What Active Ingredients To Look For In A Senior Horse Feed Balancer

In this article I might want to impart to you some helpful data about what explicit dynamic fixings to search for in a senior steed feed balancer.

The truth of the matter is that these days there are several unique sorts of feed balancers and feed balancer definitions. Some are explicitly detailed for the necessities of overweight steeds, some are planned for underweight ponies, there are some that have raised degrees of dynamic fixings and are figured for execution steeds lastly there are those that are explicitly defined for veteran and senior ponies.

The truth of the matter is that all ponies get old and simply like with us, people, age gets a change dietary needs. More seasoned ponies that are never again taking an interest in focused pony riding disciplines and that have generally low remaining tasks at hand have totally unique healthful needs from steeds that contend in showjumping rivalries consistently. Notwithstanding this they are progressively inclined to create joint issue…

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Exercise

Different types of physical activities are good for well-being

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 day ago
Investigation of various leisure time physical activities revealed that different activities are associated with the dimensions of well-being in 50-year-old men and women. Walking was related to emotional well-being, rambling in nature to social well-being and endurance training to subjective health. "Although exercise did not predict later mental well-being or subjective health in this study, exercise is important for current mental well-being and health," Kekäläinen says. These associations were found among both men and women, but additionally, rambling in nature was linked to b... more »
 

Keeping fit is more than physical: It's a state of mind

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 3 days ago
------------------------------ Responses about motivation across exercise modes placed on the Self-determination continuum that was developed by Ryan and Deci (2000). *Credit: Elsevier* According to a new study differences in what motivates individuals and how they self-regulate behavior influence how they keep fit. The study appearing in the journal *Heliyon,* published by Elsevier, associates personal characteristics with whether people are likely to prefer solo or group exercise activities, CrossFit® training, resistance training, or team sports, how frequently they work out, and ... more »

How to combine 'leg day' with running

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
James Cook University scientists in Australia say they have the solution for a problem gym-goers have when they combine endurance and weight training. JCU's Dr Kenji Doma led the review paper. He said his own work and those of other scientists had previously discovered that resistance training, such as weight lifting, may harm performance in endurance training, such as running, when the two are combined on the same or separate days. The practice of combining the two is commonly referred to as 'concurrent training'. "Based on previous evidence, we suspect that if appropriate recov... more »
 

Physical activity may offset mortality risk caused by too much sitting

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
For less active adults, the amount of time spent sitting may be associated with an increased risk of death; however, increasing physical activity to recommended levels may eliminate this association in some, according to a study published today in the annual cardiovascular health promotion issue of the *Journal of the American College of Cardiology*. Recent studies have determined that high levels of sedentary behavior are associated with adverse health outcomes. However, the link between sedentary behavior, mortality and heart disease are not always well understood. In this study, ... more »
 

Despite health warnings, Americans still sit too much

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
Most Americans continue to sit for prolonged periods despite public health messages that such inactivity increases the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers, according to a major new study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The research team analyzed surveys of 51,000 people from 2001 to 2016 to track sitting trends in front of TVs and computers and the total amount of time spent sitting on a daily basis. Unlike other studies that have looked at sedentary behaviors, the research is the first to document sitting in a na... more »

Number of women who aren't physically active enough is high and growing

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
Using data from a national survey representing more than 19 million U.S. women with established cardiovascular disease, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say that more than half of women with the condition do not do enough physical activity and those numbers have grown over the last decade. These results imply that targeted counseling to exercise more could reduce risk of cardiovascular disease as well as associated health care costs over their lifetimes. The researchers say their results suggest that women diagnosed with such disorders as coronary artery disease, stroke, heart fai... more »
 
Diet

Why you love coffee and beer

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 2 days ago
Why do you swig bitter, dark roast coffee or hoppy beer while your coworker guzzles sweet cola? Scientist Marilyn Cornelis searched for variations in our taste genes that could explain our beverage preferences, because understanding those preferences could indicate ways to intervene in people's diets. To Cornelis' surprise, her new Northwestern Medicine study showed taste preferences for bitter or sweet beverages aren't based on variations in our taste genes, but rather genes related to the psychoactive properties of these beverages. "The genetics underlying our preferences are r... more »

Children and teens who drink low-calorie sweetened beverages do not save calories

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 2 days ago
U.S. children and teens who consumed low-calorie or zero-calorie sweetened beverages took in about 200 extra calories on a given day compared to those who drank water, and they took in about the same number of calories as youth who consumed sugary beverages, according to a study published today. "These results challenge the utility of diet or low-calorie sweetened beverages when it comes to cutting calories and weight management," said Allison C. Sylvetsky, PhD, an assistant professor of exercise and nutrition sciences at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of ... more »
 

Keto diet has potential in military

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 3 days ago
A new study has researchers hopeful that a ketogenic diet could prove useful in the military, where obesity is an ongoing challenge, both in terms of recruiting soldiers and keeping them fit for service. The Ohio State University study included 29 people, most of whom were members of the campus ROTC. For three months, 15 of the participants followed a ketogenic diet and a comparison group of 14 peers ate their normal diet. Ketogenic diets are low in carbohydrates and emphasize moderate consumption of protein, with fat consumed to satiety. They aim to create a state of nutritional k... more »

Put down the protein shake: Variety of protein better for health

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 3 days ago
Amino acids have long been touted by the fitness and bodybuilding communities for their muscle building benefits. From ultra-bulk protein powders to lean mass-promoting snack bars, there's no shortage of products available for those seeking a muscle boost. However, protein's popularity has also meant that less attention has been paid to researching its potentially negative side-effects. Published today in *Nature Metabolism*, new research led by academics from the University of Sydney's Charles Perkins Centre, Professor Stephen Simpson and Dr Samantha Solon-Biet, suggests that while... more »

High phenolic acid intake -- associated with a healthy diet -- is associated with reduced breast cancer risk

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 3 days ago
New research presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Glasgow, Scotland (28 April - 1 May) shows that a high intake of phenolic acids -- associated with a healthy diet -- is associated with a decreased risk of postmenopausal breast cancer. The study is by Andrea Romanos Nanclares, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain, and colleagues. A high intake of phenolic acids, including hydroxybenzoic and hydroxycinnamic acids is linked to a healthy diet, with the latter being found in fruits, vegetables, cereal grains and coffee. Biological and epidemiological evidence... more »

Walnuts may help lower blood pressure for those at risk of heart disease

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 3 days ago
When combined with a diet low in saturated fats, eating walnuts may help lower blood pressure in people at risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a new Penn State study. In a randomized, controlled trial, researchers examined the effects of replacing some of the saturated fats in participants' diets with walnuts. They found that when participants ate whole walnuts daily in combination with lower overall amounts of saturated fat, they had lower central blood pressure. According to the researchers, central pressure is the pressure that is exerted on organs like the heart. Thi... more »

Despite health risks, energy drink consumption in the United States has increased substantially over the past decade among adolescents, young adults, and middle-aged adults

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 5 days ago
According to a new study appearing in the *American Journal of Preventive Medicine*, published by Elsevier, energy drink consumption in the United States has increased substantially over the past decade among adolescents, young adults, and middle-aged adults. Energy drink consumers had significantly higher total caffeine intake compared with non-consumers and the beverages represented a majority of their total daily caffeine. While the findings indicate that daily intake among adolescents and middle-aged adults may be leveling off and overall use across all groups is relatively lim... more »

Following a healthy plant-based diet may lower kidney disease risk

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
A new study has uncovered a link between plant-based diets and kidney health. The finding, which appears in an upcoming issue of *CJASN*, indicates that consuming a diet based on nutrient-rich plants may help protect against the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD). The consumption of plant-based diets is becoming more common for ethical, environmental, and health reasons. The quality of plant sources of food can differ, however, with nutrient-rich plants being more healthful and plants that are high in refined carbohydrates being less healthful. Emerging evidence suggests ... more »

It's OK to indulge once in a while: The body adapts to occasional short-term overeating

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
Overeating has been found to impair blood sugar (glucose) control and insulin levels. A new study suggests that the duration of a bout of overeating can affect how the body adapts glucose and insulin processing when calorie intake increases. The article is published ahead of print in the *American Journal of Physiology--Endocrinology and Metabolism*. Obesity and type 2 diabetes have increased significantly worldwide within the past 30 years. Lifestyle factors such as overindulging in high-calorie foods play a large role in the development of these two serious health conditions. Und... more »
 

Plant-based diets can be effective in reducing heart failure risk

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
Plant-based diets are associated with a lower risk of heart failure in adults without known heart disease, while Southern diets consisting of more fried and processed foods and sweetened drinks are associated with greater risk, according to a study published in the *Journal of the American College of Cardiology* that looked at the association between five dietary patterns and risk of heart failure. Heart failure affects more than 5.7 million adults and that number is expected to rise. Heart failure prevention strategies currently emphasize quitting smoking, managing high blood pr... more »

Skipping breakfast associated with increased risk of cardiovascular death

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
New evidence underscores the importance of eating breakfast every day, according to a study published today in the *Journal of the American College of Cardiology* that showed skipping breakfast was significantly associated with an increased risk of death from heart disease. Using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from 1988 to 1994 with an average follow-up of 18 years, researchers collected information from 6,550 participants, 40 to 75 years of age, who had no history of cardiovascular disease or cancer. Participants were asked "How often do you eat br... more »

Not drinking water associated with consuming more calories from sugary drinks

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
This study examined how drinking water was associated with the amount of calories children, adolescents and young adults consume from sugar-sweetened beverages, including sodas, fruit drinks and sports drinks. Among 8,400 participants in a nationally representative survey (ages 2-5, 6-11 and 12-19 years), about one-fifth reported no water intake on a given day. Not drinking water was associated with consuming more calories from sugary beverages. After accounting for sociodemographic factors, no water intake was associated with intake of 93 calories and 4.5 percent more calories fro... more »

Curcumin prevents stomach cancer

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
Curcumin is widely used to impart color and flavor to food, but scientists have discovered that this yellow powder derived from the roots of the turmeric plant (*Curcuma longa*) can also help prevent or combat stomach cancer. The study by researchers at the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP) and the Federal University of Pará (UFPA) in Brazil identified possible therapeutic effects of this pigment and of other bioactive compounds found in food on stomach cancer, the third and fifth most frequent type of cancer among Brazilian men and women, respectively. The study was part... more »

Omega-6 is good for you

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 2 weeks ago
There has been a fierce debate over the last decade or so about the health benefits of omega-6 fatty acids. One side believes they are too ubiquitous in the diet and fuel the inflammation underpinning many of today's chronic diseases. Another side believes that the most consumed omega-6 -- linoleic acid (LA) -- could be just as important as omega-3s in reducing disease risk. To address this, two studies using the same methodology -- i.e., comparing the risk for developing a disease over time as a function of blood LA levels -- looked specifically at cardiovascular disease (CVD) as ... more »

Late dinner and no breakfast is a killer combination

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 2 weeks ago
People who skip breakfast and eat dinner near bedtime have worse outcomes after a heart attack. That's the finding of research published today in the *European Journal of Preventive Cardiology*, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).1 The study found that people with the two eating habits had a four to five times higher likelihood of death, another heart attack, or angina (chest pain) within 30 days after hospital discharge for heart attack. This was the first study to evaluate these unhealthy behaviours in patients with acute coronary syndromes. Skipping breakfast wa... more »
 

A spoonful of peppermint helps the meal go down

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
[image: IMAGE] *IMAGE: *Leaves of the peppermint plant, from which peppermint oil is derived. view more Credit: Image from dreamstime.com --Creative Commons Zero (CC0) public domain license. Imagine that while eating a delicious meal at your favorite restaurant, your joy is cut short because of difficulty swallowing your food, followed by chest pain. If you go see a doctor about these symptoms, and there is no evidence of a cardiac cause of the chest pain, you could be diagnosed as having some sort of disorder of the esophagus. Peppermint can help with the difficulty swallowing and... more »

Eating elderberries can help minimize influenza symptoms

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
[image: IMAGE] *IMAGE: *Black elderberry. view more Credit: Pixabay Folk medicines and herbal products have been used for millennia to combat a whole range of ailments, at times to the chagrin of modern scientists who have struggled to explain their medicinal benefits. However a recent study by researchers at the University of Sydney has determined exactly how a popular ancient remedy, the elderberry fruit, can help the fight against influenza. Conducted by Professor Fariba Deghani, Dr Golnoosh Torabian and Dr Peter Valtchev as part of the ARC Training Centre for the Australian Food.
 
Medicine/Supplements

Association of high cholesterol levels, statin use with glaucoma risk

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 2 days ago
A study of adults 40 and older suggests high cholesterol levels are associated with increased risk for the most common form of glaucoma, while longer use of a cholesterol-lowering statin, compared with never using, was associated with lower risk. Data for this observational study came from more than 136,000 adults who participated in three national study groups and provided information on their statin use and cholesterol levels over 15 years. There were 886 new cases of primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) identified among the adults. The association between longer statin use for fiv... more »

Daily folic acid supplement may reduce risk of gestational diabetes

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 5 days ago
Taking a folic acid supplement daily before pregnancy may reduce the risk of gestational, or pregnancy-related, diabetes, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. The findings appear in *Diabetes Care*. Folic acid is the synthetic form of folate, or vitamin B9, which is found in leafy green vegetables, nuts, peas, beans and other foods. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends (link is external) that all women of reproductive age take a daily supplement containing 400 to 800 micrograms of folic acid to reduce the ris... more »

Antibiotic use linked to greater risk of heart attack and stroke in women

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
Women who take antibiotics over a long period of time are at increased risk of heart attack or stroke, according to research carried out in nearly 36,500 women. The study, published in the *European Heart Journal* [1] today (Thursday), found that women aged 60 or older who took antibiotics for two months or more had the greatest risk of cardiovascular disease, but long duration of antibiotic use was also associated with an increased risk if taken during middle age (aged 40-59). The researchers could find no increased risk from antibiotic use by younger... more »
 
 
Aging

Aging baby boomers push sky high incidence of shingles of the eye

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 2 days ago
More Americans are being diagnosed with eye complications of shingles, but older adults can call the shots on whether they are protected from the painful rash that can cost them their eyesight. Among a group of 21 million adults, occurrences of herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO), when shingles gets in the eyes, tripled during a 12-year-period, according to Kellogg Eye Center research presented at the 2019 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology annual meeting in Vancouver. Study author Nakul Shekhawat, M.D., MPH, says it's important to figure out which patients are at gre... more »

Why a smell test should become part of a regular doctor visit

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 3 days ago
A new Michigan State University study suggests that older adults with poor sense of smell may see an almost 50% increase in their risk of dying within 10 years -- surprisingly in healthier individuals. The research is published in the journal *Annals of Internal Medicine*. "Poor sense of smell becomes more common as people age, and there's a link to a higher risk for death," said Honglei Chen, an epidemiologist who's focused his research on this sensory deficit in older adults. "Our study is the first to look at the potential reasons why it predicts a hi... more »
 

Morning exercise can improve decision-making across the day in older adults

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 5 days ago
A study of older Australians has found a morning bout of moderate-intensity exercise improves cognitive performance like decision-making across the day compared to prolonged sitting without exercise. Furthermore, the study showed that a morning bout of exercise combined with brief light-intensity walking breaks to frequently disrupt sitting throughout an 8-hour day can boost your short-term memory compared to uninterrupted sitting, according to the study published in the *British Journal of Sports Medicine*. The 'Brain Breaks' study, led by the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute and... more »
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Exercise activates memory neural networks in older adults

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
How quickly do we experience the benefits of exercise? A new University of Maryland study of healthy older adults shows that just one session of exercise increased activation in the brain circuits associated with memory - including the hippocampus - which shrinks with age and is the brain region attacked first in Alzheimer's disease. "While it has been shown that regular exercise can increase the volume of the hippocampus, our study provides new information that acute exercise has the ability to impact this important brain region," said Dr. J. Carson Smith, an associate professor ... more »

Healthy aging entails reorganization of function in prefrontal brain areas

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
Researchers from HSE University and York University have become the first to analyse the results of 82 functional neuroimaging studies on working memory mechanisms in different adult age groups. The meta-analyses showed that across studies the agreement of various areas of the prefrontal cortex decreases with ageing, suggesting reorganization of brain function during healthy aging. The results have been published in the paper 'Meta-analyses of the n-back working memory task: fMRI evidence of age-related changes in prefrontal cortex involvement across the adult lifespan': https://do... more »

Light physical activity reduces brain aging

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
Incremental physical activity, even at light intensity, is associated with larger brain volume and healthy brain aging. Considerable evidence suggests that engaging in regular physical activity may prevent cognitive decline and dementia. Active individuals have lower metabolic and vascular risk factors and these risk factors may explain their propensity for healthy brain aging. However, the specific activity levels optimal for dementia prevention have remained unclear. The new 2018 Physical Activity-Guidelines for Americans suggest that some physical activity is better than none, bu... more »
 

General Health

Avoid smoky environments to protect your heart

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 day ago
If a room or car is smoky, stay away until it has cleared. That's the main message of research presented today at EuroHeartCare 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). (1) "Avoid exposure to secondhand smoke regardless of whether the smoker is still in the room," said study author Professor Byung Jin Kim, of Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Republic of Korea. "Our study in non-smokers shows that the risk of high blood pressure (hypertension) is higher with longer duration of passive smoking - but even the lowest amounts are dangerous." Passive smokin... more »

Perseverance toward life goals can fend off depression, anxiety, panic disorders

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 2 days ago
Looking on the bright side also acts as a safeguard, according to 18-year study People who don't give up on their goals (or who get better over time at not giving up on their goals) and who have a positive outlook appear to have less anxiety and depression and fewer panic attacks, according to a study of thousands of Americans over the course of 18 years. Surprisingly, a sense of control did not have an effect on the mental health of participants across time. The study was published by the American Psychological Association in the *Journal of Abnormal Psychology*. "Perseverance cu... more »
 

Watchful waiting reasonable for patients with diabetic macular edema and good vision

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 5 days ago
During the 2-year study, the detection of 2 lines of visual acuity loss at one visit or 1 line of visual acuity loss at two consecutive visits prompted aflibercept injections to be given to the people in the laser or observation groups.Brooksie Beard People with good vision despite having center-involved diabetic macular edema can safely forego immediate treatment of their eye condition as long as they are closely monitored, and treatment begins promptly if vision worsens, according to clinical trial results. The findings are published online today in the *Journal of the American Me... more »

Education may be key to a healthier, wealthier US

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 5 days ago
According to the United States Department of Education, the U.S. high school graduation rate will reach an all-time high this year, which is good news for both our economy and health. Policy makers often use education policy to strengthen the workforce and boost earnings, productivity and employment. But earning a diploma may also lead to a longer, healthier life. A new study from the University of Colorado Denver is the first to estimate the economic value of education for better health and longevity. The study finds that the reduced disability and longer lives among the more educa... more »

Being a car commuter with obesity linked to a 32% increased death risk

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 5 days ago
New research presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity in Glasgow, Scotland (28 April - 1 May) shows that individuals with obesity who commute by car have a 32% higher risk of death, from any cause, compared with those individuals with a normal weight and commute via cycling and walking. The study is by Edward Toke-Bjolgerud, University of Glasgow, UK, and colleagues. Previous work, using UK Biobank data, has shown that active commuting, mainly cycling, was associated with a 50% lower risk of death, from any cause, and heart disease compared to car commuting. Since 57% ... more »
 

More intensive blood pressure therapy helps patients with type 2 diabetes regardless of cardiovascular risk

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 5 days ago
People with type 2 diabetes who received intensive treatment to keep their blood pressure levels at 130/80 mm/Hg or below had fewer heart attacks, strokes and other diabetes complications, according to a study published in the American Heart Association's journal *Hypertension*. These patients also had lower overall risk of dying from any cause--a benefit that was observed regardless of a person's preexisting cardiovascular risk and baseline blood pressure, the research shows. The findings shed new light on optimal blood-pressure targets and could help reconcile conflicting guideli... more »

Peanut allergy oral immunotherapy increases allergic reactions

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
- Despite effectively inducing desensitisation in the clinic, oral immunotherapy for peanut allergies appears to considerably increase allergic and anaphylactic reactions, compared with avoidance or placebo - Authors call for safer peanut allergy treatment approaches and rigorous randomised controlled trials, which use more appropriate measures of allergy reduction based on outcomes that patients want A systematic review including 12 studies with more than 1,000 patients who were followed for a year finds that, compared with allergen avoidance or placebo, current... more »
 

Soft bedding poses grave danger to sleeping babies

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
Almost 70% of babies who died from sleep-related suffocation between 2011 and 2014 did so because of soft bedding, a new study reveals. The finding underscores physicians' urgent message to new parents that babies should sleep only in cribs or bassinets free of blankets, toys and other potential hazards. Unintentional suffocation is the No. 1 cause of injury death in babies less than a year old in the United States, with more than 80% of cases occurring in bed. The new study, from a University of Virginia Health System physician and her colleagues, sheds light on how that is happe... more »

Acupuncture equals disease prevention say new studies

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
[image: IMAGE] *IMAGE: **Medical Acupuncture*, the Official Journal of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, presents evidence-based clinical articles, case reports, and research findings that integrate concepts from traditional and modern forms of... view more Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, April 23, 2019--Well-recognized for its therapeutic effects, acupuncture is increasingly being appreciated for its ability to promote wellness and contribute to the prevention of a broad range of conditions. A new study, which demonstrates the promise of acu... more »

Nicotine replacement therapy

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
New evidence published in the Cochrane Library provides high quality evidence that people who use a combination of nicotine replacement therapies (a patch plus a short acting form, such as gum or lozenge) are more likely to successfully quit smoking than people who use a single form of the medicine. Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is a medicine that is available as skin patches, chewing gum, nasal and oral sprays, inhalers, lozenges and tablets that deliver nicotine through the body to the brain. In many countries, people can get NRT from healthcare professionals as well as ov... more »

Sleep

Stressed at work and trouble sleeping? It's more serious than you think

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 5 days ago
Work stress and impaired sleep are linked to a threefold higher risk of cardiovascular death in employees with hypertension. That's the finding of research published today in the *European Journal of Preventive Cardiology*, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).1 Study author Professor Karl-Heinz Ladwig, of the German Research Centre for Environmental Health and the Medical Faculty, Technical University of Munich, said: "Sleep should be a time for recreation, unwinding, and restoring energy levels. If you have stress at work, sleep helps you recover. Unfortunately p... mor

Insomniacs unable to get emotional distress off their mind

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
[image: IMAGE] *IMAGE: *Distressing emotional experiences activate limbic brain circuits and the autonomic nervous system. Fortunately, the activation disappears over time. People literally settle the experiences in their head as neutralized memories. Wassing... view more Credit: Rick Wassing Cringe-worthy mistakes and embarrassing blunders made today won't seem so bad tomorrow. That is, unless you're an insomniac, research at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience shows. The scientists asked participants to relive their most shameful experiences of decades ago while making

Minor sleep loss can put your job at risk

Jonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 1 week ago
Losing just 16 minutes of sleep could be the difference between a clear-headed day at the office or one filled with distractions. A new study published in the *Sleep Health (Journal of the National Sleep Foundation)* finds shorting your sleep routine during the work-week greatly interferes with job performance. University of South Florida researchers found workers are more likely to have poor judgement and fall off-task the next day. Lead author Soomi Lee, PhD, assistant professor in the School of Aging Studies, and her colleagues surveyed 130 healthy employees who work in Informa... m

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