Medical research

Signals from muscle protect from dementia

How do different parts of the body communicate? Scientists at St. Jude are studying how signals sent from skeletal muscle affect the brain.

Medical research

Innovative therapeutic program helps those living with PTSD

Millions of people live with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a mental health condition that develops in the aftermath of traumatic events. People with PTSD have difficulty in many aspects of their daily lives due to ...

Health

Signs of healthy aging found in ergothioneine telomere study

An in vitro study published in theJournal of Dietary Supplements, demonstrated Blue California's ErgoActive ergothioneine helped to preserve telomere length and reduced the rate of telomere shortening under oxidative stress.

Health

Sleep health dictates success of practicing mindfulness

Sleeping an extra 29 minutes each night can be the key to improving mindfulness, a critical resource that has benefits for daily well-being and work performance. Mindfulness is achieved by purposefully bringing an individual's ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Caregiving can last for decades, new research shows

To most people, "caregiving" means looking after ailing relatives in their final years. But the reality is much different, with the actual workload lasting up to 30 years for some, according to University of Alberta research.

Gastroenterology

Q&A: Irritable bowel syndrome and lifestyle changes

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome and my primary care doctor recommended that I manage the condition without medication. Is that typical or will I also need medication to control my symptoms?

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