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Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for bipolar disorder

Peter McMurray writes his debut elf blog on a systematic review of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for bipolar disorder, which finds a lack of high quality research to support its … Read the rest

Diabetes leg pain: Everything you need to know

If someone with diabetes experiences leg pain, it may be a sign of diabetic neuropathy. Neuropathy is a serious complication. Learn about the possible treatments and home remedies here.… Read the rest

New approach uses magnetic beads to treat preeclampsia

A new proof of concept study shows that functionalized magnetic beads reduced blood levels of a harmful molecule by 40%, which doubled the effect of a different molecule that … Read the rest


Hotspot in the genome may drive psychosis in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

A newly identified epigenetic hotspot for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder may give scientists a fresh path forward for devising more effective treatments and biomarker-based screening strategies. More than 100 … Read the rest

Active LDL trafficking drives atherosclerosis

Active LDL trafficking drives atherosclerosis

Nature Reviews Cardiology, Published online: 08 May 2019; doi:10.1038/s41569-019-0210-5

The scavenger receptor class B member 1 (SRB1) in endothelial cells mediates active transcellular transport … Read the rest

Fournier gangrene of the genitals linked to SGLT2 inhibitor drugs

WGNTV: The study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine examined ties between sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors, used in Type 2 diabetes treatment, and a genital infection called Fournier gangrene.… Read the rest

Nutritional Supplements Don't Ward Off Depression: Study

Title: Nutritional Supplements Don’t Ward Off Depression: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 3/11/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Avocados, as a substitution for carbohydrates, can suppress hunger without adding calories

A new study suggests that meals that include fresh avocado as a substitute for refined carbohydrates can significantly suppress hunger and increase meal satisfaction in overweight and obese adults.… Read the rest