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Guilt and Gratitude are Both Part of Life with MS

After years of debilitating symptoms, MS patient advocate Lisa Emrich shares a bit of hopeful news – that MS can get better, and the gifts her condition has given her today.

By Lisa Emrich

8 Ways Schizophrenia Changes Your Life

From getting the right support to changing your sleep habits, schizophrenia alters your life. Here are just a few ways.

By Eileen Bailey

Little-Known Symptoms of Diabetes

Don't miss these little-known symptoms of diabetes that you shouldn't overlook.

By Mary Shomon

Eat Well to Ease Mental Health Symptoms

Researchers found evidence that weight loss and better nutrition can positively affect mental health and ease symptoms of depression and anxiety.

By Diane Domina

Not Getting Enough Sleep? You May Feel More Pain

Pain can make it difficult to sleep, but does a lack of sleep also affect pain levels? A study published in the Journal of Neuroscience suggests it does.

By Diane Domina

Kidney Cancer From von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome

Dr. Eric Jonasch is researching drug therapies for kidney cancer caused by von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) syndrome, a genetic disorder which causes tumors and cysts.

By Rachel Zohn

10 Red Flags of a Hyperthyroidism Flare

Are you wired, anxious, or feeling panicky? Is it hard to sleep? Are you running to the bathroom frequently? You might be having a flare-up of hyperthyroidism, and should get your levels checked ASAP.

By Mary Shomon

Does Gender Affect Our Perception of How Kids Feel Pain?

When it comes to pain in children, gender stereotypes persist, say researchers at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut: “Boys are more stoic,” “Girls are more emotional.”

By Diane Domina

7 Risk Factors for Alzheimer's

Despite tremendous advances in the understanding of Alzheimer’s disease, scientists have yet to pinpoint the causes of the disorder.

By HealthAfter50

Lymphoma Can Raise Your Heart Failure Risk

Having lymphoma or breast cancer was linked to a three-times higher risk of developing heart failure within five years of initial diagnosis.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.