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Lack of sleep could cause mood disorders in teens



Date: December 6, 2017 Source: American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Summary: Chronic sleep deprivation -- which can involve staying up late, and waking up early for work or school -- has become a way of life for both kids and adults, especially with the increasing use of phones and tablets late into the night. But this social jet lag poses some serious health and mental health risks: new research finds that for teenagers, even a...

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Is laughter the greatest medicine for cancer patients?



Date: December 6, 2017 Source: Lancaster University Summary: Spontaneous humor is used and appreciated by people with cancer and can be a helpful way of dealing with distressing, taboo or embarrassing circumstances, research shows.   Analysis led by Lancaster University researchers suggests that spontaneous humour is used and appreciated by people with cancer and can be a helpful way of dealing with distressing, taboo or embarrassing circumstances.   People can use humorous metaphors (figures...

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How a nationally recommended diet can improve the environment



Date: December 5, 2017 Source: University of Leiden Summary: Changing your diet can improve both your health and the environment. A new study shows that European dietary recommendations on reducing animal products can reduce environmental impacts in most high-income nations.   Changing your diet can improve both your health and the environment. A new study shows that the national dietary recommendations on reducing animal products can reduce environmental impacts in most high-income nations. Publication...

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Polyunsaturated fatty acids linked to reduced allergy risk



Date: December 5, 2017 Source: Karolinska Institutet Summary: High levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids in children's blood are associated with a reduced risk of asthma or rhinitis at the age of 16 years, new research shows.   New research from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden reveals that high levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids in children's blood are associated with a reduced risk of asthma or rhinitis at the age of 16 years. The study is...

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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy may alleviate symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease



Treatment has potential to correct behavioral and physical deficits associated with the disease Date: December 5, 2017 Source: American Friends of Tel Aviv University Summary: A new study reveals that hyperbaric oxygen treatments may alleviate symptoms experienced by patients with Alzheimer's disease.     A new Tel Aviv University study reveals that hyperbaric oxygen treatments may ameliorate symptoms experienced by patients with Alzheimer's disease. "This revolutionary treatment for Alzheimer's disease uses a hyperbaric oxygen...

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Trace elements of lithium in drinking water linked to longer life in Alzheimer's patients



Date: December 5, 2017 Source: IOS Press Summary: Trace elements of lithium in drinking water may slow death rates from Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests. Rates of diabetes and obesity, which are important risk factors for Alzheimer's disease, also decrease if there is a particular amount of lithium in the water, says the study.   Trace elements of lithium in drinking water may slow death rates from Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests. Rates of...

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December Newsletter



  Could your body use some cleaning ? Optimize your health with our Detox Program.   This three week 4 class program reduces the toxic burden on your body and eliminates chemicals that collect in our organs and tissues. Classes to be held at the Middletown office.      Optimize your health with our Detox Program.   This three week 4 class program reduces the toxic burden on your body and eliminates chemicals that collect...

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Fat distribution in women and men provides clues to heart attack risk



Date: November 28, 2017 Source: Radiological Society of North America Summary: It's not the amount of fat in your body but where it's stored that may increase your risk for heart attack, stroke and diabetes, according to a new study. The study looked at the differences in fat distribution patterns among overweight and obese men and women and their associated cardiometabolic risk. It's not the amount of fat in your body but where it's...

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Antibiotics administered during labor delay healthy gut bacteria in babies



Delay increased with longer durations of exposure to the antibiotics Date: November 28, 2017 Source: McMaster University Summary: Antibiotics administered during labour for Group B Streptococcus (GBS) affect the development of gut bacteria in babies, according to a study. The gut bacteria development of the infants was tested by researchers at four points over the first 12 weeks of life, including at three days, 10 days, six weeks and 12 weeks. Antibiotics administered during...

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Low vitamin D levels at birth linked to higher autism risk



Low vitamin D levels at birth linked to higher autism risk Date: November 29, 2017 Source: Wiley Summary: Low vitamin D levels at birth are associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) at the age of 3 years.   Low vitamin D levels at birth were associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) at the age of 3 years in a recent Journal of Bone and Mineral Research study....

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Men With Prostate Cancer: Avoid Whole Milk



Researchers to Men With Prostate Cancer: Avoid Whole Milk Enjoying a tall glass of cold, whole milk on a regular basis is a no-go for men with prostate cancer, advise the authors of a new observational study.   "Men with non-metastatic prostate cancer who choose to drink milk should select non-fat or low-fat options," conclude the authors, led by June Chan, ScD, a professor of epidemiology and biostatistics and of urology, University of California, San...

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Starving prostate cancer with what you eat: Apple peels, red grapes, turmeric



Date: June 6, 2017 Source: University of Texas at Austin Summary: When you dine on curry and baked apples, enjoy the fact that you are eating something that could play a role starving -- or even preventing -- cancer. New research identifies several natural compounds found in food, including turmeric, apple peels and red grapes, as key ingredients that could thwart the growth of prostate cancer. When you dine on curry and baked apples,...

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Diet can impact migraines



Source: University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center Summary: Eliminating that morning 'Cup of Joe,' consuming processed foods high in nitrites or monosodium glutamate (MSG) and enjoying too much alcohol are potential headache triggers for individuals battling migraines, suggests a new report. Eliminating that morning 'Cup of Joe,' consuming processed foods high in nitrites or monosodium glutamate (MSG) and enjoying too much alcohol are potential headache triggers for individuals battling migraines, says Vincent Martin, MD,...

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Fruits and vegetables' latest superpower? Lowering blood pressure



Dietary potassium linked with lower blood pressure Source: University of Southern California - Health Sciences Summary: A new study links increased dietary potassium with lower blood pressure.   Eating potassium-rich foods like sweet potatoes, avocados, spinach, beans, bananas -- and even coffee -- could be key to lowering blood pressure, according to Alicia McDonough, PhD, professor of cell and neurobiology at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC). "Decreasing...

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Organic farming can make an important contribution to world nutrition, research shows



Date: November 15, 2017 Source: Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt | Graz | Wien Summary: A global conversion to organic farming can contribute to a profoundly sustainable food system, provided that it is combined with further measures, specifically with a one-third reduction of animal-based products in the human diet, less concentrated feed and less food waste, shows new research. A global conversion to organic farming can contribute to a profoundly sustainable food system, provided that it is...

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Defects in cell's 'waste disposal system' linked to Parkinson's



Date: November 14, 2017 Source: Baylor College of Medicine Summary: Research points at a group of lysosomal storage disorder genes as potential major contributors to the onset and progression of Parkinson's disease.   An international study has shed new light on the genetic factors associated with Parkinson's disease, pointing at a group of lysosomal storage disorder genes as potential major contributors to the onset and progression of this common neurodegenerative disorder. The study appears...

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Disparities in exposure to toxins may drive higher diabetes rates in minorities



Date: November 15, 2017 Source: University of Illinois at Chicago Summary: Unequal exposure to environmental pollutants acting as endocrine-disrupting chemicals is an under-recognized risk factor that may play a key role in driving the higher rates of diabetes among minority and low-income populations, according to a new article. Unequal exposure to environmental pollutants acting as endocrine-disrupting chemicals is an under-recognized risk factor that may play a key role in driving the higher rates of...

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Bad break: Osteoporosis-related bone fractures linked to air pollution



Date: November 9, 2017 Source: Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health Summary: Exposure to air pollution is associated with osteoporosis-related loss of bone mineral density and risk of bone fractures, according to a new study. Exposure to air pollution is associated with osteoporosis-related loss of bone mineral density and risk of bone fractures, according to a new study by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. Their findings are published in...

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Bad break: Osteoporosis-related bone fractures linked to air pollution



Date:November 9, 2017Source:Columbia University's Mailman School of Public HealthSummary:Exposure to air pollution is associated with osteoporosis-related loss of bone mineral density and risk of bone fractures, according to a new study. ...

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Consumption of antioxidant-rich foods is associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes



Consumption of antioxidant-rich foods is associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, study shows Date: November 9, 2017 Source: Diabetologia Summary: A lower risk of type 2 diabetes has been observed among individuals consuming food rich in antioxidants. This effect is largely contributed by fruit, vegetables, tea and other hot beverages, as well as moderate consumption of alcohol, as shown in a recent study. A lower risk of type 2 diabetes has been...

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