Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a common, "silent" liver disease. Although it occurs in people who drink little or no alcohol, it causes damage that resembles alcoholic liver disease, including inflammation.
There is exciting news for thyroid patients: a study published in a highly respected and reputable endocrinology journal says that the combination of T4/T3 is superior to T4 only/levothyroxine treatment for hypothyroidism! Here are the details.
Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that brings untold pain and misery to about 120,000 people of all ages in the UK and over a million in the US.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), otherwise known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, is a rare progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.
For doctors such as Pradeep Chopra, long accustomed to prescribing carefully tested medications by the exact milligram, medical marijuana presents a particular conundrum.
Native Americans have traditionally used dried chokeberries that grow in eastern deciduous forests of the U.S. to make teas.
Frankincense may bring to mind thoughts of the three wise men, one of whom brought this valuable tree sap as a gift for the newborn baby Jesus.
It's not a new idea that multiple sclerosis (MS) is somehow tied to sunlight -- or, rather, the lack of adequate exposure to sunlight. For more than three decades, researchers have noted that MS is much more common in higher latitudes than in the tropics.
Asthma sufferers could be helped by eating blackcurrants. The natural chemicals in the fruit may reduce lung inflammation, and so improve breathing during an asthma attack.
Seaweed extract could become a leading treatment for cancers of the immune system, such as Hodgkin’s and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.