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8 Superfoods For Post-Workout Recovery

The faster you recover after your workout, the sooner you can go back out and do it all again. While stretching and other forms of active recovery are important, what you choose to eat after your workout can make the difference between feeling tired and sore, or re-energized and strong tomorrow. …

Nutrition

Personalized Treatment Is Transforming Healthcare And Saving Lives

Two months ago, I woke up in the middle of the night with an excruciating pain in my back. I curled into a fetal position, hoping it would pass. On Monday morning, I drove straight to my family physician. After knocking on my back in a couple of different spots, he prescribed me a generic …

Scientists shed light on controversial theory of protein structure

A team of chemists, biochemists and mathematicians at the University of Bristol have published a paper in the journal <i>Nature Chemical Biology</i>, which …

Why Eggs And Other Cholesterol-Laden Foods Pose Little Or No Health Risk

Yesterday, the press and public health community confused consumers with the message that an advisory panel was urging the government to stop warning people off eggs despite high cholesterol content. Stories such as The return of the egg? New dietary guidelines may downplay cholesterol risks on Fox …

Anthem Blue Cross' $38 Billion Move From Fee-For-Service Medicine

Joining the parade of health insurance companies leaving fee-for-service medicine in its wake, Anthem (ANTM) says it, too, will ramp up value-based payments to providers of medical care beyond the nearly $40 billion annual commitment it is already making.<p>The nation’s second-largest health insurer …

Health Care

5 Ayurvedic Medicine Ingredients to Know

Ayurveda, one of the oldest forms of holistic medicine, is based on the tenet that the body, mind and spirit must all be kept in balance for excellent health. Here, two experts share the key ingredients to incorporate into your diet and beauty routine.<p><b>1) Turmeric.</b> "Turmeric has been used in Chinese …

Antiinflammatory

The mind-bending effects of feeling two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

Meet 5 Common Backyard Plants with Healing Superpowers

Although you may already be familiar with many of your neighborhood “weeds” and their myriad uses (such as using dandelion leaves in salad), it’s …

4 Ways to Keep Working Out When the Temps and Your Motivation Plummet

Don't let winter weather derail your fitness routine.<p>As temperatures take a dive and days become shorter, it can be difficult to motivate yourself to get outside, much less get outside and work out.<p>Nobody understands this better than Brogan Graham, cofounder of The November Project. Along with his …

Fitness

5 Things You're Doing Wrong With Food

These quick and easy fixes can make a big difference in your health.<p><b>1) You're peeling kiwis.</b> Kiwis are an excellent source of vitamin C, omega-3 fatty acids, and DNA-repairing antioxidants, but if you're still peeling the skin off, you're missing out on a lot of the nutrition value. Recent studies …

Nutrition

The Best Foods For Runners

The 15 foods runners need every week for good health and top performance.<p>Most supermarkets stock more than 30,000 items, yet every time we race up and down the aisles of the grocery store, we toss into our carts the same 10 to 15 foods. Which isn't such a bad thing, as long as you're taking home …

British Medical Bulletin

Facebook<p>Like Oxford Medicine on Facebook for the latest news, reviews, and more from <i>British Medical Bulletin</i>.<p>Highlights from the BMB archive<p>A new …