Clod | April 27, 2012
New insight into the workings of our natural pain relief system was gained in a recent study. Some of the participants in the study had undergone sustained pain. The scientists who performed the study analyzed the chemical activity in the brains of these participants. This study has provided scientists a new method of measuring subjective [...]
Clod | April 23, 2012
Many people are reluctant to tell their employer or co-workers about their arthritis. They don?t want special treatment, or fear they will be denied opportunities.
Clod | April 16, 2012
Excess pounds can put stress on your joints and cause pain, according to healthcare experts. You can relieve some of that stress by losing extra pounds and getting support from assistive devices. Make the palm, wrist or elbow do the work, rather than fingers. Use two hands instead of one when holding a mug. Or [...]
Clod | April 12, 2012
“…provide loving discipline that helps your child grow and learn in an atmosphere of support and respect.” As a parent, you want more than anything else to keep your child healthy and safe — both physically and emotionally.
Clod | April 4, 2012
There is no vaccine for hepatitis C. Because the virus mutates very rapidly, it is very difficult to develop a vaccine for all the virus’ genotypes and variations. While there are no prospects for a vaccine in the immediate future, researchers are hopeful that innovations in virology will eventually open that possibility.
Clod | April 3, 2012
In another example of the high costs of the obesity epidemic on our nation’s children, a new study shows that extra weight gain in children may cause increased cholesterol levels.