Spring...the season or preparing... planting... sprouting. Whether its seeds in your garden or ideas for a new project on the job or on your home, Spring brings the energy and desire to create something new. Time, energy and money are spent to "make-ready" your home, yard, automobiles and wardrobe, but how much attention is given [...]
Colorectal cancer remains the second leading cause of U.S. cancer fatalities, with more than 50,000 deaths annually. It also is one of the most avoidable types of cancer. Up to 90 percent of colon and rectal cancers can be prevented through lifestyle changes and the early detection and removal of precancerous polyps and early stage [...]
By: Alison Young, USA TODAY Federal health officers logged more than 3,000 cases of potentially infectious diseases among travelers in the past year, including airline passengers with tuberculosis, whooping cough, measles, mumps and typhoid fever, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data obtained by USA TODAY. The reported cases, a fraction of illnesses [...]
Newport Coast Pharmacy invites you to: "Smart Travel: Know before you go." Angel Castellanos will be our guest speaker in our Travel Clinic, located in our pharmacy, speak to you about: Travel Preparation Airport Do's and Don'ts TSA Rules and Facts Packing Tips and Tricks Safety & Health Door Prizes
The number of Americans meeting their diabetes goals - blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol - has increased considerably over a 12-year period, says a new study by the NIH (National Institutes of Health) and CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and published in Diabetes Care. The authors wrote that from 1988 to 2010, [...]
In this week's issue of the prestigious journal Nature Chemical Biology, scientists Carole Linster (University of Luxembourg), Emile Van Schaftingen (Louvain University), and Andrew D. Hanson (University of Florida, Gainesville) review an important, but so far neglected, part of metabolism, namely metabolite damage-control...
Low magnesium levels have been found to be the best predictor of heart disease, contrary to the traditional belief that cholesterol or saturated fat play the biggest roles. Research scientist Andrea Rosanoff, PhD., and her colleagues conducted a detailed review of cardiovascular disease research, using studies dating back to 1937. The current review is based [...]
A diagnostic test for tuberculosis (TB) can accurately and quickly detect both TB and drug-resistant strains, according to a new study. The authors of a new systematic review assessing the diagnostic accuracy of the Xpert® MTB/RIF test published in The Cochrane Library say their study can provide timely advice for clinicians and policymakers in countries [...]