alcohol consumption

Higher Alcohol Consumption Leads to Greater Loss of Muscle Tissue in Postmenopausal Women

CLEVELAND, Ohio (June 7, 2017)—If you feel as though you can’t do as much physically as you’ve gotten older, there may be a reason. Both aging and menopause are known to affect sarcopenia, which...
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Study Confirms Benefits of Fennel in Reducing Postmenopause Symptoms

CLEVELAND, Ohio (May 17, 2017)—Fennel, an anise-flavored herb used for cooking, has long been known for its health benefits for a variety of issues, including digestion and premenstrual symptoms. A new study confirms that...
breast screening

Clinics should choose women’s breast screening appointment times to improve attendance

For women who miss a breast screening appointment, giving a fixed date and time for a new  appointment could improve poor attendance and be a cost-effective way to shift national participation trends, according to...
hormone therapy

Older Age at Menopause and Use of Hormone Therapy Produce Increased Risk of Hearing...

CLEVELAND, Ohio (May 10, 2017)—It has long been suspected that menopause and the use of hormones had a direct effect on hearing. However, findings from previous studies have been conflicting, with some suggesting that...
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Nalband Mutation: How Scientists Zeroed In On One Family’s Rare And Crippling Disease

The poignant story of an Agra family, where six children have the 'Nalband mutation'. Reports on how a group of scientists linked it to a rare and crippling neurological disease . It’s been two years...
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Doxycycline May Help To Prevent Or Treat PTSD

The common antibiotic doxycycline can disrupt the formation of negative associations in the brain, according to new research from UCL and the University of Zurich. The study, published in Molecular Psychiatry, was a pre-registered, placebo-controlled,...
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TB Vaccine Trial On Adults Begins In June

Pune-based institute to use novel recombinant BCG antigen. In June this year, the Pune-based Serum Institute of India Pvt. Limited will begin a Phase II/III vaccine trial for tuberculosis using a novel, recombinant BCG (bacillus...
Neuroimaging Reveals Differences in Brain Activity of Those with Major Depressive Disorder

Psychologists Enlist Machine Learning To Help Diagnose Depression

Depression affects more than 15 million American adults, or about 6.7 percent of the U.S. population, each year. It is the leading cause of disability for those between the ages of 15 and 44. Is...
exercise

Why Does The Same Exercise Exert Effects On Individuals Differently?

In Japan, due to the changes of lifestyle such as less physical activities than before, more and more people suffer from the lifestyle diseases like metabolic syndromes, type-2 diabetes and hypertension. Regular physical exercise...
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Researchers use tiny 3-D spheres to combat tuberculosis

The team, which includes infection researchers, engineers and bioinformaticians in Southampton and University College London, have used an electrostatic encapsulation technique to make tiny 3D spheres within which human cells are infected with tuberculosis...