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Acetyl-l-Carnitine Deficiency In Patients With Major Depressive Disorder

Scientist examine that People with depression have low blood levels of a substance called acetyl-L-carnitine. Naturally produced in the body, acetyl-L-carnitine is also widely available in drugstores, supermarkets and health food catalogs as a nutritional supplement.

People with severe or treatment-resistant depression, or whose bouts of depression began earlier in life, have particularly low blood levels of the substance.The study was published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Low-Cost Tech Solutions Helps For Better Sleep

Millions of people struggle to get enough sleep and to stay alert the next day. Lots of apps, fitness trackers, smartwatches and even mattress motion sensors claim they can diagnose or treat sleep problems. But sleep disorder doctors say there's little evidence consumer gadgets actually improve sleep.

The technology can help describe the problem, such as waking repeatedly or too early. It does not tell you what the cause or to stop it. Experts say such products have some value: They make people focus on and try to improve their sleep.

Sunscreen Reduces 40% Of Skin Cancer In Young People

Scientists recommends to use sunscreen, a reasonable approach to sunscreen use even for those who are skeptical about its safety. From a philosophical perspective, some people may not use sunscreen because they believe it's not a natural way to live, or they are worried it may cause cancer, or they are concerned about sunscreen chemicals polluting water.