A study by researchers at the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Epidemiology (CFE), University of Manchester, Manchester, England shows a risk of the development of atherosclerosis condition (risk of heart attack) in individuals with rheumatoid arthritis. The researchers found following health factors in individuals suffering from rheumatoid arthritis
Lead authors of the study were Professor Ian Bruce and Sarah Skeoch, from the University of Manchester, Manchester, England. The study findings were published in the journal Scientific Reports.
A study by researchers at King's College, London shows enhanced risk of premature death, heart & arteries damages to individuals suffering from a serious mental illness (SMI) when compared with healthy individuals. Researchers concluded the above finding after analyzing more than 3.2 million patients with cardiovascular diseases and SMI conditions such as major depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. The study results show following health risks among severe mental illness (SMI) people
The findings suggest that a number of individuals with serious mental illness (SMI) are not benefiting from the public health initiatives. Author of the study was Dr. Brendon Stubbs, a Research Physiotherapist and the study findings were published online in May, 2017 in the World Psychiatry.
A study by researchers from Central Hospital of Zibo, China shows health improvement in women with gestational diabetes and their babies with an epigallocatechin 3-gallate (EGCG) compound present in green tea. The researchers conducted trials among 472 pregnant women with gestational diabetes during their third trimester. They divided them into two groups. They administered placebo drug to one group of women and 500 mg of EGCG compound to another group of women. Researchers monitored their diet, blood sugar levels and health of the babies after delivery. Study results show following improvements in the group taking EGCG compound when compared with the group taking placebo medication.
The study findings were published in the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics.
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