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Sleep paralysis: What is it, and how can you cope with it?
You wake up in the middle of the night, convinced that an evil figure is lying in wait. You attempt to move, but your body just will not budge. You try to scream, but nothing comes out. The monster draws closer. It may sound like a horror movie scene, but this is the real deal you re experiencing sleep paralysis.
Medical News Today - Mon. Apr 23
Want better sleep? Leave your work at the office
It will come as no surprise that taking your work home with you ups your stress levels and impacts sleep quality. But here s the catch work isn t just about what you do in the office. It s also about other work-related baggage, such as experiencing rudeness, which may prove extra difficult to leave behind.
Medical News Today - Mon. Apr 23
Obesity linked with higher chance of developing rapid, irregular heart rate
HERSHEY, Pa. -- People with obesity are more likely to develop a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation, which can lead to stroke, heart failure and other complications, according to Penn State researchers. Researchers followed a large group of participants, equally divided between people with obesity and without, for eight years. They found that people with obesity had a 40 percent higher chance of developing atrial fibrillation than p ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Apr 23
Fat cells seem to remember unhealthy diet
24 hours. This is all it takes for a so-called precursor fat cell to have its epigenetic recipe on how to correctly develop into a mature fat cell, reprogrammed. This change occurs when the cell is put into contact with the fatty acid palmitate or the hormone TNF-alpha, a study conducted by researchers from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research at the University of Copenhagen shows. Precursor cells are cells that have not yet matu ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Apr 23
Why zero-calorie sweeteners can still lead to diabetes, obesity
Increased awareness of the health consequences of eating too much sugar has fueled a dramatic uptick in the consumption of zero-calorie artificial sweeteners in recent decades. However, new research finds sugar replacements can also cause health changes that are linked with diabetes and obesity, suggesting that switching from regular to diet soda may be a case of out of the frying pan, into the fire. Artificial sweeteners are one of the most common food ad ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Apr 23
Researchers report four new insights into diet and health
What we eat plays a significant role in our health. The Experimental Biology 2018 meeting EB 2018 will showcase new research into how diet could be used to fight cancer and how specific eating patterns can encourage weight loss. Time-restricted eating reduces tumor growth in mice Obesity is known to increase the risk for breast cancer, particularly in postmenopausal women. With a long-term goal of developing practical strategies to curb breast cancer risk, ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Apr 23
Pediatric obesity, depression connected in the brain, Stanford study finds
Early-life obesity and depression may be driven by shared abnormalities in brain regions that process rewards, according to researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Their findings, which will be published online April 23 in Hormones and Behavior , are based on brain MRI scans of children and teenagers ages 9-17 who struggled with depressive symptoms and maintaining a healthy weight. The study is the first to document how concurrent obesit ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Apr 23
Measles serious threat for babies, toddlers, unvaccinated youths, ECDC says
Madrid, Spain The vast majority of measles cases in Europe were reported in unvaccinated patients, and children younger than two years old were at a higher risk of dying from measles than older patients, according to research presented at the 28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases ECCMID [1]. Presenting author Dr Emmanuel Robesyn of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control ECDC in Stockholm said they analysed ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Apr 23
Addition precautions at hospital don't help prevent spread of resistant bacteria
Madrid, Spain Contact precautions, used in addition to the standard precautions, the basic level of infection control applied to all patients, did not limit or prevent the spread of drug-resistant bacteria in non-intensive care unit ICU hospital wards, according to research presented at the 28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases ECCMID [1]. Hospital wards may play host to bacteria that produce extended-spectrum beta-lactama ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Apr 23
Liquid nicotine used in e-cigarettes still a danger to children despite recent...
A new study published online today by Pediatrics and conducted by the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children s Hospital found that there were more than 8,200 calls to US poison centers regarding exposures to liquid nicotine and e-cigarettes among children younger than 6 years of age from January 2012 through April 2017, averaging 129 calls each month or more than 4 a day. Children younger than 3 year ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Apr 23
Nanomedicine: Drugs can be made 'smarter'
A new method has been developed to make drugs smarter using nanotechnology so they will be more effective at reaching their target. Scientists from the University of Lincoln, UK, have devised a new technique to decorate gold nanoparticles with a protein of choice so they can be used to tailor drug to more accurately target an area on the body, such as a cancer tumour. Gold nanoparticles are spheres made of gold atoms having a diameter of only few billionth ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Apr 23
New study shows prenatal cannabis use associated with low birth weights
AURORA, Colo. April 23, 2018 - With marijuana use during pregnancy on the rise, a new study led by the Colorado School of Public Health shows that prenatal cannabis use was associated with a 50 percent increased likelihood of low birth weight, setting the stage for serious future health problems including infection and time spent in Neonatal Intensive Care Units. Our findings underscore the importance of screening for cannabis use during prenatal care and ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Apr 23
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