A Bit More Healthy Archive August 2010

Can We Break the Biological Weight Barrier?

Can We Break the Biological Weight Barrier?

Scientists believe that each individual has a genetically determined weight range spanning perhaps 30 pounds.

HEALTH Are you shocked by this statement, published in The New York Times? Does it seem that diet and exercise form a futile struggle to defy the brain's innate calorie counter?

We're Not a Tough Act to Follow

We're Not a Tough Act to Follow

SOCIAL MEDIA With more than 15 years experience serving clinical researchers, the totally redesigned ClinicalPosters.com went live on July 20, 2010. Though incremental improvements continue, response from visitors has so far been overwhelmingly positive.

Dramatic Results of TriPollar Anti-Aging Technology

Dramatic Results of TriPollar Anti-Aging Technology

Average circumference reduction in the main body areas — abdomen, buttocks, and thighs, was 3.6 cm with a maximum reduction of up to 10.5 cm in the abdomen.

Synopsis

HEALTH Dr. Alex Levenberg, the principal investigator of the trial stated: "I have been using TriPollar technology for 3 years now, and I am continuously impressed by the immediate anti-aging results.

Big Problem for Teens with Type 2 Diabetes

Big Problem for Teens with Type 2 Diabetes

Obese adolescents with type 2 diabetes may have impaired cognition based on clinical research published in Diabetologia.

Synopsis

RESEARCH Eighteen obese children with type 2 diabetes and 18 obese with no evidence of diabetes or pre-diabetes, underwent extensive testing. The adolescents with diabetes performed worse on memory and spelling tasks as well as on tests of their overall intellectual functioning.

Custom Imprinted Anatomy Posters

Custom Imprinted Anatomy Posters

DECOR Reach a large audience of medical professionals with a promotional piece that will be prominently displayed and frequently used for years to come! Human anatomy charts and posters help doctors effectively communicate etiologies with patients using vibrant visual references.

Follow Our Tweets: Crash Course in Twitter

Follow Our Tweets: Crash Course in Twitter

With regular site updates on Twitter, we are no longer a tough act to follow @ClinicalPosters.

SOCIAL MEDIA Since its inception in 2006, Twitter has been hailed by users even without a compelling description of what it is. Perhaps you've heard someone say, "You can send email (or instant messages) to many people at the same time." The founders initially described it this way: "a short burst of inconsequential information."

Relieve Sciatica Pain

Relieve Sciatica Pain

More than half of patients achieve pain relief after a month of treatment with transforaminal injection.

Researchers: Ali Ghahreman, et al.

RESEARCH In response to sports injuries, coaches are historically known to offer advice like, "Shake it out" or "Walk it off." But as anyone with a disc herniation knows, such advice is futile and often harmful.

Spinal Fluid Test Predicts Alzheimer's Disease

Spinal Fluid Test Predicts Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers correctly classify patients with Alzheimer's Disease, independent of clinical diagnosis with better than 90 percent accuracy.

Researchers: Geet De Meyer, PHd, et al.

RESEARCH Without bias of prior diagnosis, researchers for the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative examined three groups of subjects in a 5-year study to determine whether it is possible to identify patients with or with or who are predisposed to Alzheimer's Disease (AD).

Sjögren's Syndrome: Pain Beyond Tears

Sjögren's Syndrome: Pain Beyond Tears

If it was just diminished tears, Sjögren's syndrome could be treated with eye drops.

HEALTH Similar to lupus, Sjögren's (SHOW-grens) syndrome is a non-infectious, primarily hereditary and incurable autoimmune disease in which white blood cells called lymphocytes attack healthy tissue within the body. With Sjögren's syndrome, the primary targets are moisture-producing lacrimal and salivary exocrine glands.