• Wed. Sep 23rd, 2020

Dimancherouge

Technology

Chronic Illness News — ScienceDaily

Bronchitis as a Child Predicts Worse Lung Health in Middle Age

People who had bronchitis at least once before the age of seven are more likely to develop lung problems in later life, according to new research. However, the lung diseases they suffer from by the …


Obesity May Alter Immune System Response to COVID-19

Obesity may cause a hyperactive immune system response to COVID-19 infection that makes it difficult to fight off the virus, according to a new …


Anxiety and Depression Are Associated With Medical Care Avoidance During the Pandemic

New research shows U.S. adults who experience common symptoms of anxiety and depression are at greater risk of delaying medical care and not receiving non-COVID-19 medical care amidst the …


For Vulnerable Families, the Pandemic’s Effect on Mental Health Is Swift and Harsh

In just a few months, the COVID-19 pandemic swiftly and substantially worsened mental health among US hourly service workers and their children — especially those experiencing multiple hardships, …


COVID-19 Sparks 12-Fold Increase in Remote Delivery of Mental Health Care Across the US

The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred a remarkable number of psychologists across the United States to shift to delivering mental health care to patients remotely, according to a national …


Gamifying Interventions May Improve Mental Health

A new randomized control trial has found that turning mobile mental health intervention into a smartphone game can potentially improve well-being. The five-week study shows that gamifying the content …


Depression Worsens Over Time for Older Caregivers of Newly Diagnosed Dementia Patients

Caring for a partner or spouse with a new diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or related dementia is associated with a 30 percent increase in depressive symptoms, compared to older adults who don’t …


These Lifestyle Choices Can Reduce the Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease

Active lifestyle choices such as eating vegetables, exercising and quitting smoking can reduce the risk of chronic kidney disease, a new study …


Heart Disease Signs Improve When Using Arthritis Medication

Drugs used to treat initial signs of rheumatoid arthritis also improve the early stages of heart disease, according to new …


Scientists Identify Promising New ALS Drug Candidates

Scientists have taken a significant step forward in the search to find effective new drug candidates for the treatment of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as motor neuron …


Understanding the Link Between Hearing Loss and Dementia

Scientists have developed a new theory as to how hearing loss may cause dementia and believe that tackling this sensory impairment early may help to prevent the …


Unique Antibody Profile Sets Gluten Sensitivity Apart from Celiac Disease

People with gluten sensitivity have an antibody profile that differs from that of people with celiac disease, which could help doctors diagnose gluten …


Fungi in Gut Linked to Higher Alzheimer’s Risk Can Be Reduced Through Ketogenic Diet

Specific fungi in the gut associated with a higher risk of Alzheimer’s disease and found in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) can be altered in a beneficial manner by eating a modified …


Research Shows How a Diet Change Might Help US Veterans With Gulf War Illness

A new study shows the results from a dietary intervention in U.S. veterans suffering from Gulf War Illness, a neurological disorder in veterans who served in the Persian Gulf War from 1990 to …


Cycads as an Ecotoxin and Neurological Disorders

New research has revealed that younger cycad seeds pose a greater risk for toxicity when consumed than more mature seeds, bringing the scientific community one step closer to understanding the …


Asthma May Not Be a Significant Risk Factor for Severe COVID-19

New research examines whether asthma is a significant risk factor for developing COVID-19 that is severe enough to warrant hospitalization and …


What Happens When Babies With Heart Defects Become Adults?

More than 90% of babies born with heart defects survive into adulthood. As a result, there are now more adults living with congenital heart disease than children. These adults have a chronic, …


Children and teenagers are less likely than adults to develop severe COVID-19 or die from the disease, according to the world’s largest study of hospital patients with …


Making Sure That Long Term Support Is Available for COVID-19 Survivors

Healthcare systems around the world need to develop ways of supporting people in the community who are recovering from COVID-19, say researchers. If they don’t, there is a risk that people …


Gut Microbes Could Unlock the Secret to Healthy Aging

Bacteria and other microorganisms in the digestive tract are linked with dozens of health conditions including high blood pressure, high blood lipids, and body mass index (BMI) according to new …


Source Article