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Health and Wellness Headlines for February 21

Patients using naproxen or ibuprofen experienced significantly higher risk of major toxicity than those using celecoxib.

Story from GreenMedInfo. Originally posted on February 21, 2018, 8:33 am.

PMID:  Am J Med. 2017 Dec ;130(12):1415-1422.e4. Epub 2017 Jul 26. PMID: 28756267 Abstract Title:  The Risk of Major NSAID Toxicity with C… Read the full story on GreenMedInfo.


High blood pressure limits protection to vital organs and tissues in low-oxygen conditions

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on February 20, 2018, 8:20 pm.

New research sheds light on the effects of high blood pressure by considering the way the body responds to a lack of oxygen…. Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Brain size of human ancestors evolved gradually over 3 million years

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on February 20, 2018, 8:20 pm.

Modern humans have brains that are more than three times larger than our closest living relatives, chimpanzees and bonobos. Scientists don’t… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Aromatherapy and aromatic plants for the treatment of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.

Story from GreenMedInfo. Originally posted on February 20, 2018, 7:07 pm.

PMID:  Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2017 ;2017:9416305. Epub 2017 Mar 30. PMID: 28465709 Abstract Title:  Aromatherapy and Aromatic… Read the full story on GreenMedInfo.


HTR2C genetic variants may be involved in the susceptibility to metabolic syndrome in patients treated with atypical antipsychotics.

Story from GreenMedInfo. Originally posted on February 20, 2018, 6:03 pm.

PMID:  J Pharm Pharmacol. 2018 Feb 13. Epub 2018 Feb 13. PMID: 29441581 Abstract Title:  Genetic polymorphisms of HTR2C, LEP and LEPR on m… Read the full story on GreenMedInfo.


Second generation antipsychotic drugs could induce mitochondrial alterations that could increase the risk of metabolic syndrome.

Story from GreenMedInfo. Originally posted on February 20, 2018, 5:54 pm.

PMID:  Eur Neuropsychopharmacol. 2018 Feb 12. Epub 2018 Feb 12. PMID: 29449054 Abstract Title:  Second generation antipsychotic-induced mi… Read the full story on GreenMedInfo.

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