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Hypothesis: Repeated Cold Stress for Reducing Fatigue in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Hypothesis: Repeated Cold Stress for Reducing Fatigue in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The hypothesis of a new study has theorised that repeated exposure to cold may reduce fatigue in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). This is because brief exposure to cold could potentially reverse some physiological changes which are associated with the illness.

Looking at photos of cold scenes can improve self-control
Looking at photos of cold scenes can improve self-control

A new study by scientists at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University (BGU) have discovered that recognizing cold temperatures leads to greater cognitive control – even from a photo.

Rev up your “BATs” to maintain your ultimate body composition
Rev up your “BATs” to maintain your ultimate body composition

Our body fat is far from being an inert tissue that just hangs around, being mostly annoying. In fact, fat is a biologically active tissue and comes in a couple of different types: white fat and brown fat. By Jayney Goddard

Acupuncture and Fibromyalgia
Acupuncture and Fibromyalgia

The treatment of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is currently lacking, and pharmacological strategies tend to be inadequate. Acupuncture has previously been found to play a role among complementary approaches; however, information on when it should be integrated into therapy is still lacking.

Cow's milk may increase risk of breast cancer
Cow's milk may increase risk of breast cancer

A new study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology has revealed that higher intakes of cow's milk are linked to an increased risk of breast cancer. The study was funded by the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, and the World Cancer Research Fund.

Antioxidant precursor molecule could improve brain function in patients with Multiple Sclerosis
Antioxidant precursor molecule could improve brain function in patients with Multiple Sclerosis

N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is a naturally occurring molecule that replenishes antioxidants and shows improved brain metabolism and self-reported improvements in cognitive function in patients with multiple sclerosis, according to a study published in the journal, Frontiers in Neurology.

Adequate folate levels linked to lower cardiovascular mortality risk in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Decreased folate levels in the bloodstream have been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, shedding light on why those patients are more susceptible to heart and vascular disease, according to research published today in JAMA Network Open by experts at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

21 Minutes to Marital Satisfaction
21 Minutes to Marital Satisfaction

Marital satisfaction generally declines over time. New research has found that a brief writing intervention could help spouses adopt a more objective outlook on marital conflict.

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