Is Your Cardiovascular Health In Danger?

When your cardiovascular health is in danger, you often are at a loss as to what you can or can’t do to improve your quality of life. And why shouldn’t you? The numerous difficulties you have to overcome and control can be daunting.   The most common risk factors are those developing from, or related to, Read More

Why Traumas Can Haunt and Sabotage Your Health for Years

Emotional memories of traumatic life events are stored in a particularly robust way by your brain, making effective treatment very difficult. Researchers have now successfully tracked down the molecular bases of these strong, persistent memories.   It has long been known that emotional memories of both a positive and a negative kind make strong impressions Read More

Optimism Strengthens Your Immune System

In a study of about 125 first-year law students, researchers examined the relationship between personal optimism and cell-mediated immunity (CMI), which plays a central role in protecting you against viral infections. At five points over the course of the school year, participants answered a series of questions and had their CMI measured through a simple Read More

Your Guide to Stop Fatigue

Every day, 2.2 million Americans complain of being tired. Most of us chalk it up to having too much to do and not enough time to do it in, especially during extra-busy periods. But often the true culprits are our everyday habits: what we eat, how we sleep, and how we cope emotionally. Read on Read More

Who’s At Risk For Colon Cancer?

  Colon cancer comes in third on the list of overall cancer diagnoses every year. Over 100,000 people will be diagnosed, resulting in about 56,000 mortalities. Colon cancer accounts for about 10 percent of all cancer deaths. However, new research is showing some promise. A new study from the University of North Carolina suggests a Read More

What is fatigue and how is it treated?

Most of us are familiar with fatigue. It’s when you’re so tired you can’t perform even simple tasks. Chronic fatigue is when you feel fatigued almost all of the time. We posed a number of questions to Garth L. Nicolson, Ph.D., Nobel-Prize nominated scientist, and President and Chief Scientific Officer of The Institute for Molecular Read More