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Moisturizers work by trapping and holding water in the skin, in
combination with some oily substance that binds the moisture to
the skin. While ingredients vary, almost any moisturizer will
help with dry skin.
Researchers have compiled data regarding patterns and variations
of medical care throughout the US. They found that differences in
standards of care tend to be due to doctors' personal preferences
more than any other reason.
Dr. Walter Willett, the head of the nutrition department at the
Harvard School of Public Health, discusses nutrition-related
questions and issues.
HDL, the "good" cholesterol, helps prevent heart disease, but
there is some evidence that suggests it may also help protect
against strokes, and possibly dementia as well.
Research has found links between incidences of concussions among
professional football players and depression. Players who
experienced more than one concussion had a higher likelihood of
being diagnosed with depression.
I've taken Fosamax for 11 years. My bone density has improved.
One doctor I consulted told me to continue taking it, but another
said it would be dangerous to do so. What should I do?
I am taking Boniva for osteoporosis. I read that an alleged
women's health expert said that osteoporosis drugs like the one
I'm taking actually make bones weaker by stopping the body from
breaking down old bone, and causing jaw disease. Is this true?