Jun 26, 2015
Some 20 million Americans sleep during the day and work at night. This schedule affects their body clock, making them vulnerable to a condition that is known as shift work disorder.
Jun 17, 2015
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md., analyzed data from 29 randomized trials in which participants had either taken vitamin C or a placebo.
Jun 12, 2015
There’s no minimizing the trauma of a bypass surgery. Opening a patient’s chest cavity like the door of a birdcage inevitably puts a tremendous stress on the whole body.
Jun 5, 2015
If you love gadgets, using a pedometer instead of a watch may give you the psychological boost that keeping track of time doesn’t.
May 29, 2015
Atrial fibrillation can occur for no known reason at all, but it is usually related to several common risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
May 22, 2015
The type of fatty liver disease that is becoming epidemic in the United States is called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD.
May 15, 2015
In fact, the older a person is, the more likely it becomes that he or she will have difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep. Older people also tend to wake up earlier.
May 8, 2015
Taking one or two aspirin a day or two before you go on an airplane flight, a train trip, or long car trip can prevent a clot from forming.