Psychology

Early pregnancy stress tied to sons’ infertility

Early pregnancy stress tied to sons’ infertility

Published 28/06/2019

Men may be more likely to experience fertility problems if their mothers endured stressful life events early in pregnancy, a recent study suggests. Compared to [more…]

Heart problems may hasten cognitive decline

Heart problems may hasten cognitive decline

Published 21/06/2019

(Reuters Health) - Adults with clogged arteries carrying blood to the heart may be more prone to cognitive decline than their counterparts without such cardiac [more…]

Youth with chronic physical ailments more prone to mental illness

Youth with chronic physical ailments more prone to mental illness

Published 21/06/2019

(Reuters Health) - Children and young adults with chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes, and ADHD may be more likely to develop mental illness than youth [more…]

Camp prep can make summers better for kids

Camp prep can make summers better for kids

Published 21/06/2019

(Reuters Health) - Kids may have a much better - and safer - time at summer camp when parents plan ahead to make sure programs [more…]

Common nerve pain drug linked to suicidal behavior, overdose

Common nerve pain drug linked to suicidal behavior, overdose

Published 17/06/2019

(Reuters Health) - A class of medications used for nerve and muscle pain, including the popular drug Lyrica, increases users’ risks for suicidal behavior, unintentional [more…]

Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has…

Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has…

Published 07/06/2019

(Reuters Health) - Fewer and fewer psychiatrists are accepting Medicaid even as increasing numbers of patients have gained mental health coverage through expansion of the [more…]

Procrastinating genius: did da Vinci have attention disorder?

Procrastinating genius: did da Vinci have attention disorder?

Published 24/05/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci’s litany of exquisite but unfinished work shows he probably had an attention disorder common to modern society. [more…]

More U.S. mothers diagnosed with depression at childbirth

More U.S. mothers diagnosed with depression at childbirth

Published 17/05/2019

Growing numbers of new mothers are being diagnosed with depression before they leave the hospital with their newborns, according to a U.S. study that suggests [more…]

Experts share facts about physician suicide

Experts share facts about physician suicide

Published 10/05/2019

(Reuters Health) - Suicide is the only cause of death that is higher among doctors than the general population, according to two Canadian physicians who [more…]

Newly adopted children need specialized health exams

Newly adopted children need specialized health exams

Published 03/05/2019

(Reuters Health) - Children who are adopted, whether domestically or internationally, have unique healthcare needs that should be assessed as soon as possible, according to [more…]