Month: September 2021

Another Reason Why Asthma Worsens at Night

[ad_1] For hundreds of years, people have observed that asthma severity often worsens in the nighttime. One longstanding question has been to what degree the body’s internal circadian clock—as opposed to behaviors, such as sleep and physical activities—contributes to worsening of asthma severity. Using two circadian protocols, investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Oregon …

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Researchers Calculate Insomnia Prevalence in Austria

[ad_1] General data on insomnia from Austria, including the help-seeking behavior of those affected, have been lacking until now. A recent study, led by sleep researcher Stefan Seidel from MedUni Vienna’s Department of Neurology and MedUni Vienna epidemiologist Eva Schernhammer, finds that 7.8% of Austrians between the ages of 18 and 67 suffer from pathological …

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Is this guy borderline insane? Or is there any merit to his claims?

[ad_1] Ideas, Concepts, and Observations (ggenereux.blog) I found this obsessive and esoteric blog that vehemently opposes vitamin A, (among other things to a lesser degree), and even though it is clearly written by a non-medically trained person, it caught my attention and admittedly a bit of concern. What are your opinions, if you have any? …

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Medical Journalists Issue Statement on Health Dangers of Global Warming

[ad_1] By Cara MurezHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 7, 2021 (HealthDay News) — An editorial written jointly by the editors of more than 230 medical journals worldwide has a grim warning for humanity: Climate change is making people sick – and it’s going to get worse. As reported by CNN, the same global warming that’s causing …

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Antibiotic use may increase IBS outcomes after colonoscopy

[ad_1] September 07, 2021 1 min read Source/Disclosures Published by: Disclosures: The study was funded by the National Institutes of Health in the United States (NIH/NIDDK—K08-DK119475 to RKV). Vajravelu reports no relevant financial disclosures. Please see the full study for all other authors’ relevant financial disclosures. ADD TOPIC …

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Researchers recommend continuation of COVID-19 prevention strategies

[ad_1] September 07, 2021 1 min read Source/Disclosures Published by: Source: Farraye F. COVID-19 Delta update. Presented at: ACG Virtual Grand Rounds 2021; August 31 (virtual meeting). Disclosures: Farraye reports receiving consulting fees from Arena, , Braintree Labs, Gilead, GI Reviewers, , IBD Educational Group, Iterative Scopes, Janssen, Pfizer and Sebela as well as ownership …

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