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What are the benefits of bone broth?

Date: Dec-06-2018
Bone broth has a high vitamin and mineral content. The benefits of consuming bone broth include better joint protection, reduced inflammation, and better sleep. Learn more about the benefits of bone broth here.

OCD: Brain mechanism explains symptoms

Date: Dec-06-2018
The largest study of its kind examines the brains of people living with obsessive-compulsive disorder and offers new insights into the condition.

Honeybees may hold the secret to stem cell youth

Date: Dec-06-2018
The royal jelly that honeybees make to produce new queen bees seems to contain a secret ingredient that can keep stem cells 'young' and powerful.

Iron-rich foods for vegetarians and vegans

Date: Dec-05-2018
Iron is an essential nutrient. Many plant-based foods contain iron, including lentils, beans, tofu, and blackstrap molasses. Learn about these and other iron-rich vegetarian foods here.

What to know about HAART for HIV

Date: Dec-05-2018
HAART refers to any treatment for HIV that uses two or more antiretroviral drugs. Also called combined antiretroviral therapy, this regimen revolutionized HIV treatment in 1996, making it possible to manage HIV long-term. HAART can use seven classes of medication and over 30 antiretroviral drugs.

What is a 4th generation HIV test?

Date: Dec-05-2018
Fourth-generation HIV tests can detect both HIV antibodies and p24 antigens, while the older tests can only check for antibodies. This means that the newer tests can identify HIV sooner. Learn more here.

PSA levels after prostatectomy

Date: Dec-05-2018
A prostatectomy is one treatment option for prostate cancer. It involves the surgical removal of the prostate gland. Following a prostatectomy, doctors carry out regular prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing to check that the cancer is not returning. Learn more about PSA after a prostatectomy here.

HIV and hair loss: What's the link?

Date: Dec-05-2018
While older HIV drugs may have caused hair loss, this is unlikely with modern medicines. In this article, learn more about the possible links between HIV and hair loss.

Can drinking alcohol lead to prostate cancer?

Date: Dec-05-2018
Doctors do not fully understand what causes prostate cancer. This disease may have an association with alcohol, but scientists need to do more research to confirm the potential link. Here, learn more about the risks of alcohol, how doctors screen for and treat prostate cancer, and the survival rates for this disease.

Is the ketogenic diet good for multiple sclerosis?

Date: Dec-05-2018
Multiple sclerosis is a chronic condition that affects the nerves. The ketogenic diet, which is a low-carb, high-fat diet, may help protect the body against neurodegeneration, but more research is necessary to confirm this. Learn more about whether the ketogenic diet can benefit people with multiple sclerosis here.