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Psoriasis medication Otezla may aid fat loss in people with psoriatic arthritis

Otezla (apremilast) is a medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration for treating plaque psoriasis. In a recent study, scientists say they found the drug may also help people with psoriasis reduce body fat, potentially improving their cardiovascular health. Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania measured changes in 70 […]

Taking acetaminophen during pregnancy can affect your kid’s attention and sleep

 Acetaminophen is sold under the brand name Tylenol, which is a common medication prescribed during pregnancy. The use of acetaminophen during pregnancy may be associated with neurobehavioral problems in offspring. A study published today in PLOS One reports that children who had been exposed to acetaminophen in utero experienced sleep issues and attention problems at age 3. […]

Statins don’t induce muscle pain, according to a recent study from the United Kingdom

People may believe that statins cause muscle pain due to the “nocebo effect.” The study, which was released in The BMJ revealed no differences between statin users and non-users in terms of muscle complaints such soreness, weakness, cramping, or stiffness. A nocebo effect is said to occur when negative expectations of the patient regarding a […]

All you need to know about obesophobia, also called pocrescophobia

Obesophobia is a form of anxiety disorder, just like all other phobias. An extreme and unreasonable fear of a particular thing, place, or circumstance characterises phobias. The dread of growing weight is called obesityphobia, also known as pocrescophobia. Men can also have it, however adolescent females are most likely to have it. While you have […]

What you should know about the relationship between depression, diabetes, and chronic kidney disease

Although diabetes, depression, and renal disease are all distinct illnesses, they are connected. Together, they occur frequently. It’s critical to keep in mind that, like diabetes and kidney disease, depression is a medical illness that can be managed. Both diabetes and depression can worsen one another. Both of them may hasten the development of renal […]

A study supports the association between COVID-19 vaccination and a lengthening of the menstrual cycle

Participants in a sizable NIH-funded study came from both North America and Europe. The results of a prior American study that connected COVID-19 vaccination with an average increase in menstrual cycle length of less than one day were supported by a sizable international study. The National Institutes of Health provided funding for the new study, […]

There is a need for hormone tests among adults as over 1.4% of unselected adults have adrenal tumors, says a Chinese study

About 1.4% of the general adult population has an adrenal tumor, of which about two thirds are nonfunctioning adenomas regardless of age, a new study suggests. The detection rate of adrenal incidentaloma, or an incidentally found nodule not causing clinical symptoms, has increased as screening techniques have improved and become more common. However, most published […]

Ice baths could help in burning body fat

The authors of a new review published in the International Journal of Circumpolar Health say that taking a dip in cold water may be just the thing if you are looking to reduce the amount of unhealthy body fat that you have. Cold water exposure might also lower your risk for certain conditions such as […]

Meta-analysis links low-fat dairy products with a reduced risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), estimated that 1 in 10 people 37 million Americans live with diabetes, and over 1 in 3 people have prediabetes. Type 2 diabetes (T2D), the most prevalent form of diabetes, develops when the body becomes resistant to the insulin the pancreas produces or when the pancreas doesn’t produce […]

Bleeding complications risk drops when patients on a blood thinner stop taking aspirin

Researchers say aspirin should only be taken under the direction of a physician to review if the expected benefit outweighs the risk. Aspirin, also known as acetylsalicylic acid, is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to reduce pain, fever, and/or inflammation. Specific inflammatory conditions which aspirin is used to treat include Kawasaki disease, pericarditis, and rheumatic […]

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