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Posted on October 21st 2021 (over 2 years)

In recent decades, lifestyle practices have emerged as viable strategies for treating symptoms of depression. Online resources that combine healthful practic...

Posted on October 21st 2021 (over 2 years)

Inflammation is an important aspect of immunity. Robust evidence indicates that increased inflammation is linked with depression. Some scientists think that ...

Posted on October 21st 2021 (over 2 years)

The physiological responses to sauna use are incredibly similar to those experienced during moderate- to vigorous-intensity exercise. As a result, sauna use ...

Posted on October 21st 2021 (over 2 years)

Diet plays an essential role in immune function. Consequently, deficiencies or insufficiencies in vitamins or minerals can impair immune function. The gut mi...

Posted on October 21st 2021 (over 2 years)

Statins can reduce the risk of heart disease by 30 to 40 percent due to their ability to increase LDL receptor activity and reduce blood cholesterol levels. ...

Posted on October 21st 2021 (over 2 years)

Vitamin D is a hormone produced in the body. People who have poor vitamin D status are more likely to test positive for COVID-19. In the setting of COVID-19,...

Posted on October 21st 2021 (over 2 years)

Airplanes are closed, cramped spaces that seem ideal for COVID-19 transmission. Even so, surprisingly few COVID-19 infections have been reported from air tra...

Posted on October 21st 2021 (over 2 years)

Cholesterol is vital to human health, but an oversimplified view of cholesterol — that high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is good, and low-density li...

Posted on October 21st 2021 (over 2 years)

Having a healthy, robust immune system is crucial for our survival. Critical players in the body's antiviral immune response are interferons. Certain lifesty...

Posted on October 20th 2021 (over 2 years)

Sleep affects aspects of our mental and cognitive health. Not getting enough sleep triggers the onset of a "loneliness phenotype," driving people who are sle...

Posted on October 20th 2021 (over 2 years)

Poor sleep reduces the body's insulin sensitivity and changes a person's appetite, increasing the preference for high carbohydrate foods like pizza, pasta, a...

Posted on October 20th 2021 (over 2 years)

Traditional vaccines take many years to develop. A recent innovation in vaccine technology involves exploitation of messenger RNA, or mRNA, to facilitate rap...

Posted on October 20th 2021 (over 2 years)

Coffee consumption is associated with protection from several chronic diseases. Coffee's beneficial effects may stem from its ability to induce autophagy; ho...

Posted on October 20th 2021 (over 2 years)

Keeping our brains sharp throughout the lifespan is essential for optimal performance. Lifestyle behaviors such as exercise, dietary modification, and sauna ...

Posted on October 20th 2021 (over 2 years)

Recent discoveries in the field of epigenetics suggest we might be able to slow aging, based on the realization that not everyone ages at the same rate. Evid...

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