How Does Compulsive Exercise Affect Men?: Factors Associated with Eating Disorders in Males

Exercise is widely recognised as a vital part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. However, as with most things in life it is possible to take exercise to the extreme and this is often the case in men suffering from both eating disorders and body image related conditions such as muscle dysmorphia. Exercise Addiction – Spotting […]

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Do Fish Need Their Vitamins? Dosing the Marine Aquarium with Vitamin C

Vitamin C is an antioxidant (ascorbic acid) that positively affects the immune system of fishes and possibly some marine invertebrates. Vitamin C is naturally occurring in the marine environment (in seaweed, for example), and there is strong data from scientists and mariculture professionals, that dosing vitamin C has many positive effects on marine life. Some […]

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Canine Studies May Help Humans with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Recent studies conducted in the United States show a genetic component for the canine disease, canine compulsive disorder, or CCD. CCD is the canine equivalent of obsessive-compulsive disorder, a neurological condition characterized by intrusive, unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive, ritualized behaviors (compulsions). Researchers believe that their work with dogs could shed new light on the […]

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Proteins And Fats Of The Human Body: The Functions Of Amino Acids, Cholesterol, Lipids And Collagen

Proteins and fats are essential to life and play an important role in the building and the repair of cells. Proteins are not only essential for repair and growth of cells, but they also act as chemical messengers as well as carry oxygen from lungs to cells. Fats are used as an energy source, and […]

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