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Find the latest health news reported by eMaxHealth reporters and keep up with the latest studies and findings about healthcare. Everyday eMaxHealth reporters scan the latest health findings on cancer treatments, diets, mental health, diabetes, autism, health insurance, spiritual health, men's and women's health and report them so our readers may know about the latest treatments and findings on different diseases and conditions. Some of them are breaking health stories and eMaxHealth strives to provide trustworthy health news where all the sources of studies are revealed and linked and various views and voices are provided and heard. Find personal wellness tips as well as the latest news on healthcare advancements and research by reading eMaxHealth's Current Health News section.

Fibromyalgia patients benefit from the use of ginger

Many fibromyalgia patients have reported that they reduced their chronic pain by using ginger. From fresh ginger to ginger tea, patients have tried a variety of forms. Although researchers continue to investigate the use of ginger to treat pain, medical experts recommend considering these types of alternative therapies to treat fibromyalgia and discussing them with your doctor.

What Parents Should Know about Rare Breast Cancer in Children

rare breast cancer in children

The battle faced by Chrissy Turner, the eight-year-old girl from Utah who was recently diagnosed with a rare form of breast cancer, has captured the attention of people and may have especially concerned mothers and fathers around the world. What should parents know about this extremely uncommon form of breast cancer?

Yoga exercises Impact Prostate Cancer Treatment

yoga impacts prostate cancer treatment

For men who are undergoing radiation as part of prostate cancer treatment, incorporating yoga exercises into their program should be a consideration. New research from the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine shows that the combination of physical poses, meditation, and breathing techniques provides some benefits for men who are coping with this difficult time in their lives.

Can Chocolate Make Multiple Sclerosis Fatigue Better?

chocolate make multiple sclerosis fatigue better

On one level, the question as to whether chocolate can make multiple sclerosis fatigue better seems like a frivolous question. Doesn’t chocolate make lots of things better? Yet on a more serious note, researchers at Oxford Brookes University are planning to take a comprehensive look at the impact of chocolate on fatigue levels among individuals who live with MS.

Celiac disease risk rises in infants exposed to gluten

A new study has found that the risk of celiac disease increases in infants who are fed gluten before the age of two. Researchers point out that the risk is tied to genetics. They believe they may have found one of the key reasons why some children with a genetic predisposition for celiac disease develop the condition. It appears that the amount of gluten that an infant eats can have a large impact on the development of the disease.

Fibromyalgia patients benefit from surprisingly simple exercise

A new study reveals that the path to reducing fibromyalgia pain does not have to be complicated. Researchers focused on a group of female fibromyalgia patients who were able to decrease their pain by simply walking. Previous studies have shown that exercise can have a positive impact on patients who are dealing with fibromyalgia. Now, more research backs up the idea that staying active is essential.

Fibromyalgia pain triggered by nightshade vegetables

Patients and medical professionals continue to report that fibromyalgia symptoms can become worse after eating nightshade vegetables. The Solanaceae family, also known as the potato or nightshade family, has been linked by patients and doctors to an increase in pain and fatigue. Although some people do not react to these plants, others report that they are a serious problem and feel better after eliminating them from the diet.

How pets dramatically improve your health

Pet

Multiple studies have shown that pets can have a dramatic and positive impact on people’s health. They can improve physical, emotional and mental health. From reducing stress to improving blood pressure, pets are capable of helping their owners in a variety of ways. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) points out that an estimated 67 percent of all households have at least one pet, and they are considered an essential part of the family.

Chondroitin Beats Celecoxib in Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

treatment of knee osteoarthritis

For treatment of knee osteoarthritis, you may want to consider the natural supplement chondroitin rather than the prescription drug celecoxib. According to a new study, chondroitin beats celecoxib in treatment of knee osteoarthritis because it offers benefits beyond pain relief and improved mobility.

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Gains Awareness

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Gains Awareness

The story about Kerri Evensen of Wisconsin, who discovered she had a life-threatening aneurysm while undergoing routine testing for her liver donation for her four-year-old son Auden who has alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, has done several things, not least of which is increased awareness of this rare disease. In fact, the state of Ohio had already officially designated November as “Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Awareness Month” earlier this year.

9 of the healthiest foods in the world

healthiest foods

How many times have you heard the following statements about food? “Eat this! Do not eat this! Only eat two cups of this per day. If you do not get at least one serving of this daily, you will elevate your risk of disease.” These are statements people hear all of the time. The flood of information and conflicting ideas make it difficult to know which statements to believe. However, there is evidence and research to support the following nine natural foods that are good for you. Plus, these nine foods actually taste good.

New Non-Drug Approach to Improve Memory and Balance in Multiple Sclerosis

improve memory and balance in multiple sclerosis

Although it is still in the study stage, investigators have developed and tested a new non-drug, non-invasive device that improved memory and balance in individuals with multiple sclerosis. The new device, called the Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator (PoNS™), delivers neurostimulation through the tongue.

Low testosterone must be dealt with immediately

Low testosterone

Although a lot of attention is given to female menopause, you rarely hear discussions about male menopause. Unfortunately, it is a real problem for men. Male menopause, also known as andropause, leads to a drop in testosterone levels. In addition to being an annoyance, having low testosterone levels is not good for your health. This is why it is important that men become more educated on the effects of low testosterone in an effort to remain healthy.

Makers of New Weight Loss Pill Are Seeking FDA Approval

Balloon-in-a-pill for weight loss

There’s a new weight loss pill that has shown significant results in Europe and its makers are now seeking FDA approval to market it in America. “It’s a pill unlike any other out there because of what happens after you swallow it. Patients who have taken it are already seeing dramatic results with no surgery involved,” states NBC News anchor Lester Holt.

Fibromyalgia pain reduced by eliminating these common chemicals in food

common chemicals in food

A study from Oregon Health & Science University found that several chemicals in food can make fibromyalgia pain worse. Researchers believe that some additives in food can affect patients who have the disease. Although they focused on monosodium glutamate (MSG) and aspartame, other studies have shown that multiple food chemicals can also have a negative impact on the health of fibromyalgia patients.

Cheerios lawsuit involving General Mills focuses on serious recall

Two consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against General Mills because of the recent recall of gluten-free Cheerios. The company recalled 1.8 million boxes of the cereal because they contained gluten. Both regular Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios were affected by the recall. Now, two consumers are suing General Mills and claim the company is practicing false advertising.

5 most important keys to a healthy heart

heart health

Heart disease is often referred to as a silent killer because it seems to pop up out of nowhere and destroys seemingly healthy individuals. Although you cannot completely eliminate the risk of heart disease, there are some practical and simple ways to decrease your chances of having complications. The following ideas are important for maintaining heart health.

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