News tagged with balance
New research reveals that Solanaceae—a flowering plant family with some species producing foods that are edible sources of nicotine—may provide a protective effect against Parkinson's disease. The study appearing today ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Montserrat Otero, PhD holder in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country, has designed a physical exercise programme which is based on very basic, rudimentary materials and which ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Rather than the cause in-and-of-itself, obesity may be a symptom of something far more insidious that is causing obesity-related chronic health concerns, according to a nutrition researcher ...
Overweight and Obesity Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Alternative therapies such as aerobic exercise, resistance or strength training, and isometric hand grip exercises may help reduce your blood pressure, according to the American Heart Association.
Health Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A bizarre twist on the usual way proteins are made may explain mysterious symptoms in the grandparents of some children with mental disabilities.
Neuroscience Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Ten months ago, Paul Douçot began contemplating his transition from undergraduate mechanical engineering studies to a graduate program in physical therapy. "I didn't want to abandon my engineering background," ...
Other Apr 18, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
If we are to make any progress in tackling the obesity crisis, we have to look again at what really makes us fat, claims an article published in this week's BMJ.
Overweight and Obesity Apr 16, 2013 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 1
(AP)—The United Nations Children's Fund says more than a quarter of children under the age of 5 worldwide are permanently "stunted" from malnutrition, leaving them physically and intellectually weak and ...
Health Apr 16, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A report in one of the last issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics addresses the physical and psychological triggers for attacks in Meniere's disease. Ménière's disease (MD) is a debilitating disease of the inner ear fo ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Leukemia patients receive a bone marrow transplant, which allows them to build a "new" immune system. However, this immune system not only attacks cancer cells but healthy tissue too. Special antibodies will ...
Cancer Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it approved a new drug from Biogen Idec to control multiple sclerosis in adults with hard-to-treat forms of the disease.
Medications Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Jet Landis was only 4 years old when she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1992. Even though she was so young, she can still recall the extreme thirst she felt because of diabetes.
Diabetes Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A bedside electronic device that measures eye movements can successfully determine whether the cause of severe, continuous, disabling dizziness is a stroke or something benign, according to results of a small study led by ...
Cardiology Mar 05, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers have discovered that deleting a specific gene in mice prevents them from becoming obese even on a high fat diet, a finding they believe may be replicated in humans.
Medical research Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Feeding obese-prone rats a high-fat diet leads to impaired satiation signaling through glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1), a gastrointestinal hormone that suppresses food intake and helps regulate ...
Diabetes Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0