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Mild Depressive Symptoms Linked with Head And Neck Cancer

Researchers from the University of Louisville School of Medicine, was concerned to see if depressive symptoms might also affect patients' health outcomes. Many patients diagnosed with head and neck cancer experience symptoms of depression, which can make it difficult for them to manage treatment side effects, quit smoking, or maintain adequate nutrition or sleep habits. The study got published in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society.

Tracing Cell Death Pathway Points to Drug Targets

University of Pittsburgh scientists are unlocking the complexities of a recently discovered cell death process that plays a key role in health and disease, and new findings link their discovery to asthma, kidney injury, and brain trauma. The results, reported today in the journal Cell, are the early steps toward drug development that could transform emergency and critical care treatment.

Protocol To Stay Healthy In a Flu Season; Study conveys

In a study, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have described that influenza-related deaths in the United States have ranged from a low of 12,000 in 2011–12 to 56,000 in 2012–13. This year's influenza outbreak is already the most widespread on record since health officials began keeping track about a dozen years ago, with millions of Americans being infected by emerging and current strains such as the dominant H3N2.

Microgravity May Effect the Circulation, thereby Improving the Astronauts Health

According to a Western researcher, a little more time on the treadmill may be just what the doctor ordered for Canada's astronauts battling microgravity's effects on circulation. Kevin Shoemaker, Associate Dean of Research in the Faculty of Health Sciences, said his group's new findings can improve astronauts' health and may also help understand and prevent falls among frail elderly people on Earth.