Monthly Archives: December 2013

Dangers of Sitting 07105 The Easiest Way to Add Years to Your Life       Dangers of SittingIf you regularly read this blog, you understand how pleased I am that there is a new study that supports my sentiment that sitting too much is not good for your health.A study by the University of… Read more »

7 Ways to Heal and Prevent Chapped Lips 07105 7 Ways to Heal and Prevent Chapped Lips     When your lips are chapped, you may feel inclined to reach for a tube of chap stick or lip balm, but after reading this, you may think twice.It’s no secret that many conventional chap sticks can become addicting. I’m an ex-addict myself,… Read more »

Epidural Injections for Lumbar Discs? 07105 Epidural Injections for Lumbar Discs  The Study: A randomized, controlled, double-blind trial of fluoroscopic caudal epidural injections in the treatment of lumbar disc herniation and radiculitis  The Facts: a. The authors evaluated the effectiveness of the procedure of fluoroscopically directed caudal epidural injections for chronic low back/lower extremity pain. This was done… Read more »

Controlling Blood Sugar the Natural Way 07105 Controlling Blood Sugar the Natural WayAre you one of the tens of millions of Americans who struggle to maintain healthy blood sugar metabolism? Often, a blood sugar issue first manifest with symptoms like fatigue, mood swings, food cravings and weight gain.But if you fail to heed warning signs, it can lead… Read more »

Radiation + Medical Cocktail = End of HIV? 07105 Radiation + Medical Cocktail = End of HIV?Radioimmunotherapy in conjunction with antiretroviral triple therapy can effectively kill HIV-infected cells from patients, a new study has shown.“The cells are being steadily killed by a dose of radiation,” explained Ekaterina Dadachova, PhD, professor of radiology, microbiology, and immunology at the Albert Einstein College… Read more »

Brains of Women and Men Hard-wired Differently 07105 Brains of Women and Men Hard-wired Differently A map of the human brain may in fact be a two-volume edition, divided by gender, according to a new study that found significant differences between how the male and female brains are hard-wired. Males tended to have stronger front-to-back circuits and links between… Read more »

Daily Multivitamin May Lower Risk for Cataracts 07105 chiropractic-lane.blogspot.comDaily Multivitamin May Lower Risk for Cataracts Taking a multivitamin supplement daily may stave off development of cataracts in middle-aged and older men, according to an article published online November 21 in Ophthalmology. However, there appeared to be no association between daily vitamins and visually significant age-related macular degeneration (AMD).William G. Christen,… Read more »

Donor Age Does Not Affect Corneal Transplants 07105 Donor Age Does Not Affect Corneal Transplants Despite concerns that corneal transplants from older donors might not last, a new U.S. Government study finds that transplant success up to 10 years later is not significantly affected by age. About 75 percent of corneal transplants from donors between ages 34 and 71… Read more »

No Such Things as “Metabolically Healthy Obese” 07105 Metabolically Healthy Obese Persons Not So Healthy After AllThere is no such thing as healthy obesity, according to a meta-analysis of 8 studies involving more than 60,000 adults.Caroline K. Kramer, PhD, MD, a researcher at Mount Sinai Samuel Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and colleagues reported their results in… Read more »