Archive for January, 2012
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a drug to treat the most common form of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma. Erivedge (vismodegib) is the first drug sanctioned in the United States to treat basal cell skin cancer that has metastasized or spread. The once-daily pill is also designed for cases deemed unsuitable [...]
Most parents in the United States place their children in a booster seat when they’re driving their own car, but many don’t enforce this rule when their child is in a car with another driver, a new study indicates. The researchers at University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital found that more than 30 percent [...]
A dramatic rise in newborns experiencing drug withdrawal after being exposed in the womb poses challenges for clinicians on how to detox these tiny victims, a new report indicates. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released its first updated guidelines on neonatal drug withdrawal since 1998, partly in response to the escalating abuse of [...]
Overweight and obese adults are at significantly increased risk for lumbar spine disc degeneration, a potential cause of low back pain, researchers say. Previous research has linked having a higher body-mass index (BMI), which is a measurement that takes into account a person’s height and weight, to reports of low back pain. This type of [...]
Before an occasional concern or problem, it is normal that we close the stomach and lose your appetite. However, with more prolonged stress or worries that stretch more than normal, it is quite the contrary, they increase our appetite. This is what is called nutritional stress, an alteration in the functioning of our body against [...]
In the summer begins so-called ‘Operation Bikini’ and with it the many ‘fad diets’ that promise too much too soon. It is often confused with not eating to lose weight, leading to poor diet and therefore nutritional imbalance that only brings negative health consequences.
A Harvard study shows that women who walk regularly have a lower risk of stroke The journal Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association has published a Harvard study which shows that walking reduces the risk of stroke in women. Women who spent 2 hours walking per week had fewer cerebrovascular diseases than those who [...]
If you are willing to submit yourself even strict regime of counting calories, weighing food and not spend a calorie more, here are a model of diet of 1700 calories a day. This diet is aimed at people who want to lose weight with a daily activity to activity-peak average. If you are an athlete [...]
Before illusionist with the title, we acclimate following: it is very difficult to achieve weight loss if you do nothing but eat and eat. Of course, it is essential to a healthy diet but lose weight effectively is a goal that is achieved by incorporating regular physical activity habits.
The diet of plum and pear is great for those who enjoy these fruits and has a slightly overweight can be solved with a short diet. With this diet you can lose 1 kilo in 3 ½ days. The diet of plum and pear is a strict regimen that is based on the nutritional properties [...]