New Research Shows ACL Repairs Hold-Up Over Time

Tearing the ACL is a serious injury, one that can mean the end of a sports career for some. But new Cleveland Clinic research is showing that with proper surgery and rehabilitation, many can maintain good results for years to come. For the research, patients were enrolled over a six-year period. During the first half … Read More

Research: Fast Eaters have Higher Obesity Risk

CLEVELAND – Growing up, many of us might remember our mother telling us to ‘slow down’ when we eat. According to a recent study, mom may have been right. The study examined data from 59, 717 people with type-two diabetes. Researchers asked people to describe themselves as fast eaters, medium eaters or slow eaters. “People who … Read More

Study Looks at Menu Calorie Labels and Impact on Food Decisions

CLEVELAND – If you feel like you’re seeing more calorie info posted in your favorite restaurant menus – it’s because you are. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently began requiring restaurant chains to list calorie and other nutrition labeling on menu items.  The calorie-posting rule is aimed at getting Americans to make healthier choices … Read More

Heads Up: Bike Helmets Protect The Brain

When it’s time for kids to hop on their bikes, bike helmets are a must. And while most might think that a bike helmet protects against a bump on the head, according to Michael Macknin, M.D., of Cleveland Clinic Children’s, a bike helmet also serves to protect against serious brain injuries that can occur from … Read More

E. Coli Bacteria Illness Prompts Consumer Warning

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a notice to consumers to avoid eating romaine lettuce products after an outbreak of a particularly dangerous strain of E. coli bacteria hospitalized dozens of people across the U.S. According to Baruch Fertel, M.D., of Cleveland Clinic, this particular strain of E. coli, known … Read More

New MS Guidelines Call for Treatment Sooner

Multiple Sclerosis (MS), impacts about 400,000 people and is a leading cause of disability in the United States. MS is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the central nervous system. It can cause symptoms such as muscle weakness, vision problems, emotional problems as well as difficulties with coordination and thinking. Now, new guidelines say most … Read More