Cardiology

Heart palpitations should not be ignored

Does the sight of your loved one make your heart skip a beat … literally? Well, that may not be a good thing. Doctors at Baylor College of Medicine say while heart palpitations are common, they should not be ignored.

Cardiology

Head off 'holiday heart syndrome'

(HealthDay)—Overindulging over the holidays can take a toll on the heart, according to experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

Cardiology

Study sparks energy drink warning

Drinking more than two energy drinks per day is associated with adverse heart reactions, including palpitations, a raised heart rate and chest pain.

Psychology & Psychiatry

After four years of war, Syrians plagued by depression

Exhausted by four years of war and economic hardship, Syrians are suffering from an epidemic of mental illness, from suicidal adults to children plagued by recurring nightmares.

Health

Alcohol and energy drinks: a bad mix

(Medical Xpress)—Mixing energy drinks with alcohol (AEDs) as party beverages is a growing trend among young Australians, who are putting their health at risk by consuming amounts beyond what is deemed safe, according to ...

Diabetes

Reactive hypoglycemia symptoms improve with sitagliptin

The diabetes drug sitagliptin appears to reduce the severity of reactive hypoglycemia, a form of low blood sugar that occurs after a meal, a preliminary study finds. The results will be presented at The Endocrine Society's ...

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