Study linked 6 types of exercise to reduced gene-driven risk for obesity Original article by Craig Weatherby for Vital Choice Seafood Much of the world is getting fatter, thanks to the spread of American-style diets and sedentary lifestyles. Weight gain is tough to combat — and weight loss is even harder — because it’s not just a function of what we eat, or our activity levels. Instead, in addition to their diet and lifestyle, each
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Original article by David Perlmutter, MD Well, this title offers a compelling question doesn’t it? From the outset, it’s important that I make it very clear that the science for today’s update is an animal study. That said, let’s explore. Researchers in Israel recently published a study in which they endeavored to determine if cells in the nervous systems of nematodes (worms) were able to communicate with the animal’s germ cells, the cells that are involved with
Analysis of State Insurance Coverage for Nonpharmacologic Treatment of Low Back Pain as Recommended by the American College of Physicians Guidelines
Article can be found in full at Integrative Medicine for Chronic Pain Management Low back pain (LBP) is the leading cause of years lost to disability worldwide, and in the United States, the leading cause of disability for Americans under 45 years of age. Individuals not only face extreme adversity in daily functioning; LBP also imposes a significant financial burden on the American economy—estimated at $100 billion—primarily attributable to lost wages and limited productivity. The
Original article by John Cohen for Science This story, one in a series, was supported by the Pulitzer Center. Since the gene-edited babies known as Lulu and Nana became international news in November 2018, scientific debate and media speculation have swirled around the potential impacts of modifying their gene for CCR5. One recent study prompted the MIT Technology Review to suggest the twins have enhanced memories and learning abilities, leading to copycat stories worldwide that exercised less restraint.