Annetta Gregg

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This Implant Helps Heal Knees With a Patient’s Own Cartilage

At first, Courtney Mannino blamed the dull ache in her left knee on a ligament she’d torn in high school. She ignored it as long as she could, but …

Asia

Do you get enough fibre and protein? Or too much sugar and salt? This FOODOKU chart will show you how to keep a balanced diet

A balanced diet is essentially about eating more of the good and less of the bad. But that’s easier said than done.<p>Many of us don’t eat enough …

Immune System

'No evidence' having high levels of bad cholesterol causes heart disease, claim 17 physicians as they call on doctors to 'abandon' statins

No evidence exists to prove that having high levels of bad cholesterol causes heart disease, leading physicians have claimed.<p>Researchers have warned …

Research

Molecule produced during fasting has anti-aging effect on vascular system

Diet trends like intermittent fasting and ketogenesis are proving wildly popular for their rapid weight-loss effects, but scientists are also …

Anti-aging

Dietary fiber reduces brain inflammation during aging

As mammals age, immune cells in the brain known as microglia become chronically inflamed. In this state, they produce chemicals known to impair …

University of Illinois

10 Must-Visit Places in Florida That You've Probably Never Heard Of

1 of 11<p>Walkers Landing in Amelia Island<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>No Name Pub in Big Pine Key<p>3 of 11<p>Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge in Vero …

Florida

Inhaled version of blood pressure drug shows promise in treating anxiety, pain: Understanding gene-environment interactions leads to possible preventive treatment

Understanding gene-environment interactions leads to possible preventive treatment<p>An inhaled form of a high blood pressure medication has potential …

High Blood Pressure

New cancer vaccine is 100 percent successful in mouse model

Scientists have developed a new vaccine that — in conjunction with existing therapies — can not only treat aggressive melanoma, but also prevent its …

Immunotherapy

Physician Solves Mystery of Mona Lisa's Smile While Waiting in Louvre Line

"I don’t know how to appreciate art. But I sure do know how to make a clinical diagnosis."<p>The “Mona Lisa” has her own room in the Louvre, where she …

Mona Lisa

How to choose and style the perfect bookshelf

Make it a focal point in your home<p>Roman politician Marcus Cicero once said: "A home without books is a body without soul" and that sounds about right …

Home Decorating

How uncontrolled inflammation leads to brain cell loss

In a study of inflammation mechanisms in the brain, researchers from the University of Bonn in Germany have identified how, as we get older, a …

Neuroscience

Parkinson's: Modified protein works like a drug

New research, published in the journal <i>Molecular Neurobiology</i>, offers a promising new strategy for restoring functional levels of dopamine in the …

Medical Research

There's a New Drink That Puts You to Sleep in 30 Minutes

Just Now<p>It's been about six hours since I saw another new study about how much trouble Americans have sleeping . . . but I think it's safe to say …

Sleep

Is this the end of insomnia? The secret US military technique that could help you fall asleep in as little as TWO MINUTES

Many of us toss and turn at night as we struggle in vain to try and get some sleep, but it seems as if there might finally be a solution that could …

Sleep

Why the "Glycome" Is the Next Big Thing in Health and Medicine

When you think of sugar, you probably think of the sweet, white, crystalline table sugar that you use to make cookies or sweeten your coffee. But did …

Immune System

Magnesium deficiency may be causing your leg cramps—here’s how to know for sure

Magnesium is one of the most hyped-up natural salves for all types of muscle-related pain—from headaches to digestive distress to menstrual cramps. …

Wellness

Death Rates From Heart Disease And Stroke Could Be Significantly Less With These Drugs, Study Says

Findings of a long-term study of more than 8,500 people in the U.K. has found evidence that blood pressure and cholesterol-lowering drugs work to improve survival rates of their users after a decade of treatment.<p>The study revealed that the benefits of statins lasted more than a decade after the …

High Blood Pressure

Secret immune cell tunnels found in human skulls

Hidden tunnels which link the the human skull to the brain have been discovered by scientists, leading to hopes the breakthrough may help in stroke and Alzheimer’s research.<p>Researchers believe that the passages provide a quick channel for immune cells to reach the brain from the bone marrow in the …

Alzheimer's Disease

Feeding Mice a Special Type of Sugar Reduces Their Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

Plot twist.<p>A natural sugar called trehalose blocks glucose from the liver and activates a gene that boosts insulin sensitivity, which reduces the …

Diabetes

This Supplement May Actually Help With Anxiety, Says Harvard

If you know you're a person that's prone to anxiety, there are a myriad of steps you can take to mitigate the symptoms outside of and/or in addition …

Antidepressants

Thyroid Medications Are Being Recalled: Here’s What You Need to Know

Several medications used to treat hypothyroidism have been recalled according to an announcement earlier this month by the U.S. Food and Drug …

Zara's New It Dress Will Make You Look Like a Millionaire

There is a new cult Zara item on the scene, and it truly defies its $100 price tag. The scarf-print shirt dress looks like it's 100% silk and a rare …

This Common Skin Condition Could Be Linked to Alzheimer’s

Could an extremely common virus raise your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease? Here's what you need to know.<p>Alzheimer’s disease is tragic: This …

Scientists Reverse Wrinkles, Restore Hair Growth In Mice. Implications Are 'Huge' For Aging Research

Though tales of its existence have been recounted around the globe for thousands of years, and legend has it that even Juan Ponce de Leon never found it, researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) might have discovered the fountain of youth. And although it probably wouldn’t be in …

hair loss

30 Anti-Aging Secrets That Could Add Years to Your Life

While the exact location of the fountain of youth still eludes us, these expert-approved anti-aging secrets can lengthen your life span.<p>Sugar is …

Anti-aging

This Deep Sleep Pillow Spray Actually Helps Me Fall Asleep

In my dream world I’d be a morning person who wakes up at 5:00 A.M. with a matcha latte in one hand and a lemon water in the other, about to check a gym or yoga session off my list. The real me feels like I’ve been hit by a truck when my alarm goes off, and I have to fight an inner battle to get up …

The most glamorous way to fix a broken ceramic

We’ve all had the heart-breaking experience of watching as a favorite mug or plate inadvertently slipped from our hands and shattered on the kitchen …

Cholestoff for High Cholesterol

CholestOff is a nonprescription dietary supplement promoted to maintain healthful blood cholesterol levels. MayoClinic.com reports that plant sterols …

How are thyroid and cholesterol related?

High cholesterol is a risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Diet and other lifestyle choices are often to blame for high cholesterol. But …

Tips for Decorating an Outdoor Living Space

When we first moved into this house last year, our inspector said we would definitely want to refinish or replace the deck soon. I didn’t even want …