Lower Back Pain No Longer Blamed On The Weather
In the past, there has been a correlation between joint and back pain, and the weather, whether it has to do with rainy skies or the pressure in the atmosphere, but recent studies have proven that this is not a contributing factor to those who are having problems with their lower backs.
Parkinson's Disease Patients Can Track Progression With Phone App
With smart phones and mobile applications quickly taking over nearly every industry on the planet, it only makes sense that it should also make its mark in the medical world.
Eating More Broccoli Really Does Make You Grow Healthy And Strong
For years parents have been telling their children to finish their broccoli and telling them that it will help them grow up big and strong, and although many children would like to believe this is a trick to make them inadvertently finish their dinner, recent studies have shown that it might be fact as well.
Fruit Juice Could Be as High In Sugar as Soda
It's difficult in today's world to determine which sugars are good for you and which sugars aren't, and as the battle with obesity grows stronger it's only becoming more and more troublesome to predict which foods and drinks do more harm than good.
Green Tea Has Lasting Effect On Human Memory
Tea is the most commonly consumed beverage on the planet after water, so it comes as a relief to many to know that most types of tea leaves are good for the human body, although some more than others.
Interacting With The Environment Could Improve Your Mental Health
Nature has long been associated with meditation, positive thinking, and healthy living, but not everybody realizes what it can also do for your mental health.
New Research Shows Major Health Benefits of Tofu
It has long been discussed that eating too much meat can be bad for the human body, particularly in the cardiovascular region, and while meat eating might not be the best for your body it has certainly become an essential part of most human being's diet due to the need for protein.
Asthma Rates Decrease in the U.S.
A national health survey conducted in 2013 has shown a critical decline in asthma rates across the United States, and while this is good news for parents of affected children, and asthmatics across the country, doctors are questioning the numbers and saying it might be too soon to celebrate.
TV Personality Dr. Mehmet Oz In Trouble With U.S. Senate Panel Over False Claims
Dr. Oz is well known within the health and nutrition world as one of the experts on the subject of weight loss among many other things that he speaks about on his nationally renowned television program and website.
Women Should Still Expect Heavy Blood Flow During Menopause
Most women assume that there are two times in their lives after puberty hits when dealing with menstrual cramping and bleeding will finally be a nonissue.
Aspirin Targeted As Colon Cancer Prevention
A recent study has made headlines in the medical world when aspirin was linked to the possible prevention of colon cancer.
Recent Findings Suggest That Walking Leads To Better Creativity
It's common knowledge that a walk in the park can help relax you and open your mind, but recent research has confirmed that walking can actually help foster personal creativity.
Improper Treatment Of Sore Muscles May Cause A Lengthy Recovery
Over the years there have been many different treatments and medications suggested for the treatment of sore muscles and overworked joints, especially in the field of professional athletes, but recently there have been medical claims suggesting that some of this information might not be one hundred percent valid.
Ingestible Weight Loss Balloon Changes Gastric Treatments
Obesity isn't just a problem; it's an ongoing epidemic that seems to be taking the world by storm. Throughout North American and other areas around the globe, invasive plastic surgeries, yo-yo dieting, pills, and fad training programs are being utilized in an effort to control weight gain and shed unwanted pounds.
Level Of Measles Outbreak In U.S. Skyrockets
Since the invention of the vaccination shot fear of transferrable viruses such as measles has become a fear of the past, and although a few cases do pop up from time to time, the numbers associated with this illness are fairly low in North America.
Menopause Not Just A Condition For Women
As women age their hormones change and begin to deplete, which can alter moods, body functions, and cause other changes to occur that can create discomfort, changes in sexual libido, and even make it difficult to keep short term memory fully functional.
New Methods Used To Avoid Oral Allergy Symptoms Revealed
As each season changes, there seem to be a number of factors contributing to allergies, and while some affect the nose and throat, there are many allergies that cause oral tingling, burning, and itching.
New Sleep Studies Contain Surprising Results
It's long been made known that sleep is an essential characteristic of human health, and without the correct amount of sleep per day not only will you have trouble focusing, but there may be health risks at stake as well.
Phone App Provides Recovering Alcoholics With Aid
Although many patients recovering from alcoholism find a lot of help in group sessions and private therapy, when it comes time to be on your own away from friends and doctors it can be difficult to constantly face down those demons without support.
Herbal Treatments Takes A Front Seat In Alternative Medicine
Medical herbs and healing plants have long been used throughout history, and are still used together in many cultures.