Tag Archives: depression

Follow-up: Antidepressants, Obesity & Cancer Edition

Often it happens that soon after we post on one topic or another, we stumble upon related material and think, “Damn, wish we could’ve included that in the post!” A few such item we’ve bookmarked in recent weeks: After “News … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer, Drugs, Obesity, Recommended reading | Tagged , , , , , ,

Protein (Not Sugar) for Energy, & Other News of Note

Mid-Afternoon Slump? Why a Sugar Rush May Not Be the Answer (ScienceDaily) A new study has found that protein and not sugar activates the cells responsible for keeping us awake and burning calories. The research, published in the Nov. 17 … Continue reading

Posted in Dentistry, Environmental Health, Exercise, General health, Mental Health, Mind-body, Nutrition, Wellness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Cutting Edge of Antioxidant Research & Other News of Note

Newsweek Slams Antioxidants: Yawn! (nutraingredients-usa.com) On January 25, Newsweek published an article entitled “Antioxidants Fall From Grace: The popular dietary components may not do any good, and may actually harm.” The article treads the same old path of “antioxidant supplements … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Mental Health, Nutrition, Obesity, Vitamins, Wellness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Late Night Nosh Can Damage Your Teeth & Other News of Note

Midnight Snacking Damages the Teeth, Experts Warn (BBC) Eating food in the middle of the night can seriously damage your teeth, Danish experts have warned. Researchers examined medical records of 2,217 Danes and found midnight snacking ups the risk of … Continue reading

Posted in Acupuncture, Dental health, Dentistry, Food, General health, Mental Health, Mind-body, Nutrition, Pain, Wellness, Women's health | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Role of Communication in Healing & Other News of Note

Communication Is the Best Medicine (Futurity) Efforts to improve communication between patients, family doctors, and specialists can have a crucial impact on patients – in some instances working as effectively as drugs. * * * [According to lead researcher Bobbie … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer, Children's health, Dentistry, Drugs, Food, General health, Mental Health, Nutrition, Obesity, Orthodontics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Little Evidence Tamiflu Works & Other News of Note

British Researchers: Little Evidence Tamiflu Works (PhysOrg) Researchers at the Cochrane Review, an international nonprofit that reviews health information, looked at previously published papers on Tamiflu as used for seasonal flu. They found insufficient data to prove whether the antiviral … Continue reading

Posted in Alzheimer's, Children's health, Dental health, Dental hygiene, Dentistry, Drugs, General health, Mental Health, Periodontal health, Toxicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Monday Morning Funny: pHARMa Wars

Via Before You Take That Pill

Posted in Drugs, Just for Fun, Mental Health | Tagged , , , ,