This is what happens when you get too much Vitamin A

Vitamin A is an essential nutrient. A fat soluble vitamin, Vitamin A is important to maintain healthy vision, your immune system, and healthy reproductive function. It also helps the heart, lungs, kidneys, and other organs work at their optimal levels. There are actually two natural forms of Vitamin A that we get from our food. The first is called preformed vitamin […]

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Motivation to seek cocaine is driven by elegant cellular communication

In the October 28, 2020 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience, researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina and the National Institutes of Health describe how reminders of drug use can change specific brain cells responsible for motivation, increasing the desire to seek drugs. Connections between these and other brain cells strengthen because the dendritic spines, the parts of […]

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France, Germany head towards lock down as virus surges in Europe

Bars, restaurants and services prepared Thursday to shut down in France and Germany as countries around the world grapple with how far to push lockdown measures amid a surging tide of coronavirus cases. Hundreds of thousands of new infections took the known global caseload past 44.5 million with nearly 1.2 million deaths, as the disease continues its deadly spread worldwide. […]

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New post-coronavirus clinic to focus on lingering symptoms in patients

Fox News Flash top headlines for October 29 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Physicians who saw a growing number of patients struggling with post-coronavirus respiratory issues and lingering symptoms hope that a new clinic specifically designed to promote recovery will address this population’s needs. The Post-COVID-19 Clinic, launched by doctors at UC […]

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Khloé Kardashian Recalls Quarantining Away from Daughter True, 2, After COVID Diagnosis

Khloé Kardashian is detailing her bout with COVID-19 — including the "heart-wrenching" time quarantining away from her daughter. On Thursday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the reality star, 36, looked back on her "super scary" experience after testing positive for the coronavirus back in March. The diagnosis and the family's reaction will unfold on the current season of Keeping […]

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Study tracks public concerns on Twitter about COVID-19

Twitter users initially didn’t feel positive about the state of the economy, prevention, treatment and recovery concerning COVID-19. That changed by the end of March 2020. In contrast, throughout the period examined from January to May 2020, the public, in general, felt negative about the way the pandemic had been handled by political leadership. In a new study published in […]

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Identifying early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease

When a 60-year-old tells her nurse she’s been forgetting things—a dinner night with friends, a neighbor’s name, or to call for a grandchild’s birthday, for instance—the nurse may respond several different ways: The nurse might show concern and order follow-up tests, minimize the worry as normal aging, discount it as a depressive moment, or more. Moments like this present an […]

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Hikikomori: understanding the people who choose to live in extreme isolation

It’s pretty normal to sometimes feel like you want to hide away from the stresses and pressures of the outside world. In fact, shortlived periods of withdrawal can reduce acute stress responses and can help us overcome illness and exhaustion. Periods of solace and isolation can also help with important phases of development—such as exploring one’s identity during adolescence. But […]

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Americans with lower education levels suffer more pain than people with more education

Americans with university degrees or higher level of education endure substantially less pain than those who are less educated, according to an international study led by Western University. With more than half of U.S. adults reporting chronic pain, the study will help health-care professionals and policymakers better target relief, the researchers said. “Pain affects quality of life of individuals and […]

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