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Depression And Anxiety May Damage Health As Much As Smoking And Obesity, Suggests Study

People suffering from anxiety and depression may be at significantly higher risk for major health conditions like heart disease, according to new research, perhaps at levels comparable to smoking and obesity. The study analyzed health data for more than 15,000 adults over a four-year period from the Health and Retirement study, a large US population-based… Read More »

Nerve damage: Using electronic implants to hasten healing

An implantable electronic device that can heal injured peripheral nerves by stimulating them with electric pulses before the body biodegrades and absorbs it has shown successful results in preliminary tests. Scientists have created a new device that can help heal nerve damage. A study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO,… Read More »