About 1 million people in the US suffer from ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowl disease that causes inflammation and sores in the digestive tract. Dr. Oleg Shulik worked with a patient to develop a holistic approach to treatment that allowed her to stop taking medications to manage her symptoms.
Windstorms, less organic matter on topsoil and soil degradation among issues
Summer is just around the corner, and with it comes a bevy of pastimes requiring arm strength. Whether swimming, swinging a bat or pushing a lawnmower, our upper extremities get plenty of use during warmer months. Learn about how Mountainside Medical Center can help you take extra care of your body, from hands to shoulders and every joint and ligament in between.
Occupational therapists are focused on helping people fully engage in everyday life and activities. These daily activities – also called “occupations” – can sometimes be difficult to navigate for people who have been injured, fallen ill, or who have disabilities. Marguerita “Margo” Murray, lead occupational therapist at Mountainside Medical Center, explains the role of an occupational therapist.
Now more than ever, we are reminded that health and wellness should always be a top priority. National Women’s Health Month and Mother’s Day, both celebrated in May, are important reminders that women can take control of their health by making feasible lifestyle choices and focusing on preventive care to lower the risk of certain cancers.
The bladder, a part of the urinary system, is a hollow organ in the pelvis with the primary function of storing and then eliminating urine that drains into it from the kidney. Cancer of the bladder develops when abnormal cells in the bladder start to grow out of control. Rutgers Cancer Institute expert explains what you need to know.
Long-term studies allow for betting understanding of agroecosystem change
Within weeks of Arecibo’s collapse, the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) entered into an agreement with the University of Central Florida (UCF), the Engagement and Performance Operations Center (EPOC), the Arecibo Observatory, the Cyberinfrastructure Center of Excellence Pilot (CICoE Pilot), and Globus at the University of Chicago. Together, they’re moving the Arecibo radio telescope data to TACC’s Ranch, a long-term data mass storage system.
COVID-19 vaccination has become a lightning rod for controversy over “vaccine passports” and claims of violations of medical privacy or individual rights. But as two experts explain, there’s a long history of efforts to protect the health of others by requiring individuals to provide proof of vaccination or of a past infection, or seek a medical or religious exception.
California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance programs promote sustainability
Take it easy: How to gradually, and safely, approach running workouts after long periods of physical inactivity
Sedentary lifestyles have been common during the COVID-19 pandemic. But with the availability of vaccines increasing and restrictions starting to ease, it might be a good time to (safely) get into the workout groove.
Nutrition goals aren’t the same for everyone. These tips, however, may help you personalize your new eating habits
Now that federal funding is flowing again for research on firearm injury prevention, some of the few already-funded researchers doing work in this area react and look ahead.
Exposure to soil microorganisms, human health closely related
A slightly lighthearted guide to post-vaccination life, including how to help others who haven’t gotten vaccinated yet.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, healthcare professionals around the globe had to quickly learn to stay safe
Racial and ethnic minority groups, low income, underinsured, or uninsured individuals as well as those living in rural areas, often face greater obstacles when it comes to preventing, treating and surviving cancer.
Twenty-year process involved evaluating malting barley germplasm strains, breeding efforts