Depression and bad mood can shorten the length of telomeres, known as a marker of aging body cells.
However, adequate treatment for depression can reverse these processes, according to new research.
Large-scale research has shown that telomeres are shortened in patients with mood-lowering diseases. With adequate treatment of depression and other pathologies with reduced mood, it leads to the restoration of telomere length.
“In a study conducted in the Netherlands, we were able to study telomere length in 2,300 patients with and without depression. Our results showed that patients with active depression have a shorter telomere length than patients with stopped depression, ” Josine Verhoeven from the Department of psychiatry at VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, said in an interview. Continue reading
A scar is an imprint that remains after wounds heal. Which laser to choose?
In the past, treatment was only aimed at treating rough scars, such as hypertrophic and post-burn scars. However, scars from small wounds can also be a cause of stress for patients. When a tyrectomy is performed, a postoperative scar remains on the front of the neck in women who make up the majority of patients, which can be considered a cosmetic defect. Active prevention gives better cosmetic results and requires fewer procedures and, consequently, less expenses than scar excision surgery.
There are many treatment options available in the literature, but there is still no General consensus on the optimal treatment for scars. Continue reading
How to keep your skin young without risks and complications?
With the onset of autumn, the aggressive action of the sun’s rays decreases, and this makes it possible to conduct courses of various restorative and rejuvenating procedures without the risk of complications.
Photo rejuvenation is the most popular procedure
The most popular in the autumn-winter season is photo rejuvenation, because of its effectiveness and the minimum period of rehabilitation, which is very important in a busy work schedule.
Venus-clinic offers its clients the most effective BBL-rejuvenation procedure to date on the Sciton device (USA), which allows you to successfully fight the manifestations of photoaging: lentigo, rosacea, small wrinkles, enlarged pores, and reduced skin elasticity. Continue reading