Massage as a Complementary Treatment Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

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Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has long been a challenge for the medical community, including both researchers and physicians. For years, researchers have been exploring the many genetic and environmental factors that impact the development of ASD, and they have been working alongside physicians to try to find effective treatment strategies.

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Understanding the Links Between Circadian Rhythms and Healthy Weight Maintenance

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Earlier this week, the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to three American scientists for their discoveries of physiological mechanisms that control circadian rhythms. In 1984, they isolated a fruit fly gene that regulates the physiological response to light and dark. The gene codes for a protein that accumulates in the cell during the night and is degraded during ...

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How Massage Can Combat Chronic Prostatitis Caused by Chlamydia

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Last week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the annual “Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report.” The results were sobering: according to data from 2016, the prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is higher today than it has ever been in the country’s history. This finding is consistent with trends over the last few years. STD rates have ...

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Supporting Your Mental Health During Your Pregnancy: The Benefits of Massage Therapy

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For pregnant women today, maintaining mental health is becoming an increasingly important concern. Over the last two decades, there has been a great deal of research on depression and anxiety in pregnant women, which has provided doctors and patients with a wealth of valuable information about the importance of supporting the mental health of pregnant mothers. According to studies conducted in 2006 ...

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