Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Health Link

ALS Treatment

Israel 21C–As the Ice Bucket Challenge raises millions for research into amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), an Israeli treatment to ease symptoms and slow the progression of ALS and other incurable neuromuscular diseases is going into Phase 2 clinical trials in three major US medical centers.

Petah Tikva-based BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics’ NurOwn


Center for Neurological and Neurodevelopmental Health Opens Locally

Rutherford–It’s that time of year when families are preparing their children for another year of school, with hopes for a successful year. There are many expected ways in which families can help to ensure their child’s success, but there are also many unexpected obstacles they may encounter: the unexpected concussion, unforeseen anxiety or unanticipated learning


Back to School with Allergies and Asthma

As children, parents, and teachers prepare to return to the classroom, it is important to remember that children with allergies and asthma may face added anxiety. In order to prepare for the best transition back to school, start preparing before the new school year begins. Make sure your child takes his/her allergy medication(s) as prescribed so that symptoms


Water Purification Center in Teaneck

The Well Purified Water, LLC, was established in 2013 and is a locally owned and operated family business. After one year of preparation and construction, The Well Purified Water opened its doors for the first time in March with a grand opening event.

The company has a simple mission: to provide great tasting purified drinking water to the businesses and


Whey Good News for Diabetics

Bodybuilders ingest buckets of whey protein powder to bulk up their muscle mass. But researchers from Israel have found a new blood-smart reason to eat like a “hulk” before meals.

A new study by Israeli and Swedish researchers has found that a plain whey protein drink one half hour before breakfast could help [type 2]


The Truth Behind No Pain No Gain

A widespread trend circulating in the fitness world is the notion that the only way to achieve fitness results is by making yourself physically sore for a few days. If you are not killing yourself in the gym, you are wasting your time and will not reap the benefits. All of these ideas are misconceptions. They in fact make up one of the biggest


Rodda Center Programs Restored: Health and Fitness on the Schedule

Teaneck–The Richard Rodda Community Center has survived the controversy and the budget cuts that have taken up much time on social media and many column inches for the last few weeks. In the end, the town council voted to keep the budget intact for the Rodda Center, instead cutting costs for police department, fire department, and public works


“No Pain, Lots of Gain!”

Remember the old saying “No Pain, no gain?” For most folks, this refers to that burning sensation that comes with a hard workout that usually ends with them dripping with sweat and sore for several days.

As it turns out, the culprit may not be lactic acid as is commonly assumed, but may actually be good, old-fashioned heat. New


The Power of Love

Jewish tradition is replete with sources that speak about the primacy of the marital relationship. From the very beginning of Sefer Breishis, immediately after the creation of man, God says, “It is not good that man be alone; I will make him a helpmate opposite him” (Bereishis 2:18). Rav Soloveitchik explained that the aloneness


Dara’s Wedding:The Way Celebrations Should Be

Twice a year I embark on a trip to Israel. Generally these trips are planned with speaking events and specific activities, but for the most part they are a time to relax and simply enjoy a country that I consider home.

Having recently returned home from one of these bi-annual trips, I am experiencing the jet-lag, the longing to return, and also I have


What the Heck, Do It Anyway

When doing an educational psychological evaluation, using an “IQ” test, among other instruments, I look for many aspects of the student’s performance. Among them is always consideration of the child’s willingness or unwillingness to take a chance when unsure. How long, if ever, will it take a child to just announce “I don’t know” when s/he doesn’t? And,


Health Consciousness vs. Confidence: Where Do We Draw the Line?

Recently, there has been a wave of body empowerment within mainstream society. I’ve been witness to absolutely wonderful campaigns and ads that promote confidence and self-esteem. There have also been many videos and articles comparing men and women in the fashion industry and the manner in which males and females are portrayed. I’ve seen

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