Teens Suffering Mystery Hearing Loss

U.S. teens show a 31 percent increase in partial hearing loss since last studied 12 years ago.  This was the finding of new research reported in the August 18, 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Of the 1,771 teens participating in the study, 1 in 5 now shows partial hearing loss as compared…

Strawberries Achieve Superfood Status

Strawberries are powerful cholesterol busters according to a recently published study in Nutrition Journal that investigated women with metabolic syndrome, a disorder that affects one in every five people in the U.S.  Metabolic syndrome is a combination of medical disorders that increases the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Features of the syndrome include high blood pressure, high…

Beat and Treat ADHD Without Drugs

ADHD is the term now used to describe children who have an attention disorder (ADD) with or without hyperactivity. Fortunately, such conditions may be prevented or improved with diet and supplementation, and without the use of risky mainstream drugs. Though ADHD may in part be a syndrome created to describe age-old problems and publicized in order to sell…