Mental Illness

Babies’ brain development may not depend on sleeping through the night

Babies’ brain development may not depend on sleeping through the night

Published 14/11/2018

(Reuters Health) - Infants who don’t sleep through the night don’t seem to be at higher risk for cognitive or motor development problems, a Canadian [more…]

E-therapy may help ease insomnia

E-therapy may help ease insomnia

Published 02/11/2018

(Reuters Health) - People with insomnia who receive a digitized version of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) as part of their treatment may find more symptom [more…]

Exclusive: Science journal to withdraw chronic fatigue review amid…

Exclusive: Science journal to withdraw chronic fatigue review amid…

Published 17/10/2018

LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - A respected science journal is to withdraw a much-cited review of evidence on an illness known as chronic fatigue syndrome [more…]

Rates of post-trauma stress rise in British military veterans

Rates of post-trauma stress rise in British military veterans

Published 07/10/2018

LONDON Oct 8 (Reuters) - Conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan may have led to an increase in rates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to [more…]

Australia launches inquiry into mental health’s impact on productivity

Australia launches inquiry into mental health’s impact on productivity

Published 07/10/2018

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia has commissioned an inquiry into the impact mental illness has on economic productivity, the government said on Sunday. The 18-month inquiry [more…]

Blood sugar control tied to long-term brain health with type 1…

Blood sugar control tied to long-term brain health with type 1…

Published 05/10/2018

(Reuters Health) - People with type 1 diabetes who are able to maintain good blood sugar control may reduce their long-term risk of developing dementia, [more…]

Antares Pharma’s testosterone drug gets FDA approval

Antares Pharma’s testosterone drug gets FDA approval

Published 01/10/2018

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Antares Pharma Inc’s injectable drug to treat low testosterone levels in men, the company [more…]

CNN founder Ted Turner says he’s suffering form of dementia

CNN founder Ted Turner says he’s suffering form of dementia

Published 28/09/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Ted Turner, the billionaire founder of cable news channel CNN, says he is suffering from a form of dementia that leaves [more…]

Lessons learned about children from war zones and refugee camps

Lessons learned about children from war zones and refugee camps

Published 04/09/2018

(Reuters Health) - What do children really need? The answers may be found in war zones and refugee camps, a psychiatrist and relief worker suggests. [more…]

Research needed on family-based stigma against LGBTQ youth

Research needed on family-based stigma against LGBTQ youth

Published 04/09/2018

(Reuters Health) - Although family relationships play a crucial role in the wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) adolescents, few programs tackle [more…]