Pizza will have its biggest day of the year Sunday, when the New England Patriots take on the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. It's a good bet that beer and chips will do pretty well too.Now it appears that medical marijuana may enjoy more than a wee bit of popularity Sunday evening, at least in the state of Washington, home of the Seahawks.Read full article >>
Efforts to treat Alzheimer's disease by clearing the amyloid beta (A?) deposits and related precursors associated with the progression of the condition have proven to be challenging, beset with failures and complications. Wherever there...Show More Summary
What if, this Valentine's Day, you got fresh, eco-friendly wildflowers delivered via the bike lane?
Some of us are excited for the Seahawks to play the Patriots, some of us are excited for the commercials, and some of us are just excited for a free Katy Perry concert! That’s right, Miss California Gurl is performing the half-time show this year, and much anticipation surrounds this headliner. There have been lots of rumors surrounding Perry lately, [...]
Ever try a yoga pose and feel like your body just doesn’t make that shape? Erin Motz has three ideas to help you conquer this commonly tough one.
The Center for Ethics team at MedStar Washington Hospital Center has received one of 11 RightCare Alliance Young Innovator Grants from the Boston-based Lown Institute, to address an emergent and critical issue in medicine - the rise of resident suicide and physician burnout.
Post by Alina Adams. We’re living in the Information Age. When we have questions, we expect instant answers: whether it’s how to score a reservation for the week’s hottest restaurant, the name of so-and-so who starred in that thing you...Show More Summary
We took them for a test spin (class), through workout sessions and crowded subway rides. And these passed our sniff test—and others'.
By Marie Marley Alzheimer's Reading Room When Ed had Alzheimer’s I would often ask him what he had for lunch. Duh. That was stupid. First of all he couldn’t remember what he had for lunch. Second, he couldn’t even remember if he’d had...Show More Summary
Two new fluorescent dyes attracted to cancer cells may help neurosurgeons more accurately localize and completely resect brain tumors, suggests a study in the February issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.
More than three-fourths US neurosurgeons practice some form of defensive medicine--performing additional tests and procedures out of fear of malpractice lawsuits, reports a special article in the February issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.
As a dietitian/nutritionist, I am often asked if I recommend having a cheat day. (A “cheat day,” cheat meal,” or “cheat food” — is a mini-break from a calorie-restricted diet for weight loss.) My answer is that it all depends on how you define cheat. If a cheat day is a feeding frenzy that packs [...]
Drs. Darryl Kaelin and Steve Williams have been tapped to fill two endowed positions in the University of Louisville Department of Neurological Surgery
The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) has releaseed a fact sheet refuting false and misleading public statements and distortions about the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact.
Here are highlights from the January issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo Clinic Health Letter attribution is required. Include the following subscription...Show More Summary
Upstate is one of two health care facilities in New York state and among only six facilities nationwide to use the FDA-approved implantable SMR TT metal back glenoid implant for shoulder replacements.
Investigators at Nationwide Children's Hospital have developed an analysis "pipeline" that slashes the time it takes to search a person's genome for disease-causing variations from weeks to hours. An article describing the ultra-fast, highly scalable software was published in the latest issue of Genome Biology.
“If you’ve got ADD and you know it, clap your hands.” That’s what award-winning producer, director, writer and comedic performer Rick Green wants you to take away from his talk at The Royal on February 2 at 7 p.m. Attention deficit disorder (ADD) — or its hyperactive cousin, ADHD — is very real, affecting about 4-percent of adults. Show More Summary