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Study: Some Gut Feelings Are Dangerous

Researchers from the Florida State University finds that gut-to-brain signals can influence emotions, mood and decision making, prompting people to avoid situations that make them feel uneasy. The study, published in the journal Physiology, sheds light on how the gut-to-brain circuit operates.

 

Exercise Should be Prescribed to Treat Knee Pain

Eventhough exercise at later life, as a treatment for joint or hip pain, causes a small, temporary increase in pain, it will benefitted with pain relief similar to that of a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, such as ibuprofen, and twice that of a non-prescription painkiller, such as paracetamol.

Inappropriate Use of Diagnostic Tests Found in PC

A group of researchers made a systematic review and meta-analysis to identify the overuse and underuse of diagnostic tests in primary care. The study, published in BMJ Opensuggests that primary care physicians displayed “marked variation” in how often they ordered tests in compliance with testing guidelines.