Gargling With Mouthwash Can Improve Oral Environment, Reduce HbA1c in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes
Mouthwash that contains chlorhexidine gluconate was especially effective at improving hyperglycemic status in younger patients with diabetes.
Vitamin K Supplementation May Improve Insulin Resistance in Older Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
Inadequate levels of zinc, vitamin D, vitamin E, and vitamin B were also associated with risk of diabetes or diabetes-related complications.
Patients With Migraines Often Experience Stigma Related to Symptoms
Migraines are not a one-size-fits-all condition, and there is no one-size-fits-all solution.
Significant Phase 2 Findings Support Zilebesiran as Anti-Hypertension Treatment
KARDIA-1 study met its primary and secondary endpoints, and the drug maintained a positive tolerability profile treating high systolic blood pressure.
Multivitamin Supplementation May Be Linked With Improved Nutrition in Older Men
Multivitamins were associated with increased cellular oxygen consumption and more optimal blood nutrition biomarkers.
Linked Immunization Information System, Claims Data Captured COVID-19 Vaccination Status Better Than Claims Data Alone
Reporting vaccination data to Immunization Information Systems databases can support public health surveillance activities.
Melatonin May Worsen Gut Inflammation in Patients With Irritable Bowel Diseases
The sleep hormone decreased intestinal homeostasis, which may augment inflammation that causes tissue and intestinal damage.
Monoclonal Antibody Combination Treatment Not Considered Significantly Effective Against COVID-19
Study shows intramuscular injection may improve treatment success by increasing the speed of drug absorption.
Study: Acute, Consistent Treatment With CBG Oil May Decrease Blood Pressure
For individuals with normal blood pressure, a sudden drop in blood pressure can be dangerous because it creates a lack of critical oxygen.
Migraine Associated With Preterm Birth, Preeclampsia Complications During Pregnancy
Migraine could be considered a clinical marker of increased obstetric risk in pregnant women.
States With Legal Medical, Recreational Cannabis Policies Do Not Have Significantly Higher Rate of Psychosis-Related Outcomes
This is the largest known study to consider medical and recreational cannabis policies with US psychosis-related health care claims.
De-Stigmatization of Sexual Assault May Contribute to Related Increase in Emergency Department Visits
Data show that an increase in sexual assault-related emergency department visits in 2019 may be due to social de-stigmatization of sexual assault during the #metoo movement of that year.
Self-Enhancing Humor May Increase Positive Body Image, Create Better Eating Habits
Body image is no joke. In a recent study, women who use good-natured humor to describe their body were found to foster more appreciation for their body.
Teenagers May Hit Sleep Goals with Bright Light Therapy, Time Management
Bright light therapy and better time management could make it possible for teenagers to get the recommended 8 hours of sleep, according to new research.
Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander Communities Faced Significant Disparities in Mental, Physical Health During Pandemic
Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders are suggested to have had some of the highest levels of mortality, depression, alcohol use, and anxiety disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Women Who Perform Paid, Unpaid Labor May Have Worse Mental Health Outcomes
There may be a negative mental health burden on women who do unpaid work at home while also working a paid job.
Groundbreaking Pilot Study Suggests Neurofeedback Can Treat ‘Chemo Brain’
Research looking at neurofeedback and “chemo brain” found that most patients had normal brain function after 18 weeks of neurofeedback therapy, significantly improving patient symptoms.
Study: Excessive Alcohol Consumption Causes Gut Microbiome Imbalance
Although alcohol is not absorbed by the intestines, research has demonstrated that excessive drinking causes the liver to produce too much acetate which may lead to intestinal bacterial overgrowth.
Study: Researchers Discover ‘Mechanisms’ Underlying Nature’s Influence on Wellbeing
Researchers observed 227 pathways that show how interacting with nature affects human wellbeing.
Research Shows Association Between Anti-Scientific Consensus, Overconfidence
Data demonstrate that as people following an anti-scientific consensus develop more trust in their own beliefs, their knowledge of the science decreases.
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