Jan 21, 2015
Reducing sodium intake to the level recommended by the American Heart Association (less than 1,500 mg/day) does not supply the body with enough sodium to function optimally
Jan 14, 2015
The authors found that there was no increased risk for cholesterol levels over 200 mg/dl, but there was a 28 percent increased risk of all-cause death in those subjects with a cholesterol level less than 200 mg/dl.
Jan 7, 2015
Researchers examined the association between use of prenatal folic acid supplements and subsequent risk of autism spectrum disorders, including Asperger’s syndrome, autistic disorder, and pervasive developmental disorder.
Jan 2, 2015
Natural foods contain many healthy vitamins, minerals, and enzymes. However, over time, those substances can degrade. Manufactured foods are made with refined sugar, salt, flour, and oil.
Dec 23, 2014
Since the 1970s, the American Heart Association, the American Medical Association (AMA), and nearly every other major medical society began recommending increased use of vegetable oils while decreasing saturated fats.
Dec 17, 2014
Researchers looked into the relationship between Hashimoto's disease and papillary thyroid cancer in a study that included 2,821 subjects with papillary thyroid cancer and 653 Hashimoto's patients. According to their report at the 2011 meeting of the American Thyroid...
Dec 10, 2014
Are drugs ever necessary to treat or control hypertension? The answer is “yes.” Someone with severe hypertension may require drug therapy to prevent an adverse outcome related to having high blood pressure, including a stroke or a heart attack.
Dec 3, 2014
A study in the journal MBI investigated whether the presence of triclosan in nasal secretions increased the risk of nasal colonization of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria , the microorganism that causes staph infection.