Nutrition Health Review

Health magazine (tabloid).

Articles from No. 53, Winter

Abdominal Pain in Dairy-Fed Children
Abdominal Pain in Dairy-Fed Children Children have complained about stomach aches for ages. Figuring out what is causing the problem is tricky, even for doctors. Abdominal pain is a constituent of so many diseases and situations from stress and fear...
A Breakthrough in Insulin Control
A Breakthrough in Insulin Control A new form of chromium, patented by the United States Department of Agriculture, may prove to be of significant health benefit to consumers. Chromium Picolinate, a biologically active form of this essential nutrient,...
Alcohol and Impotence
Alcohol and Impotence from The Doctor's Casebook Q: My husband is 53 years old and is unable to obtain an erection. He consumes several shots of whiskey daily when he is home. I have told him there is a connection between his drinking and impotence,...
Alzheimer's Disease: Epidemic or Misdiagnosis?
Alzheimer's Disease: Epidemic or Misdiagnosis? For those who are skeptical of statistics, recent news reporting Alzheimer's disease to be higher than previously estimated will probably seem to be confirming evidence. Others, especially critics...
A Matter of Rights for the Handicapped
A Matter of Rights for the Handicapped Handicapped children now have the right to equal education throughout the land. The Supreme Court ruled that a school district must provide a program for all handicapped children -- even those believed unable...
Cold Sores Can Be Contagious
Cold Sores Can Be Contagious At least 75,000,000 people experience painful and unsightly cold sores each year. Cold sores result from exposure to the herpes simplex I virus, which is generally not sexually transmitted. The recurrent outbreaks can...
"Frank Perdue, Are You Telling the Truth about Your Chickens?" (Animal Rights Group Challenges Perdue's Ads)
"Frank Perdue, Are You Telling the Truth About Your Chickens?" An Animal Rights Group Challenges Perdue's Ads Frank Perdue is probably the most successful marketer of processed chickens in the world. Much of his success has been ascribed to...
Grandparents as Role Models
Grandparents as Role Models Being a grandparent is rightly rated as one of life's great and crowning achievements. The immense satisfaction derived from this experience is indeed beyond compare. Grandparents play a large, if not generally recognized,...
Misguided Concern for the Elderly
Misguided Concern for the Elderly There is one segment in the motion picture Dad that delivers a profound message: senility can be inflicted upon the aged, even by well-meaning friends and relatives. Jack Lemmon portrays Jake Tremont, an elderly...
MSG Food Flavoring May Be Linked to Dementia Disorders
MSG Food Flavoring May Be Linked to Dementia Disorders Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is a widely used food additive that is found in many supermarket products and finds its way into restaurant foods. It is a flavoring component of canned baked beans,...
Nutrition, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
Nutrition, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease Long-term nutrition may be an important factor that precipitates the onset of brain failure Neurons are long-lived brain cells, but they are not replaced by cell division as are other cells in the...
Proof of Anti-Cancer Properties of Vegetables
Proof of Anti-Cancer Properties of Vegetables WASHINGTON COUNTY, M.D. -- George W. Comstock, M.D., of Johns Hopkins University, Gladys Block, Ph.D. of the National Cancer Institute, and Dr. Paul Knekt of the Social Insurance Institution, Helsinki,...
Psychiatric Disorders That Can Simulate Dementia
Psychiatric Disorders That Can Simulate Dementia Depression and Anxiety Depression is a common illness in the elderly. It may exist together with Alzheimer's disease, but more often it provokes symptoms that can be misleading in diagnosis. ...
Soups of the Season
Soups of the Season Between May and October, my stove just takes up space. Around the time of the first frost, though, my culinary thinking shifts from fruits and salads to the hearty staples of winter: breads, casseroles, and most of all soup. Nothing...
Surgery and Menstrual Cycle Should Coincide
Surgery and Menstrual Cycle Should Coincide ALBANY, N.Y.: Women of child-bearing age who have surgery for breast cancer have a far greater chance of survival if their surgery is timed to a particular point in their menstrual cycle, a new study has...
The War against Contamination
The War Against Contamination A Summary of Recent Court Actions Against Violators The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) maintains a constant vigil against packagers, importers, and processors of food products. Because of limited resources in...
Vitamin E May Prevent Heart Disease
Vitamin E May Prevent Heart Disease GRAZ, AUSTRIA: Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, the type of blood cholesterol that is associated with an increased risk for heart disease, may gain its harmful potential only when it has lost protection...
Vitamins May Help Prevent Cataracts
Vitamins May Help Prevent Cataracts BOSTON, MASS.: Because cataracts may be caused in part by oxidation of the lens of the eye, scientists have theorized that antioxidant vitamins -- substances that prevent oxidative damage -- might help prevent or...