Health

August 20, 2019

Fracture Protection

Osteoporosis affects a lot of older adults. However, having the disease doesn’t have to mean being on the road to a disability. Preventing osteoporotic fractures is […]
August 13, 2019

Psoriasis Myth Vs. Fact

August is National Psoriasis Awareness Month, making it the perfect time to share information about this skin disease and dispel myths associated with it. August is […]
August 9, 2019

Cancer: These 4 genes help predict outcome

Using data from more than 10,000 people with cancer, research looks at mutations in the tumor protein p53 to better predict a person’s outlook. Extensive research […]
August 9, 2019

Multiple sclerosis cases on the rise nationally 

Larry Kustra was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis about 10 years ago and now leads a support group. Larry Kustra was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis about 10 […]
August 8, 2019

Rheumatoid Arthritis Medications & Sun Exposure

Certain rheumatoid arthritis medications may cause photosensitivity, or sensitivity to sun exposure. We review them and offer tips for your patients. With summer in full swing, […]
August 8, 2019

Insulin Resistance May Predict Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis

A higher prevalence of NAFLD was observed among patients with psoriasis without arthritis compared with patients with psoriatic arthritis. Study data published in Clinical Rheumatology suggest that insulin […]
August 8, 2019

Crohn’s disease driven into remission by plant-based diets?

Vegetarian diets are worth consideration. Over three million adults in the United States suffer some an inflammatory bowel disease, most often a condition simply called “Crohn’s […]