A common feature in palliative care is reduced oral intake, and patients may require additional support to ensure they receive adequate nutrition and hydration. As the disease progresses, deterioration in symptoms particularly those involving fatigue, muscular weakness and dysphagia can make eating more difficult, and this can impact patients not only physically but also psychologically.
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According to a study, researchers examined antipsychotic-treated patients with severe mental illnesses (SMI) have a high prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes.The study was published recently in Diabetes Care.
Researchers have all heard of the link between eating sh*tty foods and cancer. The study investigated whether or not regularly eating dinner before 9 pm, or at least two hours before going to bed, could significantly lower someone’s risk of developing cancer. To find this out, researchers explored the nightly habits of a group of 1,826 breast and prostate cancer patients and compared them to 2,193 healthy individuals.
Disruptions In Circadian Rhythm
Researchers think it could be to do with disruptions to the circadian rhythm. The results indicated that those who recalled regularly eating dinner before 9 pm or at least two hours before going to bed had a 26% lower risk of developing prostate cancer and a 16% lower risk of developing breast cancer.
Needless to say, meal timing had a significant effect on the cancer risk factor of those participating. The study was published in the International Journal of Cancer.
Fighting to stay alive, the only thing they could not wake up for weeks. Julissa is a hantavirus survivor. These are viruses that humans acquire through contact with rodent urine, saliva or feces. Jolissa likely caught the virus when she cleaned out the family trailer in the spring for a camping trip. What began as extreme fatigue that she associated with being a new mom progressed into total exhaustion, nausea, and fever.
Researchers wanted to know the significance of that variability and whether portions of that variability might be due to changes in an individual's focus of attention. Take a look at your favorite mug; it probably looks the same as it always has, but your neurons may not think so. Neurons are firing in response to the visual stimuli they see but they don't fire in exactly the same way every time. The study published in Nature Communications.
The company behind Oticon Opn™, the world’s first internet-connected hearing aid, announces its smallest hearing aid to date featuring Oticon’s revolutionary 360° open sound experience. Only around 40% of people in the UK who need hearing aids have them.
A common deciding factor for many people in choosing a hearing aid is aesthetics. Many would still prefer not to have their hearing aid noticed at all, which is why pioneering hearing aid provider, Oticon, has added an invisible hearing aid to their world renowned range of Oticon Opn™ hearing aids.
Researchers investigate mortality due to trauma and non-trauma at the emergency department of Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital (RGGGH) has dropped. Accident and emergency protocols that were rolled out on a pilot basis in January 2018 have streamlined emergency care, reducing delay in attending to patients, through triaging and prompt initiation of investigations and treatment.
New research suggests that depression in women may affect their children's stress and physical well-being throughout life. Researchers followed 125 children from birth to 10 years. At 10 years, mothers' and children's cortisol (CT) and secretory immunoglobulin (s-IgA), markers of stress and the immune system were measured, mother-child interaction was observed, mothers and children underwent psychiatric diagnoses, and children's externalizing and internalizing symptoms were reported. The study was published in Depression & Anxiety.
Researchers reviewed the mechanisms responsible for vascular damage from air pollution together with scientists from the UK and the USA. Air pollution and fine dust, in particular, is responsible for more than four million deaths each year. Almost 60% of deaths occur as a result of cardiovascular diseases. The study was published in the latest issue of the European Heart Journal.
“Only Swasth Bharat can be a Samriddha Bharat. India cannot realize its demographic dividend without its citizens being healthy,” said Mr. Arun Jaitley, the Union Finance Minister while announcing the health budget for 2018-19, which is estimated to be around Rs 52,800 crore.
Children with certain types of brain tumors who undergo radiation treatment are less likely to recall the specifics of events they experienced after radiation than to remember pre-treatment happenings, according to a Baylor University study comparing them to children with healthy brains.
Young people who received radiation therapy for the most common pediatric brain tumor struggle to create new memories about specific events, according to a study of children and adolescents published in JNeurosci. Their ability to recall events prior to treatment, however, remains intact.