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Kansas City mother gets news of homeless daughter’s death in fire in devastating way

It had been six days since Barbara Mehagan of Kansas City had last spoken to her daughter, before the fire broke out. Elizabeth Marie Lindsey was 28, homeless, the eldest of three with a joyous and kind heart, but she also suffered mental illness. There had barely been a day since Liz, or Izzy as her friends on the street called her, left their Gladstone home a decade before that Mehagan had not worried about her safety.
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How Hormones Became Part of the Skincare Conversation

When Allie Egan started breaking out in severe dry patches, her dermatologist’s diagnosis was contact dermatitis. Despite treatment, the patches never went away—until, years later, a hormonal workup for a fertility test revealed a form of hypothyroidism called Hashimoto’s disease, which, it turned out, was a cause of not just infertility but those dry patches.
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Running improves health, mood and repairs the brain

Running, if practiced regularly and in a correct and balanced way, can be a panacea for human health. Did you know, for example, that running can repair damage to the brain? A study by the University of Ottawa says so: according to the researchers this would be possible thanks to the nerve growth factor (VGF).
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Common chemical may disrupt pregnancy hormone

Phthalates, which manufacturers commonly add to plastics, have been the subject of much research over the last 2 decades. Experts consider several phthalates to be endocrine disruptors and reproductive toxicants. According to a recent study, phthalates may negatively affect hormones that the placenta produces during pregnancy. Phthalates are commonly used...
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The link between frozen shoulder and menopause

Frozen shoulder is an inflammatory condition in which fibrous tissue develops around the shoulder joint, causing pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility. of a direct link between frozen shoulder and menopause. However, menopause involves hormone changes that could contribute to frozen shoulder and other musculoskeletal conditions. This article outlines the link...

This simple product helped my diastasis recti

— Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission. Having a baby is tough. But what’s not talked about nearly enough is the plethora of hurdles a postpartum parent faces in their physical recovery. “Bounce back” culture leads...

20 signs your pancreas is functioning badly

This pear-shaped organ may be small—it weighs around 80 grams (three ounces)—but it is mighty when it comes to keeping us healthy. Located in the upper abdomen, the pancreas produces important digestive enzymes and secretes hormones that are vital for metabolizing sugar. No wonder so much can go wrong when your pancreas isn’t working the way it should.

Don’t Take an Off-Season This Off-Season

Become a member to unlock this story and receive other great perks. *Outside memberships are billed annually. Print subscriptions available to U.S. residents only. More Details. OK, don’t let the headline fool you entirely—let me explain. Yes, after a busy year of racing and training, you absolutely need to take...
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Can You Be A Nurse If You’re An Introvert?

Are you an introvert? An introvert is someone who, for the most part, prefers their own company to anyone else’s. That doesn’t mean they don’t have any friends or aren’t able to interact with the wider world, but it does mean that they are more comfortable by themselves.

Running clubs across the world: it's a membership boom

As reported by Italian newspaper Repubblica, Runners clubs across the globe are experiencing a boom in membership, as a result of the global pandemic that has hit virtually every country on the planet, forcing millions of people home for many weeks. As our colleagues at la Repubblica report, in the...

How to Treat Growth Hormone Deficiency Naturally?

Growth hormone deficiency is also known as GHD and in medical terms, it is called dwarfism. It is a medical physical situation affected by inadequate doses of growth hormone formed by the pituitary gland. The article talks about the home remedies or the natural ways that a person suffering from...
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148 Pounds Later: ‘My Life Is Completely Different’

Allison Buikus had a health epiphany during the pandemic lockdown in the spring of 2020. The 42-year-old, who works as a federal government contractor, was shut in her house in Berlin, working from home and going nowhere. “It forced me to truly see how unhealthy I was,” she said. “Before...

How worker ants become queens in an emergency

A species of ants in India has an exceptional solution when the queen of the colony suddenly dies or disappears: worker ants that turn into queens. Previous research has already found that this ant’s brain can change size depending on its position in the colony. If the queen is missing, a sort of tournament is created in which the ants fight for the vacancy, after which the transition entry is set for the winner. The size of the brain changes and the reproductive system forms, so that the former worker ant can now take care of the next generation.

I Lost Weight Through Diet, Exercise, And Attaching a Fat-Sucking Parasite to My Belly

Remember, the first seven pounds you lose are blood weight!. Everyone is looking for that easy secret to weight loss. I’ve tried everything from juice cleanses to intermittent fasting to flat-tummy gummies, and I’m here to tell you there is no magic trick to losing those stubborn pounds. In the past year, I’ve lost forty pounds and kept it off through a balanced diet, consistent exercise, and allowing a slimy eel-like parasite to attach to my stomach and feed on my fat.

Female Hormone Estrogen Stimulating Brain to Control Obesity

The researchers’ team at Baylor College of Medicine are studying the female hormone, estrogen interactions around the specific regions in the brain that can help fight obesity. In the journal Science Advances, the team reveals the estrogen when activates in neurocircuit stimulates thermogenesis or produces heat in the body...