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

Research Links Proper Sleep to Better Dietary Choices

CLEVELAND – Many of us have the best intentions when it comes to eating right. But sometimes, intentions aren’t enough to keep away from that candy bar that comes calling in the mid-afternoon. According to a recent study, getting more shut-eye might help us fight off those junk food cravings. The study looked at average weight … Read More

Children with Autism Less Likely to Get Critical Vaccines

CLEVELAND – Today, most U.S. families have less worry about deadly childhood infections, largely due to vaccines. And while research has shown the safety and effectiveness of routine childhood vaccines, the multitude of information and opinions available to today’s parents can lead to confusion. A recent study looked at more than 590,000 children who did not … Read More

Research: How Does Aspirin Interact with Pain Relievers?

CLEVELAND – There’s reassuring information for more than 50 million Americans who suffer from arthritis pain. New research shows adding aspirin to popular prescription arthritis drugs – celecoxib, known as celebrex, ibuprofen, or naproxen – slightly changes how they interact with the cardiovascular system, but for the most part they’re safe to take together. “We … Read More

Research: Many People Exceed Recommended Dose of NSAIDS

CLEVELAND – It’s fairly common to take a few ibuprofen to relieve a headache or a muscle ache. But according to a recent study, many people are taking more than the recommended dose of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDS. The study looked at 1,326 NSAID users and found that about 15 percent of them exceeded the … Read More

Study: Many Infants are Fed Complimentary Foods Too Young

CLEVELAND – Current recommendations say that parents should hold off on giving their babies foods other than breast milk or formula until they are about six months old.  However, a recent study shows that many American babies are fed complimentary foods much too soon. The study looked at 1,482 children between the ages of 6-36 months … Read More