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Forty-seven is the saddest age of all, study finds. ‘Hill-shaped’ unhappiness curve is to blame

If you’re happy and you know it you obviously aren’t 47. A new study pegs 47.2 as the age when people in the developed world have the least amount of happiness, and 48.2 in developing nations. “Unhappiness is hill-shaped in age,” David Blanchflower, a professor of economics at Dartmouth College and former Bank of England… Read More »

Ardelyx’s kidney disease drug reduces elevated phosphate levels in late-stage study

(Reuters) – Ardelyx Inc said on Tuesday its experimental drug succeeded in regulating elevated blood phosphate levels in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in a late-stage study. The treatment, tenapanor, showed a greater difference in serum phosphorus levels compared to placebo, the company said. Elevated phosphorus levels are common in CKD patients, especially those… Read More »

Sedentary teens risk health, hearts and minds: WHO study

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) – Teenagers worldwide are jeopardizing their health by failing to get enough exercise to reduce their risk of obesity and cardiovascular diseases, a World Health Organization-led study released on Friday warns. The study, based on data from 1.6 million people in 146 countries, found that more than 80% of adolescents aged between 11… Read More »

Controlled Trial Study Shows Healthy Foods Reduce Depression

What you eat affects your mood and, beyond that, is powerful enough to influence symptoms of depression for better or for worse. Globally, healthy diets have shifted to diets that favor processed foods and refined sugars, and the burden of depression has also risen worldwide, with 300 million people affected.1 Depression among adolescents is also… Read More »

ADVANCE study shows high frequency of major weight gain in women receiving dolutegravir with TAF

Metabolic syndrome – including obesity – developed significantly more frequently in people who received dolutegravir, tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) and emtricitabine compared to other regimens in the South African ADVANCE study, Michelle Moorhouse reported on Thursday at the 17th European AIDS Conference in Basel, Switzerland. Furthermore, updated follow-up from the study showed that close to 60%… Read More »