Giving social support to others may boost your health

Journal Reference: Tao Jiang, Syamil Yakin, Jennifer Crocker, Baldwin M. Way. Perceived social support-giving moderates the association between social relationships and interleukin-6 levels in blood. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 2022; 100: 25 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbi.2021.11.002 While researchers have long thought that receiving social support from others is a key to health, results from studies have shown … Read more

DIRECT. Crisis in Guadeloupe: the Minister of Overseas France condemns the violence which “has nothing to do with health claims”

DIRECT Crisis in Guadeloupe the Minister of Overseas France condemns

Find here all of our live #GUADELOUPE 14h27 : “The dialogue must naturally continue” in Guadeloupe, also specifies the Ministry of Overseas. In addition to the meeting this evening in Matignon between several members of the government and elected Guadeloupe officials, the press release mentions meetings “within the hospital with representatives of hospital staff“, and … Read more

“Access to vaccines for all is a question of ethics and global health security”

Access to vaccines for all is a question of ethics

Tribune. From November 30 to December 3, the twelfth ministerial conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) will be held in Geneva, and the request for the lifting of patents will once again be on the agenda. Will the European Commission oppose once again an effective and common sense measure, at the risk of continuing … Read more

Diet trumps drugs for anti-aging and good metabolic health

Journal Reference: David G. Le Couteur, Samantha M. Solon-Biet, Benjamin L. Parker, Tamara Pulpitel, Amanda E. Brandon, Nicholas J. Hunt, Jibran A. Wali, Rahul Gokarn, Alistair M. Senior, Gregory J. Cooney, David Raubenheimer, Victoria C. Cogger, David E. James, Stephen J. Simpson. Nutritional reprogramming of mouse liver proteome is dampened by metformin, resveratrol, and rapamycin. … Read more

Diet As Poison or Health Promoting in Autoimmunity? – Food Pharmacy

Diet As Poison or Health Promoting in Autoimmunity – Food

Recently, Nordic Clinic organised a joint webinar together with Food Pharmacy on the theme autoimmunity. We are so happy that a big bunch of Food Pharmacy’s followers signed up for the webinar. The great interest in the topic is most likely a consequence of the growing group of people diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. As … Read more

In Bulgaria, a third vote for an end to the political and health crisis

In Bulgaria a third vote for an end to the

Bulgarian President Roumen Radev, candidate for succession, at a Sofia polling station on November 14, 2021. NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV / AFP This is the third election of the year. After the failure of the two previous votes, in April and July, for lack of a coalition agreement between the parties, will this time be the right … Read more

Conflicting health information compromises attention and emotional responses

Journal Reference: Patrick V. Barnwell, Erick J. Fedorenko, Richard J. Contrada. Healthy or not? The impact of conflicting health-related information on attentional resources. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 2021; DOI: 10.1007/s10865-021-00256-4 The study, published in Journal of Behavioral Medicine, examined how contradictory health information impacts responses to new information and feelings toward the recommendations and experts … Read more

Moderate amounts of caffeine not linked to maternal health risks

Journal Reference: Stefanie N. Hinkle, Jessica L. Gleason, Samrawit F. Yisahak, Sifang Kathy Zhao, Sunni L. Mumford, Rajeshwari Sundaram, Jagteshwar Grewal, Katherine L. Grantz, Cuilin Zhang. Assessment of Caffeine Consumption and Maternal Cardiometabolic Pregnancy Complications. JAMA Network Open, 2021; 4 (11): e2133401 DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.33401 “While we were not able to study the association of consumption … Read more

Serious concern in the West over the state of health of an imprisoned Chinese journalist

Serious concern in the West over the state of health

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists demonstrate in support of jailed journalist Zhang Zhan on December 28, 2020. KIN CHEUNG / AP While some evoke a virtual meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his American counterpart, Joe Biden, before November 25, the detention of Zhang Zhan, a Chinese journalist whose life is said to be in … Read more