Could Long Covid be a little-known nervous system problem?

Long Covid: Could the debilitating illness be a little-known nervous system problem which can be cured by Hula Hoops and salted peanuts? Long Covid symptoms are similar to postural tachycardia syndrome or PoTS Some doctors believe Covid infection is now triggering the little known illness Before Covid-19, some 130,000 –…

Enzyme could be major driver of preeclampsia

A new study by UT Southwestern scientists indicates that an enzyme called protein phosphatase 2 (PP2A) appears to be a major driver of preeclampsia, a dangerous pregnancy complication characterized by the development of high blood pressure and excess protein in the urine. The finding, published in Circulation Research, could lead to new…

Everything You Need To Know Before Trying Cryotherapy

Merla/Shutterstock By Raegan Davies/Aug. 30, 2021 4:42 pm EDT Talk about the cold shoulder — a growing trend in health and wellness, from professional athletes to celebrities, is cryotherapy treatment. Cryotherapy literally means “cold therapy,” and involves exposing the body to extremely cold temperatures for short periods of time (via Healthline)….

DC health says masks may be necessary until Thanksgiving

Former CDC director predicts more ‘super’ COVID variants Fox News Medical Contributor Dr. Marc Siegel reacts to Former CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield’s comments on ‘The Story.’ Washington, D.C. health officials say the indoor mask mandate, now in its second week, may be in place until Thanksgiving given the rising…

Here’s What You Should Know Before Getting Ear Gauges

When it comes to piercings, many people want to try new things and experiment with different types of jewelry. One of the biggest piercing trends is ear gauges. Simply put, ear gauging is the process of gradually stretching out holes in your earlobe using different size “plugs,” which are the jewelry used…

Heart failure patients may be at higher cancer risk

Living with heart failure is hard enough, but a new study suggests that these patients may also face a higher risk of cancer. Researchers looked at more than 100,000 heart failure patients and the same number of people without heart failure. Their average age was just over 72 and none…