Chiropractic Blog

Air Pollution May Raise Diabetes Risk.

Posted by:

A review of existing research suggests that individuals with greater exposure to air pollution may be at an elevated risk for impaired glucose metabolism, a condition known to precede type 2 diabetes.

Current Epidemiology Reports, November 2018

Continue Reading →
0

Could a Childhood Infection Lead to Mental Health Issues?

Posted by:

After reviewing the health records of more than one million persons, researchers report that individuals who had been hospitalized with an infection as children were 84% more likely to have received a diagnosis for one or more mental health conditions (schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, personality and behavior disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, or tics, for example) later in life. Lead researcher Dr. Ole Kohler-Forsberg writes, “The findings linking infections with mental disorders in the developing brain ...

Continue Reading →
0

Healthier Lifestyle Improves Breast Cancer Survival Chances.

Posted by:

Among a group of 2,300 early stage breast cancer patients, those who most closely adhered to advice regarding eating a healthier diet and becoming more physically active were more likely to survive the disease.

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, December 2018

Continue Reading →
0

Deep Neck Muscle Training for Neck Pain.

Posted by:

The deep neck muscles, which help maintain cervical posture, are often weak or deconditioned in patients with neck pain. In this study, researchers observed that neck pain patients who engaged in deep cervical flexor training experienced improved neuromuscular coordination and head/neck posture—changes not seen in a control group that did not perform such exercises. Doctors of chiropractic commonly train patients with neck pain to perform deep neck muscle exercises as part of the treatment process.

BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, November 2018

Continue Reading →
0

Physical Activity May Reduce Fall Risk for Seniors with Alzheimer’s.

Posted by:

According to a new study, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) patients with higher cardiorespiratory fitness levels have better spatial navigation skills than less-fit AD patients. This suggests that promoting exercise can reduce the fall risk for patients with AD.

Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, November 2018

Continue Reading →
0
Page 3 of 377 12345...»