Mental stress can be a strong predictor of the second heart attack: study

Researchers said that for some people who survive a heart attack, mental stress, as opposed to physical stress, is perhaps a stronger predictor of a repeated heart attack or dies of heart disease, a discovery that could lead to new interventions for prevent cardiac arrest. According to researchers from Emory University in the United States, […]

Resources to deal with anxiety and stress during the coronavirus epidemic

Last Updated Mar 18, 2020 7:32 PM EDT A new Axios-Ipsos poll found that almost a third of American adults said their emotional well-being has worsened due to the coronavirus epidemic. Lisa Damour, psychologist and collaborator of CBS News, joined the “CBS Evening News” on Wednesday to share strategies to cope with anxiety during the […]

Maryland Bill would increase tax credit for living organ donors – NBC4 Washington

After returning home from Iraq, Army veteran Kellen Leech, who has been deployed three times over the course of 14 years, has struggled with his mental health: PTSD, survivors’ fault and depression – until he has read a Facebook post on Ellery Payton. Payton’s previous kidney transplant failed and in 2012 he needed another; Leech, […]

Always weak and tired after a flu infection? That’s because

Have you survived a flu or even an influenza, but still feel weak and tired? If there are certain signs, you should listen carefully because the heart can be involved Are you currently recovering from a surviving viral infection but are still weakened? Then it can be the usual after-effects of a flu-like infection. However, […]

Autoantibodies can also act as body antidepressants

If the immune system attacks your body, it can often have devastating consequences: autoantibodies bind to the structures of the body, triggering functional disorders. Glutamate receptors, a neurotransmitter, can also become the target of autoantibodies. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine in Göttingen investigated the circumstances under which autoantibodies are formed for […]

Intestinal bacteria can predict the risk of pulmonary hypertension

A team of researchers found that bacterial microflora in the human intestine could contribute to the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). The study, entitled “Altered gut microbiome profile in pulmonary arterial hypertension patients,” in the latest issue of the American Heart Association journal Hypertension. Normal flora of the small intestine, Lactobacillus bacteria, 3D illustration. […]

Specific intestinal bacteria can predict the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension

Researchers identified a distinct collection of bacteria found in the gut that may contribute to and predict the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), according to new research published today in the American Heart Association journal. Hypertension. PAH is a chronic and progressive disease in which the arteries that supply blood to the lungs narrow, […]

Transcendental meditation was related to specific changes in the brain

A new study conducted at the IMT School for Advanced Studies in Lucca shows that the subjective feeling of well-being experienced by many people with the practice of meditation is related to specific changes in the brain. The research, which appeared in Brain and cognition, examined the effects of the technique known as Transcendental Meditation […]