Adolescent girls at risk for self-injury can be identified using a short psychological profile
The avoidance of upsetting emotions and difficulty regulating one’s behavior identified as key differences between girls who self-harm and those who did not.
Vitamin B1 deficiency a key factor in the development of alcohol-related dementia
A common consequence of chronically high alcohol consumption is a decline in cognitive function, which can even progress to full-blown dementia.
More chemicals can be assessed for endocrine disrupting effects
A European guidance document aimed at identifying endocrine disrupting pesticides can—with some modifications—be used to assess other chemicals’ endocrine disrupting effects. This is the finding of a new…
Gut microbiota not involved in the incidence of gestational diabetes mellitus – but gut microbiota may be modulated by fish oil and probiotics
Consuming the combination of fish oil and probiotic food supplements modulate the composition of gut microbiota in overweight and obese pregnant women, reveals a new study conducted at…
More than one drink a day may raise high blood pressure risk in adults with Type 2 diabetes
In a large study of adults with Type 2 diabetes, moderate drinking (defined as eight or more alcoholic beverages a week) was associated with a 60% or higher…