Researchers use mathematical modeling to raise density of bones badly degraded by osteoporosis
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 Researchers use mathematical modeling to raise density of bones badly degraded by osteoporosisResearchers use mathematical modeling to raise density of bones badly degraded by osteoporosis
 
They may seem rigid and set in their ways, but your bones are actually under constant construction and deconstruction. They give up their nutrient treasures (calcium) to the body and then rebuild in a constant give-and-take sort of rhythm.
 
 
 Duke researchers link specific differences in brain structure to multiple forms of mental disorderDuke researchers link specific differences in brain structure to multiple forms of mental disorder
 
A Duke University study is the first to link specific differences in brain structure to what is common across many types of mental illness.
 
   FDA grants approval for first drug to treat adults with tardive dyskinesiaFDA grants approval for first drug to treat adults with tardive dyskinesia
 
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Ingrezza (valbenazine) capsules to treat adults with tardive dyskinesia. This is the first drug approved by the FDA for this condition.
 
 Health effects of poor sleep - quantity and quality
 
Health effects of poor sleep - quantity and qualitySleep is an essential physiologic process concerned with maintaining many bodily functions and systems. Lack of sleep can produce a number of serious side effects affecting every area of human health. These include errors of judgment, which may kill or maim many people.
 
 
 Circadian rhythm length variations - early birds and night owls
 
Circadian rhythm length variations - early birds and night owlsCircadian rhythms are cyclic biological changes involving the physical, mental, and behavioral fucntioning of an organism, following a cycle of approximately 24-25 hours. Their main regulator is light and darkness in the environment. They are surprisingly ubiquitous, being present in humans, animals, plants, insects, and even microbes. Their study comprises the field of chronobiology.
 
 
 Causes of Nocturnal Awakenings
 
Causes of Nocturnal AwakeningsInsomnia is a very common sleep disorder, and presents in various types. However, sleep maintenance insomnia (SMI) is the most frequent complaint. Both the cause of awakening and the difficulty in returning to sleep are important in precipitating episodes of nocturnal sleep disturbances