Smokers Better Off Quitting, Even With Weight Gain

If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you’re trading one set of health problems for another. But a new U.S. study finds you’re still better off in the long run. Compared with smokers, even the quitters who gained the most weight had at least a 50…

The Pathfinder Laser Simplifies BPH Surgery

Few people look forward to a trip to the operating room no matter how simple the procedure, so the option of minimally invasive surgery that can be done in the doctors office is very appealing to most people. The bph laser is a recently developed tool now available to urologists…

Ready For Scans

There are numerous types of radiology scans that can be conducted to determine if there are any health issues that need to be treated. For most scans, there isn’t any kind of preparation needed. When you go to a hospital or center for radiology in Toms River NJ, you will…

Tongue Splitting: Surgeons Warn Of Serious Health Risks

People who have their tongues split deliberately are putting their health at serious risk, surgeons have warned. The procedure involves cutting the tongue in half to create a lizard-like forked effect. But experts said it came with the risk of significant blood loss, infection, nerve damage and problems with breathing…

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Linked To Autism

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition that can lead to a myriad of symptoms, including ovarian cysts and excess body hair. Now, research suggests that women with PCOS are also at a higher risk of having a baby with autism. PCOS affects about one in 10 women and…

Nutrition for New Moms After Childbirth

If you are a new mom who has only recently given birth, one of your biggest concerns will be feeding the baby. Of course, doctors and other health care professionals agree that breastfeeding is the healthiest thing for babies and is also a great way to build a bond between…

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