All posts by P. D. Mangan

Effect of Age on Female Fertility

Source. The chart shows pregnancy rates over the course of one year. (Via Dalrock.)

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Sign of the Apocalypse

Scotch in a can.

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Dietary Wheat Lowers IQ

Breakfast staple types affect brain gray matter volume and cognitive function in healthy children. Childhood diet is important for brain development. Furthermore, the quality of breakfast is thought to

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N-acetylcysteine for major depressive episodes in bipolar disorder

N-acetylcysteine for major depressive episodes in bipolar disorder ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: In this report, we aimed to evaluate the effect of add-on N-acetylcysteine (NAC) on depressive symptoms and functional

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Pancreatic cancer risk and levels of trace elements

Pancreatic cancer risk and levels of trace elements Abstract Background and Aims Knowledge on the aetiology of exocrine pancreatic cancer (EPC) is scant. The best established risk factor for EPC is tobacco

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Meta-analyses of Omega 3 Fatty Acids in Bipolar Disorder and Depression

Omega-3 for bipolar disorder: meta-analyses of use in mania and bipolar depression. Sarris J, Mischoulon D, Schweitzer I. Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, The Melbourne Clinic, 2

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Red Alert: Adderall Shortage!

Insight: Shortage of ADHD drug Adderall seen persisting BOSTON (Reuters) – A shortage of Adderall, which is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, shows little sign of easing as

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Exceptional longevity is associated with decreased reproduction

Exceptional longevity is associated with decreased reproduction Abstract A number of leading theories of aging, namely The Antagonistic Pleiotropy Theory (Williams, 1957), The Disposable Soma Theory (Kirkwood,

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Wash Your Hands

Microbial Biogeography of Public Restroom Surfaces Gilberto E. Flores1, Scott T. Bates1, Dan Knights2, Christian L. Lauber1, Jesse Stombaugh3, Rob Knight3,4, Noah Fierer1,5* 1 Cooperative Institute for

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Diet, nutrient levels linked to cognitive ability, brain shrinkage

Source. New research has found that elderly people with higher levels of several vitamins and omega 3 fatty acids in their blood had better performance on mental acuity tests and less of the brain shrinkage

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First Clinical Trial of Resveratrol

Calorie restriction-like effects of 30 days of resveratrol supplementation on energy metabolism and metabolic profile in obese humans: Resveratrol is a natural compound that affects energy metabolism and

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BCAAs cut liver cancer risk in half

Oral branched-chain amino acid granules reduce the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma and improve event-free survival in patients with liver cirrhosis. BACKGROUND: It has been reported that branched-chain

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Low Carb, High Protein Kicks Muscle into High Gear

Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis Abstract Context: Alterations in dietary macronutrient intake can influence protein

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Intelligence And Health

Intelligence And Health Wilmoth, DanielIssue Date: 20-Oct-2010Abstract: Socioeconomic status is positively related to health. Differences by socioeconomic status in health are closely related to differences

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Intelligence and past use of recreational drugs

Intelligence and past use of recreational drugs Daniel R. Wilmoth Corresponding Author Cornell University, Department of Economics, Uris Hall 4th Floor, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA Received 2 November 2010;

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