Health & Wellness
Age matters: vitamins for every life stage
Age matters when it comes to vitamins. All vitamins are essential - meaning our bodies can't make them, so they must be obtained from the diet. Throughout life, we all need the right mix of the 13 essential vitamins, but some are more important than others when it comes to different life stages.
Put your home on autopilot to save time, money and energy
Every homeowner can remember a time when they wondered, "Did I lock the front door this morning?" or "Did I leave a light on?" Others can attest to that feeling of dread knowing their air conditioner is running full blast while they're away on a weekend trip. There's nothing worse than worrying about the security of your...
Celltex Therapeutics Corporation: The next wave of medicine
The therapeutic use of adult stem cells has come a long way over the past decade and continues to remain at the frontier of the rapidly expanding field of regenerative medicine. For more than 50 years, adult stem cells have been extensively researched and used safely and successfully. Today, widespread therapeutic use of...
Sleep smarts: Sleep is an important part of back-to-school preparation
Does your list of school supplies include sleep? Studies say it should, especially for teens. Perhaps reminding your student that there is a proven relationship between healthy sleep habits and academic success might help encourage healthier habits. Suggest that your students try following these tips, a little bit at a t...
Research is targeting a cure for permanent hearing loss
Hearing Health Foundation, the largest private funder of hearing research, has organized a Consortium of researchers through the Hearing Research Project, with a goal of accelerating the timeline for a genuine cure for most types of acquired hearing loss. The cure focuses on the specialized cells that make hearing possi...
Indoor air quality - how to protect your home and your family
It's a surprising statistic, but data from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shows that indoor air can be two to five times more polluted than outdoor air, including the air in your home. With the average American spending as much as 90 percent of their lives indoors, taking relatively easy steps to...
Labeling medications as 'gluten-free' helps those with celiac disease
Going gluten-free has become an emerging nutritional topic and trend in the world of dieting and weight loss. Some celebrities even tout the gluten-free lifestyle as a way to shed pounds. But according to the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center, the gluten-free diet isn't a choice for at least 3 million Americans...
A decade of scientific breakthroughs for patients with GIST
In the past decade, some life-threatening diseases have evolved from being untreatable diseases to chronic conditions with the help of significant medical advances. People living with a rare cancer such as GIST - a condition with a reported incidence of 4,000 to 5,000 cases each year in the United States - can often feel...