10/18/2013 - Fatigue is a common problem with rheumatoid arthritis second only to joint pain. Medications are often relied on for treatment of RA, but it appears regular physical activity can also help manage fatigue.
10/18/2013 - There are many factors that can affect young children's behavior and sleep may be one of these important factors. Information from the large Millennium Cohort Study showed that irregular bedtimes may be associated with behavior problems in seven year old children.
09/22/2013 - Menopause symptoms like hot flashes are mostly nuisance but when they interfere with sleep these symptoms can start to affect your health. Fortunately, a study from the University of Pittsburgh found that regular physical activity may help manage these symptoms and improve sleep quality.
08/28/2013 - Most who need long term medical care prefer to be in the comforts of their home instead of a medical facility but worry that the care would not be appropriate or be too much of a burden on family. This systematic review found that home-based palliative care may help patients stay at home.
07/30/2013 - Smoking has been linked to a several chronic diseases but it also appears to increase complications after surgery. Fortunately, this study found that those who quit smoking for 1 year or more were able to reduce their risk of complications compared to current smokers.