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Could these brain changes explain phantom limb?

New research could help to explain why some people report that they experience sensation in a missing limb, following amputation. Most people who have an amputation will experience phantom limb sensations, and new research helps explain…

What causes a heavy feeling in the chest?

Feeling heaviness in the chest can result from various mental and physical health conditions. People often associate a heavy feeling in the chest with heart problems, but this discomfort can be a sign of anxiety or depression. A feeling of…

What to know about respiratory alkalosis

Breathing too fast can cause a person to go into respiratory alkalosis. This occurs when a person's pH level is higher than 7.45. A person may breathe too fast due to anxiety, overdosing on certain medications, or using a ventilator.…

Uses of methylsulfonylmethane

Methylsulfonylmethane, or MSM, is a naturally occurring compound in foods such as fresh vegetables, meat, and dairy products. MSM provides a source of natural sulfur, which plays a role in many of the body's processes. People may consume…

Diabetes: Nuts could reduce cardiovascular risk

New evidence supports the current recommendation for people with type 2 diabetes to eat nuts to prevent cardiovascular issues and premature death. People with diabetes may benefit from eating nuts. Nuts are packed full of essential…

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