Reconciling the obesity crisis will require a greater commitment from both the individual and societal level, to create a proactive culture of health and wellness that aspires to prevent chronic disease rather than treating it.
Treating urinary tract infections (UTIs) without the use of antibiotics may be in the horizon with the discovery of a novel chemical form of cellulose found in E.coli bacteria that sticks to the bladder cells.
Scientists succeeded in deciphering a cellular mechanism leading to the desynchronization of neural networks and also in correcting this organizational defect in an adult animal model, thereby suppressing abnormal behaviours associated with schizophrenia.
Overweight or obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea who are encouraged to participate in a comprehensive weight-loss program will most likely be grateful to their health care provider for discussing the issue and recommending effective strategies for weight management.
Do you know: Genetics and lifestyle may up heart disease risk. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk slightly increase due to the genetic make-up and a westernized lifestyle which involves less movement and eating more junk foods.