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  • March 18, 2012

Maternal gestational diabetes linked to autism risk for offspring

Maternal gestational diabetes linked to autism risk for offspring 187 A team of researchers states that intrauterine exposure to gestational diabetes mellitus is associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders. Gestational diabetes mellitus affects as many as 9.2% of mothers in the US, according to the CDC. However, the children of mothers who […]

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  • March 18, 2012

What is Tai Chi? What are the health benefits of Tai Chi?

What is Tai Chi? What are the health benefits of Tai Chi? 47963 Tai Chi is a type of martial art very well known for its defense techniques and health benefits. The martial art has evolved over the years into an effective means of alleviating stress and anxiety. It has been considered to be a […]

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  • March 16, 2012

Marijuana smoking may damage sperm

Marijuana smoking may damage sperm 3.55 Men who smoke marijuana frequently damage their fertility in several different ways, researchers have suggested. Scientists at Buffalo University found regular smokers had significantly less seminal fluid, and a lower sperm count. Their sperm were also more likely to swim too fast too early, leading to burn-out before they […]

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  • March 13, 2012

Anti-Cancer Agent Stops Metastasis In Its Tracks

Anti-Cancer Agent Stops Metastasis In Its Tracks 4.56 Like microscopic inchworms, cancer cells slink away from tumors to travel and settle elsewhere in the body. Now, researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College report in today’s online edition of the journal Nature that new anti-cancer agents break down the looping gait these cells use to migrate, […]

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  • March 10, 2012

Liver Cancer: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Liver Cancer: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment 4745 Liver cancer, also known as hepatic cancer, is a cancer which starts in the liver, rather than migrating to the liver from another organ or section of the body. In other words, it is a primary liver cancer. Cancers that originate elsewhere and eventually reach the liver are […]

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