best Way To Quit

A personalized way to kick the habit<p>The best way for a smoker to quit might depend on how fast his or her body can break down nicotine.<p>A group of researchers in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine wanted to figure out the optimal way for individual …

University of Pennsylvania

I tried a brain-altering wearable that allows users to change their moods on demand

The ambiance of the luxury suite on the 14th floor of the Wynn Hotel is at once both sybaritic—the remains of a generous lunch are visible piled on a large tray as I enter the door—and clinical, with an array of wires, patches, electrodes in evidence scattered on tables and other flat surfaces. It …

The Brain

3D-Printed Osteoid Cast Uses Ultrasound to Speed Up Bone Healing

Say goodbye to the bulk, itchiness, and odor of traditional medical casts made of plaster. Turkish industrial designer Deniz Karasahin has come up with the concept design <i>Osteoid</i>, a 3D-printed cast that could completely transform the healing process for broken bones. This unique concept won the 2014 …

3D Printing

‘People with type 2 diabetes suffer memory loss, declining decision-making skills’

Brain. Image source veteranstoday<p>PEOPLE with type 2 diabetes lose brain power as their ability to regulate blood flow drops, research suggests.<p>A …

Feed Your Head: Mediterranean Diet to Prevent Memory Loss

This past week, my aunt died from dementia — a progressive, degenerative disease. She battled the disease for more than five years, but despite her …

Holistic Medicine

4 New Ways to Predict Memory Loss and Alzheimer's Disease

<b>Alzheimer's disease affects memory, thinking, concentration, and judgment</b>; and, ultimately impedes a person’s ability to perform normal daily …

Dementia

5 Prescription Drugs That Can Cause Memory Loss (And What You Should Take Instead)

A quick note from our founders<p><b>Have you been curious about the Ketogenic Diet? You're not alone!</b><p>Going "Keto" has helped so many of our friends drop …

Louis van Gaal's memory loss in his Man United presser, hails 'Mike Smalling' who was sat to his left

By Benjamin Newman Last Updated: July 21, 2015 11:33 am<p>There was a comedy moment in Louis van Gaal’s latest presser in America overnight.<p>The big …

Soccer

New Research Finds 70% Of People On Antidepressants Don’t Actually Have Depression

If you look at the sales for drugs like Zoloft, Lexapro, and Prozac, you start to see a significant rise in the number of people using antidepressant …

Depression

New Drug Treats Depression in Less Than 24 Hours With Minimal Side Effects

If clinical trials confirm the results, it could replace current drugs that can take between three and eight weeks to relieve symptoms.<p>Researchers in …

There's a New Treatment for Severe Depression—With Fewer Side Effects

One of the most common ways to treat for severe depression has been electroconclusive therapy (ECT), where electric currents are passed through the …

5 Things You Shouldn't Say to Someone Who's Depressed

As someone who has treated hundreds of people with depression, and coped with it personally, I understand some of the fear and confusion about the …