Eczema is a chronic skin condition that can cause redness, dryness, and itchiness of the skin. It is characterized by inflammatory skin with intense itching, which can impact the quality of life considerably. The root causes behind Eczema are still not fully understood, and the only way to identify and prevent Eczema from developing is
At some point as you age, you begin to realize that you need to take better care of your health to feel stronger and live longer. It’s usually in your 50s that common health conditions begin to creep up, which can potentially make you more vulnerable to injury or illness that can affect your mobility.
Researchers in Sweden evaluated the effects of being pregnant during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the scheme of monumental life changes, giving birth ranks towards the top of the list. New mothers often feel excitement and look forward to the day they meet their new baby. However, pregnancy can be a time of uncertainty for mothers-to-be.
A new study investigates whether UV light can inactivate SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19. SARS-CoV-2, which is the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, has had a significant global impact throughout the pandemic. In order to reduce the risk of future adverse events related to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to know how the
Restylane is an injection that acts to “fill in” wrinkles. Restylane contains Hyaluronic Acid, a compound naturally found in connective tissues, around joints, and cartilage.1 Injection of Hyaluronic Acid promotes the formation of collagen – a connective tissue – on the skin, which bridges the gaps between skin to fill in wrinkles. Juvéderm and Perlane
A new study investigates whether there is an association between cannabis and heart attacks in young adults. Cannabis is becoming legalized in a growing number of places, both for recreational and medical use. Its use is also relatively common; one 2019 Gallup poll found that 12 percent of U.S. adults reported smoking cannabis.1 Young adults
A new study investigates whether depression in parents around the time of pregnancy is associated with increased rates of depression in their children. Major depressive disorder, or clinical depression, is a mental health condition that can often affect mood, concentration, sleep, and eating habits.1 In 2017, over seven percent of U.S. adults experienced at least
Measuring the weight of the fetus is an important part of keeping both mother and baby safe, since a clinically high birth weight is a risk factor for pregnancy-related complications. A recent study investigated 3D limb volume together with abdominal circumference to create a measurement that would be able to predict fetal weight. According to
While Botox is most commonly associated with cosmetic procedures, it is also one of the most common preventive treatments for chronic migraine. Clinical trials have found Botox treatment to be effective at reducing the number of migraine days and reducing the severity of migraine attacks in patients with chronic migraine. But what do patients think
Having too much time can be as bad as having too little time. People are often busy and are looking for more free time to contribute to their sense of well-being.1 But how much free time do you need to be happy? Free time is often associated with a higher sense of well-being, but we
Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common heel conditions in adults. Plantar fasciitis occurs when the thick tissues of the heel are inflamed.1 Plantar fasciitis is mainly caused by collagen degeneration in the plantar fascia.2 Its symptoms include pain in the heel during the morning and in the afternoon due to more activity.1 Ten