| Jan 2, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Did you know that the World Health Organization predicts that by 2030, more people will suffer from depression than any other medical condition?
The incidence of depression has skyrocketed in children and adults since World War II; depression affects...
| May 8, 2013
| 2:05 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Fish oil supplements did not prevent heart problems in people who hadn't had a heart attack yet, in a large long-term study from Italy.
The study - a gold-standard randomized, controlled trial - tested the effect of omega-3...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:19 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among people who have a genetic susceptibility to colon cancer, those whose diets are heavy in junk food have an even higher risk, according to a new study.
"These patients have this very high risk because of this (genetic)...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 10:03 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who eat diets high in fruit, certain vegetables, pasta and red wine are less likely to have hot flashes and night sweats during menopause, a new study from Australia suggests.
Researchers found that of about 6,000...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 8:00 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) - What's the best way to realize that New Year's resolution and drop unwanted pounds?
The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet took the number one spot as the Best Overall Diet in the U.S. News and World Report's Best...
| Feb 6, 2012
Mediterranean Eating with Jane Monzures
Being of Greek decent, the daughter of a one-time diner owner, and from a family that revolves around meal time, it’s no wonder I love to eat and I am a terrific cook. When the crew at LHC takes it into...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:05 PM
To us, it seems that many dietary supplements are falling out of fashion in favor of real food.
For example, every day some new study says that multivitamins are no competition for a healthy diet. Some supplements even have a deleterious effect when...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 4:33 PM
By Susan J. White NorthShore University HealthSystem While a myriad of activities and media coverage draw attention to breast cancer awareness, there are still some …...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 4:23 PM
In a study released this week, researchers found that a high fat diet damaged important appetite-regulating cells in the brains of mice. Once this area of the brain was damaged, the mice were rendered permanently hungrier. There's a lot of debate about...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 4:22 PM
They say a Mediterranean diet is good for you. I'm obviously biased being of Greek decent, but I predictably agree. The countries in southern Europe along the coast of theMediterranean Seafollow a seasonal diet – the produce that is in season...
| Sep 29, 2010
Being able to reproduce the results of a study is key to verifying any conclusions drawn from research. A number of years ago a group of scientists claimed to have mastered Cold Fusion, but in follow up experiments no one has been able to reproduce such...
| May 26, 2010
Nutritionists and doctors have been saying for years to limit your consumption of red meat. Certainly I have been one of those and research on Mediterranean diet shows that limited consumption is best but this has never meant "don't eat red meat at all."...