| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:16 AM
My mom showed me the spot on her face recently diagnosed as skin cancer.
"I showed it to my dermatologist last time, but he just kept saying it was psoriasis," she said. Finally, on her last visit, she insisted he take a closer look, and bingo. Basal...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 12:57 PM
The answer to why some obese people develop diabetes and other health problems may be found not in just a love for junk food, but in the bacteria that thrive deep in the human gut.
Scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 9:48 AM
Blepharitis, usually identified by a sufferer's red, irritated eyelids, is becoming more common. And while doctors aren't sure why, it can be controlled with vigilance, according to Dr. Laura K. Green, residency program director of cornea, cataract and...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Though going grain-free is a popular diet trend, grains--especially in their whole form--provide a significant portion of important nutrients in the diet.
You've likely noticed the proliferation of books, websites and specialty foods aimed at helping...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Though going grain-free is a popular diet trend, grains -- especially in their whole form -- provide a significant portion of important nutrients in the diet.
You've likely noticed the proliferation of books, websites, and...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Q: I want to share with fellow readers a pleasant discovery about an unpleasant subject: constipation. I have tried most conventional remedies for this problem. I eat a high-fiber diet, drink water regularly and take a stool softener every evening...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Lynn passed on Monday, February 17, 2014 in Newport Beach, California at the age of 69. Lynn was born in Seattle, WA on December 23, 1944. She and her husband, Bruce Nye lived in Corona del Mar, California for over 30 years.
Lynn graduated from USC with...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:39 PM
CAIRO — An Egyptian army doctor's recent announcement that the country's military had developed devices that could detect HIV and cure AIDS and hepatitis C has caused a furor of disbelief rather than praise.
The physician, Maj. Gen. Ibrahim...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:02 AM
Indian brides are among the most beautiful women in the world. Their flawless, glowing skin is the envy of many women. But their ancient secrets are not withheld; you too can get glowing skin with this simple and effective beauty mask.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes psoriasis, and what are the most effective treatments? I've tried a few without much success.
ANSWER: The exact cause of psoriasis is tough to pinpoint. In general, the disease has a tendency to run in families, and...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:04 AM
Baxter International Inc. on Monday reported better-than-expected income and revenue for the fourth quarter as demand for its hemophilia and dialysis products boosted sales.
The Deerfield-based medical products company said net income fell 34 percent to...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Everybody's got something.
Maybe it's something you were born with, maybe something that happened to you, maybe something you did to yourself through bad habits or neglect. But everybody's got something, some physical or emotional blemish measuring the...