Research

News and updates about research in health and medicine.

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According to a new study conducted by Simon Bacon, Ph.D., people with depression may take longer to recover after strenuous exercise. The study looked at the stress test results of 900 patients who may have heart disease or who have a family history of heart disease. Before entering the study, participants were given a psychiatric evaluation. The study found that those with depression took longer to relax after strenuous exercise. Dr. Bacon is an assistant professor of exercise science at Concordia University, Montreal.

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Neil Segal, M.D., and researchers found that women lost some of the height in their arches during and after pregnancy. This may be due to the additional weight carried during pregnancy. Additional research may show that arch support during pregnancy can prevent problems arch problems down the road.

How To Prevent Dementia In Pets

Jun 2, 2014

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Zapping Addiction

Jun 2, 2014
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Addictive habits, like smoking, are hard to break, but did you know that switching cells on in the brain may be key to helping addicts kick their habit?

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The Effects of Vein Filters

Jun 2, 2014

Sleep Paralysis

Jun 2, 2014

Many people have nightmares and wake up with a pounding heart. But did you know that some people experience sleep paralysis, causing a nightmare they can't wake up from?

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