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Fibromyalgia affects sensory perception and blunts touch perception. The findings of the study reveal that there is abnormal processing of signals in C-type skin nerves (associated with the perception of touch) in fibromyalgia.
The researchers from the National Center for… Read More
April 2016 is IBS Awareness Month, which highlights health conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), diverticulitis, IBS symptoms, anxiety, and depression. IBS is a growing gastrointestinal problem, affecting nine to 23 percent of the world’s population.… Read More
Heart attack recovery is slower with mental stress in women. Women experience higher stress levels than men, which can contribute to worsened recovery outcomes when it comes to heart attack, according to researchers at Yale University.
First author Xiao Xu… Read More
Stroke risk may increase with caring for a sick spouse or experiencing violence. In a study, spouse caregivers that were stressed had a 95 percent higher risk of stroke compared to matched controls.
Lead author, Sindhu Lakkur, said, “Stroke is… Read More
Watermelon juice has been found to relieve sore muscles after exercise. Watermelons are mainly made up of water, but they also contain essential vitamins and minerals that your body requires to feel great. For example, watermelons actually have high antioxidant… Read More
Mindfulness is linked to better blood sugar levels and cardiovascular health. Mindfulness is the inherent trait of being aware of one’s present thoughts and feelings. The study from Brown University looked at 399 people, using health indicators that included dispositional… Read More
The fountain of youth has yet to be discovered, so we must come up with our own means to extend our lives. When it comes to longevity, some things are pretty obvious: don’t smoke, exercise, and eat well. Although those… Read More
Did you know that how you cope with life stress and the general hubbub of modern society may increase your risk for insomnia?
I’ve found myself snacking at night more often than usual, and not on the right foods. Even… Read More
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) and metabolic risks are linked to ADT in men with prostate cancer. Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is a treatment for prostate cancer, which is the most common form of cancer in men and is the second leading… Read More
Organic meat and milk products have been found to have higher nutrient levels compared to non-organic products, according to newest findings. Team leader Carlo Leifert said, “People choose organic milk and meat for three main reasons: improved animal welfare, the… Read More
Acupuncture treatment may ease fibromyalgia pain, according to new findings. Fibromyalgia patients were given acupuncture treatments over the course of 10 weeks, and by completion patients’ pain score dropped 41 percent on average. Results were compared to a group of… Read More
Vitiligo, an autoimmune skin condition, is linked to simultaneously existing autoimmune diseases. Researchers from St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center created a questionnaire to be answered by children and adults who had vitiligo to determine other coexisting autoimmune diseases, which may appear… Read More