News tagged with long-term effects

High-sugar diet programs a short lifespan in flies

Flies with a history of eating a high sugar diet live shorter lives, even after their diet improves. This is because the unhealthy diet drives long-term reprogramming of gene expression, according to a UCL-led team of researchers.

Jan 10, 2017
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Study reveals cannabis users age faster

A study carried out by researchers from The University of Western Australia has found significant detrimental effects to the vascular system from smoking cannabis, including early ageing.

Nov 14, 2016
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A new design for psychotherapy trials

In the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics a new design for psychotherapy trials is presented. Mental disorders are highly prevalent and costly. Thus, their long-term outcome is of particular importance. Given ...

Jul 27, 2016
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