November 02, 2010
Poor Diet May Make COPD Worse, Study Finds
Certain vitamin deficiencies
may lead to decreased lung function in people with chronic
obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), which includes emphysema and
chronic bronchitis, says a new study.
Health Tip: Choosing a Dentist
Regular dental checkups can help keep your
teeth and mouth in good health. That's why it's important to select
the right dentist.
MRI Images May Pinpoint Time of Stroke
MRI images can serve as a
"surrogate clock" to pinpoint stroke onset in patients whose
symptoms began during sleep, increasing the number of patients
eligible for highly effective clot-busting therapy, according to a
Fish Oil Supplements May Not Slow Alzheimer's
One of the main components
of fish oil doesn't help slow the development of symptoms in
patients with early Alzheimer's, although experts aren't ruling out
the possibility that supplementation given earlier might help
prevent the disease.