Researchers have found essential fatty acids cross the human blood–brain barrier, reports the Journal of Internal Medicine. They have investigated whether or not oral supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids would change the fatty acid profile of the cerebrospinal fluid.
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Living with autism also means limited role models and inspirational individuals who make you strive to become someone great. It means there are limits on your employment and career choices. As Susan Boyle yesterday announced about her Asperger's Syndrome here is a list of 5 individuals with Autism who can inspire.
Pain is a widely underestimated cause of increased suffering and premature deaths. The pain itself immobilizes people and can be associated with serious emotional problems such as anxiety and depression. And many pain sufferers end up addicted to pain medications which can cost them their lives. Therefore alternative treatments for pain are desirable.
If there is one question that can throw parents of autistic children into a rage, confusion or outright indignation, it is when asked if they would choose to have a child they know from early on will be born on the spectrum. I know I have seen the look in their eyes, the pain that coats over.
Cancer is threatening baby boomers in higher proportions and if it's not you, who is hit with it, someone close to you may be at higher risk. Cancer can be a devastating illness which is attacking baby boomers in greater numbers as they age and which actually concerns everyone throughout their lives.
As aging sets in there are deepening concerns about how to maintain the best health possible. Good nutrition is of course of vital importance. More and more people are cutting out junk food and adhering to a healthy diet to help them maintain good health as they age. Adequate relaxation and sleep is also of vital importance to help you age well. New research shows that physical activity is also of paramount importance in helping you to age well.
Baby boomer's diagnosed with type 1 diabetes decades ago are thriving today and living healthy lives. How did they do it?
Some baby boomers and older adults have lived with type 1 diabetes for 50 years or longer, and many of them have managed to avoid the complications associated with the disease. Who are these people and what do we know about them?