PRWEB reports here at Yahoo News: Lexington, KY – Dr. Clifton Smith and Dr. John Roth announced today that Cosmetic Surgery & Laser Center will present an educational event at their state-of-the-art medical facility in Lexington, KY. The event, to be held on Tuesday, October 6 at 6 p.m. will focus on Dysport, [...]
CNN reports here: Dry-eye sufferers and glaucoma patients may soon be able to trade their messy eye drops for a contact lens that delivers medication gradually over time. Scientists report they’ve created a contact lens that can deliver a high concentration of antibiotic at a constant rate for more than 30 days.
AP reports here at Yahoo News: NEW YORK – The California fertility doctor who implanted the octuplet mom with lots of embryos was no lone wolf: Fewer than 20 percent of U.S. clinics follow professional guidelines on how many embryos should be used for younger women. “Clearly, most programs are not adhering to [...]
Cleveland Clinic hooks up with Weight Watchers, AP reports here at Yahoo News: CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Clinic, highly regarded for its cardiac care, doesn’t hire smokers or allow trans-fats on its menus, and now it’s joining with a nationally known weight control program to help its employees shape up and slim down.
Reuters reports here at Yahoo News: TORONTO – There is little debate that obesity presents a public health issue in North America — obesity rates have more than doubled over a generation in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But the causes of obesity — and therefore, the [...]
AP reports here at Yahoo News: LONDON – Women on the birth control pill are protected from ovarian cancer, even decades after they stop taking it, scientists said. British researchers found that women taking the pill for 15 years halved their chances of developing ovarian cancer, and that the risk remained low more than [...]
Heather Davis weighed 250 pounds and wore a size 22 at her heaviest.
Fed up with obesity, she started working out regularly and modified her diet.
The healthy regimen helped Davis lose 110 pounds in 12 months.
Now wearing a size 4, she wants to help other people battle obesity.
Read her full story here at CNN.
How’s your cholesterol? Here’s a guess: If you’re healthy, you probably have no idea. But cholesterol’s artery clogging makes heart disease the Number One killer of women late in life. So, are you ready to start paying attention? Here, the things you need to know now. Here is the full story from CNN.com.
Broccoli may also have anti-cancer properties, BBC News reports here: Eating broccoli may protect against heart disease, US research suggests.
Reuters reports here at Yahoo News: WASHINGTON – Walking can help people lose weight, especially if they use a pedometer to make sure they are going far enough, U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday.
AP reports here at Yahoo News: CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A drug that could do for women what Viagra has done for men is being tested at the University of Virginia. The drug is a testosterone-laden ointment called LibiGel and it’s intended to boost the libido of women who have lost interest in sex. It [...]