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Anxiety and PTSD linked to increased myelin in brain’s gray matter

A recent study links anxiety behavior in rats, as well as post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in military veterans, to increased myelin — a substance that expedites communication between neurons — in areas of the brain associated with emotions and memory.

Exercise alters brain chemistry to protect aging synapses: Enhanced nerve transmission seen in older adults who remained active

When elderly people stay active, their brains have more of a class of proteins that enhances the connections between neurons to maintain healthy cognition, a UC San Francisco study has found.

How exercise interventions could help people with asthma

Interventions aimed at promoting physical activity in people with asthma could improve their symptoms and quality of life — according to new research from the University of East Anglia.
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A Comprehensive Approach to Immune and Viruses the missing piece: the gut-immune connection

This webinar presentation will include:
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What comes around goes around

What comes around goes around: Mutual respect and understanding for practitioners and associates

Chiropractic and naturopathy are some of the only health professions in the world where some form of self-employment is your only option. For example, virtually every chiropractor will be an entrepreneur to some extent, which represents approximately 9,000 people in Canada. Compared to the general population where approximately 10% are entrepreneurs, DCs end up at 10 times this rate. The options for our trades are owning a clinic and working in/on it, or being a contractor and working at another clinic. The owner-contractor relationship is an opportunity to move the profession forward on a number of fronts. » Read more...
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Fascia – what it is and why it matters

This book serves as a primer for professionals, such as doctors, physical therapists, osteopaths, massage therapists, and fitness professionals, to give them a good grasp of what fascia is and what it does in the body.

It gives the reader an understanding of fascia as a tissue, its role in the various systems of the body and its clinical significance. By the end of the book the reader will have a solid working knowledge of fascia. This book is complete unto itself, but also serve as a springboard to deeper explorations should the reader choose to do so.
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