Hope for  Huntington’s  Disease?

Hope for Huntington’s Disease?

A progressive and fatal neurological disease, Huntington’s disease affects the entire brain. It’s “a constellation of three types of issues:…

You’ve Gotta Have Heart

You’ve Gotta Have Heart

Taking steps to protect your ticker Let’s get to the heart of the matter. The heart is one of the…

The Heart’s Hidden Risks

The Heart’s Hidden Risks

Are you aware of these lesser-known factors for cardiovascular disease? Most of us know the drill when it comes to…

Miss-Diagnosed: Heart disease is the number one killer of women, yet it’s often hidden

Miss-Diagnosed: Heart disease is the number one killer of women, yet it’s often hidden

Who do you picture when you think of a typical heart disease patient? Most people think of an older, overweight…

Sexuality, Aging and the Rise of Sexually Transmitted Infections

Sexuality, Aging and the Rise of Sexually Transmitted Infections

By Rhonda Alexander During teenage and young-adult years, sexually transmitted infections (STI)—and how to prevent them—is a regular topic of…

The Unshakeable Truth

The Unshakeable Truth

Assumptions about Parkinson’s may slow the cure’s progressBy Nancy Maes Misconceptions about Parkinson’s disease are common. The casual observer who…

Divided Attention

Divided Attention

Kids with ADHD can become adults with ADHD and other problems By Nancy Maes A new study by researchers at…

The Flu Outbreak

Why it broke and whether it’s fixed By David Himmel It begins with an ache. Then a chill. And before…

Sweet Technology

Sweet Technology

Living with and managing type 1 diabetes By Morgan Lord November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and with over 8…

Sickle Cell Awareness Month: Are You Aware?

Sickle Cell Awareness Month: Are You Aware?

Our writer admits ignorance and investigates to learn more By Alex Lubischer What do you know about sickle cell disease?…

The Waiting Game

The Waiting Game

Facing down an incurable cancer with optimism and research by Patrick Kenney In late November of 2006, the pain in…

CT Scan Conundrum

Radioactive scans can save lives, but at what risk? by Eve Becker Over the past decade, the number of computerized…

Precious Memories

Gene studies advance medicines and profit for Alzheimer’s by Nancy Maes De­­nise Combs remembers the moment when she first realized…

Cancer’s Target

Cancer’s Target

Pancreatic cancer remains one of the deadliest forms of cancer and most difficult to treat By John Otrompke The announcement…

A Quiet Killer

HPV awareness can save lives By Patrick Kenney The Human Papillomavirus, commonly known as HPV, is quietly claiming the lives of…

Diagnosed with Osteoporosis: Questions To Ask Your Doctor

Diagnosed with Osteoporosis: Questions To Ask Your Doctor

Dr. Pauline Camacho, director of the Loyola University Health System Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease Center, encourages patients to approach…

Bone Deep: All About Osteoporosis

It’s all too easy to take our bones for granted. Day to day, they feel so strong and permanent, but…