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  • Even so, the study adds to the evidence linking social isolation to diabetes and other chronic illnesses that can impact both quality of life and longevity, said Dr. Carla Perissinotto, a geriatrics researcher at the University of California, San Francisco. (newsmax.com)
  • Social isolation doesn't cause diabetes, but there is a relationship," Perissinotto, who wasn't involved in the study, said by email. (newsmax.com)
  • Awareness of the dangers of social isolation and loneliness is growing. (aarp.org)
  • Alarmed by the avalanche of studies on social isolation, British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed in 2018 the world's first Minister of Loneliness , Tracey Crouch, to lead a cross-government group to drive action on loneliness across all parts of government. (aarp.org)
  • Social isolation and loneliness are closely related, but have an important difference: social isolation is used to describe situations where people live alone and have very few social connections, while loneliness is the feeling of being lonely regardless of one's true level of social connection. (oup.com)
  • Loneliness, or feeling alone, is often a consequence of social isolation , but there are cases where the two situations do not match up. (oup.com)
  • In order to better understand the unique contributions that social isolation and loneliness make to health behaviors as people age, we conducted a study using data from over 3000 English adults aged 50 and over. (oup.com)
  • The aim of the study was to determine the independent associations between social isolation, loneliness, and engagement in weekly physical activity, daily intake of fruit and vegetables, smoking, drinking alcohol, and having an overweight or obese body mass index over a 10-year period during aging. (oup.com)
  • We measured social isolation and loneliness based on information given by the study participants during study interviews that were conducted in their homes. (oup.com)
  • Social isolation was defined based on several factors: whether someone had less than monthly contact with children, other family members, and/or friends, whether they lived alone, and if they belonged to any social organizations or clubs. (oup.com)
  • We used longitudinal statistical modelling to estimate the unique and independent relationships between each of social isolation and loneliness, and consistent engagement in each of the health behaviors over the 10-year follow-up period. (oup.com)
  • We accounted for factors in the analysis that could be common causes of social isolation or loneliness and engagement in health behaviors, including age, sex, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, health status, and depression. (oup.com)
  • The results of this study support the notion that social isolation might lead to non-engagement in healthy behaviors. (oup.com)
  • Social isolation could reduce or remove older people's sense of obligation to stay well for family or friends, and would mean that someone has no social or emotional support to help them stay engaged in positive healthy behaviors. (oup.com)
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  • Adilah ZAM, Jamilah B, Nur Hanani ZA (2018) Functional and antioxidant properties of protein-based films incorporated with mango kernel extract for active packaging. (springer.com)
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  • 2018. Comparative analysis examining patterns of genomic differentiation across multiple episodes of population divergence in birds. (ubc.ca)
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  • The scope of the report includes a detailed study of global and regional markets on Global Protein Purification & Isolation Market with the reasons given for variations in the growth of the industry in certain regions. (financeswire.com)
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  • The Global Protein Purification & Isolation Market is expected to exceed more than US$ 73.0Billion by 2022 at a CAGR of 8.0% in the given forecast period. (financeswire.com)
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  • The scarcity and isolation of these wetlands make them essential not only to wildlife but to ranchers, farmers, and urban areas that rely on their ecosystem services. (usgs.gov)
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  • S ocial isolation and loneliness are gaining increasing attention as risks to health and well-being among older adults worldwide. (oup.com)