Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study investigated the choice of activities after retirement and how they impact mental health. Retirement is surely a period of big changes in an individual’s life, and the way individuals use their time may impact their mental health differently. In some cases, people going through retirement
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Our Reader Score [Total: 3 Average: 3.7] In a recent study, researchers investigated whether omega-3 fatty acids benefits include lower mortality rates for chronic illnesses. Fish is a nutritious food high in protein, energy, vitamins and oils. Fish contain the polyunsaturated fatty acids known as omega-3 fatty acids. These fatty acids can be found mostly
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A study conducted in Hong Kong examined if life story books or life story work impacted psychosocial well-being in older adults. Life story narratives are often a popular tool in research with older adults. It gives attention to interests, personal wishes and attitudes of older people as the
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Our Reader Score [Total: 1 Average: 5] Researchers conducted a cost-analysis of intensified multifactorial treatment compared to conventional type 2 diabetes treatment. Patients with type 2 diabetes have higher chances of undergoing damage to the eyes, kidneys, nerves, legs, and brain. All these complications are life-threatening and fatal, which eventually affects the mortality rate in
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study evaluated the efficacy of dialectal behavior therapy is in reducing suicide attempts compared to individual and group supportive therapy. Between 2007 and 2015, suicide rates among teenagers have hiked up. Identifying effective intervention methods are crucial for decreasing suicide and non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI). However, Ban
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Our Reader Score [Total: 4 Average: 5] Inadequate sleep impacts all dimensions of life, personal and professional alike. A recent study used economic data to quantify lack of sleep effects in the short and long-term. Global health issues are transitioning to mimic changes in social and personal determinants of healthcare across generations. Sleep has increasingly
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers carried out a recent trial to test whether a risk-stratified treatment plan would improve the survival rate of children with medulloblastoma. Radiation therapy is avoided or deferred in young children with medulloblastoma due to its effects on long-term development. Instead, treatment plans with a high emphasis on
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study in JAMA Psychiatry determined whether increased self-criticism and perfectionism are signs of OCD among pre-schoolers. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a condition that affects people of all ages and walks of life. It occurs when a person has uncontrollable obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions are highly intrusive
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study in the British Journal of Nutrition article revealed new findings on the role of selenium supplements in patients suffering from congestive heart failure. Congestive heart failure is a syndrome comprised of several symptoms including shortness of breath, swelling in lower legs and hands, decreased ability
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Stress disorders affect many other body functions, including neural networks that have an impact on immune function. Researchers used a national Swedish registry to identify whether stress disorders are associated with subsequent autoimmune disease. Large stressors in life are inevitable and most individuals are exposed to them at
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent review in The Lancet Psychiatry discusses promising preventive mental health strategies to reduce the incidence of mental health disorders. Millions of people live with the burden of mental illness. While the focus of psychiatry is on treating the symptoms and preventing the progression of present mental
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Our Reader Score [Total: 1 Average: 1] Do you get a tingling sensation in your head in response to whispering and tapping? Researchers recently investigated the effects of this phenomenon, called ASMR, on the body. For some the sound of whispering, tapping or even someone chewing triggers a tingling sensation in the crown of their
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Intermittent fasting comes in various forms and is gaining popularity as a weight-loss diet. Researchers reviewed studies on intermittent fasting to determine its efficacy for weight loss and other benefits on the body. Intermittent fasting is practiced in many religions and cultures. In the Western culture, in which
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Our Reader Score [Total: 1 Average: 5] A recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition determined the relationship between polyphenols and diabetes prevention. Type 2 diabetes is a disease that develops as the body can no longer control blood sugar levels within healthy ranges. This condition is associated with many other negative health
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Our Reader Score [Total: 2 Average: 3] Researchers study the relationships between poor health behaviors and the genetic risk of developing diabetes and heart disease. Worldwide, heart disease is the leading cause of morbidity and death. Genetics, as well as lifestyle factors such as smoking, diet, body mass index, and physical activity are strongly related
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