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 Homeopathic remedies plus chamomile Industry News: As neighborhood status falls, cardiovascular disease risk among black residents spikes January 4, 2017 10:04 AM Significant increases in cardiovascular disease was linked to black residents of neighborhood with lower socioeconomic status and higher levels of violence and disorder Industry News: Menopausal hormone therapy improves bone health January 3, 2017 12:49 PM Women who undergo hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes can not only increase bone mass, but also can improve bone structure, according to a new study Industry News: Enzyme that digests vitamin A also may regulate testosterone levels December 23, 2016 12:49 PM An enzyme that metabolizes beta carotene (Bco1) may play a vital role in testosterone metabolism as well Industry News: How physical exercise aids in stroke recovery December 14, 2016 8:56 AM Engaging in voluntary physical exercise helps protects the brain it from the damaging effects of a stroke, shown in mice Industry News: Brain neurons help keep track of time December 13, 2016 10:08 PM New analysis in mice reveals that dopamine neuron activity plays a key role in judgment of time, slowing down the internal clock Industry News: Moderate exercise improves memory dysfunction caused by type 2 diabetes December 13, 2016 10:04 AM Moderate exercise may improve hippocampal memory dysfunction caused by type 2 diabetes; enhanced transport of lactate to neurons may be the underlying mechanism Industry News: New biomarker is higher in suicide attempters and associated with stress response December 13, 2016 8:59 AM Compared to the healthy control subjects, suicidal patients in Swedish study had strikingly increased levels of mitochondrial DNA in their cell-free blood plasma, which can be linked to an overactive stress system Industry News: Vitamin D reduces respiratory infections in older patients December 9, 2016 8:52 AM High monthly doses (100,000 IU) of vitamin D reduces respiratory infections, a potentially life-saving discovery in older long-term care patients at high risk for these illnesses, but higher incidence of falls accompanied the higher levels Industry News: Obesity in adolescence may cause permanent bone loss December 8, 2016 9:11 AM Recent studies have shown a higher incidence of forearm fractures in obese youths, possible result of visceral fat secretes substances that promote chronic inflammation, which stimulates formation of osteoclasts Industry News: Increased UVB exposure associated with reduced risk of nearsightedness, particularly in teens, young December 7, 2016 8:55 AM Researchers found that an increase in UVB exposure at age 14 to 19 years and 20 to 39 years was associated with reduced odds of myopia (nearsightedness) Industry News: Tai Chi proves feasible and beneficial for vets with PTSD December 6, 2016 11:12 AM Veterans with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) who participated in in Tai Chi not only would recommend it to a friend, but also found it helped with their symptoms Industry News: Cellular starvation kills treatment-resistant breast cancer November 29, 2016 8:49 AM Scientists report that cells from a vicious and treatment-resistant form of breast cancer (triple negative breast cancer) die off rapidly when deprived of a key nutrient called cystine Industry News: Active-duty military find PTSD relief through individual cognitive therapy November 28, 2016 11:33 AM One-on-one therapy eliminated PTSD diagnoses for almost half of active-duty military trial participants Industry News: How kids brains respond to a late night up November 28, 2016 9:19 AM Sleep deprivation affects brains in children differently than in adults Industry News: Creative activities promote day-to-day wellbeing November 25, 2016 2:27 PM Study finds pattern of feeling more enthusiasm and higher flourishing than usual, following days when participants were more creative Industry News: Yogic breathing helps fight major depression, study shows November 25, 2016 1:55 PM Participants in Sudarshan Kriya yoga meditation study improved Hamilton Depression Rating Scale scores by 10.27 points on average Industry News: Depression in young people affects the stomach, anxiety the skin November 25, 2016 10:02 AM Affective disorders such as depression are frequently followed by arthritis and diseases of the digestive system, while the same relationship exists between anxiety disorders and skin diseases, say investigators Industry News: Physical, mental states for focusing attention, exercising self-control November 11, 2016 9:19 AM Scientists believe think that if they understand the different physical and emotional states related to attention and self-regulation, they could develop targeted interventions for children and adults to achieve greater well-being Industry News: Cannabis abuse possible cause of psychosis November 8, 2016 2:21 PM Genetic factors influence both cannabis abuse and psychosis and the same genes may lead to an increased risk for both problems Industry News: Acupuncture lowers hypertension by activating opioids, study finds November 6, 2016 12:18 PM Regular electroacupunture treatment can lower hypertension by increasing the release of a kind of opioid in the brainstem region that controls blood pressure Industry News: Stimulating the brain makes exercising the legs feel easier November 2, 2016 10:59 AM Stimulating the brain impacts endurance exercise performance by decreasing the perception of effort, delaying exhaustion of the leg muscles by an average of 15% new research shows Industry News: Early supplementation may help offset early-life stress on the adult brain October 27, 2016 9:11 AM Early-life stress reduces the levels of key nutrients in mouse pups, but supplementation prevented the reduction of methionine levels and even prevented some of the lasting negative effects of early-life stress on later learning and memory Industry News: Adverse events affect child development, physical health, and biology October 24, 2016 1:34 PM Children exposed to early adversity also have increased risk for asthma, infection, somatic complaints, and sleep disruption Industry News: Knowingly taking placebo pills eases pain, study finds October 24, 2016 1:09 PM Study is the first to demonstrate beneficial placebo effect for lower back pain sufferers who knowingly took placebos: They reported 30% less pain and 29% reduction in disability compared to control group Industry News: Older adults gain weight when spouse is stressed out October 17, 2016 1:10 PM For couples over 50, stress experienced by partners, and not individual stress, was associated with increased waist circumference Industry News: New insights into how the mind influences the body October 17, 2016 9:10 AM Neuroscientists have identified the mind-body connection of how stress, depression, and other mental states can alter organ function, and show that there is a real anatomical basis for psychosomatic illness Industry News: Component of red wine, grapes can help to reduce inflammation, study finds October 9, 2016 11:24 AM Resveratrol can help control inflammation induced by a bacterial pathogen that is linked to upper respiratory tract inflammatory diseases such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD) and middle ear infection Industry News: Exercise releases hormone that helps shed, prevent fat October 7, 2016 3:43 PM Exercise releases a hormone that helps the body shed fat and keeps it from forming Industry News: Acupuncture reduces hot flashes for half of women, study finds October 6, 2016 2:45 PM Hot flashes can be reduced in frequency by almost half for about 50 percent of women over eight weeks of acupuncture treatment Industry News: Stress and obesity biologically linked October 6, 2016 9:25 AM Scientists discover the molecular elements that bridge anxiety and metabolism -- a type of microRNA that influences shared biological mechanisms, linking anxiety and obesity Industry News: Old fashioned roller coasters can help patients pass kidney stones October 3, 2016 12:52 PM Certain roller coasters can help patients pass kidney stones -- with nearly a 70% success rate Industry News: Improving sleep quality has pain control benefits September 29, 2016 9:56 AM Study finds severity of sleep disruption associated with altered pain processing, and that sleep interventions might contribute to pain reduction Industry News: Activity trackers are ineffective at sustaining weight loss September 22, 2016 2:55 PM Fitness trackers may not help with weight loss: Study participants who utilized wearable devices reported an average weight loss of 7.7 pounds, while those who partook only in health counseling reported an average loss of 13 pounds Industry News: Fungus in humans identified for first time as key factor in Crohns disease September 22, 2016 10:21 AM Researchers find evidence suggesting that two bacteria and a fungus interact in the intestines, which can prompt inflammation that results in the symptoms of Crohns disease Industry News: Depression in early pregnancy linked to gestational diabetes September 22, 2016 9:12 AM Women who reported feeling depressed during the first two trimesters of pregnancy were nearly twice as likely to develop gestational diabetes, and women who developed gestational diabetes were more likely to report postpartum depression six weeks after Industry News: Nondrug approaches effective for treatment of common pain conditions, review suggests September 21, 2016 10:45 AM US study reviews trial results on complementary health approaches for pain relief (yoga, tai chi, and acupuncture) appear to be effective tools for helping to manage common conditions Industry News: Researchers model the effect of household gardens on greenhouse gas emissions September 10, 2016 4:39 PM New study finds that turning lawn into a vegetable garden can reduce greenhouse gas emissions Industry News: Smokers quitting tobacco also drink less alcohol August 15, 2016 10:37 AM People who have recently begun an attempt to quit smoking tobacco are more likely to try to drink less alcohol than other smokers, according to research Industry News: Gastrointestinal disorders involve both brain-to-gut and gut-to-brain pathways August 15, 2016 9:53 AM The mind-body connection and IBS/indigestion: in 1/3 of individuals mood disorder precedes gastrointestinal disorder, but in 2/3 a gastrointestinal disorder precedes the mood disorder Industry News: Believe it or not: Exercise does more good if you believe it will August 15, 2016 8:35 AM People benefit more from exercise when they believe it will have a positive effect, new research indicates Industry News: NIH-funded study reveals long-term emotional effects of poor sleep for children August 13, 2016 12:03 PM Children who experience inadequate or disrupted sleep are more likely to develop depression and anxiety disorders later in life according to recent research Industry News: New link found between diabetes, Alzheimer's disease June 22, 2016 11:17 AM Study shows Alzheimers disease can lead to diabetes, as opposed to diabetes only occurring first as was previously thought -- and similar strategies can treat both Industry News: Lighting color affects sleep, wakefulness June 22, 2016 10:13 AM Different colors of light could affect our ability to sleep: Green light promotes sleep while blue light delays it, find researchers Industry News: Need to remember something? Exercise four hours later! June 22, 2016 9:15 AM People who exercised four hours after learning new material retained the information better two days later than those who exercised either immediately or not at all Industry News: Invisible wounds of war now visible June 13, 2016 2:25 PM PTSD, TBIs and the brain: Scientists discover unique pattern of scarring in the brains of deceased service members who were exposed to blast injury that differs from those exposed to other types of head injury Industry News: Autism is not just a disorder of the brain, mouse study suggests June 12, 2016 1:39 PM At least some aspects of autism spectrum disorders -- including how touch is perceived, anxiety, and social abnormalities -- are linked to defects in another area of the nervous system, not just the Industry News: Are drops in estrogen levels more rapid in women with migraine? June 1, 2016 9:36 AM For women with a history of migraine, estrogen levels may drop more rapidly in the days just before menstruation than they do for women who do not have migraine history Industry News: Children with ADHD sleep both poorly and less May 27, 2016 10:31 AM Children with ADHD take longer to fall asleep at night, experience more disturbed sleep, and sleep for 45 minutes less than children in the control group Industry News: Antibiotics that kill gut bacteria also stop growth of new brain cells May 20, 2016 12:26 PM Antibiotics strong enough to kill off gut bacteria can also stop the growth of new brain cells in the hippocampus, thanks to a type of white blood cell seems to act as a communicator between the brain, the immune system, and the gut Industry News: Melatonin signaling is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes May 20, 2016 9:13 AM Up to 30 percent of the population may carry a slightly altered melatonin receptor gene leaving them predisposed to have a pancreas that is more sensitive to the insulin-inhibiting effects of melatonin, and type 2 diabetes Industry News: Psychology: The power of expectations on experience of pain May 17, 2016 8:51 AM The power of the mind: Girls regularly told that they are bad at math will get worse in the subject, patients unknowingly receiving placebos will get better afterwards Industry News: Scientists discover how Chinese medicinal plant makes anti-cancer compound May 16, 2016 1:23 PM New research from the John Innes Centre reveals how a plant used in traditional Chinese medicine produces compounds that may help to treat cancer and liver diseases Industry News: Epigenetic study of lactose intolerance may shed light on the origin of mental illness May 13, 2016 2:23 PM A new study on the epigenetics of lactose intolerance may provide an approach to understanding schizophrenia and other complex, serious illnesses Industry News: Level of self-control linked to environment May 13, 2016 2:18 PM People with neurotic personalities are more likely to restore their cognitive abilities in a frenetic, urban environment rather than in a peaceful, natural environment, new research shows Industry News: Scientists discover how Chinese medicinal plant makes anti-cancer compound May 12, 2016 9:06 AM New research reveals how a plant used in traditional Chinese medicine, the Chinese skullcap, produces compounds which may help to treat cancer and liver diseases Industry News: DIY, gardening can cut heart attack/stroke risk by 30 percent, prolong life for seniors May 9, 2016 12:06 PM A spot of DIY or gardening can cut the risk of a heart attack/stroke and prolong life by as much as 30 per cent among the 60+ age group Industry News: Just one minute of intense exercise produces significant health benefits May 2, 2016 10:13 AM New research puts to rest the common excuse for not getting in shape: there is not enough time with the discovery that a single minute of very intense exercise produces health benefits similar to longer, traditional endurance training Industry News: Children with ADHD may benefit from following healthy behaviors, new study suggests May 2, 2016 8:48 AM ADHD youth may benefit from improving lifestyle choices such as increasing water consumption, decreasing screen time and getting at least one hour of physical activity per day Industry News: Elevated troponin linked to mental stress ischemia in heart disease patients April 26, 2016 11:38 AM People with heart disease who experience mental stress induced-ischemia tend to have higher levels of troponin -- a protein whose presence in the blood that is a sign of recent damage to the heart muscle -- all the time, independently of whether they are Industry News: The importance of electrolyte concentration in perspiration April 26, 2016 10:09 AM Are you what you sweat? Researchers analyze how sodium lost through sweat during a marathon influences the sound conditions that allow the body to carry out its functions, and avoid excessive electrolyte leading to hyponatraemia Industry News: Critical to screen patients with rheumatoid arthritis for hearing impairment April 25, 2016 1:46 PM Sensorineural hearing loss is the most common type of hearing loss in rheumatoid arthritis patients with a prevalence of 25-72%, but other types occur with the autoimmune disease as well Industry News: With proper care, contaminated urban soils are safe for gardening, study finds April 25, 2016 11:38 AM Crops grown in contaminated urban soils present little to no risk for people eating those crops when gardeners have followed best practices, a six-year study indicates Industry News: Researchers show dirty mice could clean up immune system research April 25, 2016 9:51 AM Researchers assess limitations of laboratory mice for immunology research and reveal the benefits of what they are calling dirty mice Industry News: Remote Italian village could harbor secrets of healthy aging April 22, 2016 11:29 AM Study examines lifestyles of residents of remote Italian mountain village with high percentage of centenarians to see what may be boosting their longevity Industry News: The impact of anti-odor clothing on the environment April 18, 2016 9:31 AM Scientists report that silver nanoparticles and coatings on anti-odor athletic clothes do wash off of commercially available garments in the laundry but at negligible levels, yet even low concentrations of silver on clothing kept microbes at bay Industry News: Exercise keeps muscles, and you, young April 15, 2016 8:54 AM New study finds that elderly people who were elite athletes in their youth or later in life -- and who still compete as masters athletes -- have much healthier muscles at the cellular level Industry News: Yoga improves quality of life in patients with atrial fibrillation March 30, 2016 12:01 PM Heart rate, blood pressure decreased, improved quality of life in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation who did yoga Industry News: Researchers uncover risks of some herbal medicines for cancer patients March 30, 2016 9:01 AM Among the herbal remedies used by cancer patients in the Middle East found to pose risks/contraindications are gingko biloba, green tea, turmeric and black cumin, including increasing the toxic effects of certain chemotherapies Industry News: Is moderate drinking really good for you? Jury is still out March 29, 2016 1:27 PM Countless news stories have reported on research tying moderate drinking to a range of health benefits (including a lower heart disease risk and a longer life), but how accurate are they? Industry News: Calcium waves in the brain alleviate depressive behavior in mice March 28, 2016 8:46 AM Applying direct current to the head releases synchronized waves of calcium from astrocytes that can reduce depressive symptoms and lead to a general increase in neural plasticity Industry News: Survey examines Americans use of and satisfaction with homeopathic medicines March 24, 2016 10:26 AM While few report using homeopathy, many of those who do find it helpful in addressing common health problems, US study finds Industry News: Use of mindfulness-based stress reduction for chronic low back pain March 24, 2016 9:25 AM Mindfulness-based stress reduction and cognitive behavioral therapy resulted in greater improvement in back pain and functional limitations when compared with usual care Industry News: Stay-at-home males fueled menopause evolution, say researchers March 23, 2016 1:00 PM Researchers have used a phylogenetic approach to evaluate the most common evolutionary hypotheses for why females outlive their fertility Industry News: Depression study examines levels of oxytocin and its impacts on mother-baby emotional bonding March 23, 2016 8:51 AM Psychologists are looking at how breast feeding, oxytocin, and face-to-face interactions between a mother and her baby are impacted by depression and maternal oxytocin levels Industry News: Tailored acupuncture lessens pain intensity in chronic pain (fibromyalgia) March 22, 2016 10:12 AM Individually tailored acupuncture sessions for 9 weeks lessened intensity of chronic pain and improves functional capacity and quality of life; effects still evident a year later Industry News: Dutch students attain grades lower due to lack of sleep March 21, 2016 9:21 AM About one third of students do not feel well rested enough to be able to study properly, concentrate, Dutch study shows Industry News: Link between gum disease and cognitive decline in Alzheimers March 17, 2016 9:08 AM Periodontitis or gum disease is common in older people and may become more common in Alzheimers disease because of a reduced ability to take care of oral hygiene as the disease progresses, and in turn is associated with greater rates of cognitive decline Industry News: Practicing tai chi reduces risk of falling in older adults March 17, 2016 8:51 AM Researchers have compared the effects of tai chi to leg strengthening exercises (lower extremity training) in reducing falls: the tai chi participants were significantly less likely to experience an injury-causing fall Industry News: Sedentary behavior increases with age even in active children March 15, 2016 8:40 AM Study of lifestyle behaviours in 500 children at the age of nine finds they had all become more sedentary by the age of 12, even when they are otherwise active Industry News: Traditional measures of inducing pain refuted in exercise experiments March 14, 2016 11:11 AM People who are ready to engage in greater amounts of pain perform better in exercise activities, suggesting that traditional methods of measuring pain in experiments may be unsuitable for investigating the relationship between exercise and pain Industry News: Exercise helps young people with psychosis symptoms, study shows March 14, 2016 10:00 AM Exercise program has dramatically reduced symptoms among young people with first-episode psychosis, a disease with high rates of relapse, unemployment and premature death Industry News: Study examines: Can yoga help those experiencing depression, anxiety or PTSD? March 10, 2016 3:10 PM Review investigates the potential benefits of yoga for people who experience mental health problems related to trauma Industry News: Hispanic women who identify as white are healthier than those who do not March 10, 2016 10:09 AM US study finds racial identity affects aging and certain functional limitations related to the body Industry News: Depression, obesity common among bipolar patients with exhausted stress system March 10, 2016 8:54 AM Older bipolar patients often have decreased activity in the hormone system responsible for the secretion of the stress hormone cortisol, and secondarily with depression, low quality of life, obesity, dyslipidaemia and metabolic syndrome Industry News: Frequent contact between parents, adult children is beneficial to both February 25, 2016 12:17 PM Despite negative terms used in popular media that reflect the sentiment that too much parental support can smother young adults, frequent contact between parents and their grown children can be beneficial to both parties Industry News: Contact with nature may mean more social cohesion, less crime February 24, 2016 9:17 AM Human exposure to nature is linked to safer communities with better social, community interactions Industry News: Circadian clock controls insulin, blood sugar in pancreas February 22, 2016 4:08 PM Map of thousands of genes related to the internal body clock and pancreas suggests new therapeutic targets for diabetes Industry News: Benefits, risks of yoga found for bipolar disorder February 22, 2016 9:02 AM Survey of people with bipolar disorder who practice yoga have identified benefits and risks of the practice, which could help psychologists develop yoga as an adjunctive therapy for the condition Industry News: Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers February 18, 2016 12:02 PM New research has revealed the importance of a circadian body clock that matches the rotational speed of the Earth Industry News: Living against the clock; Does loss of daily rhythms cause obesity? February 8, 2016 9:13 AM Electric light allows us to work, rest and play at all hours of the day -- new article suggests that this might have serious consequences for our health and for our waistlines Industry News: Saying sorry does not heal hurt in children, but it mends relations February 4, 2016 3:50 PM Apologies are important to children who are 6 or 7 years old, an age when they are undergoing dramatic and important changes in cognitive development, new project confirms Industry News: Inflammation attacks a reward center in the brain February 3, 2016 1:21 PM Fatigue, difficulty concentrating, lack of motivation, and reduced experience of pleasure may be the result of inflammation affecting the striatum ih the brain Industry News: Music therapy increases effectiveness of pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD patients February 3, 2016 10:51 AM Music therapy in conjunction with standard Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease rehabilitation saw an improvement in symptoms, psychological well-being and quality of life Industry News: Certain yoga positions may impact eye pressure in glaucoma patients January 29, 2016 1:35 PM Glaucoma patients may experience increased eye pressure as the result of performing several different head-down positions while practicing yoga Industry News: Anxiety can impact people's walking direction January 29, 2016 10:58 AM Blindfolded individuals who displayed inhibition or anxiety were prone to walk to the left Industry News: Aerobic exercise benefits patients with Parkinsons disease January 25, 2016 11:08 AM Ongoing aerobic exercise may slow the progression of Parkinsons disease, a progressive disorder of the nervous system Industry News: Smartphones may decrease sedentary time, increase activity, study finds January 25, 2016 9:57 AM Using smartphone reminders to prompt people to get moving may help reduce sedentary behaviour Industry News: No more needles at the dentist: Just a tiny electric current instead January 25, 2016 9:50 AM Study reveals how the dentist could give you anesthetic using a tiny electric current instead of a needle Industry News: Weekend catch-up sleep can reduce diabetes risk associated with sleep loss January 25, 2016 8:46 AM Two long nights spent catching up on lost sleep, such as on the weekend, can reverse the negative metabolic effects of four consecutive nights of restricted sleep

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