- In A Pilot Study, Metformin For Insulin Resistance Reduces Fibromyalgia Pain
Using patients who were referred to a subspecialty pain medicine clinic to be treated for widespread muscular/connective tissue pain, and then separating people who met the criteria for fibromyalgia into smaller groups by age, a small experiment (n=23) fou ...
Article - News Staff - May 7 2019 - 3:42pm
- In The 'Fourth Trimester' 40% Of New Moms Feel Anxious, Overwhelmed Or Depressed
After a baby is born, the priorities and schedules of parents shift dramatically. This is especially true for mothers (sorry dads, we know you change diapers) but after spending 40 weeks thinking about their health because of the little person they've ...
Article - News Staff - May 8 2019 - 1:27pm
- The Case For Preventative Antibiotics: They Reduce Maternal Infection Rate And Reduce Overall Antibiotic Use
In a world where "antibiotic resistance" has been a concern, not just among those opposed to medical science but by mainstream consensus, it may seem odd to discuss the benefits of preventative antibiotics, but a large randomized trial indicates ...
Article - News Staff - May 13 2019 - 6:00pm
- The Biggest Risk Factor For Type 2 Diabetes Is Lack Of Fitness
Though some diet book authors want to suggest certain food types have magical power- trans fats, non-nutritive sweeteners, corn syrup, sugar, etc.- the rise in type 2 diabetes does not have anything to do with soda and everything to do with energy balance ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 3 2019 - 8:48am
- Red And White Meats Are No Different When It Comes To Cholesterol
Eating too much meat is considered a risk factor for high cholesterol, which is a risk factor for hypertension, which is a risk factor for heart disease. Given all that statistical correlation, it's no wonder the public don't know what to believe ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 4 2019 - 8:57am
- Why Maple Syrup, Honey, And Cranberries Are Getting A Free Pass On FDA Sugar Labels
Is honey healthier than bleached white table sugar or brown sugar or high fructose corn syrup? If you ask people selling nutritional fads yes, but if you ask your mitochondria, sugar is sugar. It's the total, which means calories, that matter. in our ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Jun 18 2019 - 11:31am
- For Post-Menopausal Woman And Heart Disease Risk, Pear Is Better Than Apple
It's generally believed that if you are going to be heavy, pear-shaped (fatter) in the waist and legs) is better than apple (fat around the chest) and a new study validates that holds true for postmenopausal even if they are not heavy and have a norm ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 1 2019 - 9:12am
- All Calories Are Equal, But Not All Fat Is
When you ingest sugar from honey or sugar from cane, your body converts it to a common currency- adenosine triphosphate (ATP). The same goes for fat and protein. It's the calories that matter and too many of any of those will result in body fat- and t ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 8 2019 - 4:40pm
- Nutritional Supplements And Fad Diets Still Don't Work
A recent review of meta-analyses and 277 randomized controlled trials--in which nearly 1 million adults participated--to find out how various nutritional supplements and diets influenced mortality rates and cardiovascular outcomes found... not much. ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Jul 10 2019 - 6:00am
- New Vaping Restrictions Are A Big Win For Cigarette Companies
New efforts by the FDA and coastal cities to kill off e-cigarettes with bans and restrictions will drive existing users to smoke more cigarettes, according to new research from Duke Health. The findings, from a survey of 240 young U.S. adults who use both ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 15 2019 - 8:27am