Gastrointestinal issues linked with anxiousness, social withdrawal for kids with autism

Journal Reference: Kristen Dovgan, Kyra Gynegrowski, Bradley J. Ferguson. Bidirectional relationship between internalizing symptoms and gastrointestinal problems in youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2022; DOI: 10.1007/s10803-022-05539-6 A new study at the University of Missouri found a “bi-directional” relationship between gastrointestinal issues and internalized symptoms in children and adolescents with … Read more

Some autism spectrum disorder symptoms linked to astrocytes

Journal Reference: Megan Allen, Ben S. Huang, Michael J. Notaras, Aiman Lodhi, Estibaliz Barrio-Alonso, Pablo J. Lituma, Paul Wolujewicz, Jonathan Witztum, Francesco Longo, Maoshan Chen, David W. Greening, Eric Klann, M. Elizabeth Ross, Conor Liston, Dilek Colak. Astrocytes derived from ASD individuals alter behavior and destabilize neuronal activity through aberrant Ca2+ signaling. Molecular Psychiatry, 2022; … Read more

Obsession with failure and hunt for perfection linked to burnout, sports study uncovers

Journal Reference: Luke F. Olsson, Michael C. Grugan, Joseph N. Martin, Daniel J. Madigan. Perfectionism and Burnout in Athletes: The Mediating Role of Perceived Stress. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 2021; 1 DOI: 10.1123/jcsp.2021-0030 More than 250 sportspeople — across individual and team sports — were examined and it was discovered hyper self-critical competitors who … Read more

Air pollution linked to higher risk of COVID-19 in young adults

Journal Reference: Zhebin Yu, Tom Bellander, Anna Bergström, Joakim Dillner, Kristina Eneroth, Magnuz Engardt, Antonios Georgelis, Inger Kull, Petter Ljungman, Göran Pershagen, Massimo Stafoggia, Erik Melén, Olena Gruzieva, Catarina Almqvist, Niklas Andersson, Natalia Ballardini, Anna Bergström, Sophia Björkander, Petter Brodin, Anna Castel, Sandra Ekström, Antonios Georgelis, Lennart Hammarström, Qiang Pan-Hammarström, Jenny Hallberg, Christer Jansson, Maura … Read more

Study finds infertility history linked with increased risk of heart failure

Journal Reference: Emily S. Lau, Dongyu Wang, Mary Roberts, Christy N. Taylor, Gayathree Murugappan, Aladdin H. Shadyab, Peter F. Schnatz, Leslie V. Farland, Malissa J. Wood, Nandita S. Scott, Charles B. Eaton, Jennifer E. Ho. Infertility and Risk of Heart Failure in the Women’s Health Initiative. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 2022; 79 (16): … Read more

About 1 in 4 adults has an often-missed liver disorder linked to higher heart disease risk

Journal Reference: P. Barton Duell, Francine K. Welty, Michael Miller, Alan Chait, Gmerice Hammond, Zahid Ahmad, David E. Cohen, Jay D. Horton, Gregg S. Pressman, Peter P. Toth. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Cardiovascular Risk: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 2022; DOI: 10.1161/ATV.0000000000000153 An American Heart Association … Read more

Vegan diets for dogs may be linked with better well being, and could be less hazardous, than meat-based diets

Vegan diets for dogs may be linked with better well being, and could be less hazardous, than meat-based diets – NovLink Home Mash B Vegan diets for dogs may be linked with better well being, and could be less hazardous, than meat-based diets We would like to say thanks to the writer of this write-up … Read more

Early human habitats linked to past climate shifts

Journal Reference: Axel Timmermann, Kyung-Sook Yun, Pasquale Raia, Jiaoyang Ruan, Alessandro Mondanaro, Elke Zeller, Christoph Zollikofer, Marcia Ponce de León, Danielle Lemmon, Matteo Willeit, Andrey Ganopolski. Climate effects on archaic human habitats and species successions. Nature, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-04600-9 By combining the most extensive database of well-dated fossil remains and archeological artefacts with an unprecedented … Read more

Differences between the Moon’s near and far sides linked to colossal ancient impact

Journal Reference: Matt J. Jones, Alexander J. Evans, Brandon C. Johnson, Matthew B. Weller, Jeffrey C. Andrews-Hanna, Sonia M. Tikoo, James T. Keane. A South Pole–Aitken impact origin of the lunar compositional asymmetry. Science Advances, 2022; 8 (14) DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abm8475 Now, researchers have a new explanation for the two-faced Moon — one that relates to … Read more

Brainstem atrophy is linked to extrapyramidal symptoms in frontotemporal dementia

Journal Reference: Sami Heikkinen, Antti Cajanus, Kasper Katisko, Päivi Hartikainen, Ritva Vanninen, Annakaisa Haapasalo, Johanna Krüger, Anne M. Remes, Eino Solje. Brainstem atrophy is linked to extrapyramidal symptoms in frontotemporal dementia. Journal of Neurology, 2022; DOI: 10.1007/s00415-022-11095-x Frontotemporal dementia, FTD, is an umbrella term for degenerative brain diseases that affect behaviour and cognition. Sometimes, FTD … Read more

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