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Forgetting in the Next Room

Ever walk from one room to another and forget why you went in there? If you have, you are just like everyone else. While you may think it happens to you because you are “getting old”, that’s just not the case. A group of researchers tested both older adults and young people to measure...
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Chiropractic to Lower Blood Pressure

Doctors of chiropractic generally utilize spinal manipulation to address musculoskeletal issues. Most people think that chiropractic is only good for back and neck pain. But chiropractic can do more...
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Finding Out When Things Go Wrong

Sadly, adverse events continue to be all too common in medicine. The U.S. Office of the Inspector General estimates that “13.5 percent of hospitalized Medicare beneficiaries experienced adverse events...
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Low Back Pain in Female Athletes

Young female athletes (average age 23 years) endure a considerable amount of low back pain (LBP). According to a recent study, “the 12-month prevalence of LBP was 39.0 %; in...
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What Increases Your Blood Pressure?

There are two measurements that are considered “significant predictors of hypertension (high blood pressure): body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC). But these predictors differ based on gender....
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Vitamin D for Asthma

Vitamin deficiency continues to appear as one of the underlying causes of seemingly unrelated ailments. This study compared the vitamin D levels of asthmatic patients with children without asthma...
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NSAIDs Bad for Bone Growth

Most over-the-counter pain drugs are Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) with the exception of acetaminophen/Tylenol. “Published studies show that most NSAIDs have an adverse effect on osteoblast growth.” Osteoblasts...
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Seniors Improve Balance with Exercise

A group of elderly women “participated in an elastic band exercise program lasting for 8 weeks, exercising for 40 minutes, four days a week with resting terms of 60...
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Healthy Lifestyle vs. Medical Care

An interesting study compares the health and longevity of Amish adults with average Caucasian adults living in the same area. The Amish people live a much healthier lifestyle and...
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Vitamin D to Avoid Broken Bones

A study examined 100 patients admitted for bone fractures with “a median age of 72 (range 22-98) of whom 66 were women. The majority of the patients were at...
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Exercise for ADHD

Exercise can be another way to improve your child’s behavior. Researchers reviewed scientific studies to determine to what extent exercise can impact ADHD symptoms. They found that “aerobic exercise...
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Omega-3 for Good Behavior

There is a lot of discussion about how proper nutrition can affect behavior, particularly with children. This study looked to see if “omega-3 supplementation over 6 months will reduce behavior...
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Drugs Increase Elderly Fall Risk

Along with other harmful side effects, many drugs can increase the risk of falling for elderly. Recently published, researchers note that “the results from this study indicate that GPs...
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