August 03, 2015




  • Tryptophan


    by Berkeley Wellness

    Find out what kind of health risks are posed by tryptophan, an amino acid found in protein-rich foods.

  • Diet Drugs 2013: Déjà Vu Again

    Diet Drugs 2013: Déjà Vu Again

    by Berkeley Wellness

    The FDA recently approved two new diet pills—the first in 13 years—indicated only for obese people or overweight people with at least one weight-related health condition. But are the new drugs any better than the old ones?

  • Straight Advice for Scoliosis

    Straight Advice for Scoliosis

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Scoliosis—an abnormal sideways curvature of the spine—is usually associated with adolescence, but it's surprisingly common in adults, especially those over 60. Here's a look at the causes of scoliosis and the therapies that can help keep it in check.