Articles tagged with: Medical Research

Get Involved in Clinical Research

Because Lives Depend on it.

Get Involved in Clinical Research

Are you playing your part in clinical research? Doctors and scientists are conducting clinical studies in every state of the union. They’re looking for volunteers of all ages, from all cultures, with different lifestyles. You may be able to help them learn how to improve the health of hundreds, thousands or millions of people...

The Best Sleep Position for Your Brain

The Best Sleep Position for Your Brain

Getting enough deep sleep helps the brain clear out waste products that could lead to Alzheimer’s disease. New animal research reveals that one particular sleeping position may also help flush harmful substances out of the brain.

Lying on the side is the most common sleep position for humans. Interestingly, it’s also the most common sleep position for animals in the wild. Fascinating new research from Stony Brook University may explain why: A side-sleeping position seems to improve waste clearance from the brain, which could prevent Alzheimer’s disease and neurodegenerative diseases.

Why Americans are broke and overweight

Why Americans are broke and overweight

If your waistline is expanding while your bank account is shrinking, a new survey may have uncovered the caloric culprit.

According to a survey of more than 1,123 American workers released Tuesday by Principal Financial Group, two in three Americans said they blew their budget in 2014 — and it’s Americans’ appetites for food that are the main causes for this budget busting.

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