February 15, 2011
Health Tip: Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?
Vitamin D is essential for healthy bones and
teeth. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, it
can also help protect against chronic disease, including diabetes,
heart disease and cancer.
Pedal Your Way to Better Health, at Work
A mini exercise bike that
can be used while working at a desk could help improve the health
of office workers and others with sedentary jobs, according to a
Study Links MS to Brain Chemical Deficiency
Multiple sclerosis is
associated with reduced levels of an important neurotransmitter,
noradrenaline -- a shortage caused by damage to an area of the
brain called the locus coeruleus (LC), researchers have found.
Zinc May Help Ease Common Cold: Analysis
A review of data from 15
trials suggests that the zinc supplements so many Americans pop at
the first sign of a cold may, in fact, cut the length and severity