Hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of Americans have metabolic syndrome — a condition that has terminal implications if it isn’t treated speedily.
Metabolic syndrome is characterized by an oversized stomach, a big belly and a huge waistline. If your waistline is oversized, you should pay attention. Metabolic syndrome causes high blood pressure, high lipid (fat) profile, high C-reactive protein (CRP) and high inflammation. All these indicators lead to heart disease, cancer and diabetes.
Obese women are often warned by their doctors to avoid contraceptives containing estrogen, such as the pill, patch and vaginal ring because of a higher risk for pregnancy-related complications.
Sinus infections affect about 30 million U.S. adults annually. Many people get them twice a year. The standard treatment protocol is a round of antibiotics and steroids taken orally or by nasal spray.
Next time you’re hit with a sinus infection, try a natural remedy instead.
In developed countries, heart disease is the single largest cause of death, responsible for 65,000 deaths each year in the U.K. In the United States, that number is a shocking 600,000.
Two former Merck virologists claim in a False Claims Act complaint — filed in 2010 but just recently unsealed — that Merck knowingly falsified its mumps vaccine test data and issued a vaccine that it knew was not as effective against the disease as it claimed.
What fuels the desire in certain young people to make the world a better place, and why are some more proactive than others in making a change, however large or small?
A recent study proved that a diet rich in strawberries can have a beneficial effect when it comes to preventing gastric illnesses that are related to the generation of free radicals or other reactive oxygen species. The berry could very well slow down the formation of stomach ulcers in humans.
Researchers at the Institute for Aging Research (IFAR) at Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, has found that not all dairy products are equally beneficial in promoting strength.
A recent study sought to determine if modernization, which often correlates with a sedentary lifestyle, is a major contributing factor to obesity and heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States.
Medical freedom does not exist in America.
Dr. Benjamin Rush, one of the signers of the U.S. Constitution, saw the risk of medical monopoly to public and individual health. Rush believed that the right to medical freedom should be imprinted into the Bill of Rights. Medical freedom, he thought, was just as important as freedom of speech and freedom of religion.