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Schizophrenia could directly increase risk of diabetes People with early schizophrenia are at an increased risk of developing diabetes, even when the effects of antipsychotic drugs, diet and exercise are taken out of the equation, according to an analysis by researchers from King’s College London. Schizophrenia is known to be associated with a reduced life expectancy of up to 30 years. This [...]
Scientists studying medicinal properties of cannabis reveal non-addictive pathway to pain relief OHSU research suggests an avenue for developing treatments for chronic pain that harness the medicinal properties of cannabis while minimizing the threat of addiction. The study, conducted in a rodent model, provides additional rationale for the development of therapeutics using cannabinoid receptors to treat chronic pain, which afflicts about 30 percent of the U.S. population. [...]
Children gain more weight when parents see them as ‘overweight’ Children whose parents considered them to be ‘overweight’ tended to gain more weight over the following decade compared with children whose parents thought they were a ‘normal’ weight, according to analyses of data from two nationally representative studies published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The findings indicate that children [...]
Depression as hard on the heart as obesity and cholesterol Depression poses a risk for cardiovascular diseases in men that is just as great as that posed by high cholesterol levels and obesity. This is according to a report recently published in the Atherosclerosis journal by researchers from the Helmholtz Zentrum München, together with colleagues from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the German [...]
Thinking of changing your behavior in 2017? Try moving first 41% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions but only 9% feel they were successful in keeping their resolutions. The problem may be in the timing. According to research being presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) Annual Convention the time for successful habit change isn’t based on the calendar, but on big [...]
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The Guaranteed Way To Be More Happy Immediately Study of more than 10,000 people reveals how the grumpiest people can be more happy today. Dr Jeremy Dean's ebooks are: The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything
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How the Repeal of Obamacare Will Impact People with... When the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) was passed into law seven years ago, it signaled a fundamental change in America’s healthcare system. After all, in every other first-world, industrialized nation, healthcare is a basic right of their citizens. Only in the U.S. has healthcare been … ...
Persistent Depressive Disorder Introduction You may have heard of Major Depressive Disorder.  However, according to adaa.org, Persistent Depressive Disorder also exists.  This article will explore what Persistent Depressive Disorder is, as well as … ...
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