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By Sarah Klein, Health.com
March 30, 2010 4:22 p.m. EDT
Brains of rats that gorged themselves on human fatty foods changed
Dopamine appears to be responsible for the behavior of the overeating rats
Findings could lead to new treatments for obesity
(Health.com) — Scientists have finally confirmed what the rest of us have suspected for years: Bacon, cheesecake, and [...]
WASHINGTON Tue Oct 16, 2007 5:35pm EDT
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The use of acupuncture before and during surgery reduces patients’ post-operative pain as well as the need for pain-killing medication, researchers said on Tuesday.
Researchers at Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina analyzed the results of 15 clinical trials on the effectiveness of acupuncture — [...]
The beginning of the new school term is an opportunity to evaluate how your child is functioning in the important arenas of their life. When a child is demonstrating problems at home or school, or not reaching their potential in school or activities, the solutions are typically not clear or simple.
A child’s functioning is the [...]
The headlines have lately been filled with news of the Obama administration’s proposed healthcare plan. Strongly worded opinions, both pro and con, are being volleyed from each side of the political fence. But one aspect of healthcare not being adequately addressed in the plan-as well as not mentioned in most of the pro or con [...]
The oldest member of the 2008 Olympic U.S. Track and Field squad that competed in Beijing, China, this year is a 40-year-old pole vaulter who relies heavily on Chiropractic to keep competing on the international stage. This was the second Olympic appearance for Jeff Hartwig, who also competed in the 1996 Games in Atlanta where [...]
As more and more athletes are realizing the benefits of Chiropractic in heightening their levels of performance, more and more chiropractors are getting involved with athletes in a variety of sporting activities.
Certainly the biggest athletic stage that involved chiropractors in 2008 was the Olympic Games recently completed in Beijing. Four U.S. based chiropractors played a [...]
As a nation, the United States is heading toward a sedentary, obese and very unhealthy condition. Individual sickness, unhealthy eating, pharmaceutical drug intake and personal disability are all on the rise. Lost time at work and even the costs for premature death add up to billions of dollars annually.
The question of where to turn for [...]
I’m not a big fan of massages. As a neurosurgeon, I’ve never been completely convinced that the science behind them is all that sound. Yet there’s no denying that they’re popular — particularly among baby boomers and others who try to get active and stay fit with bodies that seem to grow achier all the [...]
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