An action plan to fight unhealthy inflammation
Corticosteroids, such as prednisone, are the gold standard. These powerful anti-inflammatory medicines can be lifesaving in a variety of conditions, ranging from asthma to allergic reactions.
Why You Might Prefer Low Tannin Red Wines
Everyone has their own taste preferences, and some of us prefer to avoid wines with high tannins. Tannins occur naturally in plants and in wine grapes. In wine, tannins are predominantly water-soluble polyphenols.
If climate change keeps you up at night, here's how to cope
You may feel guilty about driving the short distance to the store, or you may struggle to stop worrying about how your actions will affect future generations.
Swimming lessons save lives: What parents should know
It’s not always useful or helpful for parents to be right there the whole time, as it can be distracting for children, but you should be able to watch at least the beginning and end of a lesson.
Considering pregnancy and have lupus? Plan ahead
Because people with lupus have higher than average risks for pregnancy complications, a maternal fetal medicine doctor is often recruited to be part of your medical team.
How to recognize and tame your cognitive distortions
Two things I have accomplished, in different realms, seem like they would require entirely different skill sets, yet I have discovered an unexpected overlap.
Should you be tested for inflammation?
Testing for inflammation has its place in medical evaluation and in monitoring certain health conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis.
LATE: A common cause of dementia you’ve never heard of
It’s not frontotemporal dementia. Individuals with this disorder are often in their 60s or younger. They generally have problems with behavior or language.
Some men whose prostate cancer progresses can safely delay treatment
Science has proven that chronic, low-grade inflammation can turn into a silent killer that contributes to cardiovascular disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes and other conditions.