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Overactive bladder and irritable bowel syndrome are influenced by the weakened biological clock. Lead author Dr. Changhao Wu said, “Previously, people have believed that the brain ‘master’ clock controls the ‘slave’ peripheral clocks, but our study is the first to show… Read More
Estrogen fluctuations associated with menopause raise the levels of and susceptibility to stress, while postmenopausal depression increases the risk of diabetes and heart disease. Estradiol (a form of estrogen) fluctuates during menopause transition, causing heightened emotional sensitivity to stress. When… Read More
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and gastroenteritis (also known as stomach flu) both affect the gastrointestinal system, but while the former is a chronic condition, the latter is acute.
IBS is a functional disorder, which means, it is not a disease… Read More
Lyme disease and the flu (influenza) may appear similar in the beginning, but they take two different pathways as they progress. The flu is most common during the colder months – October to March – and Lyme disease hits its… Read More
Blood pressure fluctuations cause faster cognitive decline in older adults, according to research. The findings revealed that blood pressure fluctuations were associated with faster cognitive decline among older adults over the course of five years.
Lead study author Bo (Bonnie)… Read More
The recent review based on 29 studies involving over 6,000 children concluded that children are, in fact, heavily influenced by the TV ads they see on fast food and junk food.
The research uncovered that children are more likely to… Read More
Psoriasis was found to be influenced by stress and linked to itchy skin, hyperhidrosis, and flaky patches on scalp. The percentage of psoriasis patients who believe that stress affects their skin is quite high – between 37 and 87 percent… Read More
Influenza (flu) and strep throat may seem like one and the same, but they are two very different illnesses and the primary distinction is the origin of the disease. The flu is caused by a virus and strep throat is… Read More
In type 1 diabetes, gut microbiome may influence autoimmune processes. The findings come from the BABYDIET study where scientists compared compositions and interaction of gut microbiota in children who developed diabetes-specific autoantibodies in their blood to children who were… Read More
Influenza (flu) and bronchitis share common symptoms, so early diagnosis may be challenging until more symptoms arise, distinguishing either condition. Flu and bronchitis can also occur at the same time, which can make the diagnosis even more challenging. But the… Read More
Norovirus 2016 update: Stomach flu affects Laguna Middle School and cruise ship in Silja Symphony.
Laguna Middle School in San Luis Obispo, California, has cancelled its annual grade eight dance after 80 students fell ill with vomiting, diarrhea, and… Read More
Prostate cancer risk is strongly influenced by breast and ovarian cancer history in family. The findings suggest that men who have a strong family history of breast or ovarian cancer should be more heavily screened for prostate cancer, especially if… Read More
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