- A new study cites IBS as a trigger of anxiety and depression in adults
- While research shows a correlation between IBS and mental illness, outside experts are cautious about using IBS as a sign of anxiety or depression.
- To manage IBS symptoms, experts recommend the low-FODMAP (Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols) diet; if symptoms persist, individuals should see a primary care doctor.
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- Bird flu, or avian flu, is officially known as H5N1. The virus usually spreads among different kinds of poultry.
- Human infections remain very rare. But most human cases have been linked to direct contact with infected birds.
- Now, several large vaccine developers are working on bird flu vaccines to prepare for the possibility that the virus could one day jump to humans.
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- A drug-resistant and potentially deadly fungus has been spreading rapidly through U.S. health care facilities, a new government study finds.
- The fungus, a type of yeast called Candida auris, or C. auris, can cause severe illness in people with weakened immune systems.
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- The study, of more than 10,000 U.S. adults with Type 2 diabetes, found that those who ate relatively fewer carbohydrates were less likely to die over the next 30 years, versus those with a bigger taste for carbs.
- But the quality of those lower-carb diets was key: People who ate a moderate amount of carbs but still fit in plenty of vegetables, fruit, fiber-rich grains and beans tended to live longer, versus people with higher-carb diets.
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- The researchers used dental pulp from the teeth and mandibles of 10 out of 12 skeletons found at the excavation site in the village of Baume-Les-Messieurs in France.
- The skeletons were identified to be of men between the ages of 30 and 60.
- The collection, storage, and handling of the dental pulp samples were carried out in a facility that had not previously worked with SARS-CoV samples, ensuring that the findings were not a result of cross-contamination.
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