Monthly Archive:: May 2014

Vitamin C for Chemotherapy Side Effects

A case study looked at how vitamin C could increase the quality of life and reduce the fatigue for a patient undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer. Researchers found that when taking vitamin C on a regular basis,

Study Seeks to Treat Back Pain and Depression Together

Back pain and depression are often intertwined, and unfortunately tend to increase as we age. This has prompted some top researchers to find a way to treat both in our nation’s seniors, hopefully creating a multi-level approach

NSAIDs Adverse Events

Many people take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) assuming they can take as many as they want without much fear of negative side effects. Aspirin, Motrin and Advil are all different types of NSAIDs that are taken without

Spinal Manipulation vs. Chinese Massage – Which is Better for Neck Pain?

When it comes to dealing with chronic neck pain, there are many drug-free options available. But which offer the most effective neck pain relief? To answer that question, a team of researchers compared traditional Chinese massage to

Sorry, Red Wine and Chocolate Aren’t as Healthy as You Wish

Anyone who loves life’s little pleasures such as red wine and chocolate was elated to hear that both of these items boosted one’s level of health, making them as pleasing to your body as they were to

Sunshine Reduces Colorectal Cancer?

An interesting study looked at the incidence of colorectal cancer based upon how far people lived form the equator. Researchers wanted to discover if a greater exposure to sunlight would reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. They

Migraine Tied to Brain Injury in Older Adults

New research shows that older adults with migraine have a greater risk of a certain type of brain injury known as subclinical brain infarction. Subclinical brain infarction is a blockage of blood to the brain area that can

Vitamin D for Your Eyes

Glaucoma is a disease that gradually reduces your eye’s ability to see. Open-angle glaucoma (OAG) causes you to lose your peripheral vision first as the disease progresses to a more advanced state. A ground-breaking study found an