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What to know about positional headaches

A positional headache is a type of headache that usually occurs when sitting or standing up and goes away fairly shortly after lying down. Positional headaches are also known as orthostatic, postural, and low pressure headaches. Leaks of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) are often the cause of positional headaches, but several other conditions can cause them.… Read More »

How one bit of medical jargon fuels public confusion about cancer treatments

Most new cancer treatments haven’t been proven to help patients live longer or feel better. Instead they delay the growth of tumors — which may be faster to measure but doesn’t necessarily indicate a tangible benefit for patients. But you wouldn’t grasp that sobering fact from some recent news coverage: A headline in the UK’s… Read More »

“They’re just making me feel worse”: beliefs about HIV treatment among African and Caribbean people living in the UK

Qualitative research with African and Caribbean individuals living in the UK who have difficulties with adherence has revealed negative perceptions regarding antiretroviral therapy (ART). Interviewees had doubts about the need to take ART and concerns about taking ART, such as disclosure and side effects. Understanding these perceptions could guide future efforts to increase ART uptake… Read More »

So Apparently Kaitlynn Carter Has *Thoughts* About Miley Cyrus’ Relationship with Cody Simpson

Tommaso BoddiGetty Images Miley Cyrus’ ex Kaitlynn Carter is reportedly “worried” for Miley amid her public fling with Cody Simpson. Miley and Kaitlynn broke up two weeks ago and dated for less than two months. There has been a LOT going on with Miley Cyrus and Cody Simpson’s relationship this weekend. They were first caught… Read More »