Mental Illness

Pediatricians urged to warn vulnerable kids away from ’13 Reasons…

Pediatricians urged to warn vulnerable kids away from ’13 Reasons…

Published 18/05/2018

(Reuters Health) - A report in the journal Pediatrics warns that watching “13 Reasons Why,” a popular Netflix series about a teen girl’s suicide, may [more…]

Talk therapy may help soldiers combat insomnia

Talk therapy may help soldiers combat insomnia

Published 27/04/2018

(Reuters Health) - Talk therapy for insomnia is effective at reducing insomnia, as well as mental fatigue, among military personnel, according to a new study. [more…]

Fewer dementia patients die after surgery when nurses more educated

Fewer dementia patients die after surgery when nurses more educated

Published 27/04/2018

(Reuters Health) - Patients with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia may be less likely to die after surgery when they’re treated at hospitals that employ a [more…]

Soccer ‘headers’ may do more brain harm than most collisions

Soccer ‘headers’ may do more brain harm than most collisions

Published 27/04/2018

(Reuters Health) - For soccer players, regularly “heading” the ball may have a bigger effect on everyday cognitive functioning than occasional accidental head impacts, a [more…]

Global study finds 44 genetic risk factors for major depression

Global study finds 44 genetic risk factors for major depression

Published 26/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - International scientists have identified 44 genetic variants that can increase the risk of developing major depression and found that all humans carry [more…]

Pets in nursing homes bring both benefits and risks

Pets in nursing homes bring both benefits and risks

Published 12/04/2018

(Reuters Health) - Pets that visit nursing homes or live there with a resident can be a benefit to all, but administrators also need to [more…]

Researchers propose new Alzheimer’s definition based on biology

Researchers propose new Alzheimer’s definition based on biology

Published 10/04/2018

(Reuters) - Alzheimer’s researchers have proposed a radical change in the way the disease is defined, focusing on biological changes in the body rather than [more…]

Antidepressants in pregnancy tied to changes in babies’ brains

Antidepressants in pregnancy tied to changes in babies’ brains

Published 09/04/2018

(Reuters Health) - Babies’ brains may develop differently when their mothers take antidepressants during pregnancy, a small U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined brain scans of [more…]

Doctors often skip discussing dangers of driving after concussion

Doctors often skip discussing dangers of driving after concussion

Published 30/03/2018

(Reuters Health) - Most doctors who treat young athletes for concussion know that the injury increases the risk of having a car accident, but barely [more…]

Republicans signal no quick moves on guns despite Trump push

Republicans signal no quick moves on guns despite Trump push

Published 02/03/2018

U.S. President Donald Trump meets with bi-partisan members of Congress to discuss school and community safety in the wake of the Florida school shootings at [more…]