Monthly Archives: July 2015

  • chili peppers

Chili peppers shown to treat Allergic symptoms

By |July 31st, 2015|

Rhinitis means inflammation of the nose.  It affects 30% to 40% of the general population.  There are many forms of rhinitis: rhinosinusitis (or simply sinusitis), allergic rhinitis and non-allergic rhinitis.

Non-allergic rhinitis is diagnosed in patients who have negative tests for allergies – and also do not […]

  • olive oil

Olive oil reduces risk of Type 2 diabetes in women per study

By |July 30th, 2015|

Traditionally a low fat diet has been prescribed to prevent various diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. While studies have shown that high fat diets may increase the risk of certain diseases such as cancer and diabetes, […]

  • hand transplant

Hand transplant is performed on the youngest patient ever

By |July 29th, 2015|

Meet Zion Harvey.  The precocious 8-year-old Zion lost his hands and feet at the age of two due to a serious infection that also led to a kidney transplant, which was donated by his mother.  And incredibly, for the […]

  • henna tattoo

Henna tattoo warnings issued from the FDA

By |July 29th, 2015|

Henna tattoo is an art form that has been used since antiquity to dye skin, hair and fingernails, as well as fabrics including silk, wool and leather.  The name henna also refers to the dye prepared from the plant […]

  • beet juice

Beet juice? Nitrates shown to improve exercise endurance

By |July 28th, 2015|

Beet juice and nitrates have been gaining more and more attention for their ability to improve athletic performance and reduce blood pressure.  It has been well-documented that a diet rich in vegetables can improve cardiovascular health, due to […]

  • metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome associated with less than seven hours of sleep

By |July 27th, 2015|

? Metabolic Syndrome Definition
Metabolic Syndrome is a terminology that represents a patient with a cluster of biochemical and physiological abnormalities associated with the development of cardiovascular disease and Type 2 (adult onset) diabetes.  These include body fat, high blood pressure […]

  • coq10

CoQ10 shown to protect against acute heart attack complications in rats

By |July 24th, 2015|

? OVERVIEW

CoQ10 (Coenzyme Q10) is a natural antioxidant synthesized by the body, found in many foods, and is available as a supplement.  It comes in two forms: ubiquinol, the active antioxidant form, and ubiquinone, the oxidized form, which the […]

  • women live longer than men

Why women live longer than men … here is the reason

By |July 23rd, 2015|

? WHY WOMEN LIVE LONGER THAN MEN
Why do women live longer than men?  This has been a question for the ages … why is it that women historically live longer than men?

The average life expectancy has always been higher for […]

  • type 2 diabetes

Control Type 2 diabetes by eating carbohydrates LAST

By |July 22nd, 2015|

? TYPE 2 DIABETES

Type 2 diabetes (DM2), also known as “adult onset diabetes”, is a disease characterized by increased blood sugar levels.  The classic symptoms are excessive thirst, frequent urination, and constant hunger.

Type 2 diabetes makes up about 90% of diabetes […]

  • burn fat

Burn fat more effectively by exercising early in the morning

By |July 21st, 2015|

? BURN FAT EARLY
Some of us could stand to lose a few pounds … perhaps even more than a few.  But to burn fat and lose weight successfully, it always seems like an uphill battle.  Eating healthy and getting the proper […]