Dr. Krysten DeSouza
Managing Osteoporosis - Considering the Overlooked Nutrients and Best Assessment Tools We’ve all seen the commercials on TV telling us to drink milk to keep our bones strong. We know that we hit peak bone mass before the age of 30, and as we age, our bone mass starts to decline. Depending on our genetics and lifestyle, some of us may decline faster than others.
Dr. Anne Hussain
Five Medicinal Mushrooms - Health BenefitsMushrooms have been used medicinally for thousands of years, mainly due to the beneficial effect they confer on the immune system, nervous system, liver, and kidneys. In China and Japan, mushrooms have been a part of medicine, especially as a tonic to support overall health.
Sarah King
Green Tea and l-Theanine Effects on Cognition and Attention During Stress Green tea is made from the leaves of the plant Camellia sinensis and has been used as a medicinal herb for over 4000 years. Many health benefits are attributed to the catechin and caffeine content, as well as that of the compound l-theanine, accounting for about 50% of the total amino acids from these tea leaves.
Dr. Ariel Jones
Why Do We Get Cancer? A Review of CausesThe incidence of cancer has never been higher. We are seeing a steady increase in cases each year. It is estimated that in 2016 we saw 1.6 million new cases, with breast, lung, prostate, and colon cancers topping the list.
Sejal Parikh-Shah
Down SyndromeAbout seventy percent of children with T21 will have vision problems. Nearsightedness, farsightedness, and crossed eyes (strabismus) are the common visual disturbances found in children with T21. As a result, annual vision tests are very important for children with T21.