Tag Archives: Symptoms

Gene therapy eases Parkinson’s symptoms by rewiring parts of the brain

A treatment for Parkinson’s rewires parts of the brainALFRED PASIEKA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY By Alice Klein A gene therapy treatment for Parkinson’s disease appears to relieve symptoms by rewiring the brain circuits involved in movement. People with Parkinson’s disease have tremors and muscle stiffness that are caused by overstimulation of a brain area called the subthalamic… Read More »

Cough in Lung Cancer Associated With Gastrointestinal Symptoms

November 13, 2018 Share this content: An association was found between cough severity/impact and the reported use of opioids and other antitussive treatments. A longitudinal study published in CHEST demonstrated that cough is a severe symptom in lung cancer and is associated with gastrointestinal symptoms. Researchers investigated how cough severity frequency affects patients with lung cancer over… Read More »

Vitamin Deficiency Symptoms Chart (PLUS INFOGRAPHIC)

Vitamins Vitamin A (Retinol) Functions: Essential for healthy eyesight, helps with the reproduction of cells, important for immune system function, needed for embryo and fetus development, promotes health of the skin, and also plays a role in healing of wounds and formation of bone. Deficiency Symptoms: Deficiency of vitamin A is a major preventable cause… Read More »