Archive for April, 2010

Tai Chi for Arthritis

The ancient art is part of a new study of its value for older people with arthritis. More than 350 people are participating in the study by people are participating in the study by the centers for disease control and prevention. A CDC finding that tai chi for arthritis rates as “evidence-based” could mean that […]

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Vaccine Research for Type 1 Diabetes

A major break through in diabetes research. Canadian scientist say they’ve successfully reversed type 1 diabetes in mice using a new vaccine technology. The vaccine appears to solely target the immune system cells responsible for the disease. People and animals with type 1 diabetes lose their ability to produce insulin cells because their immune system […]

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Coffee Reduces Diabetes Risk

Expert say have another cup of joe, it might just be the fix some patients need. Everyone loves a cup of coffee to start of the day or to make it through the day. I like the buzz for sure. I like the flavor as well. It keeps me awake which is what I need […]

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Calorie Restriction and Diets

For years, we’ve heard counting calories is the way to lose weight. But now, new research is saying, restricting them too much may make your diet even more difficult. A new University of California San Francisco study shows restricting calories increases the stress hormone cortisol. That can make it harder to keep weight off, which […]

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Obesity and Pregnancy

Here’s an important reason why moms-to-be should watch their weight. A new study says the more obese a woman is when she becomes pregnant, the greater the chance she’ll have a baby with a congenital heart defect. Researchers with the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development found, on average, obesity increases the risk […]

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Social Influence and Autism Diagnosis

New research suggests social influence may play a role in surging autism statistics. A new Columbia University study found children living near a child who has been diagnosed with autism have a much higher chance of being diagnosed themselves in the following year. Researchers say the increased likelihood isn’t from the environment or something that’s […]

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CPAP Sleep Apnea Treatment

For the last two years Stephen Hood hasn’t had any trouble falling asleep. His sleep disorder made it hard for him to stay awake. I would go to sleep any time i layed down. Taking two or three naps per day. Stephen wouldn’t just fall asleep laying down. It would happen during everyday activities. I […]

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Autistic Children Restrict Diets

Many kids are picky eaters, but new research suggests the habit is even more common in kids with autism. Autistic children tend to refuse more foods and are more likely to restrict their diets to a smaller variety of foods than other children. Despite the findings, researchers are quick to note that picky eating is […]

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Breast Cancer – Intraoperative Radiation Therapy

A breast cancer diagnosis often means a long journey of radiation, surgery, and reconstructive surgery. It can take weeks even months. But imagine getting all of that done in one day. It’s part of a new procedure available at a handful of institutions. Campbell says: I feel incredibly well. You can’t tell, but just 24 […]

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Single Incision Hysterectomy

A hysterectomy for a busy mother can be extremely difficult. But there’s a new less invasive procedure out there. It’s a major advancement for women’s surgery. A new less invasive procedure is now being used to do complete hysterectomies. Single Incision Hysterectomy

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