Anorexia nervosa comes in all sizes, including plus size

Nov 07, 2019 Wellness
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Patients with atypical anorexia nervosa are as likely as underweight patients to suffer from bradycardia, and other complications.

Evidence that tobacco smoking increases risk of depression and schizophrenia

Nov 06, 2019 Wellness
Researchers have found that tobacco smoking may increase your risk of developing depression and schizophrenia

Women at higher risk of feeling chronic pain

Nov 06, 2019 Wellness
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Higher frequency of some chronic diseases, worse functional state, psychological stress, and less physical activity can explain the risk in women.

Blood test can help spot ovarian cancer

Nov 06, 2019 Wellness
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The study says that clinical guidelines could now be improved to ensure urgent referrals are made for women most at risk.

Anger, anxiety, insomnia: Tweets from Twitter users could predict loneliness

Nov 06, 2019 Wellness
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Social media has the potential to allow researchers and clinicians to passively measure loneliness over time.

The significance of teeth guard in Latin American football

Nov 01, 2019 Wellness
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Mouthguards are usually related to high contact sports, like rugby or American football. But, what about other sports that offer a medium risk of collision, such as soccer?

Scientists may have found the reason of impulsivity

Oct 30, 2019 Wellness
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There's a circuit in the brain that appears to be associated with psychiatric disorders ranging from overeating to gambling, drug abuse, and even Parkinson's disease.

Teens who have loving bond with mother less likely to enter abusive relationships

Oct 30, 2019 Wellness
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Positive parenting behaviors help children form positive internal working models of themselves as lovable and worthy of respect.

A friendly way to bleed: switch to a menstrual cup

Oct 29, 2019 Wellness
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Even though they have been around for decades, it's only today that we are starting to love them. Here's why

Narcissism can lower stress levels and reduce chances of depression

Oct 29, 2019 Wellness
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People who have grandiose narcissistic traits are more likely to be 'mentally tough', feel less stressed and are less vulnerable to depression

Obesity exacerbates many causes of death, but risks are different for men and women

Oct 28, 2019 Wellness
Glucose test for diabetes.
Obesity is implicated in two thirds of the leading causes of death from non-communicable diseases worldwide

Women scientists author fewer invited commentaries in medical journals than men

Oct 24, 2019 Wellness
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They found that the disparity was larger for women who were further progressed in their careers

New chemical weapon to combat cancer

Oct 23, 2019 Wellness
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The fight against cancer involves eradicating cancer cells but current treatments inevitably have negative consequences on healthy cells.

Simple test predicts dangerous pregnancy disorder

Oct 23, 2019 Wellness
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Researchers have developed a way to predict the onset of a deadly pregnancy condition that kills 76,000 women and half a million babies each year.

Quiz: How much do you know about breast cancer?

Oct 19, 2019 Wellness
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In the breast cancer awareness month, test your knowledge to prevent this disease
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