Monday, December 5, 2022

Clinical Medicine

Effects of the Paleo Diet on Onset of Chronic Illness

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A 2020 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that diabetes, heart disease and stroke are among the top 10 leading causes of death for Americans.  The risk factors for these...

New Studies Suggest Correlation Between Gut Microbiome and Parkinson’s Disease

According to the National Institute of Health, around 50,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease each year. This movement disorder — which affects the nervous system — causes patients to...

Breast Cancer: Screening and Detection

After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer that women are diagnosed with in the United States. Increases in both awareness and funding have helped provide opportunities for advancements in the diagnosis...

New Studies Suggest Deeper Relationship between Gut Microbiome and Neural Function

The question of what it means to be human is proving to be increasingly complex. It is thought that the human body is comprised solely of eukaryotic cells, those cells belonging to the host;...

Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Heart Health

Sleep deprivation affects more than a third of American adults between the ages of 18-60 who do not satisfy the minimum requirement of seven to eight hours of sleep per night. Within this demographic,...

Studies Present Potential New Treatment Options for Sickle Cell Disease

A recent study from the Boston Children’s Hospital reveals a new potential treatment option for patients suffering from a blood disorder called sickle cell disease (SCD).  SCD is a red blood cell disorder. Normally, red...

The Link between Autoimmune Diseases and Psychosis

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Mental illness is becoming increasingly prevalent in the United States. Nearly one in every five adults in the U.S. are diagnosed with some kind of mental illness, ranging in severity.  There are many biological and...