The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, located against the back muscles in the upper abdominal cavity just below the rib cage, one on each side of the spine. The kidneys detoxify the blood and aid the body in filtering out waste products through urine. Another primary function of the kidneys is to remove excess water …
Kidney Month: 10 Ways to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy
Concerned about your kidney health? In honor of National Kidney Month, we are sharing 10 tips that'll help you keep your kidneys healthy for the long run.
Updates on COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts in Your Area
Updated January 14, 2021.In an effort to provide our members with timely information about COVID-19 vaccines, we are keeping this page up-to-date with the latest details on One Medical’s progress with vaccine administration in each of the states and counties where we have offices. Please check back here for the latest details on vaccination efforts in your area.Key details about vaccine appointments at One MedicalWe ask…
10 Common Habits That Damage the Kidneys
The kidneys purify the blood of unnecessary substances which are then discharged through the urethra.
10 Best Mastectomy Bras
When your body has changed, how can you find the best mastectomy bras that fit well, feel good and make you look great? Check out these ten terrific options.
What Is the Cause of Restless Legs (Syndrome)? Treatment, Symptoms & Medication
Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a medical condition in which there are strong urges to move the legs along with unpleasant symptoms of crawling, tingling, burning, and aching, and leg pain or cramps. The main cause of restless leg syndrome is a problem using iron in the brain, or the lack of it. The goal of RLS treatment is to relieve symptoms, increase the amount and quality of sleep, and treat any underlying medical conditions that may worsen RLS.
Not Losing Weight? New Study Says This Could Be Why
Is Alzheimer's contagious? What new study says
Preliminary study suggests that Alzheimer's can spread from person to person much like "mad cow" disease spreads
Half of Dr. Oz’s Advice Is Unreliable, Study Says
A new study found 54 percent of the information provided by Oz’s show could not be backed by scientific research, or contradicted generally accepted science.
What causes autism? It's mostly genetic, study says
For a condition as complex as autism, it’s almost certain that both genes and environment play an important role. But teasing apart how much DNA contributes to the developmental condition and how much is due to environmental exposures remains a subject of much debate. In a study published in JAMA, researchers say
Why argue with sweet science? Study says chocolate is good for your brain
If you were looking for an excuse to start your day with a bowl of Cocoa Krispies topped with chocolate milk, science has your back. A study published recently in Frontiers in Nutrition looked at the effects of cocoa and cocoa-derived food (read: chocolate) and found that they have “the potential to counteract cognitive decline and sustain … Continue reading “Why argue with sweet science? Study says chocolate is good for your brain “
20 percent of patients with serious conditions are first misdiagnosed, study says
More than 20 percent of patients who sought a second opinion at one of the nation's premier medical institutions had been misdiagnosed by their primary ...
New Study Says BMI is Inaccurate Way to Measure Health
and the number of ER visits almost doubled in 20 years, study says
Kids put all kinds of objects in their mouths. The number of children who swallowed coins, batteries and toys and are seen in the emergency room for it has increased dramatically over two decades.
Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health, study says
d. Guidelines released this year ruled out routine aspirin use for many older adults who don't already have heart disease — and said it's only for certain younger people under doctor's orders.
A new study says cold turkey is the best way to quit smoking
The best way to quit smoking is to go cold turkey, according to a new study that found people who quit at once are more likely to be successful than those who cut down gradually on the number of cigarettes they smoke.
Study says leafy greens top food poisoning source
NEW YORK (AP) — A big government study has fingered leafy greens like lettuce and spinach as the leading source of food poisoning, a perhaps uncomfortable conclusion for health officials who want us to eat our vegetables.
Exercising before breakfast burns more fat, study says
Skipping the meal before exercise also made the men's muscles more responsive to insulin, which controls high blood sugars, thus reducing the risk for diabetes and heart disease.
There's a Scientific Reason Why You're Ignoring People, Study Says
It's not your fault you didn't hear your partner while watching TV
Hookah: Study Says An Hour Session Is Just Like Smoking 100 Cigarettes
If you think smoking hookah is a lot safer than cigarettes, think again. Huffington Post reports that according to the World Health Organization, an hour-long hookah session is apparently just as the same as smoking 100 cigarettes.