Genetic Immunodeficiency In Children

Prof. Adrian Liston and prof. Isabelle Meyts, along with a team of scientists, were able to characterize a new genetic immunodeficiency resulting from a mutation in a gene named STAT2. Patients with this mutation are extremely vulnerable to normally mild childhood illnesses such as rotavirus and enterovirus. The analysis of the genetic defect allows clinicians

Seasonal Depression: Mood based on rain or shine

Ever heard of the winter blues?? Seasonal depression, also called seasonal affective disorder (SAD), is a type of depression that occurs as the seasons change. This condition is especially active during the months between fall and winter. Summer depression, which is more rare, occurs between the months of late spring and early fall. During these

4 Anti-Cancer New Year’s Resolutions To Try In 2019

At the beginning of each year, many people resolve to better themselves in some way. From losing weight to saving more money, writing down New Year’s Resolutions can be a good way to start fresh and reach your goals. But even with the best of intentions, keeping resolutions can be challenging. In fact, surveys show

What Is Pheochromocytoma?

Pheochromocytoma is a rare tumor that usually grows in the middle of your lower back in your adrenal glands. This is most commonly found in adults ages 30 to 50, but those of all ages can have it. About 10% of all cases are made up of children. Few of these tumors spread to other

Interview with Suzanne Somers: Living Proof that Anti-Aging Therapies Work

Just how old is Suzanne Somers anyway? That’s the question in everyone’s mind upon meeting this vibrant, youthful health advocate, who is the author of 25 books. Suzanne Somers is living proof of her self-described “new way of aging.” Although she appears ageless, Suzanne proudly reveals she is an amazing 72-years-old as of this 2018

New Year, New Excuses? No — It’s Time to Fulfill Your Goals This Year

February is just around the corner — say it isn’t so! Millions of people around the world make New Year’s resolutions at the beginning of the year. However, did you know only 8 percent of men and women actually accomplish them? For those of us who took part in this annual tradition, realizing we didn’t

Social Media

Can social media leave you socially isolated? Randy Dotinga from HealthDay Reporter addressed this issue in a recent article. When young people spend a lot of time on social media, mainly websites designed to bring people together, it seems to isolate them, according to new research. They also found that the heaviest users of social

Do You Need to Detox or Do You Need Control?

After the festive indulgence, we may feel that we need a mini detox to flush away our Christmas and New Years indulgences. This doesn’t have to be anything crazy. No juice cleanse for sure. Eating the right foods will give you a body re-boot by helping you to cleanse naturally, energize and lose some weight

Teen Nutrition Seminar

Next Sunday 1/20 we are holding a Teen Nutrition segment here from 1-2:30pm. We get so many questions about teens and what to eat and how to provide suggestions and healthier alternatives to foods they love . So…we are going through the basics. How to set up your plateWhy we need certain macronutrients and micronutrient

Protein Alternatives: 15 options for non-meat eaters

Not everyone is a meat eater, but everyone needs protein. Every single cell in the body contains protein and the body needs the macronutrient to repair and replenish all cells. Hair, skin, muscles, and nails are all made of this necessary component. It is a source the body needs for blood health and for its