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Bonnie Addario didn't even know there was a word for what was happening to her. As if lung cancer weren't bad enough, the 54-year-old had lost 30 pounds off her normally 130-pound frame. Her life was limited to her husband's Barcalounger, where she had to...
Tags: Physiology, Education, HIV, Health Treatments, Digestive System
You can't sleep. You've tried counting sheep, drinking warm milk, maybe even taking medications like Benadryl or sleeping pills. Maybe next you should try cooling your brain. According to research presented Monday at Sleep 2011, the annual meeting of...
Got stress? If you answered no, hooray for you! (And, by the way, what planet are you from?) But if you answered yes (like any normal member of the human race), you're likely heartened by the arrival of vacation season. Just the ticket for a little...
For the many Americans genetically programmed to add pounds, the effort to lose weight can seem doomed from the get-go. Mix in other factors no one can change — age, race, birth order — and the struggle becomes even tougher. Though innate...
What's making Americans so fat? Many think the answer is that we eat too much and don't exercise enough, but the reasons are more numerous and complex, say obesity researchers. And so are the solutions. In the early 1970s, 14 percent of the adult...
Sleep to lose weight. No wonder Michael Breus is popular. A Virginia Beach clinical psychologist board-certified in clinical sleep disorders, Breus regularly promotes the connection between sleep and health, and in particular metabolism. He has written...
South Bend TribuneGreg Gaver is sitting at his family's dining room table in Granger, speaking congenially about his high hopes for his future, when his attention abruptly shifts and his head swivels toward his mother. “Can I have dinner?” the 21-year-old asks...
South Bend TribuneDiscovering how to counter a chromosomal aberration that prompts the never-ending hunger of Prader-Willi syndrome might offer ammunition against obesity in the larger population, too. Science has learned much already since PWS was identified in 1956. Dr....
Q: Is it true that ovarian cancer may start in the fallopian tubes? Will having a tubal ligation lessen my chance of developing it? I have a family history of the disease and am a BRCA1 carrier. A: Recent research suggests that some of the cells that may...
CW33 NewsChandler Tucker is like a lot of people--she dieted and then gained the weight back. She was getting geared up for spring break and went on an 800 calorie a day diet. She stuck with it for nearly a month. "It was easy,” Chandler said. “...
WGNO NewsThese five foods are touted as metabolism boosters that make it easier to shed pounds, but do they really work? I've sifted through the research to give us the scoop about which really live up to the hype, and which are best filed under the category of...
Tags: Physiology, Insulin, Chile, Health, Foods and Beverages
Every woman will experience menopause, some in the normal course of aging and some before. It can bring on a host of symptoms in addition to hot flashes. But there are things that women can do, from improving their diet and exercising to finding the right...
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