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.
Top Champagne Wineries Break The Mold in Bordeaux
Thanks to Emperor Napoleon and his infamous Grand Cru Classification of 1855, traditional winemaking methods have been upheld to ensure the quality and reputation of Bordeaux wines.
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.
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.
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.
Want to try veganism? Here's how to get started
Being a vegan is nothing new, but even 10 years ago it would have gotten eye rolls, and it was a lot of work for a vegan to find acceptable meat-free and dairy-free meals.
Year three of the pandemic is underway: Now what?
Often, habits that don’t benefit us still feel good, since the brain releases dopamine. It does this with anything that helps us as a species to survive, like eating or sex.
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.