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Researchers are working on a pill for loneliness, as studies suggest the condition is worse than obesity

The volunteers at the University of Chicago’s Brain Dynamics Laboratory, all otherwise young and healthy, were tied together by really only one thing: nearly off-the-chart scores on the most widely used scale measuring loneliness. Asked how often they felt they had no one they could turn to, how often they felt their relationships seemed superficial… Read More »

The most expensive medicine ever treats a rare condition. The price: $2.13 million – Los Angeles Times

Evelyn Villarreal was one of the first children treated, at 8 weeks. Her family, from Centreville, Va., had lost their first child to spinal muscular atrophy at 15 months. Two years later when Evelyn was born a test showed she also had the disease, so the family enrolled her in the gene therapy study at… Read More »

Diabetes WARNING: Those with condition urged to get free flu jab in time for flu season

Diabetes UK is urging everyone with diabetes – including those who are pregnant – to take up the offer of a free flu jab to avoid life-threatening diabetes complications winter illnesses can lead to. Having a serious infection such as flu causes blood sugar levels to rise so high that they become dangerous, which is… Read More »

This condition is observed amongst men too!

Chronic pelvic pain is characterized as pain that takes place underneath the umbilicus (belly button) and goes on for no less than a half year. What is Chronic Pelvic Pain?Chronic pelvic pain is characterized as pain that takes place underneath the umbilicus (belly button) and goes on for no less than a half year. It… Read More »