Chris Kilham

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Frail, older women may only need a single dose of the osteoporosis drug Reclast to build bone strength, a new study suggests.

    But greater bone density did not translate into fewer fractures among these high-risk women, who were living in nursing ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    MONDAY, April 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Surgery to reopen blocked arteries in the legs of frail nursing home residents rarely gets them back on their feet, a new study shows.

    In fact, many elderly people who undergo the expensive procedure either lose more physical function or die withi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Age Management Medicine:

    TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Every face tells a story, and that story apparently includes hints of how quickly a person is aging, a new study contends.

    Facial features have proven even more reliable than blood tests in spotting those for whom time is taking a heavier toll, ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Age Management Medicine:

    MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A single serving of leafy green vegetables each day may help keep dementia away, new research suggests.

    Researchers evaluated the eating habits and mental ability of more than 950 older adults for an average of five years.

    Those who cons...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health Nursing:

    THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that yoga may help ease depression in pregnant women.

    "This is really about trying to develop a wider range of options that suit women who are experiencing these kind of symptoms during pregnancy," lead author Cynthia Batt...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Integrative Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Acupuncture for back pain is more likely to help people who believe the treatment will work, new research suggests.

    The study included 485 people who received acupuncture for back pain and completed questionnaires before they began treatment, at t...Full Article

  • Chris Kilham - Leverett, MA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
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    There's no shortage of foods and herbs that help to boost the immune system. "Medicine Hunter" and author Chris Kilham talks in this video about the antioxidant-rich foods and other options that'll help you stay healthy and happy. Read More
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  • Chris Kilham - Leverett, MA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
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    Take two berries and call me in the morning? "Medicine Hunter" and author Chris Kilham talks in this video about some of the surprising natural sources for pain relief. Read More
  • Chris Kilham - Leverett, MA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
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    Green tea polyphenol catechins are very good for enhancing cardiovascular health, improving immune function and reducing the risk of cancer. Watch "Medicine Hunter" Chris Kilham discuss how green tea catechins are great for wellness and longevity. Read More
  • Chris Kilham - Leverett, MA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
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    To remove some of the extra sodium from capers, you want to take them out of the jar and rinse them off in a strainer before you use them. In this video, "Medicine Hunter" Chris Kilham gives his tips for lowering the amount of salt in capers.  Read More
  • Chris Kilham - Leverett, MA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
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    Capers can help protect the liver, stabilize blood sugar, fight ulcers, and they also have anti-inflammatory and aphrodisiac qualities. Watch "Medicine Hunter" Chris Kilham describe the interesting benefits of including capers in your diet. Read More
  • Chris Kilham - Leverett, MA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
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    To relieve symptoms of dry mouth, you want to take things that make you salivate: some peppermint oil, vinegar, or even lemon/lime juice. In this video, I will explain how these natural remedies help alleviate dry mouth. Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research links the virus behind chickenpox and shingles to a blood vessel condition that afflicts the elderly and can sometimes be deadly.

    The study doesn't prove that the so-called varicella zoster virus causes the condition, known as gian...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    MONDAY, Feb. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mindfulness meditation may help older adults get a better night's sleep, a small study suggests.

    Researchers found that among 49 older adults with sleep problems, those who learned mindfulness practices started sleeping better within six weeks. I...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Integrative Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Yoga is increasingly popular among U.S. adults and children, two new government surveys reveal.

    One survey found a little less than 6 percent of adult Americans said they had tried yoga, tai chi or qi gong back in 2002, but that figure jumped to ...Full Article