While you may know about your brain's gray matter, did you also know that about 50 percent of your brain is made of white matter? The health of your brain's white matter affects how well it learns and functions. This is also the area of the brain most often affected by stroke.
Moms are heroes and this Mother's Day their acts of love will strengthen the fight against childhood cancer by raising research funds for life-saving cures.
In light of the recent deadly tornadoes in the Midwest, Petco offers tips and advice for keeping pets safe during a natural or man-made disaster. For pet parents, forgetting to include pets in a family's disaster preparedness plans can have heartbreaking results. The following tips can help ensure both people and pets are prepared if and when disaster strikes.
Love Sex Again with Help from Dr. Lauren Streicher as She Sparks a National Conversation about Women’s Sexual Health
Lauren Streicher, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University’s medical school launched her latest book, Love Sex Again, fixing the issues that are sabotaging your sex life, whether they’re physical, hormonal or medical and brings a national epidemic to light: women with sexual dysfunction don’t always feel comfortable talk
IDEA Health & Fitness Association's free Web-based tool FitFeed collates the most popular content being shared by health and fitness experts via Twitter, Facebook, and IDEA Client Share. In the year since its launch, FitFeed has tracked over 8 million shares of content.
In an unprecedented move, BBDO New York has brought together three of its clients to help deliver a one-of-a-kind, onetime 60-second commercial message designed to help raise awareness of autism and encourage parents to look for early signs. The "ad" is timed to debut at the end of April, which is Autism Awareness Month. The message?
Amway yesterday announced the launch of a global effort to fight childhood malnutrition, called the Nutrilite Power of 5 Campaign.
Specific foods consumed by young children are leading to excessive intake of saturated fat and sodium in their daily diets. New research presented yesterday at the Experimental Biology 2014 conference shows cheese, hotdogs, and whole and 2 percent milk are among the top foods and beverages contributing to saturated fat and sodium intakes of toddlers and preschoolers.
A morning and evening ritual of tart cherry juice may help you sleep better at night, suggests a new study presented yesterday at the Experimental Biology 2014 meeting. Researchers from Louisiana State University found that drinking Montmorency tart cherry juice twice a day for two weeks helped increase sleep time by nearly 90 minutes among older adults with insomnia.
As many as 52 million Americans have osteoporosis and low bone mass, and studies suggest that one in two women and up to one in four men ages 50 and older will break a bone due to osteoporosis.