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Dopamine and serotonin: Brain chemicals explained

Dopamine and serotonin: Brain chemicals explained

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Brain study probes molecular origins of anxiety

Brain study probes molecular origins of anxiety

Scientists have found that increasing the levels of a molecule in a particular part of the brain can reduce anxious temperament in young monkeys. New research identifies brain molecules that play a key role in anxiety. The finding sheds light on the origins of anxiety disorders and how it might be possible to devise early […]

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Dementia risk: The role of ‘blood pressure patterns’

Dementia risk: The role of ‘blood pressure patterns’

Researchers are growing increasingly interested in the relationship between blood pressure and dementia. The most recent study investigates how patterns of change in blood pressure over the decades might influence risk. What can blood pressure fluctuations tell us about dementia risk? As the United States population ages, dementia incidence rises in tandem. Today, around 5 […]

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Alzheimer’s in women: Could midlife stress play a role?

Alzheimer’s in women: Could midlife stress play a role?

For reasons as yet unknown, Alzheimer’s disease is more likely to affect women. However, new research sheds light on the potential impact of stress on their cognitive functioning. Stress during midlife can put older women at risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. Affecting millions of people in the […]

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How Sleep Woes May Strain Your Heart

How Sleep Woes May Strain Your Heart

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Sleep News MONDAY, Aug. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you spend a lot of nights watching the clock instead of sleeping, new research suggests you may need to be as concerned about your heart health as you are about lost shut-eye. People with genetic variants linked to insomnia have […]

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Recognizing When Your Parents Need Help

Recognizing When Your Parents Need Help

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Senior Health News MONDAY, Aug. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Sometimes it’s obvious when older parents need outside help — like when they’re having difficulty managing numerous chronic illnesses or losing mobility and unable to maneuver well even at home. But mental problems may not be as easy to spot. […]

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‘Dr. Google’ Helps Some Patients Diagnose a Rare Disease

‘Dr. Google’ Helps Some Patients Diagnose a Rare Disease

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Prevention & Wellness News MONDAY, Aug. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A middle-aged woman had persistent symptoms that doctors couldn’t explain. Frustrated, she took an increasingly common route: a search through the internet. “Dr. Google” led the woman to specialists at Wake Forest University Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. There, […]

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A Fatty Meal Might Affect How You Absorb CBD

A Fatty Meal Might Affect How You Absorb CBD

Latest Prevention & Wellness News FRIDAY, Aug. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Having a cheeseburger with that CBD-infused product? A new study suggests that fatty foods might boost the body’s absorption of cannabidiol (CBD). In 2018, CBD capsules received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for use in patients with seizures, but how food affects […]

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The 4 Keys to Emotional Well-Being

The 4 Keys to Emotional Well-Being

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, Aug. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you’re satisfied with your life, you probably have emotional well-being. Emotional well-being can be mastered just like any other skill, according to Richard Davidson, founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. How? By developing […]

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Vayarin (phosphatidylserine-omega-3, Liprinen)

Vayarin (phosphatidylserine-omega-3, Liprinen)

What is Vayarin? What is Vayarin used for? Vayarin is approved for managing lipid imbalance associated with ADHD in children. Vayarin is an orally administered prescription medical food for the clinical dietary management of complex lipid imbalances associated with ADHD. Vayarin is a specially formulated and processed composition designed to address the distinct, medically determined […]