Heathy Eating.. Healthy Aging

Posted on Nov 6, 2013

A healthy Mediterranean-type diet have much greater chance of healthy aging later on, a new study reports. [More]

Low First-Trimester Vitamin D Predicts Gestational Diabetes

Posted on Oct 17, 2012

October 16, 2012 (Berlin, Germany) — Women with lower serum levels of vitamin D during the first trimester of pregnancy are at greater risk for developing gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) later in pregnancy, according to Marilyn Lacroix, a master's degree candidate from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Sherbrooke in Quebec, Canada. [More]

Antibiotics Not Necessary or Helpful for Acute Sinusitis

Posted on Feb 16, 2012

Most symptoms of acute sinusitis resolve just as quickly without antibiotics as they do with antibiotics, according to results of a new study in the February 15 issue of the Joural of the American Medical Association . [More]

Acetaminophen: Repeated Use of Slightly Too Much Can Be Fatal

Posted on Nov 23, 2011

Repeated doses of slightly too much acetaminophen (known as paracetamol in the United Kingdom and elsewhere in Europe) can be fatal, according to the results of a large, single-center cohort study published online November 22 in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology [More]

Combination Antioxidant Therapy May Help Fatty Liver

Posted on Nov 12, 2011

A combination of vitamin E and alpha lipoic acid (ALA) can improve the inflammatory and steatosis scores in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, according to the results of a study presented here at the American College of Gastroenterology 2011 Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course. [More]

Cell Phone Use Affects Brain Glucose Metabolism

Posted on Nov 7, 2011

Use of a cell phone for as little as 50 minutes at a time appears to affect brain glucose metabolism in the region closest to the phone's antenna, a new study shows. [More]