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Hurricanes Like Dorian Take Heavy Toll on Mental Health
When severe storms or hurricanes like Dorian sweep through communities with high winds and flooding, they can leave more than physical damage in their wake. New research suggests that dealing with the aftermath -- which can include a damaged home and property -- puts people at high risk for depression, anxiety and other mental health problems. This study shows that exposure to extreme or even mode ...
Healthday - Mon. Sep 9
For better adult mental and relational health, boost positive childhood experi...
Positive childhood experiences, such as supportive family interactions, caring relationships with friends, and connections in the community, are associated with reductions in chances of adult depression and poor mental health, and increases in the chances of having healthy relationships in adulthood, a new study led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers suggests. This asso ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Sep 9
Researchers develop custom data collection system to improve health disparity ...
Epidemiological studies rely heavily on survey research however, limitations of traditional data collection methods - paper-based, in-person, phone, mail, and internet surveys - can serve as barriers to recruitment and retention of research participants. Conventional data collection methods are especially ineffective for aging minority populations, who may have limited English proficiency and less ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Sep 9
Scientists isolate protective proteins that influence outcomes for type 2 diab...
Scientists from the School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, have, for the first time, discovered a family of proteins that are associated with lower blood sugar levels among obese patients with type 2 diabetes. Their research is published today Monday, September 9th, 2019 in the international journal Nature Communications here https rdcu. be bQlWW . The study showed that patients with type 2 d ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Sep 9
Researchers identify negative impacts of food insecurity on children's health
Washington, D.C. September 9, 2019 - Food insecurity -- uncertainty about or a lack of consistent access to food that meets the needs of household members -- is a persistent social problem in the United States that affected roughly 14.3 million households in 2018 and nearly 14 of households with children, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. A new paper by researchers at the Boston Uni ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Sep 9
Intergenerational relationships promote aging immigrants' health, lower caregi...
Filial piety - the traditional value of caring for one s elders - is central to the Chinese concept of family and has long shaped intergenerational relationships, daily life, and well-being, for older Chinese adults. The intersection of Eastern values and Western norms, however, can alter cultural beliefs across generations and negatively impact aging Chinese immigrants physical and mental health ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Sep 9
Obesity pandemic shifting cancer to younger people
A new study looking at incidence of disease data nationwide from 2000 to 2016 found a shift in obesity-associated cancers OACs to younger individuals. Typically, these cancers are diagnosed at higher rates among people older than 65. The most notable findings pertain to increases in these OACs among non-Hispanic Black and Hispanic women and men for whom certain cancers increased by 200-400 . The s ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Sep 9
Genetic factors influencing adult obesity take effect in early childhood
Body mass index BMI in infants, children and adults is influenced by different genetic factors that change as we age, according to a major new study. An international consortium of researchers, led by scientists at Imperial College London, the University of Surrey, and the University of Oulu, Finland, discovered that BMI in babies is influenced by a distinct set of genetic variants that play littl ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Sep 9
Weight change and bone health in older adults with obesity
Weight loss in older adults is accompanied by loss in bone mineral density BMD and an increased risk of bone fracture. A new study published in Obesity found that loss of hip BMD persists in the year following a weight loss intervention among older adults with obesity, regardless of whether they regain weight. The study also found that losses in fat mass and lean mass contribute to reduced hip BMD ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Sep 9
Obesity and psychosocial well-being among patients with cancer
In a study published in Psycho-Oncology , excess weight was linked with poorer psychosocial health among older adults diagnosed with breast cancer or prostate cancer. The association was not seen in older patients with colon cancer, however. In the study of 4,159 patients, obesity was consistently associated with a greater burden of symptoms and with experiences of distress among patients with bre ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Sep 9
New study shows why people gain weight as they get older
Many people struggle to keep their weight in check as they get older. Now new research at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden has uncovered why that is Lipid turnover in the fat tissue decreases during ageing and makes it easier to gain weight, even if we don t eat more or exercise less than before. The study is published in the journal Nature Medicine . The scientists studied the fat cells in 54 men ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Sep 9
High-fat diets affect your brain, not just your physical appearance
Much research has pointed to how an unhealthy diet correlates to obesity, but has not explored how diet can bring about neurological changes in the brain. A recent Yale study has discovered that high-fat diets contribute to irregularities in the hypothalamus region of the brain, which regulates body weight homeostasis and metabolism. Led by Sabrina Diano, the Richard Sackler Family Professor of Ce ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Sep 9
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