Saturday, June 9, 2012

NYC Marathon Recomends Chiropractic Care

The NYC Marathon Guide for 2012 includes top 10 tips for training. One of the suggestions listed is to get chiropractic care or massage to help stay healthy and loose in your training. Here is the article.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

CT Scans Increase Cancer Risk

A good write up by the NYT covering a large British study of 180,000 children showed that children with 2-3 scans had 3x the risk of both brain cancer and leukemia. Also, they estimated that 1/3 of the time CT was unnecessary or could have been replaced with US or MRI. Check our the article.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Vigorous Exercise decreases Psoriasis

Study published in JAMA shows that women who participate in vigorous exercise had a reduced risk of incident psoriasis. Since Psoriasis is related to systemic inflammation, and since exercise helps reduce inflammation, it makes sense that exercise should help. However, this study showed that mild exercise like walking did not have the same effect as vigorous exercise. Check it out.