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No Scientific Evidence That Probiotics Improve Anxiety Symptoms In Humans, Finds Study – David DiSalvo

A new review and analysis of several studies has found that probiotics do not improve self-reported anxiety symptoms in humans, although there was evidence of minor improvements in rodents. The study reviewed 36 preclinical studies in total, 14 involving humans and 22 involving rats and mice. That’s a decent-sized sampling of the research covering a variety of probiotic … Continue reading No Scientific Evidence That Probiotics Improve Anxiety Symptoms In Humans, Finds Study – David DiSalvo

5 Habits That Are Draining Your Energy – Dr. David B. Samadi

We rely on energy to get through the day, the week, the year. We know that losing out on sleep can leave us feeling drained, but sleep deprivation is only one of a long list of possible reasons behind feeling exhausted. The following are some of the typical pitfalls which will cause chronic fatigue: You … Continue reading 5 Habits That Are Draining Your Energy – Dr. David B. Samadi

Should Healthy People Take Probiotic Supplements – Koldunov Alexey

A visit to the supermarket these days can feel more like walking through a pharmacy, with an ever-expanding range of milks, yoghurts, pills, powders and speciality foods promoting their “probiotic” prowess. Advocates of probiotics have hailed them as the answer to all sorts of health issues and conditions. But what exactly are probiotics? And, more … Continue reading Should Healthy People Take Probiotic Supplements – Koldunov Alexey

Artificial Intelligence Will Improve Medical Treatments – Jennifer Kite Powell

A digital health company from the UK wants to change the way a patient interacts with a doctor through the creation of an artificial intelligence (AI) doctor in the form of an AI chatbot. Babylon Health raised close to $60 million in April 2017 to diagnose illnesses with an AI chatbot on your smartphone. Around the same time, Berlin … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence Will Improve Medical Treatments – Jennifer Kite Powell

How Does Influencer Marketing Work in Healthcare

The principle behind influencer marketing is simple: If someone who is trusted or admired by many other people expresses a preference for a product or service, then others will give it a try. Marketers in a wide range of industries have long directed their efforts at celebrated individuals as a relatively inexpensive way of getting … Continue reading How Does Influencer Marketing Work in Healthcare

A Third of Students Need Eye Exams, Study Finds – Sarah D. Sparks & Alex Harwin

Despite the spread of nearsightedness among U.S. schoolchildren, nearly 1 in 3 has not had a vision screening in at least two years, according to a new Education Week Research Center analysis of federal data, and research suggests several ways schools may help reduce children's risk of bad eyesight. Myopia, or nearsightedness, means that a … Continue reading A Third of Students Need Eye Exams, Study Finds – Sarah D. Sparks & Alex Harwin

Alexithymia: The Unheard-of Medical Condition Impact The Emotions We Feel – Emma Young

Stephen has been married twice. Two wedding days. Two “I do”s. Yet Stephen has no happy memories from either – or, in fact, from the marriages or any of his relationships. He met his first wife on a pre-nursing course when he was just 16. Six years later, they were married. Three years after that, … Continue reading Alexithymia: The Unheard-of Medical Condition Impact The Emotions We Feel – Emma Young

How Heavy Use Of Social Media Is Linked To Mental Illness

MAY 20th will mark the end of “mental-health awareness week”, a campaign run by the Mental Health Foundation, a British charity. Roughly a quarter of British adults have been diagnosed at some point with a psychiatric disorder, costing the economy an estimated 4.5% of GDP per year. Such illnesses have many causes, but a growing … Continue reading How Heavy Use Of Social Media Is Linked To Mental Illness

If Cancer Can’t Survive In An Alkaline Environment, Why Don’t We Use That As A Treatment – Quora

If no disease, including cancer, can survive in an alkaline environment, then why aren't doctors using this method to heal their patients? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Mike Condron, M.D. Medicine, Meharry Medical College, on Quora: … Continue reading If Cancer Can’t Survive In An Alkaline Environment, Why Don’t We Use That As A Treatment – Quora

Could Immunotherapy Lead the Way to Fighting Cancer – Robin Marantz

In the morning of June 24, 2014, a Tuesday, Vanessa Johnson Brandon awoke early in her small brick house in North Baltimore and felt really sick. At first, she thought she had food poisoning, but after hours of stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea, she called her daughter, Keara Grade, who was at work. “I feel … Continue reading Could Immunotherapy Lead the Way to Fighting Cancer – Robin Marantz

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