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2585 Articles Matching "mental"

Experimental Drug Could Be New Option for Type 2 Diabetes

Jan 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Experimental Drug Could Be New Option for Type 2 DiabetesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Youth Suicide Rates Up In States Where Gun Ownership Is High, 10-Year Study Finds

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The lowest rates are reported in states where the average household gun ownership was 20 percent. Rates are highest in states with 52.5 percent ownership. News on mental health comes out of Minnesota, Virginia, Iowa and Texas,...
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Florida mother suing her developmentally disabled daughter's caregiver

Jan 19, 2019 , CNN Health
A Florida woman is suing her daughter's former health care provider and three of its employees, alleging the developmentally disabled 23-year-old was raped, impregnated and suffered physical injuries while in their care....
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For Children With Food Sensitivities, Sometimes Isolation Can Be More Detrimental Than The Allergy Itself

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A recent court case over a theater program and a child with a peanut allergy highlights the social isolation some young people deal with when they have a food allergy. “The child starts to feel like he or she is the problem," said Dr. James Baker Jr., the director of the Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center at the University of Michigan. In other public health news: stem cells, embryos, physician burnout, vitamin D, sleep, mental health, and...
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Type 2 Diabetes Before 40 Tied to Mental Illness Hospitalizations

Jan 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Type 2 Diabetes Before 40 Tied to Mental Illness HospitalizationsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Experimental Drug Could Help In Type 2 Diabetes

Jan 18, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers found that the compound -- dubbed TTP399 for now -- improved patients' blood sugar control when it was added to the standard medication metformin for six...
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Nature Or Nurture? Genetics Matters More For Understanding Disease

Jan 18, 2019 , Forbes
Nature or nurture? Now experts make clear that genes count more than environment, an extensive new study shows and challenges fundamental understanding that genetics and environment equally contribute to illness which has been taught in medical schools for...
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Social Support Key to Good Mental Health After Stroke: Study

Jan 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Social Support Key to Good Mental Health After Stroke: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Should You Trust An App With Your Mental Health?

Jan 17, 2019 , Forbes
With long NHS waiting lists for talking therapies, many of those living with mental health problems are turning to apps as an alternative solution, but could they be exacerbating the...
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How Can We Help Solve The Global Mental Health Crisis?

Jan 17, 2019 , Forbes
With mental healthcare services practically non-existent in much of the world, we are in the midst of a global crisis. Pavel Reppo founded the NGO mindfullwe to help address this problem by training community members, under the supervision of professionals, to diagnose and treat mental...
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Scientists Take Issue With Anti-Abortion Movement’s ‘Pro Life Is Pro Science’ Slogan

Jan 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The "pro-science" emphasis is a somewhat new one for the anti-abortion advocates, who are gearing up for the March for Life on Friday, but march leaders say now is the perfect time to embrace the slogan. Scientists in the field, however, say the movement's vocal opposition to fetal tissue research is at fundamental odds with the "pro-science"...
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Diabetes Before 40, Mental Health Stays Linked

Jan 16, 2019 , WebMD
About 37 percent of all hospitalization days in a new study’s under-40 group were due to mental illness, the researchers noted. Mood and psychotic disorders were the most common...
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Novartis CEO Who Wanted To Bring Tech Into Pharma Now Explains Why It's So Hard

Jan 16, 2019 , Forbes
We need to bring our best technology – biological and digital – and our most creative people together to work on this monumental challenge. One clear take-away from the Narasimhan interview: pharma is at the very earliest stages of figuring out how to do...
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In Face Of Blood Shortages, Red Cross Aims To Recruit More Donors With New App

Jan 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The agency, responsible for nearly half of the nation's blood supply, says the app helps people understand where there are shortages and where they can give blood. Public health news also focuses on a 22-minute workout; housing reforms for the mentally ill; science with borders; infections from Mexican surgeries; the importance of humility among researchers; suicides on campus; higher cancer death rates among the poor; 26 trillion steps and counting on Fitbit and more....
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Nursing Facility Where Woman In Vegetative State Gave Birth Previously Faced Criminal Investigation

Jan 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Regulators with Arizona's social-welfare agency wanted to remove developmentally disabled patients from Hacienda HealthCare in 2016 and terminate contracts that allowed the facility to provide services for the state as they investigated allegations of Medicaid fraud....
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Activated PMN Exosomes Are Pathogenic Entities That Cause Destruction In The COPD Lung

Jan 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have found a novel, previously unreported pathogenic entity that is a fundamental link between chronic inflammation and tissue destruction in the lungs of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. COPD is the fourth-leading cause of......
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Marijuana Users More Likely To Be Fired Or Laid Off

Jan 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
As US rates of marijuana use continue to rise, workers who use marijuana may be at higher risk of losing their jobs, suggests a study in the January Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. "Job loss may be an overlooked social cost of marijuana use," according to the new research by Cas......
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Chance Of Depression In New Doctors Depends On Where They Train

Jan 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Nearly 20,000 future doctors will graduate from U.S. medical school this spring, and embark on the residency training that launches their careers. Right now, they’re choosing which hospitals and health systems they’d most like to train at. But a new study suggests that their mental health in the cr......
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The Global Occupational And Speech Therapists And Audiologists Market Was Valued At $58.4 Billion In 2017

Jan 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Occupational and speech therapists and audiologists industry comprise establishments of independent health practitioners primarily engaged in planning and administering educational, recreational, and social activities designed to help patients or individuals with disabilities, regain mental function......
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Common Heart, Diabetes Meds May Help Ease Mental Illness

Jan 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Common Heart, Diabetes Meds May Help Ease Mental IllnessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2019 12:00:00...
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