Combating weight gain during menopause

Menopause marks the end of reproductive years. Fluctuating hormonal levels can lead to a variety of unwanted symptoms, including hot flashes, night sweats and sleep problems.


When to withdraw care in severe traumatic brain injury

Gregory Hawryluk, MD, Ph.D., Akron General Hospital, and co-authors surveyed panelists from the Seattle International severe traumatic Brain Injury Consensus Conference (SIBICC), querying them on the use of prognostic calculators, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Can a healthy diet prevent prostate cancer?

A study published in BJU International found that adhering to healthy diets seems to have no effect on prostate cancer risk, but following an unhealthy diet might increase the risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer.


A tale of probiotics and how to help your own gut microbiome

Bacteria have thousands of genes and functions that we, the human host, do not have. For instance, bacteria can help us digest fiber, provide support to our immune systems, and absorb important nutrients. But reaping the ...

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