Twenty years ago little was known about the aging process. Many ideas existed but nothing was certain. Today we know how and why we age. We cannot control it just yet, but even that may change in the near future.
I spent my first Shabbas in Sloan Kettering Hospital on March 2nd. Just a week earlier, my parents had hosted a large Purim celebration for family and friends. We were unaware of the devastation about to begin.
When you ask, "How's he doing?" accept that it's in your and my best interest for me to be non-specific. So I have to say, "He's doing okay," and leave it at that. We can then be appreciative that you asked, and you can be thankful to not know more. They say the devil is in the details.
Lycopene, like so many molecules from nature, is a multitasker. It has has many effects on our cells and has more than one gift to give.
When it comes to women's health, there are five health tests that have saved lives and helped improve the quality of life for millions of women, and yet are still underutilized, ignored or forgotten about.
If we work to spread that message beyond our clinics to schools, homes, and the workplace, we will be that much closer to getting chronic diseases like obesity and diabetes under control and to helping New Yorkers live fuller and healthier lives.
More than 50,000 Americans are expected to die from colorectal cancer this year alone. We need to reduce that number by seeing that everyone who should be screened for colorectal cancer gets screened.
by Patricia Garcia, Vogue I realized how much my relationship with the sun had changed a few weeks ago, when spring finally hit New York after a l...
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the potential relation between diet, microbiome and colorectal cancer risk. To explore this disparity, we switched the diet in healthy subjects from a traditional high fat, high meat, low fiber Western diet to a high fiber Zulu African diet, and vice versa.
Approximately one in six men will be diagnosed with the disease at some point in their lifetime. What if the quality of sleep plays a role in a man's risk for developing the disease?
Uncomfortable talking about oral sex? Get over it. No one wanted to talk about AIDS in its infancy ... or breast cancer for that matter. By talking about HPV throat cancer, Michael Douglas is my hero.
Like many people oriented towards the humanities I did well in school in all areas except for math and science. Thanks to a close friend who seamlessl...
In order to have a meaningful discussion, we need to get into some of the details. I promise it won't be as difficult as my med school biochemistry course!
Just because your mom had breast cancer does not mean that you will be struck with breast cancer as well. The causes of cancer are complex.
Fear. We all deal with it at some point in our lives, but never had it been such an all-consuming part of my life until my cancer diagnosis.
The pain experience can not only change our view of the world around us, but it also contorts the way we see ourselves. Alterations to our own personal view of who we are and what we look like can mean that we see ourselves as different from the person we used to be.