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Public health officials and agencies contend that most people
should reduce their sodium intake to 1,500 milligrams per day or
less. The average American tends to consume more than twice this
amount per day.
A study of people with chronic low back pain found that those who
participated in a particular form of yoga therapy had less pain
after six months.
Breast cancer survivors who followed a strength training workout
program had fewer problems with lymphedema, a common side effect
of breast cancer treatment.
Dupuytren's contracture is a condition in which one or more
fingers is chronically bent. A nonsurgical treatment uses an
injection of an enzyme solution that allows the contracture to be
The emergence of the 2009 H1N1 flu virus means that many people
will need two separate flu shots to be fully protected.
The Women's Health Initiative found that hormone therapy wasn't
helpful for avoiding dementia there was some suggestion that it
might even cause cognitive problems. Am I at risk for dementia by
continuing hormone therapy?