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Kristen Bell Shares Authentic Advice About Anxiety She'd Give Her Younger Self
Actress Kristen Bell gets real about mental health in a poignant new video. The Bad Moms star revealed what advice she d give her younger self about anxiety and depression in the clip released by The Child Mind Institute on Tuesday. It s aimed at breaking the stigma surrounding mental health. Don t be fooled by this game of perfection that humans play, said Bell, who has experienced both conditions since she was 18. Check out the video here Because Instagr ...
Huffington Post - Mon. May 7
Ryan Reynolds: ‘I Have Anxiety, I’ve Always Had Anxiety’
Ryan Reynolds opened up recently about living with anxiety , a condition the Deadpool star says he s been dealing with most of his life. I have anxiety, I ve always had anxiety, the 41-year-old actor told The New York Times Thursday. Both in the lighthearted I m anxious about this kind of thing, and I ve been to the depths of the darker end of the spectrum, which is not fun. Despite his cool and confident demeanor, the Times described Reynolds as a nervous ...
Huffington Post - Mon. May 7
Research supports calls for food industry to reduce food product portion sizes
New research, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition , highlights the benefits of the food industry changing food product portion sizes in order to make healthier eating more normal. Historical increases in the portion sizes of commercially available food products are known to cause passive overeating and have been linked to the emergence of the worldwide obesity crisis. One idea that public health bodies are currently promoting is that th ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 7
Researchers call for tougher standards for studies on obesity policies
When a new park is built, a tax is instituted on fast food or a ban put in place against soft drinks in a school, public health researchers must often rely on after the fact observational studies to evaluate the impact of such efforts on rates of obesity in a particular population and try to clearly identify and measure the factors that worked or didn t. Such so-called natural experiments are distinct from randomized controlled trials, the gold standard ex ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 7
Hormone from fat boosts metabolism in both exercise and cold
BOSTON - May 1, 2018 - Sad but true, we don t all respond equally to exercise. Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have uncovered a new kind of clue to this variable response--a hormone whose levels in the bloodstream rise sharply in exercise as well as in cold. The finding came from the first comprehensive study of fat-controlling hormones known as lipokines in exercise. This is a whole new area in research on exercise metabolism, and we seem to have fo ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 7
Risk factors involved in the early onset and severity of childhood obesity
A family history of obesity, high blood pressure, high blood lipid levels, type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease should all be considered high risk factors for the early onset and severity of obesity in children, reveals a new study. The research, which assessed these risk factors together from children s parents, siblings and grandparents, also finds the youngest children to be the most severely obese. Furthermore, children suffering from severe obes ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 7
Women who eat fast food and little or no fruit take longer to become pregnant
Women who eat less fruit and more fast food take longer to get pregnant and are less likely to conceive within a year, according to a study published today Friday in Human Reproduction , one of the world s leading reproductive medicine journals. During their first antenatal visit, research midwives in Australia, New Zealand, the UK and Ireland asked 5598 women about their diet. The women had not had a baby before. Compared to women who ate fruit three or m ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 7
Researchers defy biology: Mice remain slim on burger diet
We are our own worst enemy when it comes to developing obesity. The body is naturally geared to assimilate energy from the food we eat and store it as fat until it is needed. This is the result of millions of years of evolution under the pressure of low food availability. But today, where many of us have constant access to high calorie foods, our body s impressive ability to convert food into fat has, ironically, become problematic. Consequently, the numbe ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 7
Children hospitalized for injuries have increased mental health needs
COLUMBUS, Ohio - There s no doubt that serious injuries can be stressful for families. But little is known about the impact of these injuries on children s mental health. A new study from the Center for Injury Research and Policy, the Center for Pediatric Trauma Research, and the Center for Suicide Prevention and Research at Nationwide Children s Hospital looked at mental health and social functioning of children after they were hospitalized for an injury. ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 7
Higher risks associated with vaginal birth after cesarean, although absolute r...
Attempted vaginal birth after cesarean VBAC is associated with higher rates of adverse effects or death for mothers and infants, although absolute rates were low in mothers who attempted this type of birth, according to research in CMAJ Canadian Medical Association Journal . The absolute rates of adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes are low with both attempted VBAC and elective repeat cesarean delivery, says Dr. Carmen Young, University of Alberta. Both ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 7
New approach in the fight against antibiotic resistance
According to the WHO, around 700,000 people die every year as a result of antibiotic resistance. In Germany, around 6,000 people die every year because treatment with antibiotics is not effective. Scientists at Friedrich-Alexander-Universit 228 t Erlangen-N 252 rnberg FAU and the University of Oxford have now discovered that there is a point in the production process of the proteins at which it can be regulated by bacteria. This could be used as a starting ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 7
Delusions of grandeur: Types and symptoms
A delusion of grandeur is a false or unusual belief about one s greatness. A person may believe, for instance, that they are famous, can end world wars, or that they are immortal.
Medical News Today - Mon. May 7
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