Archive for May 16th, 2012

Sugar Makes You Stupid, But Omega-3s Will Smarten You Back Up – Forbes

Sydney Morning HeraldSugar Makes You Stupid, But Omega-3s Will Smarten You Back UpForbesThough we may not have fully come to terms with it, in theory we know that high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is an adversary of health. Lots of work has been done loo…

Infant Head Lag May Signal Autism – WebMD

ABC NewsInfant Head Lag May Signal AutismWebMDBy Salynn Boyles May 16, 2012 — Infants who show developmental delays in head and neck muscle control may be at increased risk for autism, a new study suggests. Though preliminary, the findings are among t…

A Metabolic Fast for Fat Loss

Are you struggling to lose weight and wish you could shed those stubborn pounds? Do you feel fat and bloated even though you exercise and eat balanced meals? Do you experience cravings for carbs, sugar or junk food?
 
Your body is likely tell…

I’m Pre-Diabetic. Now What?

So you just got back from the doctor, and your blood work didn’t look good. Your fasting glucose was 110: not diabetic, but not normal either. Your triglycerides were 195, your HDL cholesterol was 35, and your blood pressure has crept up to 130/90. D…

Reducing air pollution during 2008 Beijing Olympics boosted residents’ heart … – CBS News

CBC.caReducing air pollution during 2008 Beijing Olympics boosted residents' heart …CBS News(CBS News) An interesting new study of the 2008 Beijing Olympics lends new evidence to the link between air pollution and heart health. The study found th…

Asthma rate at record high; clean Olympic air helped hearts – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAsthma rate at record high; clean Olympic air helped heartsUSA TODAYBy Kim Painter, USA TODAY Asthma count: The share of the US population with asthma has reached the highest level ever, 8.4% in 2010, up from 7.3% in 2001, the Centers for Dise…

Early signs of Parkinson’s might be seen in colon – Fox News

Early signs of Parkinson's might be seen in colonFox NewsA colonoscopy or similar test could one day diagnose Parkinson's disease years before symptoms occur. That's because signs of Parkinson's that appear in the brain also show up in …

Study: Acupuncture may help some people with COPD – Fox News

U.S. News & World ReportStudy: Acupuncture may help some people with COPDFox NewsThree months of acupuncture improved breathing problems in people with chronic lung disease, in a new study from Japan. According to one researcher, the benefits seen with…

A.M. Vitals: New Alzheimer’s Trial; Home HIV Test

Here’s what’s making health news this morning:

New Bid to Prevent Alzheimer’s Early (WSJ): An Alzheimer’s drug to be tested mostly on an extended family predisposed to the disease will mark the first large-scale trial of an experimental treatment on …

Know About Bruxism

Bruxism is grinding of teeth and clenching of jaw without knowledge of the affected individual. Bruxism is quite common and occurs in most people at some point of time and fortunately for majority of individuals it is mild in nature and do not cause an…

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