- More Women Are Developing Multiple Sclerorsis (MS) Than Men
Over time, more women are developing multiple sclerosis (MS) than men, according to research that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 59th Annual Meeting in Boston, April 28 – May 5, 2007. In 1940, the ratio of women to men with MS in ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 29 2007 - 1:44am
- Syphilis Rate On Rise In US Gay, Bisexual Men
Armed with more than a decade’s worth of statistics, researchers are sounding a new alarm about growing rates of syphilis among gay and bisexual men. The overall number of syphilis cases in the United States fell from 50,578 in 1990 to just 7,177 in 2003 ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 26 2007 - 3:45pm
- Tart Cherries May Alter Heart/diabetes Factors
Tart cherries may be good for more than just making pie, according to new data from an animal study conducted by University of Michigan Health System researchers and presented today at a major scientific meeting. ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 29 2007 - 11:30pm
- Macadamia Nuts Are Good For The Heart
One more reason to visit Hawaii. Incorporating macadamia nuts into a heart healthy diet can reduce cardiovascular disease risks according to Penn State researchers. "We looked at macadamia nuts because they are not currently included in the health cla ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 30 2007 - 2:32pm
- Science Backs Cod Liver Oil As Cure For Arthritis
Scientists at Cardiff University (Wales, UK) have confirmed what thousands of people with arthritis have believed for years. Cod Liver Oil really is effective in treating joint pain and can slow, even reverse, the destruction of joint cartilage. Cartilage ...
Article - News Staff - May 2 2007 - 11:52pm
- Cod Liver Oil Can Help Osteoarthritis Sufferers
Scientists from Cardiff University have revealed new clinical data showing that Cod Liver Oil really is effective in slowing the destruction of joint cartilage in patients with osteoarthritis. The groundbreaking clinical study was led by Professor Bruce Ca ...
Article - News Staff - May 2 2007 - 11:55pm
- ADHD And Driving- Is The Medicine Worse Than The Problem?
As a group, young ADHD drivers are two to four times more likely to have a car accident than non-ADHD drivers. Daniel Cox, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and neurosciences at the University of Virginia Health System, has conducted research aimed at improvi ...
Article - News Staff - May 3 2007 - 4:48pm
- Ranking The Most Sun-smart Cities
Most Americans are familiar with the popular city rankings of the fattest cities, the fittest cities, the most livable cities and the most expensive cities. Now, in the first-of-its-kind survey, the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) has identified ...
Article - News Staff - May 7 2007 - 12:25am
- Immigrants Spend Half As Much On Health Care As Native-born Americans
Immigrants in the United States require less than half the health-care services than do native-born Americans, according to study findings published in the American Journal of Public Health. Immigrant children get even lower levels of care, receiving 84 pe ...
Article - News Staff - May 7 2007 - 10:17pm
- The 'healthy Immigrant Effect' And Pregnancy Outcomes
New immigrants to Western nations are believed to experience fewer chronic health problems (e.g., diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease) than long-time residents of those countries. Dr. Joel Ray and coauthors tested whether this "healthy im ...
Article - News Staff - May 7 2007 - 10:20pm