HRT pills now be­ing linked to blood clots

New use for cheap drugs Sponge of­fers chemo hope

Sunday Mirror - - PUZZLES -

Prince­ton Univer­sity found this mpetes for your at­ten­tion over ven a sim­ple clearout and for a good year ahead. When you fo­cus on happy mem­o­ries you nat­u­rally in­duce a feel­ing of hap­pi­ness, so go through the thou­sands of dig­i­tal pho­tos on your com­puter to re­live your favourite mo­ments.

For a spe­cial photo, close your eyes and try to re­mem­ber the smells or tem­per­a­ture in that mo­ment. The more senses you en­gage, the hap­pier you will be in that mo­ment. Delete any duff pics and call it an­other form of de­clut­ter­ing. Go for mood-en­hanc­ing foods. Ev­ery­one knows they need to drink more water be­cause keep­ing hy­drated is good for the body.

Be­ing de­hy­drated also af­fects our mood. As well as drink­ing more, boost your water in­take with high-fluid foods like wa­ter­melon, pineap­ple and cour­gettes. That way you get all your vi­ta­mins, roughage and flu­ids all in one.

Some foods are proven to help boost mood. Wal­nuts con­tain high lev­els of mag­ne­sium, which has been linked to re­duced symp­toms of de­pres­sion. Dark choco­late in mod­er­a­tion is a mood en­hancer.

hys­i­cal stuff on the out­side ergy and feels pur­pose­ful. wardrobe or desk, ex­cess dings can have a neg­a­tive to fo­cus and process First HRT was as­so­ci­ated with an in­creased risk of breast cancer and now it is be­ing linked to blood clots.A study by the Univer­sity of Not­ting­ham, in­volv­ing 80,000 women, found that those who took the pills were at higher risk of pul­monary em­bolism or deep vein throm­bo­sis.The re­searchers said that the risk was low for women us­ing HRT treat­ments other than tablets. Cheap drugs for di­a­betes and heart prob­lems could in fu­ture be used to treat se­vere men­tal ill­ness.Re­searchers at Univer­sity Col­lege Lon­don found that statins, blood pres­sure drugs and the type 2 di­a­betes med­i­ca­tion met­formin could help those with men­tal and psy­chotic dis­or­ders.The re­sults now need to be tested in clin­i­cal tri­als.

Turn­ing up the ra­dio or lis­ten­ing to your favourite playlist can work won­ders.Ex­er­cise changes a mood fast as en­dor­phins kick in. It also de­liv­ers oxy­gen and nu­tri­ents to your tis­sues, giv­ing you more en­ergy.Re­search shows that HIIT (High In­ten­sity In­ter­val Train­ing) works bet­ter than longer, less de­mand­ing work­outs.But even show­ing off your best dance moves will have the same ef­fect.

Sci­en­tists could have found a way to make cancer chemo­ther­apy less harm­ful to the body.They are test­ing a tiny sponge which sits in­side a vein and re­moves any ex­cess chemo drugs af­ter treat­ment.The work, pub­lished in the jour­nal ACS Cen­tral Sci­ence, could stave off side ef­fects such as hair loss and nau­sea.It has so far only been tested on pigs.

RISKY HRT pills spark new fear

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