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Depression Negatively Impacts Breast Cancer Outcomes

This year, more than 230,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and nearly 40,000 women will not survive their battle with cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. New research from the University of Missouri shows that certain factors, including marital status, having children in the home, income level and age, affect the likelihood […]

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Psychological Traumas Experienced Over Lifetime Linked To Adult Irritable Bowel Syndrome

The psychological and emotional traumas experienced over a lifetime–such as the death of a loved one, divorce, natural disaster, house fire or car accident, physical or mental abuse—may contribute to adult irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to the results of a study unveiled today at the American College of Gastroenterology’s (ACG) 76th Annual Scientific meeting […]

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Pregnant Women Who Exercise Might Protect Their Offspring Against Long-Term Neurodegenerative Diseases

If you are pregnant, here is another reason to work out: you will reduce the chances of your new baby developing neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, later in life. A new research report published online in The FASEB Journal shows that mice bred to develop a neurodegenerative disease roughly equivalent to Alzheimer’s disease showed fewer […]

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Researchers Investigate The Paternal Transmission Of Stress To Children In Animal Study

Does Dad’s stress affect his unborn children? According to the results of a new study in Elsevier’s Biological Psychiatry, it seems the answer may be “yes, but it’s complicated”. The risk of developing depression, which is significantly increased by exposure to chronic stress, is influenced by both environment and genetics. The interplay of these two […]

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