Volumetric bone mineral density of the spine predicts mortality in African-American men with type 2 diabetes

ConclusionsLower vBMD was associated with increased all-cause mortality in African-American men with T2D, independent of other risk factors for mortality including subclinical atherosclerosis.
Source: Osteoporosis International - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research

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Conclusions: Social support was identified as an important variable for older adults with chronic illness who lived alone. Interventions that include social support hold the potential to reduce depression and suicidal ideation in this population.
Source: Journal of Nursing Research - Category: Nursing Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLES Source Type: research
Conclusions/Implications for Practice: People who sleep poorly should avoid misusing alcohol to self-treat poor sleep quality or anxiety and should instead utilize sleep hygiene education and mental healthcare. Daily alcohol consumption may be a moderator between anxiety status and sleep quality.
Source: Journal of Nursing Research - Category: Nursing Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLES Source Type: research
Conclusions/Implications for Practice: This study supports that work-related quality of life affects organizational commitment positively. Therefore, regulating working conditions by taking into consideration employee security will positively affect job satisfaction in terms of both the institution and the employee. Moreover, as nurses do not only work in hospitals, taking this action should also work in different settings. Administrators should ensure the work-related quality of life of the prison nurses by understanding the difficulties of prison nursing.
Source: Journal of Nursing Research - Category: Nursing Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLES Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeTo identify and determine variations on eye distance in patients with bilateral nasal polyposis (BNP) compared to a healthy control group.MethodsThis is a case –control study that included 20 BNP patients and 40 healthy controls. We included all patients with BNP confirmed by pathology and a computed tomography scan. A healthy control group was admitted, filtered by the exclusion criteria of nasal polyposis, craniofacial malformations, and encephalocele. Paranasal sinus CT scans were performed in all participants, and two measures were evaluated, the interoptic (soft tissue) and the interzygomatic (bon...
Source: European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
Adrienne Kennedy of the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) shares the story of losing her son due to type 1 diabetes and mental health issues.
Source: Diabetes Mine - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Source Type: blogs
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Source: Advances in Skin and Wound Care - Category: Dermatology Tags: DEPARTMENTS: EDITORIAL Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Although significance was not established because of sample size, there was a definite trend toward significance that merits further investigation with human amniotic allograft.
Source: Advances in Skin and Wound Care - Category: Dermatology Tags: FEATURES: ORIGINAL INVESTIGATIONS Source Type: research
The first randomized controlled trial to demonstrate that a diet high in ultra-processed foods leads to greater calorie intake and weight gain has been published, albeit in a tiny number of volunteers.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news
Conclusion: The proposed depth-resolved MWPPG method can provide accurate measurements of SVR and BP, which are traditionally difficult to measure in a noninvasive or continuous fashion. Significance: This MWPPG work provides the wearable healthcare electronics of compact size with a low-cost and physiology-based solution for continuous measurement of BP and SVR.
Source: IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering - Category: Biomedical Engineering Source Type: research
You're reading 5 Yoga Poses to Help You Relieve Stress and Anxiety, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Ice-cream , cookies, wine – tried and tested but not working ? Then a great stress buster like no other, yoga, is said to work wonders for both mind and body and bring about holistic healing and increase your resistance to the stress triggers. In general, while yoga is said to calm the senses , there are certain poses or asanas of yoga that work on letting go of stress and tension. Try these out. ...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: featured health and fitness self improvement anxiety pickthebrain stress yoga Source Type: blogs
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