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2108 Articles Matching "mental"

Police Killings Of Unarmed Black Americans Damage Mental Health In African-American Neighborhoods, Study Finds

Jun 23, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
While other studies have focused on the adverse affects of black killings, the Lancet study researchers aimed for a better sense of how police violence is felt on a population level months before and after a...
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Marrying Mindfulness And Movement Reduces Stress, Boosts Mood

Jun 23, 2018 , Forbes
The best of both worlds, moving the body mindfully may be a salve for mental...
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Perspectives: National Undertaking Needed To Fight Depression, Focus On Mental Health Issues

Jun 23, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on mental health issues and the problems they pose for the...
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Risk Level For Harmful Chemicals In Drinking Water Needs To Be 7-to-10 Times Lower Than EPA Recommended, Study Finds

Jun 22, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
“This study confirms that the EPA’s guidelines for PFAS levels in drinking water woefully underestimate risks to human health,” said Olga Naidenko, senior science adviser at the Environmental Working Group. Other news on the safety of drinking water comes from New York and Cleveland....
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White House proposes HHS restructuring and renaming to consolidate welfare programs

Jun 22, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Trump administration's proposed federal agency reorganization is part of its effort to link popular means-tested entitlement programs such as Medicaid and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to cash assistance...
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Novo's pioneering diabetes pill beats Victoza, Januvia in tests

Jun 22, 2018 , Reuters
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Novo Nordisk's experimental diabetes pill, which it hopes will transform the diabetes market, has proved superior to both Merck & Co's Januvia and its own best-selling injectable treatment Victoza in tests....
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Marrying Mindfulness With Movement Reduces Stress, Boosts Mood

Jun 22, 2018 , Forbes
The best of both worlds, moving the body mindfully may be a salve for mental...
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Longer Looks: The Trauma Of Family Separation; Nutrition Science; And Hiding Mental Illness

Jun 22, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the...
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Does Mental Illness Raise Diabetes Risk?

Jun 22, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Does Mental Illness Raise Diabetes Risk?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/21/2018 12:00:00...
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WHO Calls ‘Gaming Disorder’ Mental Health Condition

Jun 21, 2018 , WebMD
The World Health Organization will recognize “gaming disorder” as a diagnosable condition, a decision that has sparked controversy among psychiatric...
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Severe shortage of mental health professionals in rural areas

Jun 21, 2018 , CNN Health
Almost every American will, at some point or another, face a mental health challenge. It may be related to depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, substance abuse or maybe something more circumstantial like grief over a loss or trouble adjusting to a life change. The CDC reports 43.4 million adults suffered from some sort of behavioral health issue in 2015 alone....
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WHO will stop classifying transgender people as mentally ill

Jun 21, 2018 , CNN Health
The World Health Organization no longer classifies transgender people as mentally ill....
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Good social media experiences don't outweigh bad ones for young adults

Jun 20, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - For young adults, the adverse effect of negative social media experiences on mental health outweigh any potential benefits of positive experiences, a study of university students suggests....
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WHO ‘Gaming Disorder' Classification Opens Door For Treatment

Jun 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The World Health Organization’s classification of video game addiction as a mental health disorder is a significant step toward getting people the help they need, said Douglas Gentile, an Iowa State University professor of psychology and expert on video games and addiction. In the above video, Gent......
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Digital mental health platform Healios raises $2.9M

Jun 20, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
UK-based digital mental health company Healios has just closed a $2.9 million (£2.2 million) funding round led by Albion Capital and Spice Capital.  The platform connects patients to mental health professionals for assessments, treatments, and wellbeing check-ins. It also gives patients and clinicians the ability to connect through video conferencing and interactive digital tools. The digital health tool is designed so that different family members can be connected on the...
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A Gene Therapy Appears ToReplaceMissing ProteinIn Muscular Dystrophy Patients

Jun 20, 2018 , Forbes
An experimental gene therapy appeared to dramatically increase the production of a muscle-making protein in three young boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a deadly and irreversible disease, according to results being presented by the drugmaker Sarepta Therapeutics at an investor...
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Compulsive Video Gaming a Mental Health Condition: WHO

Jun 19, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Compulsive Video Gaming a Mental Health Condition: WHOCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2018 12:00:00...
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Scientists Learn More About How Gene Linked To Autism Affects Brain

Jun 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New preclinical research shows a gene already linked to a subset of people with autism spectrum disorder is critical to healthy neuronal connections in the developing brain, and its loss can harm those connections to help fuel the complex developmental condition. Scientists at Cincinnati Children’s......
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With FDA input, compassionate use programs appear to work well: study

Jun 19, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - When terminally ill Americans receive experimental medicines through so-called "compassionate use" programs, they typically only get these drugs after extensive tests for safety and effectiveness, a U.S. study suggests....
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Young Marijuana Users Face Psychosis Risk

Jun 19, 2018 , WebMD
Finding out marijuana’s role in mental illness is especially important during adolescence, a period when both psychosis and marijuana use typically...
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