Aging: 100 is The New 80

When it comes to aging successfully and remaining in good health, are centenarians the perfect role models? Or is extreme age inextricably linked with increasing levels of illness? Which diseases most commonly affect people who Read More

Happiness Can Affect Physical Health

A new review indicates that subjective well-being — factors such as happiness, life satisfaction and enjoyment of life — can influence physical health. The review’s investigators also examine why this is so and conditions where Read More

Treating Autism by Targeting the Gut

Experts have called for large-scale studies into altering the make-up of bacteria in the gut, after a review showed that this might reduce the symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Until now, caregivers have relied Read More

Onions to Fight Cancer

The next time you walk down the produce aisle of your grocery store, you may want to reach for red onions if you are looking to fight off cancer. In the first study to examine Read More

Statins Can Cause Disabling Muscle Disease

Statins are medications, such as Crestor, Lipitor, and other lipid-lowering medications, have been prescribed increasingly in recent years to reduce cardiovascular disease and mortality in high risk individuals. Many doctors now recommend these medications even Read More

What is Leaky Gut?

Are you not feeling like yourself? Perhaps you have bloating or cramps, are always tired, have sensitivities to certain foods, or suffer from headaches and overall body pain. Any combination of these symptoms can get Read More

What is the DASH Diet?

Research has shown that following a healthy eating plan can both reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure and lower an already-elevated blood pressure. For an overall eating plan, consider the DASH diet. “DASH” Read More

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