Don’t Let Asthma Stop You From Hitting the Gym

By |2018-08-14T17:50:10+00:00August 14th, 2018|

Getting in shape can pay dividends throughout your life. For people with asthma and allergies, asthma triggers can make the path to a healthy lifestyle more challenging (but just as rewarding). Common asthma triggers such as allergens and smoking are everywhere. Pollutants — both outside and inside the home — can be a problem for people [...]

Seeking a culprit behind rise in colorectal cancer among younger adults

By |2018-08-13T17:40:45+00:00August 13th, 2018|

Physician-researcher welcomes shift in screening guidelines, notes recent findings on diet and disease recurrence With the incidence of colorectal cancer rising among younger adults, the American Cancer Society has lowered its recommended age for first screening from 50 to 45. Dr. Kimmie Ng of Harvard-affiliated Dana-Farber Cancer Institute was senior author of a recent study linking a low-insulin-load diet — [...]

Do You Know the Truth About Shingles? (Infographic)

By |2018-08-13T17:40:23+00:00August 13th, 2018|

Don’t fall for these top 7 myths The nerve! The same virus that causes itchy, childhood chickenpox can return as an agonizing, nerve-blitzing skin rash in adults. Unwelcome and unpredictable, shingles attacks one in three people. “The longer you live, the higher your risk,” says Robert Bolash, MD, a pain specialist at Cleveland Clinic. But knowledge is power. [...]

Sorting out the health effects of alcohol

By |2018-08-13T17:39:48+00:00August 13th, 2018|

When it comes to your beverage of choice, alcoholic beverages are unique. For millions, they are a regular part of the dining experience. They’re often an important component of social events, celebrations, and milestones; we toast people, events, and memories with alcohol. They play a key role in many religious traditions. And, of course, the [...]

19 Ingredients to Avoid if You’re Living with No Added Sugars (Infographic)

By |2018-08-13T17:39:36+00:00August 13th, 2018|

A simple check for the items in your grocery cart Sure, sugar gets a bad rap. That’s because the average American consumes 335 calories worth each day. The nutritional benefit? Zilch. Limiting your sugar consumption does have a sweet side, though. You’ll avoid serious health consequences such as obesity, high blood pressure, elevated triglycerides and high blood sugars. Here, Cleveland Clinic [...]

Circadian Rhythms, Thyroid Hormone and Vision Loss

By |2018-08-13T17:39:16+00:00August 13th, 2018|

Researchers find evidence of a link in an animal model Experts have long known that a person’s “circadian clock” can influence their metabolism, sleep patterns and immunity. In ophthalmology, circadian rhythms are known to regulate various aspects of photoreceptor physiology, but their contribution to photoreceptor development and function has been unclear.< Researchers at Cleveland Clinic’s Cole [...]

The Pioppi Diet: A Simple Way To Make Your Life Healthier In 21 Days

By |2018-08-12T17:28:20+00:00August 12th, 2018|

A doctor has told LBC the simple changes everyone can make to their lives to become healthier in just 21 days. Dr Aseem Malhotra is a cardiologist and created a diet based upon a village in Italy called Pioppi known as the world’s healthiest village. He talked Clive Bull about the small changes you can [...]

Is It Bronchitis or Pneumonia?

By |2018-08-12T17:27:54+00:00August 12th, 2018|

  When a cold or the flu sets in, you probably know how it’s going to unfold. It starts maybe with that scratch in the back of your throat. You start to feel run-down. Next thing you know, you’re parked in front of the television with a box of tissues. But when it comes to bronchitisand pneumonia, it might [...]

Do You Have an Itchy Scalp? 5 Common Problems and Fixes

By |2018-08-12T17:27:41+00:00August 12th, 2018|

Know when to see a dermatologist If you’re constantly scratching your head because of an itchy scalp, it could be more than just dandruff. Many conditions can cause an itchy scalp — from dandruff to ringworm or something more serious like a bacterial infection or autoimmune condition. Before you can stop the itch, you need to [...]