The caregiver’s lament: How to deal with the costs of care

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (Reuters) – You probably know PJ Byrne from movies, most likely as one of the fast-living psychics alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in “The Wolf of Wall Street.” But Byrne’s most important role these days is closer to home: that of son and caregiver. His 79-year-old father has been suffering from dementia for … Read more

10 ways to improve your metabolic health, from a PhD in Nutrition

Excess obesity, insulin resistance, and leptin resistance are three things to avoid (or improve). obesity It reduces insulin sensitivity12 over time. Insulin resistance makes us metabolically less flexible, which makes it difficult to burn fat and calories. And insulin resistance feeds into leptin resistance, which worsens fat metabolism and regulation. Family doctor Bindiya Gandhi, MD … Read more

A Whitstable man who used to be nicknamed ‘Bahl’ wins a bodybuilding competition

A man once described as a “lean trumpet” due to his skinny looks has turned into a bodybuilding champion. Tom Thurman, of eatstableHe aspired to become a professional soccer player, but his dreams were shattered after he was told he wasn’t strong enough. Tom Thurman, of Whitstable, before and after he swells. Photo: Thomas Thurman … Read more

The USF Morsani College of Medicine thrives through its Water Street location and Tampa General Partnership

The upcoming class of 2021 at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine was the highest achiever in college history. They had the highest average score of any semester on the Medical College Admissions Test and the highest grade point average, 3.89. The 2022 students, who begin classes in July, are another impressive … Read more

New rules to allow nurse practitioners to work more independently

Supporters say the new rules approved this month will improve access to health care in many communities that lack it. Some doctors worry that the rules will expand the range of services nurse practitioners provide. The California Nursing Agency has approved rules that will allow nurse practitioners to treat patients without a doctor’s supervision. It’s … Read more

7 science-backed foods that make you happy

We spend more time than we’d like to admit Find Happiness. We are trying new things like Psychiatric treatmentAnd the exercise procedures And the Reflections To bring peace and joy into our lives. And when we think about the things that make us happy, our diet isn’t usually high on the list. However, the foods … Read more

Caffeine gets you to the finish line faster, reveals a new study on sprint performance

A new study by researchers from Japan provides the first evidence demonstrating the ergogenic effects of caffeine on 100-meter running performance. While promoting fast running times during the early stages of a race, caffeine contributed to significantly reducing running times among athletes. Credit: Professor Takeshi Hashimoto of Ritsumeikan University At the international level of the … Read more

Europe’s mental health crisis in the data: which country uses the most antidepressants?

Global consumption of antidepressant (AD) drugs has increased dramatically in the past two decades, with Europeans being the largest consumers. Antidepressant use increased nearly two and a half times from 2000 to 2020 in 18 European countries, according to data from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). OECD data also shows a significant … Read more