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Even If the Female Viagra Drug Addyi Does Not Work, It’s Still a Good Thing

Female Viagra Drug Addyi

This October, women who suffer from Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) will at long last have a pharmaceutical drug to treat their condition. However, critics argue that the so-called “Female Viagra” drug called “Addyi” doesn’t really work. Here’s why if the critics are correct, that this is still a good thing.

Scientology detoxification program advances in clinical trials: Fibromyalgia alert

Scientology detoxification program

Scientology’s controversial detoxification program is being studied in a clinical trial at the University at Albany. Although the focus of the study is to use L. Ron Hubbard’s purification program to help treat veterans who have Gulf War Syndrome, it is important to note that fibromyalgia is one of the disorders linked to Gulf War Syndrome. The research may help doctors and patients find treatments for fibromyalgia and other conditions.

Celiac disease in diabetes advice from a nutritionist

It is estimated that one out of every 20 patients who has type 1 diabetes also has celiac disease. It is common for patients to have multiple autoimmune disorders at the same time, and type 1 diabetes is considered to be an autoimmune disorder. Nutritionist Marilyn McCall recently answered questions about celiac disease and diabetes at the American Association of Diabetes Educators meeting.

New insight into why older brains prone to Alzheimer's disease

Researchers uncover why aging brain more susceptible to Alzheimer's

No one knows exactly what causes Alzheimer's disease. Researchers know the risk of the most severe form of dementia increases with aging. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have now discovered what happens in the brain as we get older to raise our chances of Alzheimer's disease.

6 tips for making sure your drinking water is safe and healthy

How often have you seen these statements? “Drink more water!” “Stay hydrated!” “If you do not drink eight glasses of water a day, you are not getting enough fluids!” Although you know the human body needs water to thrive, you do not see many concerns about safe, healthy drinking water in first-world countries. This is considered to be a non-issue. However, many homes have drinking water that is not sanitary or is contaminated.

How Sleeping Position May Fight Alzheimer's

sleeping position and Alzheimer's

The prayer that begins “Now I lay me down to sleep” may acquire a whole new meaning if the findings of a recent study from Stony Brook University School of Medicine can be applied to humans. A research team reported that “the lateral position during sleep has advantage with regard to the removal of waste products including Aβ [amyloid-beta],” the accumulation of which is associated with Alzheimer’s disease.

Update on Cymbalta severe withdrawal symptoms trial: Fibromyalgia alert

A jury has cleared Eli Lilly in a trial about Cymbalta causing serious withdrawal symptoms. This was the first of four trials about the same issue with the antidepressant. An estimated group of 250 plaintiffs accused the company of downplaying the severe withdrawal symptoms caused by the drug. Cymbalta was originally designed to treat depression, but the Food and Drug Administration expanded its use as a treatment for fibromyalgia and generalized anxiety disorder.

Best gluten-free and celiac disease accommodating colleges

celiac disease accomodating college

Students who have special dietary requirements often struggle to find accommodations in college. If you have celiac disease or gluten intolerance, then it is crucial to find a school that understands and accommodates the gluten-free diet. Udi’s has compiled a new list of colleges that offer gluten-free choices and dining services.

Popular Weight Loss Sleeve Surgery Update You Need to Know

Weight Loss Sleeve Surgery

The laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) surgical technique for weight loss is growing in popularity for many who are obese and unable to lose weight through dieting and exercise. While it has proven effective for weight loss immediately following surgery, there is an important update about this popular weight loss surgical technique that you need to know.

FDA Warns of PML from Fingolimod Use in MS

fingolimod and PML in MS

Two cases of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) associated with the use of fingolimod (Gilenya) in individuals with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis have been reported by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In both cases—one probable and one definite--the individuals had not been treated previously with another immunosuppressant drug for MS.

Deadly Skin Cancer Trigger Identified, What’s Next?

deadly skin cancer

Scientists at Tel Aviv University have identified the trigger that causes the deadly skin cancer known as melanoma, a trigger that has been elusive until now. What is this discovery and what does it mean, especially since the rates of melanoma have been rising quickly over the past three decades in the United States?

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