Health Tip: Treating Dry Eye

— Dry eye syndrome occurs when your eyes do not make enough tears. As adults get older, they are more likely to have medical conditions that trigger dry eye, such as autoimmune diseases, diabetes, stroke and thyroid problems, the AARP says. Certain medications also may affect tear glands’ ability to…

91-Year-old new heart need valves?

Should Grandma get with 91 a new heart valve? Doctors in Germany have answered such questions in the past few years, more and more often with Yes. The number of cardiac operations in patients over 80 has increased since the year 2000, the German heart report 2018, which was presented…

Perfect Training for the center of the body

How is Planking? The Planking makes you look hard as a Board. Known the Planking was a few years ago, mainly as an Internet phenomenon. However, the movement in the social media, the visual absurdity of the Exercise, as athletic performance. There are countless photos of people, cars, stiff as…

A gut feeling for mental health

The first population-level study on the link between gut bacteria and mental health identifies specific gut bacteria linked to depression and provides evidence that a wide range of gut bacteria can produce neuroactive compounds. Jeroen Raes (VIB-KU Leuven) and his team published these results today in the scientific journal Nature…