The Army is putting sensors into soldier helmets to measure the impact of concussive events. The information gathered can further the Army’s understanding of traumatic brain injury. Now, the National Football League wants to do the same thing with the helmets of football players. (Photo provided by PEO Solider) Continue reading
In a large epidemiologic study, researchers at UCLA’s Jonsson Cancer Center found that the children of U.S.-born Latina women are at higher risk of having retinoblastoma, a malignant tumor of the retina which Continue reading
“There is this disconnect among young people that somehow your emotions, your thought processes—things that have to do with your brain—are separate and different from what steroids may be doing to your body—your muscles, your heart, or your liver, or anything like that,” says Henderson, a professor of physiology and neurobiology, and of biochemistry at the Geisel School of Medicine Continue reading
When thinking about the health issues that we struggle with and worry about most in North America, cancer and dementia are likely near the top of the list. Even though heart disease is a major threat, it’s the thought of us or someone we know getting cancer or Alzheimer’s that seems to be a major preoccupation. These two diseases are front and center in the media day after day. Continue reading
… that the very best test for oral cancer and many other major health problems is to stick out your tongue?
Dr. Jonathan B. Levine, a well-respected and innovative dentistry expert, recently appeared on The Dr. Oz Show to discuss the importance of Continue reading