Sound Plus Electrical Body Stimulation Has Potential to Treat Chronic Pain

Sound Plus Electrical Body Stimulation Has Potential to Treat Chronic Pain

Summary: Combining electrical stimulation with sounds that activate the somatosensory cortex could help bring relief to those suffering from chronic pain and other neurological conditions. Source: University of Minnesota A University of Minnesota Twin Cities-led team has found that electrical stimulation of the body combined with sound activates the brain’s somatosensory or “tactile” cortex, increasing … Read more

Symptoms, vaccine, what experts want you to know

Symptoms, vaccine, what experts want you to know

The CDC is reporting more than 9,400 cases of monkeypox in the United States. The World Health Organization said children are more likely than adults to develop severe disease. Monkeypox symptoms usually start within three weeks of exposure, and may include a fever and rash. As monkeypox cases climb in the United States and children … Read more

13 red flag cancer symptoms to absolutely get checked out

13 red flag cancer symptoms to absolutely get checked out

We all know that the earlier cancer is detected, the better the chance of survival. Yet new research has found half of UK adults with a possible cancer symptom don’t contact their GP within six months. A YouGov poll of 2,468 people for Cancer Research UK (CRUK cancerresearchuk.org) found just 48% of those who’d experienced … Read more

What you need to know

What you need to know

In December 2018, a 53-year-old woman showed up at a hospital in China with flu-like symptoms. She was infected with a henipavirus, a class that includes some dangerous pathogens like Nipah virus, which has a fatality rate from 40% to 75%. But the virus infecting the patient was genetically distinct from the other henipaviruses scientists … Read more

5 Key Cardiologist Tips for Boosting Heart Health

5 Key Cardiologist Tips for Boosting Heart Health

From the chia water internal shower recipe (steeped in toxic diet culture) to the (extremely dangerous) Benadryl challenge that caused one death, TikTok trends can certainly be something to be wary of. Recently, however, one health-focused TikTok trend has surfaced that does have some solid potential. These videos offer sage advice from experts in various … Read more

WHO warns people not to attack monkeys amid monkeypox outbreak

WHO warns people not to attack monkeys amid monkeypox outbreak

The World Health Organization is urging the public not to attack monkeys amid the monkeypox outbreakfollowing reports that primates have been poisoned and killed in Brazil. “What people need to know is that the transmission we are seeing is happening between humans,” WHO spokesperson Dr. Margaret Harris said Tuesday at a press briefing in Geneva. … Read more

Simple and healthy diet tips for weight loss

Simple and healthy diet tips for weight loss

The practice of medicine in the US has made incredible strides over the past hundred years. Even so, we suffer from a host of preventable chronic diseases that have reached epidemic proportions, including heart disease and type 2 diabetes. A big factor in the rising level of chronic health conditions is the American diet. As … Read more