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OSTEOPOROSIS

Calcium has long been known to help prevent osteoporosis, the brittle-bone disease that afflicts many older Americans, especially women. Calcium is particularly helpful in girls and women under 30, whose bones are still forming, and in post-menopausal women, who tend to lose calcium from their bones. In one study, children who took a 700-mg. calcium […] Read More

NIGHTMARE-ASTHMA

For a kid with asthma, the joys of childhood quickly become living nightmares. A playful kitten, a cuddly puppy, a bouquet of flowers, all are potential triggers for terrifying attacks. Don’t let Asthma rob another childhood. Call 1800 Lung, USA. The American Lung Association […] Read More

NEUROENDOCRINE TUMORS

Although pathologic concepts regarding squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma have remained relatively stable during the past 10 years, those regarding the class of neuroendocrine tumors have continued to undergo revision and refinement. Neuroendocrine tumors are defined as those that produce biogenic amines. Pathologically, this can be demonstrated by a positive argyrophil or argentaffin stain, the […] Read More

NATURAL REMEDIES

Here’s the amazing truth: herbs, vitamins, and other natural remedies can cure you as well as–or even better than–potent drugs, and they are much safer. These marvelous natural remedies can lower your cholesterol, open up your arteries, regulate your heart, relieve depression, overcome anxiety, fight sleep problems, regenerate your liver, restore your memory, heal arthritis, […] Read More

MITOCHONDRIAL ENCEPHALOMYOPATHIES

Mitochondrial diseases are a heterogeneous group of disorders in which mitochondrial dysfunction produces clinical disease. In the central and peripheral neuromuscular systems, they include such diverse disorders as Alper’s disease, a progressive cerebral poliodystrophy of infancy, and carnitine palmitoyl transferase deficiency, a relatively benign disorder characterized by exercise-induced myoglobinuria. Mitochondrial myopathies are diseases in which […] Read More

MIGRAINE HEADACHES

Today, thanks to new medical research, doctors have a better understanding of migraines. They know that a migraine is more than just a “bad headache.” It has a unique set of biological causes and physical symptoms. These symptoms include at least two of the following: pain on one side of the head, throbbing pain, pain […] Read More

LASER SKIN TREATMENTS

Lately, it seems that every time you walk into a dermatologist’s office, the doctor wants to whip out his latest toy–the laser. Broken blood vessels? No problem at all. let’s laser them. Scars? One single zap and they’re gone. Ditto for moles, wrinkles, excess hair, tattoos, stretch marks–you name it. But according to Dr. Roy […] Read More

KISSING AND COLDS

Go ahead and pucker up — a smooch won’t transmit the sniffles, according to experts. Your mouth contains natural defenses such as antibodies and enzymes that make it hard for cold viruses to set up shop. Rhinovirus, the germ responsible for the majority of colds, prefers to hang out on your hands and in your […] Read More

HORMONE ACTION – BIOCHEMICAL ASPECTS OF

Hormone trace substances produced by various endocrine glands, serve as chemical messengers carried by the blood to various target organs, where they regulate a variety of physiological and metabolic activities in vertebrates. Endocrinology, the study of hormones and their action, has long been an important field of vertebrate physiology, but apart from biochemical studies of […] Read More

HEALTH SOUTH – INFORMATION HOTLINE

Welcome to Health South’s Information Hotline. This service is sponsored by eDiets, the preferred way to lose weight on line: www.eDiets.com If you know your selection number, you may enter it at anytime. If not, you can either view the list at www.HealthSouth.com/InformationHotline, or listen to the following list. If you have any difficulty using […] Read More