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How to re-stimulate nerve growth in the olfactory bulb in order to reduce the health and wellness issues associated with anosmia

We are all at risk of losing our sense of smell -- from upper respiratory infection, head injury, to simple aging. Those with anosmia/hyposmia have nutritional imbalances because the sensory aspects of food intake are reduced. Anosmics report anxiety and danger from food poisoning, fire, gas, and other environmental threats detected by the sense of smell. Over 10 million Americans experience loss of smell and we as a... more »

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Which non-pharmacological interventions work in conjunction and in isolation with/from prescribed medications for mental health?

Three year longitudinal study that monitors individuals withing specific age cohorts with diagnosed mental health disorders that are managing symptoms with medication and non-pharmacological interventions. Study goals would aim to identify effective and popular non pharmacological methods by which practitioners can prescribe their clients. Methods would include quarterly survey (both online and over the phone) data and... more »

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What lifestyle factors, e.g. diet, physical activity, are associated with protection against environmental pollutants?

Most research is devoted understanding factors which increase disease risk. Here we specifically seek to find individuals who are healthy despite exposure to high levels of environmental pollutants, e.g. living in areas with elevated air pollution, and examine the lifestyle factors which may be protective. Protective lifestyle factors may be modifiable by the individual and may represent a means to improve environmental... more »

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What are the best genetic indicators of wellness?

Wellness is not just absence of disease. But it is challenging to define aside from by disease exclusions. EHR data can't (easily) discriminate absent info. vs. evidence for absence of health concern. However, we (participants) know it when we feel it. Longitudinal data on self-reported "excellent" health, #minor illnesses/exacerb. (i.e. colds, non-critical injury, minor symptoms of chronic cond.), vital signs & etc can... more »

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