A new study concludes that some of the species of bacteria in our airways, called the respiratory microbiome, can protect us against the influenza virus.
Records of 19.2 million privately insured people show that 23.2 percent of antibiotic prescription fills in the United States in 2016 were inappropriate.
Psoriasis symptoms tend to come and go in periods of flares and remission. In this article, we discuss what to expect from psoriasis remission and how to prevent or reduce psoriasis flares.
Tamanu oil is a traditional remedy for various skin conditions. In this article, we look at the effectiveness of tamanu oil for treating psoriasis. We also consider the other uses and possible risks of this oil and provide alternative natural treatment options.
Hepatitis E is a viral infection that causes liver damage and inflammation. Its symptoms can include fever, nausea, and fatigue. Treatment tends to involve rest and making some dietary changes. Learn more about hepatitis E here.
Oregano oil is a concentrated liquid that contains two main compounds: carvacrol and thymol. This oil is not as concentrated as oregano essential oil. The compounds have anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects. Learn about the possible benefits here.
Losing weight requires a person to eat fewer calories than their body burns. This typically involves eating less and exercising more. However, some foods and supplements may stimulate the metabolism to naturally burn more fat. Learn more about natural fat burners here.
A drug that researchers are testing against a range of conditions might also prevent Alzheimer's. The drug blocks toxic protein buildup in the brain.
The internet is full of conflicting advice about corn, with some health sites and bloggers claiming that it is bad for health. However, there is no evidence to support this. In moderation, corn can form a healthful part of most people's diets. Learn more here.
The guidelines that the American Heart Association (AHA) issued for maintaining cardiovascular health may also reduce the risk of diabetes.