Health and Wellness
- April 26th, 2012Education Programs, Awareness Events, and Walks Held Nationwide During May
New research has shown that most Americans, 59 percent, know little or nothing about lupus and its devastating impact.
- April 26th, 2012
Throughout grocery store aisles, shoppers find many soy-based choices to complete a nutritious diet. In April, Soyfoods Month, US soybean farmers want to highlight the benefits of soy products and their availability in products that may not come to mind.
- April 25th, 2012Famed NYC Therapist Jonathan Alpert Outlines 5 Steps to Reach a Fulfilling Life in New Book
If you've ever experienced talking to a therapist there's no doubt that "So, how does that make you feel?" has come up during a session. It's a question that infuriates Jonathan Alpert, New York psychotherapist, columnist and author of the just published BE FEARLESS: Change Your Life in 28 Days (Center Street, 2012).
The Gateway for Cancer Research Puts Patients First by Supporting Clinical Studies for Treatments NowApril 25th, 2012Non-profit Has Funded More than 80 Studies and Raised $20 Million
The Gateway for Cancer Research always keeps one statistic in mind as it makes decisions on research to support: 1,500 cancer patients die each day.
New Study: Health Professionals Support Biotechnology’s Use in Food Products and Sustainable FarmingApril 25th, 2012
A 2012 study found that 77 percent of healthcare professionals recognize the health benefits of including soy in consumer diets, with menopause relief, protein source and heart health topping the list of specific benefits they identify.
Fox Trial Finder, Web-Based Clinical Trial Matcher to Accelerate Parkinson's Research, Launched by Michael J. Fox FoundationApril 25th, 2012
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) launched Fox Trial Finder (foxtrialfinder.org). This first-of-its-kind online platform anonymously connects volunteers with and without Parkinson's disease to clinical trials in critical need of participants.
- April 25th, 2012Second phase of NIH research grant study on Balance-Based Torso-Weighting (BBTW) in MS to begin
The first phase of the NIH study, Movement Ability Changes with Balance-Based Torso-Weighting (BBTW) in Multiple Sclerosis (MS), provided important results for Multiple Sclerosis patients suffering with balance and walking challenges.
- April 24th, 2012A growing consensus of rice as a healthy food in US diet
Eating white or brown rice helps improve diet and manage weight and other risk factors for disease, according to results from a study presented today at the Experimental Biology 2012 conference, in San Diego, CA.
- April 24th, 2012Fresh from the largest gathering of natural health and organic leaders in Western Canada
Holistic nutritionist Joy McCarthy, in partnership with the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA), today released her top five healthy living trends and tips for spring 2012. Her findings are based on observations in her own practice and interviews with natural health and organic leaders at the recen
- April 24th, 2012
A new survey from the American Cancer Society finds women are 10 percent less likely than men to make time for physical activities they enjoy and that 40 percent of women said they would be more physically active in their free time if it felt less like work and more like play.