In the war on salt, not everyone need be a soldier Despite several decades of urging from doctors and government officials to cut back on salt, a culprit in high blood pressure, most Americans aren’t paying much attention. Americans consume, depend...
Nov 23, 2011 | 0 | 7 |
By Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz 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 | 5 |
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 | 4 |
By Melissa Healy McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
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 mechanica...
Nov 21, 2011 | 0 | 3 |
By John Fauber 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 | 7 |
By Alison Johnson McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun