Tag Archives: Affect

Various Interpretations of DNR Can Affect a Loved One’s Care

Patients who are critically ill and potentially dying face overwhelming challenges, including a variety of intense emotions, loss of dignity and helplessness. A study published in the American Journal of Nursing shows that patients who have chosen a “do not resuscitate” (DNR) order may not receive the same patient care as others.1 The difference appears… Read More »

How does my grandmothers diet affect me

Figure 7. Feeding mice an enriched diet during pregnancy silenced a gene for light fur in their pups. Their demonstration of a transgenerational effect of midgestational maternal methyl supplementation is a significant advance that should stimulate much needed research in this area. The degree of change in offspring phenotype was similar in the F 1… Read More »

Why does diet affect acne

Empathy in the age of misinformation: An open letter to healthcare and science professionals. MacDonald L. More research is needed to determine if there is a specific amount or type of dairy that may aggravate acne. Everyone has a voice and a platform and social media allows us to reach a wider audience that would… Read More »