HEALTH A-Z

Daily aspirin is unnecessary for older people in good health, study finds

Daily aspirin is unnecessary for older people in good health, study finds A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has found that many elderly people are taking daily aspirin to little or no avail Uses, benefits, and risks of aspirin Aspirin, or acetylsalicylic acid (ASA), is commonly used as a pain reliever […]

Acacia Fiber vs. Psyllium

Acacia Fiber vs. Psyllium   DOCTOR HQ: GUT HEALTH   Jump to Metamucil & Benefiber Psyllium Husk and Weight Loss Will Metamucil Help Me Lose Weight? Metamucil & Benefiber Psyllium Fiber Vs. Methylcellulose Metamucil and Constipation FiberCon Vs. Metamucil Metamucil & Pregnancy Acacia Fiber vs. Psyllium Understanding Soluble Fiber Soluble fiber is present in your […]

Psyllium Husk Health Benefits

DOCTOR HQ: GUT HEALTH   Jump to Metamucil & Benefiber Psyllium Husk and Weight Loss Will Metamucil Help Me Lose Weight? Metamucil & Benefiber Psyllium Fiber Vs. Methylcellulose Metamucil and Constipation FiberCon Vs. Metamucil Metamucil & Pregnancy Psyllium Husk Health Benefits Psyllium husk is a common, high-fiber laxative made from the seeds of a shrub. […]

Stem cell transplant slows down MS progression

A preliminary clinical trial shows that stem cell transplantation, along with a tolerable dose of chemotherapy, is safe and more effective at slowing down multiple sclerosis than other existing therapies. Scientists were able to slow down MS progression in a new clinical trial using stem cell transplantation. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic neurodegenerative condition […]

Difference Between Alzheimers and Dementia

Alzheimer’s vs Dementia   Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are both commonly seen in elderly individuals. Both diseases impair cognitive functions. Alzheimer’s disease is the commonest cause of dementia. Both diseases affect not only memory but also other cognitive functions. Here, we will discuss all those in detail, highlighting their types, clinical features, signs and symptoms, […]

Excessive daily TV at older age tied to poorer memory

Older people who want to preserve their faculties may wish to consider rationing their TV time. A large new study of older adults found that those who spent at least 3.5 hours per day watching TV experienced a greater decline in verbal memory. The ‘passive activity’ of watching TV may impair memory in older people. […]

Difference Between Polycythemia and Erythrocytosis

The key difference between polycythemia and erythrocytosis is that polycythemia refers to the condition in which both red blood cells and haemoglobin increase above the normal level while erythrocytosis refers to the condition where the red blood cell mass increases beyond the normal level. Polycythemia and Erythrocytosis occur when there are abnormal levels of red […]