June 3, 2015

Common Gut Microbe May Offer Protection From MS

A common gut microbe might curb the risk of developing multiple sclerosis — at least in women — suggests the largest study of its kind published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry.

If confirmed in other studies, …

Seek Out Qualified Professionals When It Comes To Nutrition Goals

For many people, the New Year is an opportunity for a fresh look at life — a time to resolve to return to or even begin a healthy lifestyle. But with an internet full of misinformation and some “professionals” with …

Women And Food Addiction

Women with weight problems were more impulsive than average in a food-related psychology test, a new research paper has shown. This suggested that they are more instinctively stimulated by images of food as well as lacking contemplative will power. Further, …

Breast Cancer Recurrence And Carbohydrate Intake

Dartmouth researchers have found that reducing carbohydrate intake could reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence among women whose tumor tissue is positive for the IGF-1 receptor. The study, “Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence Associated with Carbohydrate Intake and Tissue …

Resveratrol Supplements And Pregnancy Advisory

Here’s more evidence that pregnant women should be careful about what they eat and drink: A new research report appearing in the June 2014 issue of The FASEB Journal shows that when taken during pregnancy, resveratrol supplements led to developmental …

Iron Improves Exercise Performance In Women

A new University of Melbourne study has found that women who take iron supplements, experience a marked improvement in their exercise performance.

Published in the Journal of Nutrition, researchers undertook a systematic review and analysis of the effect of …

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2013

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is celebrated in October of each year to raise awareness for the disease that will affect approximately one in every eight U.S. born women in their lifetimes.

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, …

What Effect Does the Continuity of Midwife-Led Care have on Pregnancy Outcomes?

With cesarean rates steadily climbing, some pregnant women hire midwives thinking that it may lower their risk of having to have the surgery. In 2008, a Cochrane review of midwife-led care (comprised primarily of midwives in teams) versus standard care, …

How a Race Can Change Your Life

On today’s episode of Doctors of the USA Show, Jody Pugh will be speaking with Warrior Dash Race Director Matthew Robinson about people using adventure races as a way to get motivated to exercise and their athletic abilities to come …

Marta Montenegro talks about Menopause

Doctors of the USA with host Jody Pugh presents Fitness/Lifestyle Expert Marta Montenegro. She will talk about Menopause. 8 in 10 women agree – it’s time to change the way we think about menopause. Going through menopause doesn’t mean you …