Resistance exercise linked to reduced depression symptoms. People who do resistance exercises like weight lifting and strength training may experience fewer depression symptoms, a research review suggests. Reuters Health, 06/13/2018. (Also see Depression)
Anxiety tied to fracture risk in postmenopausal women. Older women with higher levels of anxiety than their peers are also more likely to develop poor bone health that increases the risk of fractures, a small study suggests. Reuters Health, 06/13/2018. (Also see Anxiety and Attitude and Osteoporosis)
Diabetes, smoking linked to deposits in brain region tied to memory. People who smoke or have diabetes may be more likely to have calcium deposits in brain regions crucial for memory, a Dutch study suggests. Reuters Health, 06/12/2018. (Also see Symptoms and Complications of Diabetes)
Secrets of the Y Chromosome. The sex chromosome also influences health in hidden ways, some experts believe, and may even explain why men have shorter life spans. New York Times, 06/11/2018. (Also see Hormones and Chromosomes)
How Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) May Help Suicidal People. In C.B.T., clear steps are intended to help build hope, solve problems and make a plan to avoid relapses. New York Times, 06/13/2018. (Also see Suicide Prevention)
New research shows vitamin D could lower risk of colorectal cancer. The American Cancer Society found having higher vitamin D levels than are currently recommended reduced the risk of colorectal cancer by 22 percent. NBC News, 06/14/2018. (Also see Vitamin D and Cancer)
How grief affects your brain and what to do about it. Understanding grief is an important part of healing after a loved one dies. Better Health News, 06/14/2018.
Men With Erectile Dysfunction Are Twice As Likely to Have Heart Disease, Study Says. Those with erectile dysfunction were twice as likely as men without the condition to have a heart attack, stroke, or die of a heart problem. Time Healthland, 06/11/2018. (Also see Sexuality and Scleroderma)
Nightmares Are Scary. But Are They Bad For Your Health? When nightmares are frequent and distressing, they can cause real health trouble. Time Healthland, 05/23/2018.
Are YOU at risk of burnout from your job? Scientists reveal a swab of your saliva can reveal the truth. Scientists claim they can tell if you really are at risk of burnout – simply by taking a swab of your saliva. Mail Online 06/15/2018.
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