New Law Improves Breast Cancer Detection
A new law taking effect April 1 will improve breast cancer detection in women with dense breast tissue. The new law requires women to be told if they have dense breast tissue and, for those who do, suggests that they discuss with their doctor whether further screenings would be advisable.
Excessive Tea Consumption Found to Cause Unusual Bone Disease
A 47-year-old American woman who drank 100 tea bags’ worth of tea a day has lost all her teeth and has been diagnosed with a rare bone disease, also found in India, researchers claim.
Why Should We Cut Down Our Daily Salt Consumption and How?
While there are no adverse effects of high chloride content reported, high levels of sodium have been related with an imbalance of electrolyte activity resulting in a high blood pressure. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is an important risk factor for both heart attack and stroke.
Money Talks When It Comes To Weight Loss: Study
Weight loss study participants who received financial incentives were more likely to stick with a weight loss program and lose more weight than study participants who received no incentives, according to a new study.
How To Cut Down Your Fat Intake To Help Lose Weight
When setting a weight-loss goal, divide it into long-term and short-term objectives. If your long-term objective is to lose a total of 20 pounds, then your short term objective should be to try to lose 1 pound per week. If you can reach your short term goal every week, it will help you to be positi
Don’t Let The Stigma of Mental Illness Keep You from Getting Help
Although depression can affect all types of individuals in all kinds of circumstances, we would expect that among immigrant communities, including South Asians, depression would occur more frequently.
Low Carb Ideas That May Help You Lose Those Unwanted Pounds
While completely avoiding carbs and sugars is generally not very healthy for most people. However, decreasing these two items in your daily diet can really help you in your weight loss attempt. It will also make your progress move along much faster if you increase your protein intake simultaneously
Increase Your Protein Intake To Lose Weight Using These Simple Nutrition Tips
Wanting to a few pounds is one of the most common desires in this country. Luckily, it can be done simply. Losing weight is basically about one thing: burning more calories than you take in.
Women, Take This Information to Heart – It Could Save Your Life!
For the past 10 years, during American Heart Month, the American Heart Association’s GoRed for Women campaign has been working to dispel myths and raise awareness of heart disease as the number one killer of women.
Fatty Liver Disease – What You Need to Know
As a gastroenterologist, one of my specialties is diseases of the liver, one of the body’s hardest working and most essential organs. Because a healthy liver is so important to our health, I am passionate about education and prevention measures to help reduce the incidence of liver disease in our p
Never Take The Value of A Good Night’s Sleep for Granted
Sleep is common to all human beings. We know we need it, and we know what happens when we don’t get enough or are deprived of sleep for a long period of time. Most of us take a good night’s sleep for granted.
New Study Confirms Diabetes Risk Greater for South Asians Than All Other Ethnic Groups
When the result of a recent study of 1.7 million adult Kaiser patients was announced last month, I was not surprised to learn that South Asians, along with Pacific Islanders and Filipinos, have higher rates of diagnosed diabetes than all other Asian groups.
Calcium Scoring Test a New Tool in Fight against Heart Disease
Radiologists play an essential role in the diagnosis of disease. Today's modalities allow us to view areas of the body in clearer detail than ever before and quickly provide your physician with the condition reports he or she has been waiting for to begin treatment.
Relief from Silicon Valley Pain Syndrome
In my 25 years of practice as a Physical Medicine, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation specialist, I have treated thousands of patients with musculoskeletal injuries with pain in the in the neck, back, and extremities. Most of these are a result of work-related accidents and injuries in a variety o
How To Lose Weight By Reducing Sugar In Your Daily Diet
One of the most common New Year's resolutions that many of us make is to lose weight. This article can show you some baby steps that you can take by watching and reducing your sugar intake, so that your weight loss becomes a way of life.