Association of Childhood #Psychosocial Environment With 30‐Year #Cardiovascular Disease Incidence and Mortality in Middle Age

Childhood adversity and trauma have been shown to be associated with poorer cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes in adulthood. However, longitudinal studies of this association are rare.. ..Participants (n=3646) completed the Childhood Family Environment (CFE) questionnaire at the year 15 (2000–2001) CARDIA examination and were grouped by high, moderate, or low relative CFE adversity scores.. ..Participants were 25.1±3.6 years old, 47% black, and 56% female at … Continue reading Association of Childhood #Psychosocial Environment With 30‐Year #Cardiovascular Disease Incidence and Mortality in Middle Age

Effect of Acupuncture for Postprandial Distress Syndrome

Postprandial distress syndrome (PDS) is the most common subtype of functional dyspepsia. Acupuncture is commonly used to treat PDS, but its effect is uncertain because of the poor quality of prior studies.. ..Results: Among the 278 randomly assigned participants, 228 (82%) completed outcome measurements at week 16. The estimated response rate from generalized linear mixed models at week 4 was 83.0% in the acupuncture group … Continue reading Effect of Acupuncture for Postprandial Distress Syndrome