Scientists have uncovered a biological mechanism through which vitamin D can change the course of melanoma. They found that vitamin D influences a signaling pathway inside melanoma cells that helps them to thrive. Share on PinterestNew research finds a novel mechanism that could explain melanoma. The researchers suggest that reducing the activity of the pathway
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Positive mother-child interactions during active play may prevent obesity among high-risk infants, study finds. Parents play a pivotal role in the life-long health outcomes of their children. Parental style, practices, and the parent-child relationship have been linked to child weight development. A positive parent-infant relationship characterized by warmth and sensitivity may be associated with healthy
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Serotonin syndrome occurs when a person takes one or more drugs that cause excess levels of serotonin to accumulate in the body. If someone experiencing serotonin syndrome does not receive treatment, the condition can lead to serious and sometimes life threatening complications. Serious complications include: seizures kidney failure respiratory failure loss of muscle tissue In
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Female anatomy includes the external genitals, or the vulva, and the internal reproductive organs, which include the ovaries and the uterus. One major difference between males and females is their reproductive organs. Anatomy specific to females generally relates to sexual function, reproduction, and hormone control. Males and females have physically different sexual anatomy, but all
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Does every-other-day-eating prevent the metabolic slowing that accompanies weight loss or improve compliance over constant day-to-day calorie restriction? Get the preface for Dr. Greger’s brand-new book, How Not to Diet, by subscribing to his free newsletter at https://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe. Whoa that was a long one, packed in a lot of good stuff. So, bottom-line: it doesn’t
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Researchers have tested a new therapeutic method in mouse models of sepsis and stroke. They conclude that it could significantly improve outcomes in both conditions. Many conditions and adverse health events can cause chronic inflammation. This is the body’s prolonged response to injury. Inflammation is meant to help the body heal. However, in some conditions,
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A recent study has found that getting too little sleep can affect bone health in women, specifically impacting on bone mineral density, bone mass, and osteoporosis. Bone health can be a concern for women, particularly during menopause, but is sleep also important for bone health in women? To study the potential connection between sleep and
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