How to Prepare Detox Tea at Home

Our bodies are remarkably skilled at detoxification. Whether we’re talking about impurities in the food we eat, toxins found in from the environment, or cellular waste products, nearly all of our bodily organs have some role in removing unwanted substances from the body.  While capable of detoxification, some impurities may be more challenging to remove.… Read More »

Only 1 in 4 Medicare patients participate in cardiac rehabilitation

Too few people covered by Medicare participated in outpatient cardiac rehabilitation after a heart attack or acute heart event or surgery, particularly women, the elderly and non-white patients, according to new findings in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. Every year, an estimated 1.3 million U.S. adults with heart disease may… Read More »

Jumping genes threaten egg cell quality

A woman’s supply of eggs is finite, so it is crucial that the quality of their genetic material is ensured. New work from Carnegie’s Marla Tharp, Safia Malki, and Alex Bortvin elucidates a mechanism by which, even before birth, the body tries to eliminate egg cells of the poorest quality. Their findings describing this mechanism… Read More »