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Heart Attack: Formula of 80 and Precautions can Help in Prevention

According to a new study, Christmas Eve is one of the most dangerous times of the year for the heart. It has indicated that a person's risk for heart attack reaches its peak around late night to day before Christmas. Christmas Eve is a time to cheer; People tend to consume excessive food, alcohol, and travel long distances, all of which may up the risk of heart attack. Emotional distress with acute experience of anger, anxiety, sadness, grief, and stress, too, increases the risk of a heart attack.

Extent of Opioid Use and Abuse in Head and Neck Cancer Patients Discovered

Cancer patients are often prescribed pain medications, for example during recovery from surgical procedures. However, for many cancer patients, the use of opioid pain medications during treatment can be a gateway to misuse or addiction eleven treatment ends. Now with cancer patients living longer than ever before, protecting quality of life in the months, years, or years afterwards, treatment is becoming increasingly important, including guarding against the risk of opioid addiction.

Skin Ages, Loses Fat and Immunity: More Insights

Dermal fibroblasts are specialized cells deep in the skin that generate connective tissue and help the skin recover from injury. Some fibroblasts have the ability to convert into fat cells that reside under the dermis, giving the skin to plump, youthful look and producing a peptide that plays a critical role in fighting infections.

Effect Of Fish Oil On Depression Among HIV Pregnant Women

Globally, it is known that HIV-infected pregnant women are prone to depressive symptoms. Research evidence also suggests that nutrient deficiencies may enhance the depressive illness, and that fish oil omega-3 fatty acids may alleviate the depressive symptoms.

The aim of this study was to assess the effect of fish oil omega-3 eicosapentaenoic acid-rich supplements on depressive symptoms among HIV-seropositive pregnant women.