Obesity, height linked to pain in lower back CHICAGO — A study of more than 800,000 young adults found that obesity and height increased the risk of having low back pain. “The most simple explanation for that correlation is that the mechan...
Nov 21, 2011 | 0 | 2 |
By John Fauber McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Managing blood sugar well may stave off dementia Two of the most worrisome trends in healthcare — the soaring rates of Type 2 diabetes and dementia — have biological factors in common. And scientists are beginning to think that is more than just ...
Nov 21, 2011 | 0 | 4 |
By Shari Roan McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Cancer drug shows promise for rapid weight loss LOS ANGELES — A drug born of a revolutionary approach to cancer treatment causes rapid weight loss and improved metabolic function in monkeys, scientists have found. Coming in the wake of multiple ...
Nov 21, 2011 | 0 | 3 |
By Melissa Healy McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
How to fight adult acne Pimples that pop up long past the teenage years are just, well ... unfair. “Hormonal changes and using the wrong skin care products are common causes,” says Dr. Melissa Schwarzschild, a dermatologi...
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 | 6 |
By Alison Johnson McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Quantity, quality matter in male fertility Most men don’t give much thought to their prenatal care, but, according to male-fertility experts, what guys do now could make the difference between becoming a dad or not. Unlike women — who ha...
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 | 3 |
By Marni Jameson McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
For menopausal women, ‘hot flash’ is a dirty word After a decade of hot flashes, Donna Anderson would like answers. “I’ve tried different things,” said Anderson, a 63-year-old retired state worker who lives in Sacramento, Calif. “I can’t rememb...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 | 4 |
By Anita Creamer McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun