Racial disparities exist in use of palliative care for patients with ESKD
While the use of palliative care increased for all hospitalized patients with ESKD, black and Hispanic patients were significantly less likely to receive palliative care...
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Why does my scalp hurt if I brush my hair or shower? ASK THE GP
Why does my scalp hurt? Dr. Martin discusses on a condition called occipital neuralgia and the treatments for eating disorder anorexia nervosa.
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Genetic origins of anorexia both psychiatric, metabolic
Results from a genome-wide association study published in Nature Genetics implicated metabo-psychiatric origins of anorexia nervosa, supporting the reconceptualization of the...
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The Genetics of Anorexia: A Disorder of Metabolism?
A genome-wide association study of anorexia nervosa suggests that its origins may not be purely psychiatric. Medscape
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Study: Causes of anorexia are likely metabolic and psychological
University of Otago, Christchurch researchers played a key role in new global research showing the causes of the eating disorder anorexia are likely metabolic as well as...
1 month ago - News Medical
Anorexia may be as much a metabolic disorder as it is a psychiatric one, say scientists
A study has found that anorexia nervosa may have a metabolic component that makes some patients lose weight more easily and be harder to treat.
1 month ago - News Medical
New study identifies eight genetic variants associated with anorexia nervosa
A new large-scale genome-wide association study published in Nature Genetics, has identified eight genetic variants significantly associated with anorexia nervosa; and the...
1 month ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Genetic study reveals metabolic origins of anorexia
A global study suggests that anorexia nervosa is at least partly a metabolic disorder, and not purely psychiatric as previously thought.
1 month ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Researchers identify anorexia nervosa genetic variants, redefine disorder as metabolic and psychiatric
The large-scale genome-wide association study, led by UNC's Cynthia M. Bulik, PhD, FAED, founding director of the UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders, and Gerome...
1 month ago - UNC Healthcare - 2 articles
Anorexia: Origins are complex mix of mind and body
Research shows it is not just a disease of the mind, but also of the body's metabolism.
1 month ago - BBC
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Nicotine-free vaping can damage blood vessels
Despite claims that 'heat not burn' devices are safer, University of Pennsylvania researchers found that chemicals in even nicotine-free e-liquids are transformed into toxins...
This Is How Often You Should Exercise a Week to Lose Belly Fat, According to...
You've probably heard that if you want to transform your body, you've got to make changes to your nutrition, but that doesn't mean exercise is unimportant. If your goal is to...
Risks of Psychotic Disorders have Distinct Brain Abnormalities
There is a distinct relationship between the high risk for schizophrenia or bipolar disorder and brain development.
Dacomitinib in Advanced Lung Cancer: Risks Outweigh Survival Benefit
The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care examined whether Dacomitinib offers an added benefit for lung cancer patients in comparison with the comparator...
Binge Drinking can Cause More Damage to Women than Men
Women are more susceptible to liver damage than men when they binge drink, finds a new study.
Genetic Risks and Differences in Gut Flora Together Play a Role in Diseases
Both hereditary and environmental factors such as gut flora play a role in the development of type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease.
Study finds exercising in green spaces relieves stress more than going to an...
Mountain biking and running in areas with no urban views reduced stress the most in a study in Germany. Researchers said a 'calming' environment is the best to exercise in.
Football Can Be Beneficial For 55-70-Year-Old Women With Prediabetes
Prediabetes in 55-70-year old women could be tackled by a daily dosage of Football. It was helpful even if they did not have any prior experience.
Older Chinese Americans Face Increased Risk of Violence and Abuse in the Family
Chinese Americans are at risk of experiencing elder abuse, chronic health conditions, and even death. Culturally customized care services for older minorities need to be developed.
Aggressive Brain Tumor Could be Diagnosed Using Simple Blood Test in Future
Simple blood test can help diagnose the most aggressive type of brain tumor, known as glioblastoma, finds a new study.