Today's holiday tip is for the buffet. Rather than loading up on everything, just choose a few new foods -- preferably some things you've never tried before. It's fun... Read Full Post
Post by Mary Fischer. One of the best parts of being pregnant is most definitely the moment when you can finally spill the beans that you're expecting. It's so much fun letting family and friends know that you have a bun in the ovenShow More Summary
This is a clinical trial for a new way of treating sarcoids, a benign skin tumor on horses. Testing of this treatment called H-Fire may lead to treatment of potentially deadly melanomas and squamous cell carcinomas, both skin tumors that both people and horses can develop.
Johns Hopkins scientists have found evidence that cancer triggers the autoimmune disease scleroderma, which causes thickening and hardening of the skin and widespread organ damage.A report on the discovery, published in the Dec. 5 issue...Show More Summary
A protein named for its role in a cancer of the eye has been found to influence metastasis in other types of cancer. The protein, named Retinoblastoma, has been found to regulate the movement of cells, which underpins metastasis. The retinoblastoma (Rb) protein plays a critical role in suppressing the multi-step process of cell migration […]
To know or not to know? Each person in my support group realizes that we remain defenseless against the information we seek or avoid, writes Susan Gubar in her Living with Cancer column.
Adding to the controversy of whether or not sex addiction is real, researchers find that brain scan responses to sexual images may just be related to higher libido.
Celebrity trainer and new mom Kristin McGee, who has trained some of our past Bellyitch Bumpwatch moms like Bethenny Frankel, Tina Fey and Adrianna Lima among other celebs, has released a 2-Disc yoga and Pilates prenatal DVD set forShow More Summary
If you give your child allowance, there are different ways to do it so that the kid understands how to use money and learns from the experience. From our partners at FullTimeNanny, there is more guidance on three strategies to take: 1. Show More Summary
When the Lululemon shiz hit the proverbial fan, namely with the latest public gaff from founder Chip Wilson (just one of many over the course of his lulu career), many discussions arose, not just from customers and practitioners, but...Show More Summary
Johns Hopkins scientists have found evidence that cancer triggers the autoimmune disease scleroderma, which causes thickening and hardening of the skin and widespread organ damage.
A Ludwig Cancer Research study has uncovered an entirely novel mechanism by which glioblastoma (GBM), the most common kind of brain cancer, evades targeted therapies. Published in the current issue of the journal Science, the paper describes...Show More Summary
A team of scientists, led by principal investigator Paul S. Mischel, MD, a member of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research and professor in the Department of Pathology at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine,...Show More Summary
Data breakdowns from previous studies show that sex does indeed qualify as "moderate exercise" -- equivalent to playing doubles tennis or walking uphill. More here. [NYTimes] Cheers to physics! Whether you're a total beer snob or just a casual drinker of the refreshment, check out the science behind why brews vary in color, carbonation, taste and more. [BuzzFeed]
New tool allows doctors to recognize patients at highest mortality risk, matching treatments to values and health goals.
Post by Kiri Blakeley. When it comes to baby names, the Greeks were probably the first to come up with some really cool ones that are still popular today. Greek mythology names like Alexandra, Cassandra, and Daphne are just as trendy today as they were in Ancient Greece. Show More Summary
Ten years ago, HIV/AIDS was devastating the health and wellbeing of millions of individuals in communities across Africa and in other resource-poor countries around the world. Through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), we have since made extraordinary progress in reducing new HIV infections and providing life-saving care and treatment to those who...
Post by Maressa Brown. "Is Katie Couric the next Jenny McCarthy?" asks an accusatory headline on TIME.com. The question is one some are asking after the news anchor-turned-daytime talk show host ran a lead segment on her show, Katie, about the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine yesterday. Show More Summary
The Brazilian designer, who looks for the beauty in everything—the ocean, her yoga practice—let us look at the beauty-enhancing products on her dressing table.
Two University of Illinois at Chicago nursing professors have received a four-year, $2.3 million federal grant to investigate how residential environment factors may be linked to weight.