Genetic diseases are generally thought to be untreatable, but the underlying mechanisms are biochemical and thus can possibly be modified, writes Los Angeles obstetrician
The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) recognizes March as MS Awareness Month. MSAA urges everyone to help raise awareness of multiple sclerosis throughout your community and help improve the lives today for people with MS and their families.
MSAA offers the following ways to learn about MS and support the MS community:
Runners often cite the wide array of health benefits—physical, mental, and emotional—as their motivation to keep logging the miles. But like any strenuous physical activity, running can also lead to overuse injuries. One of those injuries affecting women in particular is a foot pain so intense that it prevents them from running at all—the painful neuroma.
Proper preparation, cooking and storage can keep foods safe while maintaining their flavor and nutrients. For National Nutrition Month and its 2014 theme "Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right," the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' and ConAgra Foods' Home Food Safety program offers ways to get the most flavor out of foods while reducing the risk of food poisoning.
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With the right tools, kids can express their creativity in the kitchen and help with meal prep. We're rounded up our favorite kid-friendly kitchen tools that will get families excited about cooking, baking and preparing tasty treats.
iTi Tropicals, Inc., an industry leader in high quality tropical and exotic fruit puree and concentrates, says the growth trend of coconut water concentrate will continue and feels the coconut business can have significant economic value when virtually every part of the coconut palm is used.
The role of the so-called "obesity hormone" leptin and hormones used for birth control in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS) is examined in two new studies released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in
- Buckeye Community Health Plan (BCHP) offers tips for heart disease prevention that can save lives
“According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in this country.,” said Ronald Charles, MD, vice president for medical affairs for Buckeye Community Health Plan.
What Causes Cavities? Here Are The Best Ways To Avoid Pain, Gum Disease, Dental Emergencies and ImplantsWarning, you’re going to want to brush your teeth after reading this
Very few people truly understand where their cavities are coming from, reports Dr. Joseph Field at the nationally recognized Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry. Equating cavities with eating sugar is too simplistic, he notes, and everyone needs to learn the full details if they want to save tens of thousands of dollars in dental bills, not to mention pain.