HPV in men: know the symptoms, causes, prevention, treatment

HPV in men: know the symptoms, causes, prevention, treatment
Understanding HPV Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most widespread sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost all people who are sexually active but who are not vaccinated against HPV will have it at some point in their lives. Nearly 80 million Americans are infected with the virus. About 14 million new cases are added every year. For many, the infection will go away on its own. In rare cases, HPV is a p… ...Read more

Metformin: side effects, doses, uses and more

Metformin: side effects, doses, uses and more
FDA warning: Lactic acidosis warning This drug has a black warning box. This is the most serious warning from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). A black box warning alerts doctors ... Show more Highlights of metformin Metformin oral tablets are available as generic drugs and as brand-name drugs. Trademarks: Glucophage, Glucophage XR, Fortamet and Glumetza . Metformin comes in two forms: tablet and solution. Both forms are taken orally. The oral metformin tablet is used to treat high blo… ...Read more

8 foods that beat a multivitamin

8 foods that beat a multivitamin
Whole foods tend to be loaded with nutrients. In general, getting your nutrients from food is better than getting them from supplements. That said, some foods are much more nutritious than others. In some cases, a portion of a food can satisfy more than 100% of your daily needs of one or more nutrients. Here are 8 healthy foods that contain higher amounts of certain nutrients than multivitamins. 1. Kale Kale is extremely healthy. It is one of the most nutrient-rich foods on the planet and is part… ...Read more

The 12 best foods for healthy skin

The 12 best foods for healthy skin
Nutrition is important for health. An unhealthy diet can damage your metabolism, cause weight gain and even damage organs, such as the heart and liver. But what you eat also affects another organ: your skin. As scientists learn more about diet and the body, it is increasingly clear that what they eat can significantly affect the health and aging of the skin. This article discusses 12 of the best foods to keep your skin healthy. Fatty fish, such as salmon, mackerel and herring, are excellent foods f… ...Read more

Goodpasture syndrome: symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Goodpasture syndrome: symptoms, diagnosis and treatment
What is Goodpastures syndrome? Goodpasture syndrome is a rare and potentially fatal autoimmune disease. It causes the accumulation of autoimmune proteins in the kidneys and lungs that lead to damage to these organs. The disorder is named after Dr. Ernest Goodpasture, who first identified the syndrome in 1919. It is estimated that it occurs in 1 in 1 million people per year. Without rapid diagnosis and treatment, the condition can cause significant bleeding in the lungs, inflammation and failu… ...Read more

How to keep your feet healthy: tips, exercises and more

How to keep your feet healthy: tips, exercises and more
Our feet drag us through thousands of steps per day. However, we put them in pointed bombs, hit them on the pavement and, often, tend them at the end when it comes to self-care. A 2014 survey shows that 8 out of 10 Americans have experienced a foot problem, defined as everything from an ingrown toenail to a chronic pain in the foot. And depending on how long that problem lasts in the foot, it could impact the quality of life and overall health. If you have pain in your foot or even mild skin irr… ...Read more

7 Benefits of a standing desk

7 Benefits of a standing desk
Sitting too much is very bad for your health. People who feel a lot every day have an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease and premature death (1, 2). In addition, sitting all the time burns very few calories, and many studies have related to weight gain and obesity (3, 4). This is a major problem for office workers, because they sit for most of the day. Fortunately, standing desks are increasingly popular. What is a standing desk? A standing desk, also called a standing desk, is basically … ...Read more