You, Too, Can Eat Like an Olympian

FRIDAY, Feb. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — While you watch the Winter Olympics from the comfort of your couch in the coming weeks, pay heed to what helped the athletes reach peak physical condition. “Olympians can teach us a lot about how to eat for better health and performance,” said Kaley Mialki, a dietitian with…

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Pain of Acne More Than Skin Deep

FRIDAY, Feb. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Acne can be emotionally devastating at any age, and new research suggests it could even throw you into a deep depression. “Our research has shown that patients with acne have a 63 percent increased risk of developing major depressive disorder in their first year following an acne diagnosis,…

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Hey Kids, Just Say No to Energy Drinks

FRIDAY, Feb. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Highly caffeinated energy drinks aren’t safe for children and teens, and should not be marketed to them, a leading sports medicine organization warns. The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) on Friday released an official statement about the beverages. “Energy drinks are extremely popular, and concerns about their…

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Autism, Bipolar and Schizophrenia Share Genetic Similarities

THURSDAY, Feb. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — By examining brain tissue, researchers say they’ve found similarities in certain mental illnesses, including autism and schizophrenia. Specifically, some similar patterns of gene expression were found in people with autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, the researchers say. Gene expression refers to cells’ conversion of genetic instructions into proteins.…

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