Posts tagged longevity
A link between menopause and Alzheimer's?

Alzheimer's Disease and dementia are now the leading cause of death for women in England and Wales, and a leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Women have a significantly higher risk of developing dementia than men, even when taking in to account that women tend to live longer. So what's putting women at greater risk?

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Psychotherapy Improves Mental Health and Daily Functioning in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Meta-Analysis

Last year I reported on a study that showed that psychotherapy was effective at reducing the physical pain of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and that, at the same time, it was superior to medication at reducing healthcare costs associated with the illness.

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Depression is a Whole-Body Disorder. Why Don’t We Treat It Like One?

Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK. In previous years the campaign has explored the experiences of living with mental illness, social stigma and support resources. This year the focus has changed from living with illness to asking why so few of us are thriving

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