Check out blog where Dr. Oz and I discuss the good news from reviews of vaccine safety.
Read this blog Dr. Oz and I wrote about how temporarily gassy vegetarians live longer and how they are good for the environment.
Some factors are beyond your control; but not all. Here are eight ways to save your hearing today.
You should keep your heartbeat pumping at about 50-75% of your maximum heart rate. Read our article to learn what your MHR is.
Read as Dr. Oz and I give some very helpful tips on how to sleep better without the help of drugs.
Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:
MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Drugs commonly used to treat Parkinson's disease may raise the risk of so-called impulse control disorders, according to a new review.
These disorders include compulsive gambling, compulsive shopping and/or hypersexuality.
That increased r...Full Article
While you should aim for around 30 grams of fiber a day, the key is bulking up in the morning. Studies show that consuming fiber in the morning (at breakfast) makes you less hungry in late afternoon -- a notorious candy-sucking, diet-busting time of day.
Great sources of breakfast fiber include...Read More
Research shows that broccoli and tomatoes -- two vegetables known for their cancer-fighting properties -- are more effective against prostate cancer if they're eaten together as part of a daily diet than if they're eaten alone.
The avocado is known as the testicle plant -- not just because it's...Read More
Planning prevents you from creating a home (or work) environment that’s filled with junk. It makes it easier (and cheaper) to eat right and well. Brining snacks or your lunch to work means you’re less likely to go out and get a big burger with fries for lunch or raid the vending machine in the af...Read More
Health news seems to be full of gloom and doom much of the time, so brace yourself for some good tidings: Americans cut their intake of deadly trans fat by an incredible 58% between 2000 and 2009, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Trans fat is the type found in partially...Read More
Excessive sugar is not your friend if you're trying to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight.
High amounts of sucrose (another name for regular sugar) can cause inflammation, which is an overly revved up response of the immune-fighting system. Besides causing sudden spikes in blood sugar, foods...Read More
There's not much hard science that shows a direct link between eating a good diet and having luxurious, healthy, shiny hair...but anyone who has pets knows that the better you feed your pets, the better their coats look. They feel softer and their sheen is brighter. The same may also be quite true...Read More
YES!! Fish oil supplements, especially DHA (you can get it from algae if you do not like fish oils), seem to directly improve osteoarthritis symptoms, but more data is needed for us to be absolutely sure. But since it has so many benefits and no known side effects (save allergies or burping), we’d...Read More
Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Average life expectancy in the United States reached an all-time high of 78.8 years in 2012, federal officials reported Wednesday.
The increased life expectancy is likely due to Americans living healthier lifestyles, according to researchers fro...Full Article
Micronutrients are all the vitamins, minerals, trace elements, and other chemicals we need in small quantities (hence, micro) to grow, develop, and function properly. Since the body cannot make micronutrients, we must get them from tap water (the largest source), food, or dietary supplements. So...Read More
Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:
MONDAY, Oct. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The fifth American to become infected with Ebola in West Africa -- a freelance cameraman working for NBC News -- arrived at a Nebraska hospital Monday to begin treatment for the potentially deadly disease.
Wearing a white hooded jumpsuit, As...Full Article
While Botox is famous for smoothing out frown lines and crow's feet, its power to temporarily paralyze muscles helps more than wrinkles. It's become a terrific trouble-shooter for problems that make life miserable. On the list: migraines, sweaty armpits, twitching fingers, leaking urine, and enlarged...Read More
Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:
THURSDAY, Oct. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An Italian toddler thought cured of HIV with early aggressive treatment following birth has suffered a relapse, his doctors report.
The 3-year-old child's viral levels of HIV rebounded two weeks after doctors took him off antiretroviral medicatio...Full Article
Marijuana turns off leptin, the hormone that signals fullness, which is one big reason why pot smokers get the munchies. It also highlights an area that's a promising new approach to weight-loss drugs. By figuring out how the drug turns off the gene that produces leptin, we'll be able to figure out...Read More
Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy lifestyle habits could prevent about half of all diabetes cases that develop during pregnancy, a new study finds.
Researchers looked at data from more than 14,000 American women. They found that the strongest r...Full Article