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.
May 1, 2015
Research on alternative therapies has concentrated on people with impaired glucose tolerance, a condition also called “prediabetes.”
Apr 24, 2015
There is mixed evidence about whether artificial sweeteners are harmful or helpful, but a new study shows that using them may raise the risk of diabetes.
Apr 17, 2015
Like most cardiologists, I was skeptical about chelation for a long time. But some recent studies have finally persuaded me.
Apr 10, 2015
The human body manufactures cholesterol to help build healthy cells. However, too much cholesterol in your blood forms fatty deposits that can narrow arteries.
Apr 3, 2015
Sleep is actually a dynamic process involving changes in brainwave activity, breathing, heart rate, body temperature, and other physiological functions.