Interesting Articles
No News Usually Good News: Bisphosphonates (Fosamax)
Sunday, March 28th, 2010 by Matthew Mintz
I was once at a Chinese restaurant and when I opened my fortune cookie at the end of the meal I found no fortune. When I told the waiter, he smiled and said, "no news is good news."It seems to me, that it least when it comes to reporting on medical news, the m... Read More
Aspirin & Breast Cancer Survival
Sunday, March 28th, 2010 by Dr. Robert Wascher
ASPIRIN & BREAST CANCER SURVIVAL Breast cancer tumors, like many other types of cancer, produce increased amounts of chemicals called prostaglandins. As with many other types of cancer, prostaglandins are thought to play an important role in the growth and ... Read More
TB and War
Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 by Tristin Mock
Today is an important day on two blogging fronts. It's World TB Day and War and Peace Action Day. Many people see these as two separate events, but they are intimately related.Since 2004, rates of illness and fatality from TB have dropped, but tuberculosis is still a th... Read More
Antibacterial Soap
Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 by Tristin Mock
Do you really need to use antibacterial soap Does it protect your family more than conventional soap, or is it harming themMany people fell into the fad of using antibacterial products. Numerous products hopped on the bandwagon- soap, toothpaste, children's products, et... Read More
Clinic Notes: The New Heath Care Bill and ABA
Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 by Gary Brown
As everyone knows by now, the Health-Care Reform Bill has passed both Houses and been signed into law by President Obama. The Autism Society issued a statement saying "that Congress took a step in the right direction, . . but we have much more work to do to ensure ... Read More
A quick laugh as we turn into the home stretch for Pesach
Monday, March 22nd, 2010 by Yehuda Frischman
Obsessive compulsive disorder OCD is nothing to laugh about. It is a condition in which the brain gets stuck, which appears to result from a miscommunication between the orbitofrontal cortex OFC, the caudate nucleus of the basal ganglia and the thalamus. It is a heart-b... Read More
Obesity, Alcohol & Liver Disease
Sunday, March 21st, 2010 by Dr. Robert Wascher
OBESITY, ALCOHOL & LIVER DISEASE Chronic liver disease, including cirrhosis, is the 12th most common cause of death in the United States, alone, and causes nearly 30,000 deaths per year in America. Increased alcohol intake and obesity are both ... Read More
The 3rd Annual Low-Carb Cruise
Saturday, March 20th, 2010 by Judy Barnes Baker
"The Fascination" at the Carnival Cruise Terminal in Jacksonville Florida.Debbie Cusick took this "arty" picture of me reading the graffiti at Fort Charlotte in Nassau.Here is the rest of our tour group with our guide that's me in the hat, Mary-Clare... Read More
Alzheimer's and driving don't mix
Saturday, March 20th, 2010 by MissBert
One of the things my mom and I worried about needlessly, actually was how we were going to get my dad to stop driving. A car salesman most of his life, my dad loved cars, loved to drive. We used to take "Sunday drives" that lasted a couple of hours when I was ... Read More
Alzheimer's blog roll
Saturday, March 20th, 2010 by MissBert
I want to update my list of blogs that talk about Alzheimer's. If you are a reader and have such a blog, or website, please send me the URL even if you have before and I'll post it on my sidebar. I only ask that you publish a link to here on your sidebar. Thanks."H... Read More
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