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While most diseases have noticeable symptoms and warning signs, glaucoma can develop slowly and painlessly and can be quite difficult to diagnose.

There are several factors that can contribute to the development of osteoarthritis, such as age, family history and previous injury, but one of the greatest risk factors is obesity.

Because of their impressive fiber content, avocados make a great addition to any colon-healthy diet.

As a caregiver of a parent or loved one, you are always thinking of someone else. Your days are consumed with meal planning and preparation, administering medication and providing transportation.

Could there be a link between hepatitis C (HCV) and cataract development? According to a recent study, this may be true.

You are what you eat, as the old saying goes, and new research finds that you could eat your way to stronger, healthier bones.

Medical information and technology are always changing, and as a result, we’ve seen significant improvements in colorectal cancer screenings, treatments and survival rates over the past several years.

See Now, a non-profit organization, has taken this metaphor to a literal level by creating a simulator that allows you to see through the eyes of individuals with cataracts, glaucoma or retinopathy.

The cause of fibromyalgia is unknown, but onset of symptoms usually begins after physical trauma, surgery, infection, or situations that cause extreme psychological stress.

A thorough bowel cleansing ensures that your gastroenterologist will be able to perform a high-quality exam and detect the presence of any abnormalities, such as colon polyps, during your procedure.

The average American spends seven or more hours per day on electronic devices, and many individuals use multiple devices simultaneously.

Less than half of hip fracture patients adhere to the national recommendations for vitamin D intake, according to new findings presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

What does your ‘90s birthdate have to do with your risk of getting colon cancer? Quite a bit, according to one new study.

Did you know that May is Healthy Vision Month? Your eyes need to be cared for and nurtured to continue to give you clear vision. There are several things that you can do maintain your visual health.

Sniffling, sneezing, watery eyes, and congestion are just a few issues that allergy sufferers expect to deal with all season long.

According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, for every 10 grams of fiber consumed daily, your risk of colon cancer is reduced by 10 percent.

The American Academy of Ophthalmology has developed a list of four questions to help you determine when it is time to schedule cataract surgery.

While we typically think of stress as a mental and emotional struggle, what many of us don’t realize is that stress can manifest itself through a number of physical symptoms such as fatigue, body aches and muscle pain.

Spring clean your habits this season by re-evaluating your diet and exercise regimen.

Diabetic eye disease is a group of eye conditions that can affect people with diabetes.