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Stress Hormones are Linked to an Increased Risk of High Blood Pressure and Heart Attacks

Stress Hormones are Linked to an Increased Risk of High Blood Pressure and Heart Attacks

According to a study published today (September 13, 2021) in Hypertension, an American Heart Association journal, adults with normal blood pressure and high levels of stress hormones were more likely to develop high blood pressure and have cardiovascular events than those with lower stress hormon.....

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Survivors of Terror Attacks may be more Susceptible to Migraines and Other Headaches

Survivors of Terror Attacks may be more Susceptible to Migraines and Other Headaches

According to research published in the online edition of Neurology, the official journal of the American Academy of Neurology, survivors of terror attacks had an increased risk of recurring migraine and tension headaches after the incident. The participants in the research were adolescent survivo.....

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Obesity Management Strategy

Obesity Management Strategy

Obesity is a common health problem characterized by a high percentage of body fat. Obesity is defined as a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher. Obesity has become a major public health issue in recent decades. Obesity prevention should start at a young age. It is critical to assist young people.....

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Adaptive Brain Response to Stress and its Absence in People with Depression, According to a New Study

Adaptive Brain Response to Stress and its Absence in People with Depression, According to a New Study

Recent research has discovered a new biomarker that indicates chronic stress resilience. This biomarker is generally absent in persons with severe depressive illness, and its absence is linked to pessimism in daily life, according to the study. Emory University researchers reported their findings.....

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Low Birth Weight in Newborns Linked to Forest Fires

Low Birth Weight in Newborns Linked to Forest Fires

According to findings published in eLife, women exposed to smoke from landscape fires during pregnancy are more likely to have babies with low or very low birth weights. Between 2007 and 2012, smoke from wildfires may have contributed to thousands of additional premature births in California. The.....

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Uncovering the Genetic Underpinnings of Type 2 Diabetes Will Be Made Easier, According to a New Scientific Resource

Uncovering the Genetic Underpinnings of Type 2 Diabetes Will Be Made Easier, According to a New Scientific Resource

Many human genome polymorphisms have been associated to type 2 diabetes, but it’s unclear how they cause illness because most aren’t found in genes that code for proteins. Type 2 diabetes is a frequent illness in which the blood sugar (glucose) level rises to dangerously high levels. .....

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High Blood Levels of Two Hormones Increase the Risk of Prostate Cancer

High Blood Levels of Two Hormones Increase the Risk of Prostate Cancer

According to a study presented at the 2019 NCRI Cancer Conference, men with greater levels of ‘free’ testosterone and a growth hormone in their blood are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer. Other variables that raise a man’s chance of acquiring prostate cancer include his .....

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Diabetics is getting closer to Needle-free Glucose Monitoring

Diabetics is getting closer to Needle-free Glucose Monitoring

Researchers at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI), University of Auckland, New Zealand, have brought a needle-free technology that would allow people with diabetes to measure blood sugar levels without having to stick a needle into their fingertips closer to reality. The researchers focu.....

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Avocados Alter the Distribution of Belly Fat in Women, According to a Controlled Study

Avocados Alter the Distribution of Belly Fat in Women, According to a Controlled Study

According to recent research from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and partners, one avocado a day might help women transfer abdominal fat toward a healthier profile. A brilliant green fruit with a huge pit and black leathery skin, an avocado is a popular snack. Alligator pears and but.....

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According to a New Study, Face Masks Protect Against Algal Blooms’ Aerosolized Toxins

According to a New Study, Face Masks Protect Against Algal Blooms’ Aerosolized Toxins

Intense blooms of harmful algae are becoming more prevalent along Florida’s coast and elsewhere. According to the findings of a recent study headed by University of Miami (UM) researchers, wearing the face mask that everyone became accustomed to during the COVID-19 epidemic may also help gu.....

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DNA Confirms Living Great-Grandson of Legendary Sitting Bull in First-Of-Its-Kind Study

DNA Confirms Living Great-Grandson of Legendary Sitting Bull in First-Of-Its-Kind Study

A man’s claim that he is the great-grandson of famed Native American chieftain Sitting Bull, who commanded Lakota warriors through years of struggle against the US government, including the Battle of Little Big Horn in 1876, has been backed up by DNA obtained from a lock of hair. The first .....

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For Patients Suffering from Miscarriage, a Drug Combination Provides More Effective Care

For Patients Suffering from Miscarriage, a Drug Combination Provides More Effective Care

Mifepristone and misoprostol, when taken together, can assist some women and their families find closure after a loss and can lessen the need for surgical intervention to finish the painful miscarriage process. The findings of a recent clinical trial headed by experts at the University of Pennsyl.....

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