June 1, 2013 RSS feed / Health

Community, Kimball and Monmouth Medical Centers to host cancer prevention study

Community, Kimball and Monmouth Medical Centers, Barnabas Health facilities, and the American Cancer Society are seeking volunteers to participate in a historic, nationwide Cancer Prevention Study (CPS-3) to help researchers better understand the gen More...

Fitness

Knee replacement surgery can be avoided

A study done in a large military medical center inTexas indicates that physical therapy consisting of manual therapy and stretching and strengthening exercise regimen may help people with osteoarthritis of the knee avoid joint replacement surgery.&nb More...

Speech-language rehabilitation offers patients with brain injuries tools for optimal functionality

We rarely consider the remarkable things our brains do every minute of each day. More...

‘Mindless Eating’ means thoughtful reading

My office sports two large bookcases filled with books about exercise and nutrition. One of my favorite books has everything to do with eating and nothing to do with dieting. “Mindless Eating:Why We Eat More Than We Think,” penned by Dr. More...

Medical Info

There is minimally invasive technology for aging veins

You may already know more about varicose veins than you would like, because half of all Americans over 50 (and two-thirds of women over 60) suffer from the pain and swelling of those big ropey leg veins.The condition is caused by failing valves in th More...

CentraState to hold free physician lecture on weight-loss surgery

CentraState Healthcare System will present a free physician lecture on bariatric surgery,“Is Weight-Loss Surgery Right forYou?” withAyotundeAdeyeri M.D., on June 5,7-8 p.m. More...

ANS neurosurgeons support Brain Tumor Awareness Month

New Jersey neurosurgical practice offers minimally invasive treatments, community awareness and a Partnership of Hope

Brain cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in children and young adults. Early detection is extremely important when dealing with cancerous and benign brain tumors. More...