The ongoing battle of the bulge, while once considered primarily a matter of vanity, may actually be one of the best ways to reduce your risk of dying from a multitude of causes (i.e. all-cause mortality), but especially heart attack.
Used internationally as a staple spice in cuisine, an element of holistic medicine, an offering in religious ceremonies, and even a coloring in cosmetics, turmeric has been providing the world with countless uses and immense health benefits for thousands of years. The scientific name for the plant is Curcuma longa, a well-known perennial belonging to the ginger family of Zingiberaceae.
Genetic testing is a type of medical test that identifies changes in genes, inherited from our parents, which we then typically pass on to our children. “Mistakes” in our genes (called “mutations”) can manifest the disease, and genetic tests may be used to confirm the disease diagnosis.
Welcome to our new Edition of the AMC Newsletter, which continues the themes of healthy lifestyle. In the past five years the increasing importance of lifestyle in health has become one of the most debated topics in medicine and in the popular press there are daily articles on how lifestyle can improve health.
Have you ever wished you could regenerate those brain cells you sacrificed in college? It is a commonly held misconception that the brain is beyond repair. Even the medical establishment has asserted that once we kill brain cells, they are gone forever.