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Cognitive behavior therapy the best non-drug treatment for inflammation, study shows

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Dec 24, 2020 … LOS ANGELES — People are usually quick to go straight to medication to reduce chronic inflammation, but that isn’t always healthiest choice for everyone. A study finds there may be a surprising way to ease these symptoms without using drugs — therapy. Researchers from UCLA, UC-Davis, and San Diego State University examined over 4,000 individuals…

Hydrogen peroxide keeps your gut bacteria from causing inflammation, scientists discover

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Dec 10, 2020 … DAVIS, Calif. — Mixing hydrogen peroxide with hair is an age-old combination. Mixing hydrogen peroxide with the insides of the human body? That’s a dangerous combination many health experts recommend avoiding. While scientists have believed the disinfectant is best kept out of the body, a new study finds you may actually be making your own hydrogen…

Men 62% more likely to die from COVID, greater inflammation may be why

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Sep 24, 2020 … REGENSBURG, Germany — It’s been discussed in vague terms for months that men appear to be more susceptible in general to the coronavirus than women. Now, a new study is providing more exact figures and a possible explanation for this discrepancy between genders. The research, conducted at University Hospital Regensburg, concludes that men have a 62%…

Separation stings: Study finds social isolation may cause physical inflammation

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Mar 09, 2020 … GUILDFORD, England — Cancelled weekend plans and unanswered text messages always tend to sting from a psychological perspective, but now a new study finds that days and nights spent all alone may cause us physical pain as well. Researchers at the University of Surrey and Brunel University London say that social isolation may lead to increased…

How heartbreak can kill you: Grief can cause deadly inflammation, study finds

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Oct 23, 2018 … HOUSTON — We see stories covered by local news outlets time and time again featuring elderly couples who spent nearly their entire lives together, only to pass away hours or days apart. Now a new study may explain why. Researchers from Rice University say that people who struggle to overcome grief caused by loss of…

Other Notable Health Studies & Research From May 20-22, 2022

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May 23, 2022 … There are dozens of studies, innovations, and research findings released everyday by institutions and clinics across the world. Here’s a look at some of the other notable health reports from May 20-22. Journal of Parkinson’s Disease Welcomes New Co-Editor-in-Chief Lorraine V. Kalia, MD, PhD, FRCPC A globally recognized authority on Parkinson’s disease, Lorraine V. Kalia, MD,…

Gene-edited super tomato may provide the vitamin punch to fight Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and cancer

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May 23, 2022 … NORWICH, United Kingdom — A genetically engineered “super” tomato that may have the power to fight Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and cancer has been created by British scientists. The modified fruit is packed with vitamin D — which also boosts bones, teeth, and muscles. Estimates show more than four in 10 Americans may have a vitamin D…

Repurposed antibiotic used to treat respiratory infections could cure COVID-19

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May 20, 2022 … LILLE, France — An affordable antibiotic which treats respiratory infections may be able to defeat COVID-19, according to a new study. In experiments, researchers in France say clofoctol reduced virus replication and lung symptoms in mice. “The antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties of clofoctol, associated with its safety profile and unique pharmacokinetics make a strong case…

Brain scans reveal key sign of Alzheimer’s onset before symptoms begin

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May 17, 2022 … OAK BROOK, Ill. — Brain scans discovering a key sign of cognitive decline could help doctors spot Alzheimer’s before symptoms ever begin, a new study reveals. Scientists with the Radiological Society of North America have linked increased volume in a brain region called the choroid plexus to greater cognitive impairment. The discovery offers hope of…

E-cigarette users may be inhaling dangerous levels of synthetic cooling agent

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May 16, 2022 … SAN FRANCISCO — Electronic cigarette users are inhaling potentially dangerous levels of a synthetic cooling agent used to mimic mint and menthol flavors, a new study warns. Scientists say they know little about the content of synthetic coolants in e-cigarettes or their health risks, but this isn’t slowing their popularity among smokers looking for an…

Other Notable Health Studies & Research From May 13-15, 2022

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May 16, 2022 … There are dozens of studies, innovations, and research findings released everyday by institutions and clinics across the world. Here’s a look at some of the other notable health reports from May 13-15. CU Surgery Faculty Member Contributes to Study on Traumatic Injuries Caused By Exploding E-cigarettes The dangers of using electronic cigarettes are well known…

Eating carrots, celery protects you from toxins in cigarette smoke, air pollution

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May 13, 2022 … NEWARK, Del. — If you live in a smoggy area, new research finds you should definitely load up on vegetables while grocery shopping. Scientists at the University of Delaware report eating more apiaceous vegetables (celery, carrots, parsnip, parsley) can help mitigate the negative health effects of air pollution. A research team led by Jae Kyeom Kim,…

Other Notable Health Studies & Research From May 11, 2022

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May 12, 2022 … There are dozens of studies, innovations, and research findings released everyday by institutions and clinics across the world. Here’s a look at some of the other notable health reports from May 11. New Research in JNCCN Encourages Harnessing Health Technology to Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking New research in the May 2022 issue of JNCCN—Journal of the National…