Monthly Archive:: February 2014

Zinc Levels Tied to Osteoarthritis

We’ve all heard that calcium is crucial for preventing bone and joint problems, but new research suggests there may be another mineral we need to be mindful of: zinc. In particular, a study suggests that levels of

Sitting Tied to Increased Disability Risk

Sitting is the new smoking, and here’s another reason why: a new study shows that every hour you spend sitting during the day increases your likelihood of suffering from a disability. Researchers publishing in the Journal of Physical Activity and

Consumers often confused about types of sugar in drinks

Many Americans don’t know how much and what kinds of sugar are in their beverages, according to a new study. But people who are concerned about sugar tend to be better at avoiding it, researchers found. The

Vitamin D for Headaches?

While not conclusive, a new study found an association between lack of vitamin D and non-migraine headaches. With data from over 11,000 adults, researchers concluded that “non-migraine headache was associated with low levels of serum 25(OH)D (vitamin

Overdiagnosis of Breast Cancer

While cancer is a very frightening disease, a recent study found that it has been overdiagnosed with the advent of mammograms. Researchers noted “our estimate of overdiagnosed cancers attributable to mammography over the past 30 years involved

Chiropractic Effective for Neck Pain in Seniors, Study Finds

A recent study shows that not only are neck adjustments safe for the elderly, they’re extremely effective for neck pain when combined with exercise. Although earlier studies have shown the benefits of chiropractic for neck pain, there

Back Pain May Make Knee Problems Worse, Study Suggests

If you’ve got knee pain with an occasional aching back, recent research suggests you may want to take care of that back pain sooner rather than later. A new study found that patients with back pain undergoing

Soy Fights Lung Cancer in Women

An interesting study that included information on over 70,000 women found a correlation between the amount of soy foods eaten by women and their likelihood of experiencing lung cancer. Researchers concluded “that soy food consumption may reduce