Dr Francesca Solmi, of UCL psychiatry department and lead author on the study, said: "We have found that young children with autistic traits at age seven are more likely than their peers to end up developing eating disorder symptoms in adolescence.
The findings: Participants who received EPA supplementation showed greater improvement in focused attention than those in the placebo group.
Also called “green medicine,” its sub-disciplines include: Adventure therapy Animal-assisted therapy (also known as pet therapy) Blue care (therapy that uses “blue space” or outdoor water environments) Ecotherapy Forest bathing (immersing oneself in the ambiance of the forest) Green exercise (conducting physical workouts in a natural environment) Nature meditation Botanical, floral, and herbal nutrition Therapeutic gardening Wilderness immersion Nature therapy is slowly but surely finding its place in healthcare as a lifestyle intervention that provides many health benefits to patients.
But the drug could soon be used as a treatment for patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after Israel approved it to treat 50 patients. Several studies have shown that MDMA can have positive effects in patients suffering post-traumatic stress disorder.
Eating disorder stereotypes are preventing minority groups from seeking the medical help and support they need, new research suggests.
The study, which took place at the University of South Wales in the United Kingdom, found that people with brown or very dark eyes may be more likely to be affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) than those with blue or other light-colored eyes.1 These results are based on an investigation that included 175 college students, all of whom attended one of two universities, either in South Wales or in Cyprus.
A gluten-free diet is very difficult for patients with celiac disease Given these drawbacks to relying solely on the gluten-free diet, Dr. Shahnwaj Ahmad of the National Institute of Homoeopathy (NIH) proposed homeopathic approaches as alternative means of treating celiac disease.
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, people who are struggling with this condition may experience ongoing patterns of varying moods, self-image and behavior, as well as intense episodes of anger, depression and anxiety that could last from a few hours to days, often resulting in marked impulsive actions as well as unstable self-image and interpersonal relationships.5