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Skin Conditions Are Impacted By Skin Color

According to a study, the researcher examines skin conditions are significantly impacted by your skin color. Ethnicity and skin tone can make a big difference in terms of diagnosis and treatment options with a number of different skin conditions.

The amount of melanin the pigment that gives skin its color can greatly influence a person's risk of and reaction to many different skin conditions. For example, a fair-skinned person with a low level of melanin has a far higher risk of sunburn than someone with a melanin-rich dark complexion.

Osteopathic Manual Therapy In Treating Chronic Low Back Pain

Researchers have verified the effectiveness of a treatment with osteopathic manual therapy including specific techniques on the diaphragm. Researchers recently published a study on patients with chronic non-specific low back pain, where they compared, for the first time in a clinical trial, the effectiveness of a treatment with osteopathic manual therapy with or without specific techniques on the diaphragm.

Tackling Childhood Obesity in Britain

Shops may soon be barred from selling energy drinks to children as the UK government gears up to tighten the efforts to curb childhood obesity. Several other proposals have been made to achieve these goals.

These include labeling of the calories on the menus, reducing advertising junk foods, stopping free deals on high-calorie foods, reduce placement of high-calorie foods near store entrances, checkouts, and aisles.

Stress, Anxiety Lowered with Mindful Movement, New Finding

Taking a walk may be a good opportunity to mentally review your to-do list, but using the time to instead be more mindful of your breathing and surroundings may help boost your wellbeing, according to researchers who found that while students reported being less stressed while they were on their feet and moving, they received an even greater benefit when they reported also being more mindful.

Lung Cancer: A New Type Discovered

Researchers have discovered a new kind of small-cell lung cancer (SCLC). The discovery paves the way for developing personalized medicine approaches to target this previously unnoticed form of the disease.

Impact Of Weight Loss And RFM On Progression Of The Atrial Fibrillation

Australian research shows for the first time that obese people who are suffering from atrial fibrillation can reduce or reverse the effects of the condition by losing weight. the researchers found that a 10% loss in weight along with management of associated risk factors, can reverse the progression of the disease. They studied 355 overweight or obese people who lost varying amounts of weight. The study Published in the heart journal Europace.