Tag: National Institutes of Health

Finally a Diet That May Work; Fasting Aids Weight Loss, Endurance, Study Says
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Finally a Diet That May Work; Fasting Aids Weight Loss, Endurance, Study Says

Fasting intermittently has real scientific benefits, according to a new study. It suggests the practice not only could help lose weight, but also increase endurance and heart health. Only one catch; the study focuses only on mice. The study, conducted by the federal National Institutes of Health, focused on mice. Those that fasted regularly burned fat instead of sugar during exercise. Fats provide more energy and helped increase endurance.

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Haley Williams Decision to Leave Band ‘Paramore’ Related to Depression Haley Williams had a flourishing career as a singer for the band Paramour, until depression forced her to quit. (Photo: Bang ShowBiz)
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Haley Williams Decision to Leave Band ‘Paramore’ Related to Depression

Haley Williams gave up her career as lead vocalist and primary songwriter for indie rock band Paramore in 2015 because of debilitating depression, which affects 16 million U.S. adults. “For the first time in my life, there wasn’t a pinhole of light at the end of the tunnel,” she says in a new interview. Williams, 28, says she finally sought the help of a therapist to deal with her personal turmoil after she started having dark thoughts about death.

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Selena Gomez Shocker: Smoking in Rehab Putting Her at Risk of Lupus Outbreak Selena Gomez cancelled her tour and entered rehab for mental health issues. But has continued to smoke cigarettes, which have been known to trigger lupus outbreaks. (Photo: Getty)
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Selena Gomez Shocker: Smoking in Rehab Putting Her at Risk of Lupus Outbreak

Selena Gomez was spotted smoking cigarettes in rehab, even though tobacco smoke has been associated with several autoimmune diseases, including lupus. The singer’s outbreaks have required chemotherapy to bring under control. Gomez abruptly cancelled 34 shows in her Revival world tour in August because she was suffering from “anxiety, panic attacks and depression.”

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