The Invisible Impact of Mental Illness: Accelerating Biological Age

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New research has found that people with a history of mental disorders such as depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety disorders have blood metabolites that indicate they are biologically older than their actual age. The finding could partly explain why these individuals have shorter lifespans and higher rates of age-related illness, potentially transforming the way physical … Read more

‘The Crowded Room’ is based on a disturbing true story

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With episode 7, The crowded room finally reveals the big twist that is crucial to the core of understanding the drama series and its menacing protagonist, Danny Sullivan. Danny (Tom Holland) was arrested for a shooting in 1979 New York City, and he spilled his mysterious backstory to a patient but probing listener, Rya Goodwin … Read more

Defendant in Newton’s triple homicide openly discusses his mental illness diagnosis – The Boston Globe

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But Christopher L. Ferguson Jr., 41, the man accused of carrying out the fatal assault, had been clear on this: He had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder nearly two decades earlier and life had been a storm ever since. Years of his own writings, court records, and conversations with friends and neighbors detail a man … Read more

The effects of vitamin D supplementation on major cardiac events

The effects of vitamin D supplementation on major cardiac events

Heart disease and stroke are the leading (and growing) causes of death, especially in older individuals. Vitamin D acts on cells throughout the vascular system, reducing inflammation, regulating the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system, and inhibiting vascular smooth muscle proliferation. Observational studies have shown an inverse relationship between vitamin D levels and the risk of cardiovascular disease. Prospective … Read more

Woman undergoing surgery for depression in Mumbai: what is deep brain stimulation?

Who can suffer it? Can it cure depression? Published: July 06, 2023, 7:00 am IST Image used for representation. |) Image used for representation. ” src=”https://images.thequint.com/thequint%2F2023-07%2Fc9a5c43e-5d7e-45bb-8499-4b99128364e6%2FGarima_hero_images.png?rect=0%2C0%2C1600%2C900″ srcset=”https:/ /images.thequint.com/thequint%2F2023-07%2Fc9a5c43e-5d7e-45bb-8499-4b99128364e6%2FGarima_hero_images.png?rect=0%2C0%2C1600%2C900&w=480 480w, https://images.thequint.com/ thequint%2F2023-07%2Fc9a5c43e-5d7e-45bb-8499-4b99128364e6%2FGarima_hero_images.png?rect=0%2C0%2C1600%2C900&w=960 960w, https://images.thequint.com/thequint%2F2023- 07%2Fc9a5c43e -5d7e-45bb-8499-4b99128364e6%2FGarima_hero_images.png?rect=0%2C0%2C1600%2C900&w=1200 1200w, https://images.thequint.com/thequint%2F2023-07%2Fc9a5c43e-5d7e-45bb -8499- 4b99128364e6%2FGarima_hero_images.png?rect=0%2C0%2C1600%2C900&w=2048 2048w”/> Get notified about the latest news An Australian woman became the first person to undergo … Read more

What is “to serve”? How is it related to trauma and the “fight or flight” response?

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You’ve probably heard of fight-or-flight responses to distressing situations. You may also be familiar with the freezing tendency. But there is another defense or survival strategy that a person can have: the fawn. When our brain perceives a threat in our environment, our sympathetic nervous system takes over and a person may experience any or … Read more

Has the ricotta trend gone too far? This viral plunge makes us think so

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I don’t know what to make of this food trend. Getty Images Reviewed by Dietitian Victoria Seaver, MS, RD It started with whipped ricotta taking over the internet. Then, ricotta desserts became all the rage, with edible cookie dough and ice cream highlighting the cheese as a surprising protein-packed ingredient. Now, another ricotta sauce is … Read more

Mental Health Facility Project Delayed Again – Cayman Islands Stock News

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Long-Term Residential Mental Health Center, artist rendition (CNS): The opening of the long-awaited long-term residential mental health facility in the East End has been delayed for a further three months. Although she said less than two months ago that the project would finish in June, Health Minister Sabrina Turner has now said the facility won’t … Read more

Probiotics for Women May Help Manage Menopause Symptoms Here’s everything you need to know

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Image:Kseniya Ovchinnikova/Getty Images If you hear the word germs, chances are the first ones that come to mind are the ones that make you sick. But not all germs are bad. There are trillions of so-called germs living symbiotically with humans inside your gut. What we’ve learned over the years is that there’s a lot … Read more