10 Health Problems You Think You Have

What symptoms are you worried about?

Health Problems

Something’s off with your body— but you’re not sure quite what. Your likely first stop: The Internet.

We would encourage you to see your doctor if you suspect something is amiss with your health— after all, research shows that online symptom checkers are often wrong.

But despite some doctors warning against doing so, the fact of the matter is that we dotend to head to search engines at the first sign of a malady. We rounded up the top searched symptoms to find out the conditions we’re most curious about. Continue reading


Drug Companies Join NIH in Study of Alzheimer’s, Diabetes, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus – Συνεργασία φαρμακευτικών εταιρειών και αμερικανικής κυβέρνησης για νέες θεραπείες

Francis Collins

(NIH Director Francis Collins drew drug companies into an unusual pact)                 

Ten big drug companies that have spent billions racing one another to find breakthroughs on diseases like Alzheimer’s have formed an unusual pact to cooperate on a government-backed effort to accelerate the discovery of new medicines. Continue reading

Τα βακτήρια του εντέρου μπορεί να προκαλούν ρευματοειδή αρθρίτιδα – Gut Bacteria May Cause Rheumatoid Arthritis


Τα βακτήρια που ζουν στο ανθρώπινο έντερο, μας βοηθούν να απορροφούμε τις τροφές, όμως, σύμφωνα με μια νέα αμερικανική επιστημονική έρευνα, είναι πιθανό ότι είναι «ένοχα» για την πρόκληση αυτοάνοσων ασθενειών, όπως η ρευματοειδής αρθρίτιδα. Continue reading