Monthly Archive:: June 2014

Doctors Writing Off Vitamin D for Asthma

Is vitamin D the magical supplement for chronic inflammatory diseases? In the case of asthma, a new study says “no.” But there are reasons to assume the study didn’t examine the whole picture. In this new study performed

Safer Pregnancy with Vitamin D

Vitamin D has been shown to be very important for many physiological processes in our bodies. So much so that the findings of the latest study regarding pregnancy come as no surprise: “Normal plasma levels of Vitamin

Kids Who Eat Mediterranean Diet Less Likely to Be Obese

As parents, we want nothing more for our children than for them to be healthy and strong. This requires that they maintain a healthy weight as they are just as prone to weight-related conditions as adults (such

Over-the-Counter Heart Danger

Most people pop aspirin and other over-the-counter pain relievers without a second thought. But mounting evidence suggests that there should be cause for concern. In a recent study, researchers found that “NSAID (aspirin, ibuprofen, Advil, Motrin, etc.)

Exercise After Whiplash: Don’t Do It Alone

Countless studies have pointed to the benefits of exercise for recovering from spinal injuries like whiplash. But is staying physically active enough to combat minor auto injuries? A new study sought to answer that question by comparing

Wanna Prevent Sports Injuries? Pump Some Iron

We all know exercise is essential but a new study suggests that exercise is even more imperative for athletes who want to reduce their time sitting on the sidelines with an injury. Researchers discovered that athletes who regularly

Eating Habits Impact ADHD

There are several studies that show an association between what a child eats and their risk of learning challenges, particularly attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The latest study confirmed what others studies have found that “a high intake

Vitamin D for Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin disease that produces unsightly scaly red blotches. While there are several drugs that claim levels of effectiveness, many people prefer to avoid the related side effects. A recent pilot study found that “high-dose