How Fat Can Treat Joint Issues

Body fat now can help treat bone joint conditions, including injuries and osteoarthritis — the type of arthritis caused by wear and tear in tissue between joints, which affects 27 million people. A new device 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

Researchers Warn of New Silent Killer

For decades, American waistlines have been expanding and there is increasing cause for alarm. Researchers from the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University make the case that metabolic syndrome a cluster Read More

Ask the Doctor: Lower Blood Pressure

My blood pressure has gradually increased over the last few years, and I’d like to avoid medication if possible. Can you recommend natural remedies? If your average blood pressure is greater than 120/80 but less Read More

Cooling the Fires Within

Grabbing a fiery-hot pot handle or stubbing a toe may hurt like the dickens, but before you can even scream, “Ouch!” the body sets off a cascading chain of inflammatory responses to help heal the Read More

Six Diet Changes to Treat Gout

Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis. The prevalence of gout has increased over the past several decades. Nearly 4% of the population in the US currently suffers from gout. Many of these Read More

An Unusual Ally in Controlling Blood Pressure

Skin plays a surprising role in helping regulate blood pressure and heart rate, according to scientists at the University of Cambridge and the Karolinska Institute, Sweden. While this discovery was made in mice, the researchers Read More

What to Consider About Statin Drugs

Is everything so rosy with statins? I say the answer is an easy and loud, “NO!” Statins are the most profitable medications in the history of Big Pharma, despite failing nearly 99 percent of patients Read More

Can We Find a Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s is a heart-wrenching disease that directly affects millions of people worldwide. There is no cure, let alone treatment to stop progression of the disease. While current answers are few, research at the University of Read More

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