Wake-up call on stroke in women

More women than men are victims of stroke, and the consequences for survivors are more serious in women. Medication to dissolve blood clots is available, but must be administered within the first three hours after a stroke to be most effective. (Locked) More »

Exercise: Rx for overcoming osteoarthritis

Exercise does not increase the risk for osteoarthritis, and in fact is beneficial for those who have it, because it helps to strengthen muscles, improve balance and flexibility, ease stiffness, and promote overall health and well-being. (Locked) More »

In Brief: Retinol helps reverse normal skin aging

In addition to treating damage to the skin caused by sun exposure, topical retinol has also been found to be effective in treating the normal signs of aging on the skin, but the treatments must be continued in order to remain effective. (Locked) More »