Mental Health

September 24, 2021

Less sugar linked to fewer heart disease events

Sugary foods and beverages are strongly associated with obesity and diseases such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease, the leading cause of death in the […]
September 23, 2021

Is the “quadpill” the future of blood pressure control?

One of the main barriers to blood pressure control is the failure of prescribers to add medications when the blood pressure is not controlled.
September 22, 2021

Diabetes Remission

In a recent consensus statement, diabetes experts defined what it means to become disease-free from Type 2 diabetes.
September 21, 2021

Reducing your and your kids’ risk of diabetes

If type 2 diabetes runs in your family, you may find yourself worrying about whether it will show up in you or your kids. And your […]
September 20, 2021

What’s the right amount of sleep?

Sleep duration is tied to early Alzheimer’s disease according to a recent large analysis by Stanford University researchers. The study involved 4,417 with normal cognitive scores at […]
September 17, 2021

Fertility rates, delayed marriage, and infertility

Ob-Gyn, Joe McIlhaney, MD, writing for the Institute of Family Studies comments on the trend for couples to delay marriage until they are older and the unintended consequences […]
September 16, 2021

How can Moms achieve balance between work and home?

Moms who work away from the home often find it difficult to achieve home-work balance. A pediatrician has some prescriptions to help.
September 15, 2021

Is melatonin a safe sleep aid?

Melatonin is increasingly used as a pharmacological sleep aid but questions have been raised about its impact on blood sugar.
August 11, 2011

ConsumerLab.com announces test results of supplements for menopause

Women looking for relief from hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms often turn to supplements containing estrogen-like isoflavones (from soy or red clover), the herbal remedy […]
August 17, 2011

US government declares marijuana of no use medically

The Los Angeles Times reports, “Marijuana has been approved by California, many other states and the nation’s capital to treat a range of illnesses, but a […]
September 8, 2011

Smartphones really are habit-forming: Study

A new study seems to confirm the widely held belief that many smartphone users obsessively check their devices for e-mails, social media and news. Does this […]
September 8, 2011

Brain shrinkage associated with four factors. What can you do starting today to prevent this?

If you could do four things to dramatically reduce your risk of brain shrinkage (especially that caused by dementia, vascular dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, or stroke), would […]
September 9, 2011

Regular exercise boosts the brain, especially for kids

Regular workouts not only do your body good, they likely improve your mind as well, at least according to review of the data on the subject.
September 11, 2011

TV ads for kids still heavy on unhealthy foods

Even though kids’ total exposure to television pitches for foods high in fat, sugar, and/or salt has declined substantially in recent years, such ads are still […]