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4 Proven Ways to Treat Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin condition that affects approximately 7.5 million people in the United States, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. The telltale symptoms are patches of skin that look pink or red and scaly with a silver coloring on top. The most common type is called plaque psoriasis and usually occurs on body parts like the knees, elbows, and/or scalp. Scalp psoriasis, in particular, has some unique treatments

Most Women With Breast Cancer Can Skip Chemo, According to New Study

(CHICAGO) — Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic testing to gauge each patient’s risk. The study is the largest ever done of breast cancer treatment, and the results are expected to spare up to 70,000 patients a year in the United States and

Smoking: a rundown on lighting up

GENEVA: Every minute, smokers get through nearly 11 million cigarettes and 10 die from the habit, experts say, in an industry that generates billions of dollars. There are around one billion smokers in the world, about a seventh of the global population, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and other estimates. China has the highest number: of its population of 1.3 billion, about 315 million are smokers and they

How much should seniors exercise to improve brain function?

To boost their reasoning skills and the brain’s processing speed, seniors may need to exercise for 52 hours over a period of 6 months, concludes a new study. The good news is that low-intensity exercise such as walking has the same benefits — as long as it’s carried out for this length of time. As more and more research keeps pointing out, exercise does wonders for our brain. For instance,

Does Hypnosis Eliminate Insecurities?

  Self-esteem is a tricky part of the human psyche. For those who are concerned they have low self-esteem and that it can interfere with daily life, consider the following: Do you procrastinate when you have something to do? Do you give up on goals easily? Do you feel nervous or anxious most of the time, or do you deal with panic attacks? Do you find yourself turning to drugs

biotechnology

Technology and healthcare are intertwined in very unusual ways. Advances in medical technology will almost always affect the way we receive healthcare and how healthcare is delivered. Medical technology is undergoing an incredible transformation thanks to the rise of artificial intelligence, the internet of things, and many other advancements. What we are seeing today is a shift towards more personalized medicine and greater preventive care. When you can easily predict