In einer aktuellen studie untersuchten forscher in Grossbritaniendie beziehung zwischen vegetarismus and depression symptomen bei erwachsenen mannern. Die vorteile der vegetarismus fur versiedene aspekte der Gesundheit sind bekannt, es ist jedoch nicht klar, welche auswirkungen der vegetanismus auf die phychische gesundheit hatt.   Verschiedene Studien haben versucht diese frage zu beantworten viele zeigen, das depression
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Potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) usage is associated with adverse complications in the older adult population. In a recent study, researchers determine the costs associated with PIMs and the difference between cases in residential care and traditional aged facilities.   Polypharmacy is the concurrent use of numerous drugs to treat a single condition. Individuals prescribed more
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February 22, 2018, by NCI Staff A new study in mice has revealed a molecular link between a high-fat diet and the growth and spread of prostate cancer. The findings raise the possibility that changes in diet could potentially improve treatment outcomes in some men, the study leaders believe. In the study, the researchers also
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Neuroscientists from Trinity College Dublin and the University of Rochester have identified a specific brain signal associated with the conversion of speech into understanding. The signal is present when the listener has understood what they have heard, but it is absent when they either did not understand, or weren’t paying attention. The uniqueness of the
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Observational studies have allowed researchers to compare the effectiveness and safety of traditional treatment options for multiple sclerosis and rituximab. Multiple sclerosis is a chronic immunological disease affecting the central nervous system. Depending on the region of the brain affected by the disease, patients may experience a wide range of symptoms (i.e. vision problems, bladder
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Researchers in Switzerland investigate the prevalence and determinants of vitamin D deficiency in pregnant women during their third trimester. Vitamin D is critical for normal human growth and development. However, vitamin D deficiency is a widespread health problem today and affects populations all over the world. Recently, vitamin D deficiency in pregnant women and the
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Staging melanoma requires consideration of multiple factors: thickness, ulceration status, the number of involved lymph nodes, and the presence of metastases.1 Patients with stage II or worse disease are more likely to develop metastases in their lifetime. While the primary treatment for melanoma is surgical excision, patients with metastatic disease require additional therapy; immunotherapy is
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Every day in the clinic, I am reminded that we have limited ability to prevent cancer. It can happen despite a person’s best efforts to follow screening recommendations, eat well, and stay at a healthy weight. While we cannot guarantee our future health by lifestyle choices, we can modify our individual and collective risks by
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New research suggests the impact of cell phones is dependent upon many variables, including the vulnerability of the teen. Researchers attempted to answer the question of whether the next generation will be better or worse off because of smartphones? They discovered the answer is complex and often dependent on an adolescents’ life offline. The research
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A new Finnish study finds that people with major depressive disorder (MDD) may have reduced bioavailability of the amino acid arginine. In the body, arginine turns into nitric oxide (NO), a powerful neurotransmitter and immune defense mediator that improves circulation and helps blood vessels relax. A person’s global arginine bioavailability ratio (GABR) is an indicator
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Relating to oneself in a healthy way can help weaken the association between perfectionism and depression, according to a study published February 21, 2018 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Madeleine Ferrari from Australian Catholic University, and colleagues. Perfectionistic people often push themselves harder than others to succeed, but can also fall into the
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In a recent study, researchers investigated the reliability of doctors’ examination findings in assessing children with suspected pneumonia.   How Do We Diagnose Pneumonia? Children with respiratory illnesses are often assessed in hospital emergency departments to check for pneumonia which may need treatment with antibiotics. The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Consensus Guidelines strongly recommend that
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A review study compiled information on the role of the gastrointestinal and respiratory tract microbiomes in modulating the immune responses in asthma patients. The human body is home to a huge number of microbes, including bacteria, viruses, and fungi. It is estimated that over 100 trillion microorganisms colonize the human body, mainly the skin and
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1. Look for patterns “Notice the reasons behind the choices you’re making,” says Sarah-Jane Holt, performance nutritionist at Matt Roberts. “So many of us make food choices in reaction to an emotion – if we have had a bad day, feel stressed or unhappy we’ll go for a glass of wine, chocolate or a meal
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Researchers investigated whether the frequent consumption of juice and carbonated beverages results in tooth erosion among preschool children. Tooth damage in children can be caused by dental or tooth erosion. Tooth erosion is the loss of tooth structures, like enamel and dentine, through a chemical process that does not involve bacteria. The damage may range
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In a recent study, researchers developed a series of cell lines that may form the basis of a drug screen platform for breast cancer using organoids.   Applying breast cancer therapies that are appropriate for a specific tumour’s composition, behaviour, and the specific mechanisms which allow it to grow, spread, and survive remains a challenge.
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A recent study conducted in the UK and published in the British Journal of Nutrition investigates whether there is a link between consuming alcohol and obesity. The global increase in obesity is of great concern, mainly due to the many chronic health problems associated with this condition, such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. Alcohol
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