Saturday, August 28, 2010

Acupuncture and Pain Meds

New U Michigan study shows chronic pain treated w/ acupuncture more responsive to opioid meds.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Vitamin D

Half the world gets insufficient levels of vitamin D.  .

Friday, August 20, 2010

Robotic Knee Replacement

Robotic arms resurface knees b4 doing total replacement, Discoveries and Breakthroughs in Science

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Fertility and Stress

Healthy females trying to have a baby may have decreased chances of becoming pregnant due to stress.  Go to

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Cell Phone Use and Brain Tumors

Most recent study on cell phones (International Journal of Epidemiology) states "overall, no risk (of tumor) was observed with the use of mobile phones."  2,708 patients with tumors were studied.  Also, there was no relationship, left or right, to the location and the ear most commonly used for cell phone use.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Robots with Emotions

Scientists have finally been able to program robots with emotions.  For full text, go to

Monday, August 9, 2010

Cholesterol and Children

A new study reveals that young people with elevated cholesterol will have increased coronary calcium as adults.  Coronary calcium is a strong predictor of heart attack and stroke.  To see more go to