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How your blood may predict your future health | Inequality | The Guardian
New research into bloodstream ‘biomarkers’ aims to unlock the full impact of social status on people’s lifetime health outcomes. The key is exposure to stress - quantitated self. making decisions on your own when presented w data? in case of the weight scale, never worked. why will it now? its just more medicalisation - door open for big pharma so people pop pills. vs inconvenience of changing diet lifestyle and learning something new like cooking and meditation. // &! Deprivation and Poverty Stress: The analysis suggested people in lower socioeconomic groups have a demonstrably longer exposure to chronic inflammation – with all its knock-on impacts on long-term health – even once the team corrected for the “usual suspects” of health inequality, including diet and smoking. There’s clearly something else at work. (inequality = health inequality)
public  health  diet  lifestyle  premature  ageing  CVD  Cancer  diabetes  obesity  overweight  immune  system  Autoimmune  complex  chronic  diseases  sick  population  inflammation  biomarker  mental  microbiome  S.A.D.  western  junk  fast  food  food–industrial  lobby  big  pharma  pharmaceutical  prevention  crisis  sickcare  demand  healthcare  deprivation  inequality  poverty  trap  working  poor  Precariat  Austerity  stress  Burnout  underemployed  unemployment  DWP  sickleave  Productivity  UBI  Universal  Basic  Income  Grundeinkommen  social  isolation  coping  mechanism  addiction  Alcohol  self-medication 
october 2017 by asterisk2a
Depression Signposts
progression is silent for 10-20 years. people present late with symptoms. [... like cancer, like heart disease ...] thus medical profession is boxed in to contain damage and or slow disease, not prevent. Damage is already done. // [...] there is some brain damage with chronic major depression [...] currently, there is no marker which pathway to choose to treat Depression best (have to choose options between CBT, talk therapy, medication, etc)... ie prescribing medication that does not work ... // [... ie biomarker in blood for heart attack! ]
neurodegenerative  diseases  Alzheimer  dementia  Parkinson  Parkinson's  disease  Huntington's  disease  neurobiology  neurology  Depression  mental  health  well  being  medical  profession  medical  advances  medical  research  DNA  biomarker  epigenetics  RNA 
april 2016 by asterisk2a

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