Health News Archive

18 Sep 2009

Ice cream may target the brain before your hips

DALLAS — Sept. 14, 2009 — Blame your brain for sabotaging your efforts to get back on track after splurging on an extra scoop of ice cream or that second burger during Friday night’s football game. Findings
23 Jul 2009

Dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease

By Jacob Franek By now, everyone is familiar with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), a progressive disease of the brain that causes thinking and memory to become seriously impaired. However, despite the awareness of Alzheimer’s, the disease is still
13 Jul 2009

Do You Have Computer Vision Syndrome?

by Hillary Rubin Do your eyes every feel really tired? Perhaps they sting? If you experience eye strain and eye fatigue when you are in front of a computer – you may be experiencing Computer Vision Syndrome
30 Jun 2009

Defeating Cancer: An advance of paramount importance to health reform

Julian Lieb, M.D Prostaglandins are tiny molecules regulating the chemistry of every cell, including those subserving mood, and those subserving immune function. When brain cells produce excessive concentrations of prostaglandins, they depress mood and immunity. In 1973,
29 Jun 2009

Mal de Debarquement Syndrome

by Jane H. I am merely trying to raise awareness of a misunderstood and often misdiagnosed health condition called, rather grandly, Mal de Debarquement Syndrome (MdDS for short) If I may I will explain more. Basically, with
5 Jun 2009

The future belongs to young people …

Contributed to Health Blogs by Abhishek Shah and it is we who will be affected most by the decisions we take today on AIDS/HIV epidemic, climate change, food, energy, environmental degradation, economic stability and the continuing challenge