February 1, 2018
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Kratom, a plant that is banned in some countries, is available in the United States and has some safety concerns, mostly related to its opioid-like effects.
This large-scale, observational, prospective study investigating types of plant-based diets found an increased risk of cardiovascular disease in adherents to plant-based diets containing foods such as fruit juices, refined grains, sweetened beverages, and desserts.
Progressive aerobic exercise training appears to be a low-risk and effective intervention for improving cognitive function in community-dwelling adults with mild subcortical ischemic vascular cognitive impairment.
Chronic pain is a multifactorial public health issue and the treatment plan needs to address all biopsychosocial aspects of this disease.