School-based intervention helped to improve health behaviors in ethnically diverse urban middle school students.
Milk Thistle, also known as St Mary's Thistle and Silybum, is one of the most popular herbal drugs used around the world for treating conditions of the liver, protecting the body against free radicals, and supporting healthy detoxification. Now scientists have begun to take an interest in Milk Thistle and its effect on patients suffering from type 2 diabetes and liver disease.
Are you sleeping well right now? If not, a lack of sleep may be taking a toll on the health of your body and your mind. It was Aristotle in 350 B.C. who first suggested that sleep may play a role in the renewal of health and strength of the physical body, and today modern scientists have continued to assert and support this theory.
If you've just been diagnosed with diabetes, don't feel alone. According to the American Diabetes Association, over 25.8 million children and adults have diabetes – that's more than 8.3% of the American population. Nearly 2 million new cases were diagnosed in those over the age of 20 in 2010. But it's not all bad news.