Many underlying health problems such as chronic pain, sleep apnea or acid reflex can cause insomnia. But if your difficulty in sleeping is not due to health problems, here are some tips that can help you get back to sleep.
Find stories on the major medical issues facing men, from prostate cancer and heart disease to erectile dysfunction and weight management, plus tips for healthy living.
Prescription painkillers such as morphine and codeine are important medicines that can provide significant comfort. But abuse of these drugs has become a major public health challenge – particularly among youngsters.
A new study finds that Alzheimer’s disease may contribute to almost as many deaths as heart disease or cancer. The researchers say their results would mean that Alzheimer’s disease contributes to more than 500,000 deaths each year.
Many people take vitamin E supplements thinking the antioxidant will help fight or stave off lung cancer. A new study suggests that those supplements have exactly the opposite effect in mice.
We know disturbed sleep can result in lowered alertness the next day. While a recent study suggests serious repercussions for cancer patients, its value may lie in providing a basis for more research.
Your kids don’t really need to know about the veggies. This deliciously sweet smoothie will have them begging for more. It’s up to you whether you divulge that besides grapes, pear and orange, it also contains nutritional powerhouses like spinach and kale. We won’t tell if you won’t!
Kale and spinach — both “super veggies” — are packed with nutrients. Find out whether spinach or kale is better for your heart. Our dietitians also offer pointers on how to work leafy greens into your diet.
Electronic cigarette (e-cig) manufacturers claim that they are a safer alternative to cigarettes. But two important questions must be addressed: Are e-cigs safe? Are they effective for smoking cessation?
The New England Journal of Medicine recently published a study that followed nearly 89,000 people for 22 years and found that early screening would have prevented colorectal cancer in about 40 percent of 1,815 patients.