Microbes | Teen Depression | Diet & Cardiac Death | Heart Inflammation | Supplements & COVID-19

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Thursday, August 12, 2021


Your Body’s Bugs

An illustration of the human microbiome.

Microscopic bugs called microbes live all over your body. Check out why they are vital for your health. (From NIH News in Health)

Teen Depression: More Than Moodiness

A depressed teenage girl looking out a window.

Learn the symptoms of depression in teenagers and young adults, and how to get help. (From NIH’s NIMH)

Diet May Affect Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death

Groups of healthy foods and fast foods.

Diets high in added fats, fried foods, processed meats, and sugary drinks were related to a greater risk of sudden cardiac death. (From NIH Research Matters)

Understanding Heart Inflammation

A stethoscope and faux heart.

Myocarditis is the inflammation of heart muscle. Find out the signs and what you can do to treat it. (From NIH News in Health)

Dietary Supplements in the Time of COVID-19

A hand holding an assortment of dietary supplements.

Discover what’s known about certain dietary supplement ingredients and COVID-19. (From NIH’s ODS)