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Heath Hazards by Overhydration in young Football Players, Study Findings

With August football practice fast approaching, every coach's favorite cheer will be to "stay hydrated" and "keep urine clear" during the summer heat. In 2017, a University of Texas football coach created a urine-based "Longhorn Football Hydration Chart," which labeled players with yellow urine as "selfish teammates" and those with brown urine as "bad guys." This "hydration shaming" practice has permeated high school sports, thereby encouraging a sporting culture which equates superior performance with superior hydration.

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.

LGBTQ: One in Three Youth Break the Law

Adolescents who identified as non-heterosexual are significantly over-represented among first-time offenders, according to a new study that examined sexual orientation, gender expression and mental health among adolescents who are involved in the justice system but are not incarcerated.