How Much Calcium Should Women Take?

A new clinical guide summarizes the evidence regarding the effects of calcium in reducing the risk of osteoporosis after the menopause. Bone health is especially important for the elderly. Osteoporosis is common and affects 1 Read More

Mediation May Prevent Heart Disease

Experts say that meditation may help reduce some risk factors for heart disease. A statement released by the American Heart Association announced that the AHA has systematically reviewed the data on the potential benefits of Read More

Sauna Bathing Keeps Blood Pressure in Check

Frequent sauna bathing reduces the risk of elevated blood pressure, according to an extensive follow-up population-based study carried out at the University of Eastern Finland. The risk of developing elevated blood pressure was nearly 50% Read More

Why Psoriasis Recurs

New research by investigators at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Rockefeller University helps address a longstanding question about the inflammatory skin condition psoriasis: Why do skin lesions that have resolved with therapy recur in the Read More

Asthma Meds May Lower Parkinson´s Disease Risk

Parkinson´s disease is a chronic disease with unknown causes. The disease destroys the brain cells that control body movements. Shivering, stiff arms and legs and poor coordination are typical symptoms of Parkinson´s. The symptoms may Read More

Is ADHD Really a Sleep Problem?

Around 75% of children and adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) also have sleep problems, but until now these have been thought to be separate issues. Now a in a pulling together of the Read More

Walking Pace Linked to Heart Disease

A team of researchers at the NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre, UK — a partnership between Leicester’s Hospitals, the University of Leicester and Loughborough University — has concluded that middle-aged people who report that they Read More

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