Evanna Lynch says ‘Harry Potter’ author JK Rowling helped her through an eating disorder at 11 — before the actress was cast as Luna Lovegood

David Livingston/Getty Images and Chris Jackson/Getty Images Evanna Lynch opened up about how JK Rowling and the “Harry Potter” series helped her overcome an eating disorder when she was 11 or 12 years old. The actress shared the story on the latest episode of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars,” which she is competing on. “The […]

The Scary Truth About Nightmare Disorder And Top Treatments that Work

Most of us have had the experience of deeply distressing nightmares that wake us up. But for those suffering symptoms of nightmare disorder, the experience can be terrifying, let alone the idea of falling asleep in the first place. Untreated, nightmare disorder can have a significant, dastardly impact on our ability to just function normally, […]

In first, doctors treat rare genetic disorder with an injection in utero

Enlarge (credit: Getty | Andrew Matthews) Three babies with a rare genetic disorder have been spared the worst effects of their condition thanks to an experimental injection they received in utero, researchers report this week in The New England Journal of Medicine. The success marks the first time a genetic disorder has been partially reversed by such […]

Eating world’s hottest pepper sparks brain disorder, thunderclap headaches

Enlarge / Mature Carolina Reaper. (credit: Magnolia677) Extremely hot peppers don’t just blister your mouth and bum—they can also spark fiery havoc in your brain, according to a report published Monday in BMJ Case Reports. An otherwise healthy 34-year-old man developed a blood-flow disorder in his brain and suffered several debilitating “thunderclap” headaches after entering […]

World Autism Day: Three signs that can indicate the disorder is present in adults

WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY 2018 is today, and the day is to recognise the disorder and those who have it. While it is frequently diagnosed in children, it is quite common for pole to have gone through life without an autism diagnosis. Characteristics of autism vary from one person to another, but there are three […]