Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism spectrum disorder is a condition related to brain development that impacts how a person perceives and socializes with others, causing problems in social interaction and communication. The disorder also includes limited and repetitive patterns of behavior. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), a publication by the Read more…

Stomach Ulcer Surgery

Stomach ulcer surgery is a procedure performed to treat peptic ulcer disease (PUD), a break in the inner lining of the stomach causing pain or bleeding. The pain is often described as a burning or dull ache. Other symptoms include belching, vomiting, weight loss, or poor appetite. Stomach ulcer surgery Read more…

What is Prostatitis All About?

Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland, a walnut-sized gland that produces seminal fluid. Prostatitis is common and affects many men at some time. Symptoms of prostatitis include difficulty urinating, frequent urination, pain in the lower back and groin region. The condition can be treated with antibiotics, alpha blockers and Read more…

Can mindfulness change your brain?

Much has been written about the benefits of mindfulness. There is research suggesting it can counter stress, relieve chronic pain, and even improve aspects of mood, thinking, and memory. But how does it actually work? Does mindfulness actually produce detectable changes in the brain? Mindfulness improves attention In a recently published study, researchers at the University Read more…