Health and Wellness
- July 16th, 2012
News is just breaking in India about Sushma Pandey, a 17-year-old young woman who died in 2010, two days after her third "egg donation." Her death is being attributed to the procedures used to extract eggs from healthy, desirable young females like Ms. Pandey. These eggs are often resold to affluent westerners for use in commercial production of their children.
- July 16th, 2012
Summer is a perfect time to begin orthodontic treatment, and Minneapolis orthodontist Dr. Trudy Bonvino of Cosmopolitan Orthodontics gives four reasons why:
1. Flexible appointments
Office schedules open up a bit in summer months when families take vacations and kids go off to camp.
- July 16th, 2012mom.me shares national survey insights on how and when Moms spend Me Time
mom.me, an online destination for women with advice and inspiration at every step of the journey of motherhood, today announced the paradoxical results of a national survey regarding a mom's quest for time for herself – Me Time.
Four Clinical Trials Further Clarify The Role Of Physical Activity In Cognitive Function And DementiaJuly 16th, 2012Resistance Training Emerging as Particularly Valuable for Older Adults
Four studies reported today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2012 (AAIC 2012) describe the ability of targeted exercise training to promote improved mental functioning and reduced risk for cognitive impairment and dementia in cognitively healthy older adults and those with mild cognitive impairment (MCI).
- July 13th, 2012
There are many choices to consider when it comes to retirement living. Those contemplating a move to a retirement community will find more options available than ever before.
- July 13th, 2012Data Demonstrates Lower Intracellular Water Levels in Women Drinking 6-8 Cups of Water per Day
Initial results from a scientific study on water consumption and cellular dehydration conducted at the Murad Research Labs in El Segundo, California, have uncovered surprising results, dramatically challenging and debunking the ages-old notion that everyone should drink “eight glasses of water per day.”
- July 12th, 2012Tips to avoid foodborne illness and shares the story of one Salmonella survivor.
- July 12th, 2012
Worried about your memory?
Many patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and individuals concerned about developing memory loss feel they have limited options. While there is no 'magic pill' to cure or prevent AD, a new book outlines a cutting-edge approach to systematically address this disease.
- July 12th, 2012Study finds signs of premature aging linked to one's geographic location
The Patient's Guide, the leading online destination in beauty and skin care, released the top US cities where the average population appears "older than they really are." To determine these rankings, The Patient's Guide conducted a study that pulled data from internal analytics (agespots.net), Google's Regional Interest, as well as th
Weight Loss Resulting from a Low-Fat Diet May Help Eliminate Hot Flashes and Night Sweats in Menopausal WomenJuly 12th, 2012
Weight loss that occurs in conjunction with a low-fat, high fruit and vegetable diet may help to reduce or eliminate hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause, according to a Kaiser Permanente Division of Research study that appears in the current issue of Menopause.