HealthWatch: Can Paleo Diet Extend Your Life?Converts to the trending paleolithic diet say the eating habits of our caveman ancestors, along with exercising and getting enough sleep, will keep your body running smoothly well into your golden years.
HealthWatch: Plenty Of Options When Cooking For Caveman Diet Just because you eat like a caveman, doesn’t mean you’re stuck gnawing on bones, nuts and twigs. Cooking for the Paleo Diet can include quite a tasty variety of foods.
HealthWatch: Human Behavioral Change May Be Tied To Cat ParasiteResearchers now believe something commonly carried by cats could be controlling you, a tiny parasite called Toxoplasma Gondi.
HealthWatch: Going 'Paleo' Means Cutting Out Common Items From DietConverts to the paleolithic diet trend claim they are shedding pounds and repairing damage done to their health by eliminating a number of common staples to their former diet.
HealthWatch: $8 Alternative To ColonoscopyA cheaper, less invasive alternative to a colonoscopy is helping many people assess their risk for colorectal cancer, the third most common cancer in both men and women.
HealthWatch: Don’t Count Weight Loss Among Yoga’s BenefitsA growing number of Americans are choosing to unplug from stressed-out, buzzed-up lives with the help of Yoga - but new research suggests that there are limits to the benefits of the ancient practice.
HealthWatch: Doctors' House Calls Making A Comeback In San FranciscoHousecalls by doctors, an old idea that many thought had seen its day, is gaining new traction in San Francisco.
HealthWatch: Cancer Patient Says SF Hospital Denied Insurer-Approved CareA college professor and mother of two with a serious illness said a Bay Area hospital denied potentially life-prolonging treatment, despite approval from her insurance company.
Autism May Be Linked to Obesity During PregnancyObesity during pregnancy might increase chances for having a child with autism, according to new study out of University of California, Davis.
HealthWatch: Bay Area Scientists Work To Reset Biological ClockScientists in Menlo Park have developed a new test to measure what may be the best biomarker of overall health status -- raising hopes that our biological clocks can be slowed, or even reset.
HealthWatch: Chocolate Bar Claims Benefits Of Wine Without AlcoholA new type of “nutritional” chocolate bar that claims to improve heart health may have a hard time living up to the promise.
HealthWatch: Poetry Helping Alzheimer's Patients, Families CopeBay Area families who struggle with the impact of Alzheimer's disease are using poetry to help rekindle memories and create moments of joy for patients and families alike.
HealthWatch: Child's Breath-Holding May Present Real Danger Few things are more frightening for the parents of a toddler than a breath-holding spell.
HealthWatch: Stanford Researching Microscopic Medical DevicesFrom cochlear implants to pacemakers, implantable medical devices are becoming smaller and smaller. Researchers are working on a class of medical devices that are so small they can travel through the bloodstream.
FDA Panel Approves Mountain View Company's Previously Rejected Diet Pill A panel of advisers to the Food and Drug Administration overwhelmingly backed approval for a highly anticipated anti-obesity pill from Vivus Inc., a drug which the FDA previously rejected due to safety concerns.