If you’re a parent, you know how frustrating it can be when your child has bad posture. At dinner, when you ask your son how his day was, he slumps down in his chair and mumbles, “Fine.” When you drop your daughter off for school, she slouches toward the door beneath a heavy backpack full of books. When you pick her ...Continue Reading →
According to a CDC report released in July 2017, an estimated 30.3 million Americans have diabetes — about 9.4 percent of the total population. Diabetes can be managed through changes to diet and physical activity, but it can also lead to serious complications, such as diabetic neuropathy. In fact, about half of patients with diabetes have some form ...Continue Reading →
If you suffer from chronic gastrointestinal symptoms, it can be challenging to identify a cause — and even harder to find a solution. Chronic GI symptoms can be caused by a wide range of conditions — everything from food intolerance to inflammatory bowel conditions to IBS to thyroid dysfunction. An increasingly common ...Continue Reading →
Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has long been a challenge for the medical community, including both researchers and physicians. For years, researchers have been exploring the many genetic and environmental factors that impact the development of ASD, and they have been working alongside physicians to try to find effective treatment strategies.
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Earlier this week, the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to three American scientists for their discoveries of physiological mechanisms that control circadian rhythms. In 1984, they isolated a fruit fly gene that regulates the physiological response to light and dark. The gene codes for a protein that accumulates in the cell during the night and is degraded during ...Continue Reading →