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Treating High Cholesterol: Are Statins Safe?

Treating High Cholesterol: Are Statins Safe?

High cholesterol refers to higher than acceptable levels of what is known as ‘bad’ cholesterol in the body. LDL cholesterol – or low-density lipoprotein cholesterol – at too high a level has been linked to cardiovascular disease and a narrowing and hardening of the...
Dr. Carolyn Dean: The ‘Making Miserable People Happy’ Award

Dr. Carolyn Dean: The ‘Making Miserable People Happy’ Award

In 2012, Dr. Carolyn Dean was honored with an award from the Arrhythmia Alliance, celebrating her outstanding medical contribution to services for cardiac rhythm management. The awards event was organized by HRS, the Heart Rhythm Society, and held at the Heart Rhythm...
Exercise for Healthy Bones

Exercise for Healthy Bones

When we think of the physical health benefits of exercising, we usually think about toning muscles and losing excess weight. However, many forms of exercise have an additional health benefit, which is strengthening bones. Bones are made of living tissues and therefore...
How Elevating Brain Magnesium Can Enhance Learning and Memory

How Elevating Brain Magnesium Can Enhance Learning and Memory

Learning and memory in humans can be enhanced by increasing the levels of magnesium in the brain, according to the results of a 2009 study performed on rats. The study demonstrated that elevating brain magnesium led to significant improvements in memory function and...