Fibromyalgia

Living with a medical mystery: Why are autoimmune disorders so puzzling?

Susan Tota was tired. Profoundly tired. All the time. Even though she was only in her late 20s.<p>"I basically worked, slept, and ate," she recalls.<p>She …

Medicine

Sound therapy may train the brain to ignore tinnitus

(Reuters Health) - A sound-emitting device worn in the ear during sleep may train the brain to ignore an annoying chronic ringing in the ears, a new study suggests.<p>People with the disorder, known as tinnitus, who slept with the in-ear devices felt less bothered than patients who used bedside noise …

Headphones

Could Botox stop teeth grinding?

At my age, I have never considered Botox. Being the early side of 30, skin creams and face masks seem to be keeping those inevitable signs of aging …

Pain

Turmeric for IBS: Benefits and use

• Overview<br>• Does it work<br>• Side effects<br>• How to use turmeric<br>• Takeaway<p>Beyond being a staple of Asian cuisine, turmeric has long been used in traditional …

Alternative Medicine

9 Treatments for Restless Legs Syndrome

Photo: Shutterstock<p>Is Restless Legs Syndrome Affecting Your Sleep?<p>You may know it as the urge to move or jerk your legs when you’re sitting or lying …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Panniculitis: Symptoms, types, and treatment

• What is panniculitis?<br>• Symptoms<br>• Causes<br>• Types<br>• Treatment<br>• Outlook<p>Panniculitis causes large, tender bumps to form under the skin. They usually occur on the …

Medicine

Grind your teeth at night? Botox may help

If you're one of the millions of people who grind and clench their teeth during sleep, an injection of Botox might be the answer, a small study suggests.<p>The condition, called bruxism, can lead to pain, headaches, jaw problems and damaged teeth. However, the researchers reported that shots of Botox …

Pain

Interstitial lung disease: Causes, outlook, and diagnosis

• Types<br>• Symptoms<br>• Causes<br>• Complications<br>• Diagnosis<br>• Treatment<br>• Takeaway<p>Interstitial lung disease is the name given to a group of conditions that cause …

Medicine

Signs and Symptoms of Low Testosterone in Men

Testosterone is a critical hormone in the body. “In men, it’s thought to regulate sex drive (libido), bone mass, fat distribution, muscle mass and …

Lifestyle

Using coffee enemas for healing chronic Lyme and fibromyalgia

<i>This article was originally published on NationalPainReport.com and is being republished here with permission from the editor. This article contains</i> …

Alternative Medicine

A Follow-Up On Kala After Mixed Phase III Results

Kala stock crashed on the mixed Phase III data on KPI-121 0.25% dry eye disease.<p>Market seems to overreact on the news.<p>We are not very surprised by …

Business

This New Documentary on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a Must-See—and Not for the Reason You Think

Most of us only <i>watch</i> Netflix in bed. Jennifer Brea self-directed a documentary, now streaming on the service, from hers, offering up a stunning glimpse of life with myalgic encephalomyelitis, the mysterious illness better known as ME, or chronic fatigue syndrome. Brea was a Ph.D. student at Harvard …

Pain

Neurostimulation for Migraine Attacks

Migraines are difficult to treat. Anti-migraine treatments have adverse effects and are often insufficiently effective. Moreover, when taken …

Pain

Hepatosplenic T-Cell Lymphoma: What to Know

Hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma (HSTCL) is a very rare lymphoma. Known clinically as “hepatosplenic γ δ T-cell lymphoma," this illness has only rarely …

Medicine

Monash led study of 1000+ heavy smokers reveals an undiagnosed burden of COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the fifth leading cause of death in Australia, with 7.5% of Australians over the age of 40 years …

Medicine

10 Health Conditions That May Lead to Disability

One-in-three people will become disabled before they retire. Depending on the severity of the condition, the disability may be mild or life-changing. …

Medicine

7 Celebrities You Didn't Know Have Fibromyalgia

Lady Gaga, Morgan Freeman, and Mary McDonough have all spoken out about the disorder.<p>What is it like to suffer from a condition that some people …

Lifestyle

Neurosarcoidosis: Symptoms, treatment, and causes

• What are the symptoms?<br>• Treatment<br>• Causes vs. multiple sclerosis<br>• Outlook<p>Neurosarcoidosis is a form of sarcoidosis, which is a long-term inflammatory …

Pain

The human skin microbiome

Altmetric: 108<p>More detail<p>Review<p>Allyson L. Byrd<br>• , Yasmine Belkaid<br>• & Julia A. Segre<p><i>Nature Reviews Microbiology</i><br>• doi:10.1038/nrmicro.2017.157<br>• Download …

PubMed

Managing Overactive Bladder in Men: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments

For most men, one trip to the bathroom will empty the bladder and provide relief for several hours. Men with overactive bladder (OAB) will regularly …

Pain

Nature

NEWS AND VIEWS<p>Strategy for making safer opioids bolstered<p>Compounds have been made that activate only the G-protein signalling pathway when bound to …

PubMed

Dietary salt promotes neurovascular and cognitive dysfunction through a gut-initiated TH17 response

Altmetric: 32<p>More detail<p>Article<p>Giuseppe Faraco,<br>• David Brea,<br>• Lidia Garcia-Bonilla,<br>• Gang Wang,<br>• Gianfranco Racchumi,<br>• Haejoo Chang,<br>• Izaskun Buendia,<br>• Monica M. …

Neuroscience

Fibrosarcoma: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

• Symptoms<br>• Causes<br>• Diagnosis<br>• Staging<br>• Treatment<br>• Prognosis<br>• Prevention<p>Fibrosarcoma is a rare type of cancer that affects cells known as fibroblasts. Fibroblasts …

Cancer

Hypersensitive brain network cause chronic headaches

<b>Washington:</b> A new study has found that brain networks of patients with fibromyalgia primes for rapid and global, responses to minor changes. …

Pain

Here’s What You Need to Know About ‘Migraine Hangovers’

When you think of hangovers, you might envision breakfast bagels or that movie about a bumbling group of dudes in Vegas. But migraines can lead to …

Pain

5 Causes of Jaw Pain That You Need to Know

Take a moment to say a silent thanks for your jaw. It helps you talk, drink, chew, and make facial expressions without thinking twice. That’s part of …

Pain

Fluoride & Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

<b>Summation - Fluoride & Secondary Hyperparathyroidism:</b><p>A hallmark feature of renal osteodystrophy, secondary hyperthyroidism is a disorder marked by …

Vitamins

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Immune System Activation in Newborns May Affect Developing Brain, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: Immune system activation that occurs as result of infection shortly after birth can cause persistent sleep pattern changes and …

Neuroscience

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Medicine

Scientists Develop Treatment for Tinnitus

Three million German people can now return to their normal life and work thanks to a new treatment for tinnitus or ear ringing.<p>US scientists strongly …

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