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Caffeine’s Effects on Cerebral Blood Flow (CBF): What You Should Know

Caffeine, a ubiquitous stimulant, is known for its ability to enhance alertness and cognitive function. But beyond these surface-level effects lies a complex interaction with the body’s cardiovascular and neurological systems, particularly influencing cerebral blood flow. Highlights: Global Ubiquity: Caffeine is the most widely consumed pharmacologically active substance worldwide. Dose-Dependent Effects: Caffeine’s influence on cerebral …

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High Remnant Cholesterol Levels Linked to Depression Risk in U.S. Adults

Remnant cholesterol (RC), also known as triglyceride-rich lipoproteins, has been gaining increasing attention in recent years due to evidence linking it to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, and other conditions. A new study suggests that elevated levels of remnant cholesterol in the blood may be associated with an increased risk of depression. Key Facts: …

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Whole-Body Hyperthermia For Depression: Turning Up The Heat To Enhance Mood?

Hyperthermia is defined as supraphysiological body temperature resulting from absorption and/or production of more heat than is dispelled.  Medically, local hyperthermia is often used as an adjunct to radiation and/or chemotherapy for the treatment of cancers.  It is thought that deliberate induction of hyperthermia to a cancerous region of the body increases the sensitivity of …

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