Dropping a few pounds will significantly reduce our risk of getting osteoarthritis. For those who already have it, dropping some weight will also reduce symptoms and increase mobility. Get the specifics of how many pounds and how much difference it makes.
Sunshine isn’t just about getting a tan. It’s also not just about vitamin D. Research finds sunshine also decreases a child’s risk of asthma when mom gets enough of it.
Seasonal allergies – or hay fever – are dreaded during spring and summertime. Research finds that aromatherapy with the essential oils of certain tree resins helps relieve allergy symptoms.
What we eat can really make a difference in reducing our cancer risk. New research finds that cancer incidence is reduced by foods high in zinc and iron.
Most of us will have macular degeneration as we age. But we can slow this process and even prevent it with certain dietary strategies. Learn how spinach and other foods and supplements can prevent the leading cause of blindness.
Carrots are sweet and colorful. They can also help us beat two of the most prevalent cancers – prostate and stomach cancer. Find out how surprisingly few carrots you need to eat, and what makes carrots so special.
Drug-induced Parkinson’s is only one of the possible side effects of antipsychotic meds. New research finds an ancient herbal medicine reverses Drug-induced Parkinson’s and treats a number of other mental conditions, including schizophrenia and dementia.
Fecal transplants are gaining attention by doctors and those with intestinal issues. But along with probiotic microbes other things are also transplanted with fecal transplants. Learn the latest about the side effects of transferring poop from one person to another.
New research finds that vitamin C protects against and decreases the development of cataracts. This is not synthetic ascorbic acid mind you – it is dietary vitamin C. Learn the difference between vitamin C and ascorbic acid.
Most of us don’t want to die in the hospital. But most think that we’ll live longer by staying in the hospital. Not the case for terminal cancer patients. Then there are hospital mistakes and infections.
Cupping has been employed in traditional medicine for thousands of years. Research now proves it can reduce chronic pain. Find out what cupping is and how it is used and why it works.
New research finds that drinking grape juice increases memory and cognitive tasking, even in healthy people. This includes driving performance according to the research. Find out what makes grape juice so beneficial to memory and how to get even greater benefit.
Calcium supplementation has become the backbone of advice regarding bone health and osteoporosis. Turns out this is not supported by the science. Learn the latest showing how calcium supplements do not prevent fractures and do little for bone density, and what strategies do help.
New research links eating high glycemic foods with lung cancer. What are high glycemic foods? Learn what the research means and how it can help us avoid lung cancer and other cancers.
Surgery for low back pain is often unsuccessful while physical therapy more often works. New research finds that osteopathic manual therapy is also successful in many cases of low back pain. Learn more about OMT.