What Is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes Prevalence varies among ethnic groups, ranging from 16% of black men to 37% of Hispanic women (Ford ES, Giles WH, Dietz WH. JAMA 2002:287:358). Since the US population is aging, and since over half of American adults are overweight, metabolic syndrome is becoming more frequent; it may soon overtake…

Content About Lung Cancer

September 28, 2012 Drug maker OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals has started its third late-stage clinical trial of a drug for treating a type of lung cancer. April 6, 2012 Sales of smoking-cessation products may realize a March boom following a recent government advertising campaign that encourages Americans to quit smoking. March 30, 2012 Mortality rates from all…

5 Steps To Reduce Worrying And Anxiety

LeJeune says that, understandably, many people with acute anxiety are serious and upset and think they have to get a handle on their anxiety immediately. He suggests using a playful and lighter manner, which is how he approaches working with his clients. Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. is an Associate Editor at Psych Central and blogs regularly…

Autoimmune Bullous Skin Diseases

Lumnaskin Review: Is It Worth It To Buy Lumnaskin? Rarely, the skin of newborns born to mothers with HG can be transiently affected due to passive transfer of antibodies. Association with other autoimmune diseases, especially Graves’ disease, has been reported in 11 percent of patients with HG in one study of 75 patients. EPIDERMOLYSIS BULLOSA…