Low Vitamin D May Not Be A Culprit In Menopause Symptoms
A new study from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) shows no significant connection between vitamin D levels and menopause symptoms. The study was published online in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society.
SSRI Use During Pregnancy Maybe Linked To Autism And Developmental Delays In Boys
A study of nearly 1,000 mother-child pairs, researchers from the Bloomberg School of Public health found that prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), a frequently prescribed treatment for depression, anxiety and other disorders, was associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and developmental delays (DD) in boys. The study, published in the online edition of Pediatrics, analyzed data from large samples of ASD and DD cases, and population-based controls, where a uniform protocol was implemented to confirm ASD and DD diagnoses by trained clinicians using validated standardized instruments.
Osteoporosis Risk Heightened Among Sleep Apnea Patients
A diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea may raise the risk of osteoporosis, particularly among women or older individuals, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).
More Analysis On The Calcium/CVD Risk Debate
Dr Joshua Lewis (University of Western Australia, Perth) presented at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis, and Musculoskeletal Disease, that the Australian researchers observed no relationship between calcium supplementation with and without vitamin D and coronary heart disease risk in 18 clinical reports with data from more than 63,500 elderly women.
How Smells Stick To Your Memories: Your Nose Can Be A Pathfinder
Waves in your brain make smells stick to your memories and inner maps.Researchers at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience have recently discovered the process behind this phenomenon. The brain, it turns out, connects smells to memories through an associative process where neural networks are linked through synchronized brain waves of 20-40 Hz. The results are published in the latest edition of Nature.