Notable News for the Week: August 10th, 2018

Notable News for the Week: August 10th, 2018

Exercise for Mental Health: How Much is Too Much?

A new study confirms that exercise is good for mental health…but too much can be detrimental.

Keto Diet: Scientists Find Link to Diabetes Risk

New research questions health benefits of ketogenic diets after finding a link to a condition that raises the risk of type 2 diabetes.

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Genes ID’d

More genes associated with an increased risk of this form of breast cancer have been identified.

Brain Evolution May Play Role in Mental Illness

A new study shows that evolutionary changes may be responsible for certain psychiatric illnesses.

New Lab-Synthesized Molecule Appears to Fight Malaria Effectively

A molecule based in natural compounds found in marine gliding bacteria is a strong candidate for a new antimalarial drug.

Inducing Labor at 39 Weeks May Lower Risk of C-Section

A recent study of more than 6,000 women in the US indicates that inducing labor at 39 weeks may reduce the risk of C-Section when compared with those who wait for their labor to start naturally.

 

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