diseases

Oh deer! There’s a chronic wasting disease that is turning deer, moose and elk into “zombie-like” creatures.
People who eat more fiber lower their risk of chronic diseases.
Has the take-up of globalisation had an impact on obesity? Lisa Oberländer Anne-Célia Disdier, Fabrice Etilé, Author provided
We live in a time when tackling disease is urgent and in high demand. Just as medicine and technology evolve to unprecedented
Experts don’t know what causes acute flaccid myelitis -- or how to treat it.
Over time, I've learned that I have to understand the difference between pain and sensation. Awareness does not necessarily
Great news for those with the notoriously hard to treat condition.
Riaan Rifkin, a prehistoric archaeologist, together with geneticists at the University of Pretoria, South Africa gets down to the root of origins of human disease pathogens in sub-Saharan Africa, the cradle of mankind.
You are your own best advocate, and it's always a good idea to ask questions or speak up if you suspect something is not right with your body. Periods are a healthy, normal thing, and there's nothing wrong with talking about them. If you're experiencing a medical issue, period-related or not, never be afraid to tell someone.
When it comes to preventive care, how does your state measure up? Today the United Health Foundation released a report that compares all 50 states based on access to health care, immunizations, and chronic disease prevention.
It's easy to slip into the mindset of owning a disease or illness, but it's far more rewarding to reclaim some of your health through a positive attitude just by not staking a claim when you say the name of the illness.
A new paper explains why it can be dangerous to think otherwise.
Viruses are the most abundant organisms on earth, and each person has their own unique population of them, their virome. Efforts
When we exist in the fight or flight mode as a rule rather than the exception, we drain the senses and data storage system within us. Perhaps we can also reverse the response by encouraging the senses to stand down. I've used this method over and over again with great success.
In 1982, management consultant and former competitive figure skater, Sharon Monsky was diagnosed with scleroderma (in Latin "hard skin") a rare, potentially fatal disease that hardens the skin and internal organs and often strikes women of child-bearing age.
There is some inspirational news to share as we close out 2014. During Thanksgiving week, I wrote about Lauren Hill and Natalia Marsh-Welton, two heroes who battled brain cancer this year.