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Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Metabolic Changes in Patients with Lupus: Study

London, March 27: Patients with lupus are more likely to have metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance – both factors linked to heart disease – if they have lower vitamin D levels, a new study has revealed. Researchers believe that boosting vitamin D levels may improve control of these cardiovascular risk factors, as well as improving… Read More »

Fibromyalgia Linked to Extensive Brain Inflammation

Fibromyalgia, characterized by chronic, widespread pain is an often-debilitating condition that primarily affects women. While as many as 10 million Americans have fibromyalgia, its cause remains a mystery. Brain scans of fibromyalgia patients have offered hard evidence that the pain they experience is indeed real — mainly because their threshold for tolerating pain impulses is… Read More »

Severe morning sickness linked to depression new study finds

Severe morning sickness increases the risk of depression both during and after pregnancy, new research has found. Severe morning sickness, known as hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), is a debilitating condition that affects around 1-2 per cent of pregnant women in the UK. Far more serious than ‘normal’ morning sickness, it is one of the most common… Read More »

Diets high in ultra-processed foods linked to premature aging, study finds

Article content Diets high in processed foods such as chips, chocolate bars, soft drinks, instant noodles, and packaged bread and buns are more likely to result in the chromosomal changes associated with aging, a new study suggests. Researchers from the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain presented their findings on Tuesday as part of the… Read More »

Low blood pressure linked to high mortality in older adults

that found a link between low blood pressure and higher mortality rates. A largescale study led by the University of Exeter, published in Age and Ageing and funded by NIHR, analysed 415,980 electronic medical records of older adults in England. The research was conducted after some countries have changed blood pressure guidelines to encourage clinicians… Read More »