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Greening vacant urban land significantly reduces feelings of depression and improves overall mental health for the surrounding residents, researchers show in a new randomized, controlled study. The findings have implications for cities across the United States, where 15 percent of land is deemed ''vacant'' and often blighted or filled with [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: Science Daily- Depression
Gestational diabetes may increase the risk of blood vessel dysfunction and heart disease in offspring by altering a smooth muscle protein responsible for blood vessel network formation. Understanding of the protein's function in fetal cells may improve early detection of disease in children. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
A group of researchers has discovered that neural inflammation caused by our innate immune system plays an unexpectedly important role in stress-induced depression. This insight could potentially lead to the development of new antidepressants targeting innate immune molecules. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
Source: Science Daily- Depression
A preliminary study shows an intervention program that includes a personalized app could make a difference: Researchers found the rate of attempted suicides by teenagers who received the intervention was halved compared to those who received the standard care during their hospitalization. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
Source: Science Daily- Depression
Women who eat a high amount of fruits and vegetables each day may have a lower risk of breast cancer, especially of aggressive tumors, than those who eat fewer fruits and vegetables, according to a new study. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
The physiological impacts of depression on pregnant mothers may affect babies while in the womb and lead to changes in the behavior and biology of newborns, finds new research. [...]
Wed, Jul 18, 2018
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Nicotine exposure during pregnancy, whether from smoking cigarettes, or nicotine patches and e-cigarettes, increases risk of sudden infant death syndrome -- sometimes known as 'cot death' -- according to new research. [...]
Wed, Jul 18, 2018
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Heart disease is still the number one killer of US women, and hormone therapy remains a top treatment for menopause symptoms. A new study connects these two facts to demonstrate little effect of hormone therapy on artery thickness as a precursor to heart disease. [...]
Wed, Jul 18, 2018
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
Anxiety is a common condition that impacts a person's mental health, and it can also have short- and long-term effects on the body. Anxiety can change the function of the cardiovascular, urinary, and respiratory systems. It can also lead to digestive issues and an increased risk of infection. Learn more [...]
Wed, Jul 18, 2018
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health
Research has shown for the first time that a tiny piece of RNA deregulates energy metabolism, an emerging hallmark of cancer. The finding identifies a new target for therapeutic intervention in breast cancer. [...]
Wed, Jul 18, 2018
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health