BPA replacement chemicals found to disrupt hormones much like BPA
Bisphenol A , a synthetic chemical widely used in manufacturing plastic products, has long been associated with a host of adverse health conditions. BPA is classified as an...
17 days ago - Natural News
A Bigger Belly Could Lead to a Smaller Brain
Belly fat, also known as visceral fat, is often viewed as an aesthetic problem, but if you're carrying extra weight around your middle your physical health, including that of...
27 days ago - Mercola
Your Healthy Holiday Eating Survival Plan
The holidays are meant to be enjoyed with family, friends, and food! But just because there is a tempting smorgasbord in front of you doesn't mean you need to forgo your health...
2 monthes ago - Northern Westchester
UNC researchers awarded $1.3 million to put diabetes discovery into practice across the U.S
A landmark UNC School of Medicine study showed that the finger prick blood glucose test is unnecessary for most people with type 2 diabetes, and now researchers Katrina Donahue...
2 monthes ago - UNC Healthcare
The Obesity Epidemic and Bariatric Trends
The United States has experienced a significant increase in obesity over the past several decades, including a substantial increase in obesity-related comorbidities, such as...
3 monthes ago - The Clinics
Can intense risk factor modification for diabetes patients harm kidney health?
A new study co-led by Amy Mottl, MD, MPH, at the UNC School of Medicine shows that in patients with diabetes and at high risk of heart disease, intensive risk factor...
3 monthes ago - UNC Healthcare - 2 articles
Diabetes Experts Release New Guidelines on Managing Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes
New recommendations, co-written by UNC School of Medicine's John Buse, MD, PhD, cover the type of drugs patients should be prescribed and how providers can better help patients...
4 monthes ago - UNC Healthcare
Your Limbs, Your Life: Peripheral Artery Disease
Did you know that your legs and feet have a pulse? Most people feel or measure this rhythmical throbbing - blood being pumped into the arteries - in their wrist or neck...
4 monthes ago - Northern Westchester
Anti-inflammatory Protein Promotes Healthy Gut Bacteria to Curb Obesity
UNC School of Medicine researchers led by Jenny Ting, PhD, and colleagues, publish a new approach to weight loss and diabetes prevention.
5 monthes ago - UNC Healthcare
This Aerie Model Refuses to Apologize for Her Armpit Hair and We Are Loving It
The AerieREAL campaign just keeps getting better. The clothing company has recently featured models who happen to have various health conditions, like alopecia and diabetes...
6 monthes ago - Health
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Young Blood Startup Ambrosia Halts Anti-Aging Treatments After FDA Warning
Until this week, Ambrosia charged $8,000 for a single liter of blood plasma from young donors.
Young Blood Scam: FDA Warns Against Unproven Anti-Aging Transfusions
Officials decry “unscrupulous actors” hawking young blood plasma without proof it helps people. The transfusions also may pose health risks.
Are you ready for a new facial injectable?
No one likes wrinkles. Even though aging is a natural phenomenon, almost everyone wishes to slow it down. Some patients take a proactive approach with opting for the right...
Stratacel Silicone Dressing Superior to Aquaphor for Healing
Patients who used Stratacel, a silicone-based wound dressing, following fractional radiofrequency microneedling experienced less erythema than those who used Aquaphor...
Lutronic Launches Genius Intelligent RF Delivery Platform
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the Lutronic Genius platform for sale in the U.S. The radiofrequency microneedling platform includes the company's new...
Addressing the most common pigmentation concerns in skin of color.By Inga Hansen While acne is the No. 1 skin concern in America, pigmentation is the No. 1 skin disorder...
Tiny pellet no bigger than a grain of rice could banish the agony of back pain
Made from biodegradable plastic, the miniature pellet slowly breaks down, releasing a constant supply of the drug into the affected area.
Dr. Carl Pearl Featured on "Informed" TV Series
Researchers review metastatic melanoma treatment
Researchers led by UNC Lineberger's David Ollila, MD, FACS, reviewed the results for 80 adult metastatic melanoma patients treated with talimogene laherparepvec, or TVEC.
Lineberger Club features ovarian cancer survivor, advocate
Marie Wood shared the story of her motivation to launch the Triad chapter of She ROCKS Inc., a Wilmington-based nonprofit that has raised more than $600,000 for ovarian cancer...