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Do You Need A Full-Body MRI Scan? Probably Not, Experts Say
on June 2, 2023 at 8:20 pm
Whole body MRI scans may lead to unnecessary follow-up tests that are not only expensive, but also anxiety-inducing, experts say.
Anxiety, Your Brain, and Long COVID: What the Research Says
on June 2, 2023 at 6:19 pm
Anxiety, depression, and COVID-19 can be a bad combination for your brain — and your long-term health. Having anxiety and depression before a COVID infection increases the risk of developing long COVID, researchers have found.
Doctor: What My Patients Have Taught Me About Crohn’s
on June 2, 2023 at 5:05 pm
A doctor explains some of the frustrations and problems his Crohn’s disease patients face and how he works to help them.
Doctors, Researchers Work Hard to Improve Crohn’s Disease Treatments
on June 2, 2023 at 5:02 pm
Learn how Crohn’s disease treatment and long-term outlook have improved over the past few decades.
Schizophrenia: Fighting the FDA for Clozapine Access
on June 2, 2023 at 3:09 pm
Are FDA REMS restrictions blocking access to clozapine for people with schizophrenia?
The Wisdom of Morrie: An Antidote to Today’s Loneliness Epidemic
on June 2, 2023 at 3:08 pm
Rob Schwartz, the son of the man made famous in the book Tuesday's with Morrie, has published a new volume of his late father's writings on life, love and joy.
Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Q&A With Kevin Kalinsky, MD
on June 1, 2023 at 6:45 pm
In this WebMD webinar, attendees asked Kevin Kalinsky, MD, Director of Breast Medical Oncology at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, about triple-negative breast cancer.
‘BE FAST’: Time and Support Key for Younger Stroke Patients
on June 1, 2023 at 4:28 pm
A study over 15 years found an overall increase of 11% nationwide, with a 38% increase in the 18 to 44 age group. Yet nearly 30% of U.S. adults younger than 45 are unaware of common stroke symptoms, according to a survey from the American Heart Association.
Planning Financially for Myasthenia Gravis
on June 1, 2023 at 4:00 pm
Myasthenia gravis finances: What to expect, what to plan for, how to navigate insurance, where to find financial assistance.
About 1 in 3 With Diabetes Have Unknown Heart Risk: Study
on May 31, 2023 at 10:15 pm
If you have type 2 diabetes, you could already be at a higher risk for heart disease without knowing it.
‘Exciting Time’: FDA Commissioner Talks AI and Misinformation
on May 31, 2023 at 2:26 pm
AI’s potential depends on how it’s used, Robert Califf, MD, said. “It could be used for tremendous gain or it could be used for tremendous harm.”
Are Psoriasis and Allergies Linked?
on May 30, 2023 at 9:41 pm
Psoriasis and allergies both cause itchy, skin and both involve immune system reactions. Could they be related?
Psoriasis and Body Image
on May 30, 2023 at 9:36 pm
People with psoriasis share their experiences and how they learned to manage issues with body image, self-esteem, and quality of life.
Living Day to Day With Psoriasis
on May 30, 2023 at 9:28 pm
Lifestyle changes can help improve your psoriasis and your overall health. Follow these expert tips.
Psoriasis: Tips for Wearing Makeup
on May 30, 2023 at 9:20 pm
Some people with psoriasis choose to use makeup. Since this condition can cause skin flakiness and sensitivity, it’s important to be careful when applying makeup. Find out which products to use, what to avoid, and how to use and remove makeup with psoriasis.
Can Statins Cause Brain Fog?
on May 30, 2023 at 8:45 pm
Some people report side effects like brain fog and memory loss with this drug designed to lower cholesterol. Here’s what the research says.
Yoga and Cholesterol
on May 30, 2023 at 8:40 pm
If you have high cholesterol, you might consider starting a workout program. Find out how yoga can be your secret weapon in lowering your cholesterol levels and how you can add it to your daily routine.
High Cholesterol in Younger People
on May 30, 2023 at 8:27 pm
If you think you don’t need to pay attention to your cholesterol numbers until you’re older, think again. Your heart health may be at stake.
The Paleo Diet and Your Cholesterol
on May 30, 2023 at 8:22 pm
Researchers are looking at how lower-carb diets like paleo might affect your cholesterol.
Things People With AFib Wish You Knew
on May 30, 2023 at 6:53 pm
Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is when your heart beats too fast, too slow, or erratically. Here’s what some people with AFib want you to know.