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NIH funds awards for national early psychosis learning community

The National Institutes of Health awarded six research grants for studies to develop a learning health care system for the treatment of early psychosis, as part of a broad research initiative called Early Psychosis Intervention Network (EPINET), which aims to develop models for the effective delivery of coordinated specialty care (CSC) services for early psychosis.

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PCSK9is shown to lower improve cardiovascular outcomes, many rejected by their insurance plan

New research from the FH Foundation highlights that individuals at high risk for cardiovascular events, including those with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) or atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), experienced more heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular events when they were unable to obtain their prescribed PCSK9 inhibitor (PCSK9i), a cholesterol-lowering treatment.

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Natural ingredients show beneficial effects on cardiovascular health and sports performance

Euromed, a Spain-based producer of standardized herbal extracts and natural active substances for pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and cosmetic industries, said Wednesday that, according to a recently published randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, supplementation with Euromed’s natural extracts Pomanox™ and Mediteanox™ could help to maintain a healthy blood pressure, endothelial function and levels of circulating oxidised low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (oxLDL).

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Is Your Candle Habit Making You Sick?

The Business of Fashion claims that the candle market has risen by more than thirty percent over the last two years, and for good reason. Scented candles are comforting, great for setting the mood, and making your home smell down right delicious, but the dangers of scented paraffin candles might not be worth their mood-boosting qualities, as inhaling what they give off could be damaging to the lungs and more.

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Consequences of microbead: What makes microbeads problematic

In the world of great discoveries that cure or add a positive element to our everyday existence, the invention of microbeads hasn’t proven to be one of them. Not alone in its quick rise to popularity and slow journey to extinction, the microbead is just one of numerous products rushed to market before its long term effects are uncovered.

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