Effects of routine exercise on teens experiencing cyberbullying versus schoolyard bullying

It’s well-known that regular exercise reduces anxiety and improves mood. Vast amounts of evidence conclude that routine physical activity positively impacts mental health for people of all ages. For teenagers, though, frequent exercise may be a matter of life or death: Ongoing research by professor Jeremy Sibold shows a link between frequent physical activity and […]

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Fewer than 1 in 5 adults with type 2 diabetes in the US are meeting optimal heart health targets

Fewer than 1 in 5 adults with Type 2 diabetes in the U.S. are meeting targets to reduce heart disease risk. Fortunately, available therapies can help when combined with new approaches that address social determinants of health and other barriers to care, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement published today in the […]

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Study reveals how triclosan, likely found in toothpaste, is triggered to harm the gut

A new study conducted in mice demonstrates precisely how triclosan, an antimicrobial found in toothpaste, toys and thousands of other products, can trigger gut inflammation. An international team of researchers led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Hong Kong Baptist University identified the bacteria, and even […]

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Psychological distress may lead to more care and high medical costs for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors

New research indicates that psychological distress from cancer and its treatment can cause many adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors to seek additional care and burden them with considerable medical expenses. The findings are published by Wiley online in Cancer. Compared with individuals without a history of cancer, AYA cancer survivors—those who were diagnosed […]

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