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Connecticut Center for Health: August 2017 Archives



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Eleven minutes of mindfulness training helps drinkers cut back



Eleven minutes of mindfulness training helps drinkers cut back Date: August 24, 2017 Source: University College London Summary: Brief training in mindfulness strategies could help heavy drinkers start to cut back on alcohol consumption, finds a new study. Brief training in mindfulness strategies could help heavy drinkers start to cut back on alcohol consumption, finds a new UCL study. After an 11-minute training session and encouragement to continue practising mindfulness -- which involves focusing on...

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New light on link between gut bacteria and anxiety



New light on link between gut bacteria and anxiety Date: August 24, 2017 Source: BioMed Central Summary: New research sheds new light on how gut bacteria may influence anxiety-like behaviors. Investigating the link between gut bacteria and biological molecules called microRNAs (miRNAs) in the brain; researchers found that a significant number of miRNAs were changed in the brains of microbe-free mice. Research published in the open access journal Microbiome sheds new light on how gut...

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Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain



Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain Date: August 25, 2017 Source: Frontiers Summary: Physical exercise has an anti-aging effect on the hippocampus region of the brain -- an area that controls memory, learning and balance. A new study, comparing different forms of exercise -- dancing and endurance training -- undertaken by elderly volunteers for eighteen months, shows that both can have an anti-aging effect on the brain, but only dancing corresponded...

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Food for thought on defining the ideal blood pressure target



Food for thought on defining the ideal blood pressure target Date: August 28, 2017 Source: European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Summary: Adding to the debate on optimal blood pressure control, new findings suggest there may be variations in the ideal target depending on baseline pressure and overall cardiovascular risk. Adding to the debate on optimal blood pressure control, new findings presented at ESC Congress today suggest there may be variations in the ideal target depending...

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Compounds in cocoa may help delay onset of type 2 diabetes



Compounds in cocoa may help delay onset of type 2 diabetes Date: August 28, 2017 Source: Brigham Young University Summary: What if eating chocolate helped prevent and treat diabetes? It's crazy enough to laugh off. But here's the thing: Researchers have discovered certain compounds found in cocoa can actually help your body release more insulin and respond to increased blood glucose better. Insulin is the hormone that manages glucose, the blood sugar that reaches...

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Reducing inflammation without lowering cholesterol cuts risk of cardiovascular events



Reducing inflammation without lowering cholesterol cuts risk of cardiovascular events Inflammatory hypothesis confirmed: Landmark randomized clinical trial of high-risk patients finds that a drug targeting inflammation reduced risk of major adverse cardiovascular events Date: August 28, 2017 Source: Brigham and Women's Hospital Summary: Investigators have announced results of a clinical trial culminating from 25 years of cardiovascular research work. The team reports a significant reduction in risk of recurrent heart attacks, strokes and cardiovascular death...

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Are doctors prescribing antibiotics too often for sinus infections?



Are doctors prescribing antibiotics too often for sinus infections? Date: July 26, 2017 Source: University of Georgia Summary: Sinus infections are one of the most common reasons patients walk out of the doctor's office with an antibiotic prescription in hand. The problem is that bacteria causes only about one-third of sinus infections, which means most patients are inappropriately receiving antibiotics. Sinus infections are one of the most common reasons patients walk out of the doctor's...

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Walnuts may promote health by changing gut bacteria



Walnuts may promote health by changing gut bacteria Date: July 28, 2017 Source: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Summary: A new study has found that walnuts in the diet change the makeup of bacteria in the gut, which suggests a new way walnuts may contribute to better health. Share: Research led by Lauri Byerley, PhD, RD, Research Associate Professor of Physiology at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, has found that walnuts in...

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Insufficient sleep may be adding to your waistline



Insufficient sleep may be adding to your waistline Date: July 31, 2017 Source: University of Leeds Summary: Adults in the UK who have poor sleep patterns are more likely to be overweight and obese and have poorer metabolic health, according to a new study. People who were sleeping on average around six hours a night had a waist measurement that was 3cm greater than individuals who were getting nine hours of sleep a night. Adults...

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Caffeine shortens recovery time from general anesthesia



Caffeine shortens recovery time from general anesthesia Date: August 1, 2017 Source: American Physiological Society (APS) Summary: Caffeine helps quickly boost wakefulness following general anesthesia, a new study finds. The stimulant -- used daily by more than 90 percent of adults in the U.S. -- appears to alter physiological function in two different ways to shorten recovery time. Caffeine helps quickly boost wakefulness following general anesthesia, a new study finds. The stimulant -- used...

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For white middle class, moderate drinking is linked to cognitive health in old age



For white middle class, moderate drinking is linked to cognitive health in old age Older adults who consume alcohol moderately on a regular basis are more likely to live to the age of 85 without dementia or other cognitive impairments than non-drinkers, according to a University of California San Diego School of Medicine-led study. The findings are published in the August issue of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. Previous studies have found a correlation between...

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