Monthly Archives: October 2014

The relationship between childhood parental loss and metabolic syndrome in obese subjects.

Pro-inflammatory effects of CPL? [M]ultivariate logistic regression analysis revealed that both childhood loss of a parent and a body mass index (BMI) value greater than 50 were significant predictors of metabolic syndrome. This study provides preliminary evidence linking childhood parental loss to risk factors for the development of metabolic syndrome. Continue reading

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Low male sex hormones (“Low T”), heart attack risk, and social status

There has recently been more buzz around “low-T” and heart attack/stroke risk. Not usually mentioned is the fact that “T” (testosterone) is a social hormone (most hormones are). Low social status lowers “T”. Injecting/supplementing T without proper attention to the psychology of the situation may make things worse. Continue reading

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Association of Childhood Adversities and Early-Onset Mental Disorders With Adult-Onset Chronic Physical Conditions

Important paper on childhood adversities an adult-age chronic medical conditions, published just before our study on endogenous opioid dysregulation after early childhood adversity in psychiatrically and physically “healthy” adults.   Archives of General Psychiatry August 2011, Vol 68, No. 8 > < Previous ArticleNext Article > Original Article | Aug 2011 Association of Childhood Adversities and Early-Onset Mental Disorders With Adult-Onset Chronic Physical Conditions Kate M. Scott, PhD; Michael Von Korff, ScD; Matthias C. Angermeyer, MD, PhD; Corina Benjet, PhD; Ronny Bruffaerts, PhD; Giovanni de Girolamo, MD; Josep Maria Haro, MD, MPH, … Continue reading

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21世纪经济导报(“美国市场上第一家领先的中国经济杂志”)针对第五大道医疗咨询刊载专题报道

21世纪经济导报(“美国市场上第一家领先的中国经济杂志”)针对第五大道医疗咨询刊载专题报道 Continue reading

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Just published! Yue East special feature article: Dr. Maurice Preter – A Global Citizen with a Chinese Soul

Just published! Yue East special feature article: Dr. Maurice Preter – A Global Citizen with a Chinese Soul              

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