Health and Wellness

The articles in this section provide insights into health-related topics and are written by leading experts from Weill Cornell Medical College.

Diabetes
Increasing incidence of diabetes warrants immediate control  [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]
World Diabetes Day Focuses on the Growing Health Threat of Diabetes [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]

Obesity: Its assessment and control
Part I. Defining obesity and its risks   [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]
Part II. Factors affecting body weight  [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]
Part III. Losing and maintaining weight  [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]

Heart disease
Ignoring life style choices is no longer an option  [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ] 
Ten tips for a healthy heart  [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]

Breast cancer
Breast Cancer in MENA Populations  [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]

Smoking
Smoking—Addressing a National Epidemic  [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]

H1N1 flu
Plain Talk About the H1N1 Flu Pandemic  [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]

Mental health
A Q&A About the Importance of Mental Health  [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]

Eye health
A Little Prevention Could Help You See Clearer, Longer   [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]

Heat stroke
Recognizing heat stroke: How our bodies' cooling mechanisms work   [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]

Complimentary and alternative medicine
Therapeutic Effects of Humor and Laughter  [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]
Alternative, complementary and integrative medicine – what do they mean?  [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]
Acupuncture for pain management  [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]
What is cognitive behavior therapy?   [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]
Alternative therapies gaining acceptance  [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]
Integrative approach to cancer prevention  [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]
Safety and effectiveness of herbal supplements   [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]
Become an informed consumer of alternative medicine   [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]

Epilepsy
Helping patients and their families live with epilepsy   [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]

Hypertension
Lifestyle changes have key role in controlling hypertension  [ English Open HTML Document ]
Eclampsia – a bolt from the blue (hypertension and pregnancy) [ English Open HTML Document ]

General health care
The changing face of health care  [ English Open HTML Document ] [ Arabic  Open HTML Document ]


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