Monthly Archive:: March 2014

Chiropractic Protects Your Spine As You Age, Study Suggests

For years, older adults have relied on chiropractors to ease their aches and pains, but little is known about the everyday use of chiropractic by seniors, and whether chiropractic can be of benefit in routine care for

Sodium Accelerates Aging in Teens

Most teens come home from school starving, throwing down their backpacks and reaching for anything convenient and tasty, without considering things like sodium or sugar. They’re young and relatively healthy, so what harm could a few chip

Are E-Cigarettes Safe?

With significant differences in manufacturing practices and the fact that they have only been on the market for a short period of time, little is known about the impact of e-cigarettes on health. A report from the

Benefits of Disc Surgery for Sciatica Questioned

Spinal disc surgery is one of the most commonly prescribed procedures for sciatica, but a new study suggests that treatment may not be the best option for many patients with back pain and sciatica. The study suggests

Tylenol Causes ADHD?

Studies over the past few years have begun to reveal that acetaminophen (the primary ingredient in Tylenol) is not as safe as it was once thought. A new study has shown an association between the use of

Chiropractic for Sports-related Elbow Pain

A new study demonstrates how chiropractic care provided significant pain relief for a basketball player with an elbow injury. The case study, published in the Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association, involved a 41-year old man who had

Longer Massage Sessions Better for Neck Pain

Massage therapy can reduce chronic neck pain when done by a professional for the right length of time, a new study shows. The findings suggest that 60-minute sessions are better than 30-minute sessions, and that patients need to

Cherries for Gout

Gout affects the lives of over 8 million people in the U.S. alone. But a new study found that “cherry intake over a 2-day period was associated with a 35% lower risk of gout attacks compared with