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Women who report frequent nighttime hot flashes are more likely to suffer depression during menopause. The study included 29 healthy, premenopausal women aged 18 to 45 who were given a drug to reduce estrogen to mimic menopause for four weeks.… Read More
A new study published in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery has found that the quality of life of patients who undergo a total hip replacement improves for at least five years after.
Using the Short Form-6D measure of… Read More
It may be March, but we aren’t out of the woods yet when it comes to cold weather. While many may wish for winter to pass by so they can ditch the parkas, there’s an even more important reason to… Read More
New research was recently published in the journal Optometry and Vision Science examining the role that psychological stress plays in relation to age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Age-related macular degeneration is a form of progressive vision loss that is the most… Read More
Emotions are often affected by visual memories and images, and a recent study conducted by Dr. Svetla Velikova of Smartbrain in Norway has found that with imagery training, we may be able to harness these effects and boost our moods… Read More
Older adults with a high level of activity may be less likely to experience chronic pain, according to new research conducted by Dr. Kelly M. Naugle and her colleagues at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis. Tests looking at how pain is… Read More
A new study published in Degenerative Neurological and Neuromuscular Disease has found an improvement in the quality of life and a reduction of fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients who follow a paleo diet.
The paleo diet focuses on lean meats… Read More
Managing fatigue and depression in heart failure patients lowers hospitalization rates and increases life expectancy. The researchers reviewed data from 9,869 patients with a diagnosis of heart failure during a three-year period. Detailed records covering all variables, such as test… Read More
Mild cognitive impairment in older adults may improve with computer-based brain training before dementia diagnosis. The researchers reviewed over 20 years of research and found that brain training could improve cognitive function, memory, learning, and attention, along with psychosocial functioning… Read More
You may have heard of a sweet tooth, but researchers are suggesting that some people may have a salt tooth, too. This ‘salt tooth’ may affect your salt preferences and may help explain why some like saltier food than others.… Read More
This weekly health news roundup presents our most recent articles on Parkinson’s disease, osteoarthritis, macular degeneration, schizophrenia, and heart attack.
This week we found out about an inhaled medication that may improve symptoms in Parkinson’s disease, high cholesterol may contribute… Read More
It is quite common to experience delusions in schizophrenia which are known as ‘positive symptoms’. The term ‘positive symptoms’ is used to describe something that is believed to be real to the patient but is actually false to everyone else.… Read More
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